Vintage Swimwear Inspiration: Tips for Sewing Swimsuits

Posted by on Jun 30, 2013

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DIY swimsuits are great because they let you personalize your beach look to capture vintage inspiration, your geek-chic side or create any look that your heart desires. If you'd like to try your hand at sewing a swimsuit or bikini, check out the 2013 SwimAlong, a blog series hosted by Leila of the Three Dresses Project and Katie of Kadiddlehopper. You'll find great tips such as how to finish the edges of a swimsuit, where to find bra cups and how to insert them and how to choose the ideal swimsuit fabrics and thread! There's also a wonderful round-up of vintage swimsuit inspirations from the Victorian age, the 1930s, 1950s, as well as great swimsuit patterns for kids.

Don't forget to visit our Vintage Swimwear Gallery.

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