Showing posts from July, 2012

DIY Wrap Swimsuit ( Third Version)

Here is the last garment I made last month, a wrap-style swimsuit made from lycra fabric from my stash. I made two similar swimsuits before and I was happy with the fit. So, I was okay with the process and was sure it would turn out as well as the previous ones.  The process took me two days, just right before our holiday. And I immediately packed it as soon as it finished.  I love this wrap swimsuit, the design hides the fatty tummy and is comfortable to wear for swimming. Also, the wrap style adds something special, so girly and stylish. For the pattern, I used my self-draft (TNT: tried and true pattern) and the sewing process was started by cutting the fabric pieces, sewing the elastic on the front lining and continuing to pin the necessary parts. I prepared the bands for the back ties and the side wrap. Sewing them as a loop and turning them inside out. I pinned and sewed the bands (ties) on the right front piece (wrap) and backside. Stitched the

Summer Skirt in Light Pink

front side   back side A very simple style skirt and perfect for any body type. The pattern is free pdf pattern by mahaila, she is very generous and talented girl that shared her tutorial on Burdastyle . Here is the pattern  and for my skirt I used 3/4 circle skirt. Material that I used for the skirt: - 1.75 yards of cotton polyester in light pink colour - fusible interfacing for the waistband - invisible zipper and same colour thread As I promised on my last post, I am still working on the tote bag tutorial. But I am not sure that I have enough time to publish my tutorial before my holidays. Anyway, I only missing little a bit part of the tutorial, hopefully I'll finish it before my holidays. Happy sewing!