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tyadz
« on: October 18, 2005 03:22:44 PM »

k so im not that great of a sewer and im just going to try to do this without a pattern and i wanna see how it turns out.. does anybody want to join me?
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bighonkinhaley
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2005 04:40:59 PM »

i've always wanted to try making one! what fabric would you use?? that shiney stretchy stuff? i think i might try one with lacy bits (fully tastful though) or something, let me know when your start!
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tyadz
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2005 06:40:52 PM »

um i just used some stretchy striped fabric
i only finsihed the top half which looked good but didnt fit very well at all and i havent done the bottom half i really have no time with school and other stuff but i might get back around to it sometime.. if you finish yours post some pics!
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bighonkinhaley
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2005 01:59:14 PM »

did you line your top I'm worried it will be see through or too thin with out it.... i still need to find some stretchy fabric! School has me swamped too! what grade are you in?? out of highschool? I'm a senior, woo hooo last year of high school!
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tyadz
« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2005 08:26:04 PM »

i didnt line mine but i havent even attempted to wear it my boobs fall out the front xD im in grade 9
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larissathegreat
« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2006 10:18:42 AM »

Is this sew along still going on? I'd love to join it.
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Kaitlinnegan
« Reply #6 on: March 15, 2006 08:25:33 PM »

I'm not sure if I'll get around to it anytime soon since my priority is on my wedding dress, but I bought a couple patterns for suits that I'd like to make for this summer.  Hoping to lose some weight and wear at two-piece this year (I never have!).  Where do you guys get your fabric?  I've been poking around a little -- I haven't even seen any cute prints and it all seems so pricey!  I guess you don't need very much of it though.   Wink
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Jazzybelle
« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2006 08:29:20 PM »

I've had some pink stretchy stuff for almost six months now. I want to find a pattern for a one-piece swimsuit/leotard with cute details. Maybe some ruching on the sides or something. Or like a backless one piece with cute crossing straps down the back. I think I'm going to draft the pattern myself.

I mostly want something flattering, that isn't a bikini. I have three of those, and I need something more modest for when I'm feeling self-conscious.
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« Reply #8 on: April 16, 2006 04:35:57 PM »

Hi! Summer is just around the corner...finally! What a crappy winter we had here in Canada! So, does anyone want to sew-a-bathing-suit/bikini-whatever-along with me?

I'll post mine anyways...but if your interrested... Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: April 16, 2006 08:42:57 PM »

Bathing suits make me CRAAAAAAZAY when I try to sew them.  I once tried to make a bikini.  The bottom turned out not so bad...the top...we'll just say it would be bordering on pornographic if worn in public.

But hey, if you can do it and do it well, (or even if you just try) more power to ya!
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