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« on: September 13, 2013 07:03:59 PM »

Here are two new pieces that I made last month for Burning Man. I wore them separately on the playa, but paired them into a swim suit for a trip to Laguna Beach last weekend.


Im not sure why the waistband was all floppy right here. It stayed tight at Burning Man, and once I waded into the ocean it shrunk and didnt stretch out again. That rhinestone button is actually my husbands, but I thought he wouldnt mind. So far there havent been any complaints.


All the materials were scraps from my sewing cabinet. The patterns are my own, and I improvised the elaborations.

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« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2013 10:53:24 PM »

I love it Jul!  You are so inspirational Grin Comfortable, covered and sexy all at once Grin
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« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2013 04:37:33 PM »

I really like the bottoms.  It fits so well in the back.
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« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2013 06:58:41 PM »

Thanks y'all! I wore them again at Big Sur this weekend and they continued to please.
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