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Topic: pattern/way to make a tie front bikini??  (Read 684 times)
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« on: June 23, 2013 03:48:14 PM »

what would the two pattern pieces look like before tying them together? i want to make a bikini sort of like these:
and this one (you can't see it too well but you can see the basic shape of the tie):

thanks! any help would be appreciated! Grin
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2013 05:51:30 AM »

That style is called a bandeau top. A well made bandeau top can be strapless, have ordinary over-the-shoulder straps, or halter style straps that fasten on the outside of the cups, or in the center front.

For anyone larger than a b cup, I suggest sewing cups, or even a whole strapless bra, inside a bandeau top.

Kwik-sew 3875 is a bandeau pattern

Or, draft your own pattern, here's a tutorial
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