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« on: January 13, 2009 08:39:41 PM »

Ok so these are from summer, but its cold now and I was trying to think of warmer times. I made this cause i am tired of spending 80 bucks on a suit that is less than a 1/4 yard of fabric. Its insanity!! These pics are taken of me dancing in the rain... its a favorite past time Wink Its black and silver lycra and I used an old suit to make the pattern. i used a janome serger to make the whole thing and a baby lock cover stitch machine to make it look perfectly finished. hope you like it Smiley








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« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2009 08:51:10 PM »

 Grin I love it! Plus the robot is just geeky cool.... Kiss Wink
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« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2009 09:02:34 PM »

Wow - that turned out really well!  The idea of making a swim suit scares me, but the fit turned out really well.  And I like the robot.  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2009 09:04:25 PM »

hey! long time no talk!

boy i wish i could sew! i wanna make my own suit!
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« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2009 09:18:20 PM »

That is really cute!! Looks like you bought it. And the robot makes it so perfect! I made my swimsuits this summer too because, yes, the prices are absolutely ridiculous.
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« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2009 09:55:30 PM »

thats totally cute! you could sell that for the same price as a mass-produced bikini
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« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2009 10:33:49 PM »

Great looking suit, the fit is excellent and it looks very professional!
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« Reply #7 on: January 14, 2009 05:43:38 AM »

Great Job on the bathing suit (oh and btw I love how it matches your awesome rain boots). 
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