Tag: sewing swimwear

Sewing Adventures – McCalls 7417 rash vest and pants

By Susan | Comments: 17 | January 17, 2017

Sometimes accidents happen and this is one of those happy joyous accidents. Where I’ve made something I really love the fabric combinations. Earlier this week I posted this image on Instagram. I was intending to make my niece a rash vest to go with her roarsome swimsuit. Well I’m not sure if I’ve lost a

In  Swimwear

Sewing Adventures – Roarsome swimsuit

By Susan | Comments: 2 | November 29, 2016

Sometimes a fabric is just so roarsome you have to have it. When this panel came into Pitt Trading I knew it would make the perfect swimsuit (or should that be purrfect). I’m in the midst of my Christmas present list and knew one of my nieces would love this. I made up a swimsuit

In  Classes,  Swimwear

Come sew Swimwear with me at Bobbin and Ink

By Susan | November 8, 2016

Summer is coming and I couldn’t be more excited. Long days of sunshine to be filled with food, friends, adventures and swimming. Sewing wise this means lots of swimsuits and now you have the┬áchance to join me to make your own swimsuit. I’ll be teaching a class at Bobbin and Ink. Spread over multiple Sundays

In  Swimwear

Sewing Adventures – Soma Swimsuit and Bikini

By Susan | Comments: 5 | March 14, 2016

Over this summer I’ve been making plenty of swimsuits. I’ve taken up paddleboarding which I find it wonderfully relaxing and enjoyable. With views like this it would be hard not to. It also means new outfits were needed. I enjoy making swimmers and it’s so nice to use the gorgeous prints from Pitt Trading. One

In  Swimwear

Named Clothing – Beverly Twisted Bikini Sewalong – Top

By Susan | Comments: 2 | February 17, 2016

I hope everyone has been having fun with their swimwear sewing? This is the final installment in the sewalong and it’s been pushed back to today as I had so many requests for more time as people wanted to join in. Don’t forget to share your makes using the hashtag #SewBeverlyBikini so we can see

In  Swimwear

Named Clothing – Beverly Twisted Bikini Sewalong, adding elastic to the bottoms

By Susan | Comments: 2 | February 8, 2016

How’s everyone going so far with their bikini’s? Don’t forget to share all your progress on social media using the #sewbeverlybikini hashtag. In this installment of the sewalong we are tackling the elastic on the bottoms. The most important thing to remember when using swimwear elastic is to not stretch it. It is to be

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