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« on: May 26, 2010 02:56:26 AM »

 I am wanting to make a ruched pin up bathing suit, the pattern is a Princess Cut (where the seams go over the bust down,1 front panel and 2 side front panels, for people who aren't familiar). I assume I'll need to have extra length when I cut to ruche fabric, not sure how to ask my question, but do I cut my fabric normally then ruche, do I need to alter the pattern to lengthen the bust curves length wise and width wise, or do i cut basic rectangles, ruche the fabric, then cut fabric to according to pattern? Did that make sense? I've made princess cut w/ modest skirt bathing suits and gathered tired skirts but not gathered anything on curves yet, I would like to make something similar to this,

http://www.pinupgirlclothing.com/pink-swimsuit-retro-swimsuit.html

but I think since this is my first attempt I might make it as a 2 piece where the tank is longer and looks like a 1 piece,, any advice and opinions would help,, thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2010 06:25:03 AM »

heres the finished swimsuit


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