Green Bathing Suit

Added May 28, 2011

by verypurplepe...

Tokyo, Japan

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Description

I finally made my own swimsuit! This bathing suit was meant to be a muslin but it ended up good enough so I probably wouldn’t sew another. The fabric is dead stock found from my local fabric store for a cheap price.

I shortened the breast insert because the gathers were too much for me. The legs were finished with ordinary elastics since I didn’t have swimwear elastics at hand. Maybe I will change them later.

also blogged here

Material Notes

green swimwear fabrics

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring
For
Women
Garment Type
Swimwear
Material
Other

Credits

step by step tutorial
step by step tutorial

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    May 25, 2014, 06.36 AMby nadia r

    this is so good, great fit, you sewed and chose everything well!!!

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    Feb 19, 2012, 04.54 PMby katastrophenbarbie

    My boyfriend looked at the burda page and said I shall do this like yours. He usually don´t like colors, so this is a huge compliment ;)

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    Jun 3, 2011, 03.09 AMby Marita Kotze

    wow, stunning, amazing! class and confidence wrapped up in green!

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      Jun 22, 2011, 11.51 AMby shanvan

      Love your choice of words!!! I definitely feel the same about this swimsuit… it’s AWESOME.

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    Jun 3, 2011, 01.21 AMby be-bops1

    LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!!

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    Jun 2, 2011, 08.48 PMby rifka

    Beautiful! What a wonderful, vibrant color.

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    Jun 2, 2011, 06.22 PMby liliashp

    Wow- very nicely done and it looks perfect on you! I just downloaded the pattern after admiring your bathing suit.

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    Jun 2, 2011, 05.46 PMby designerroya

    I love this suit and your blog! I found out about your blog from Grossgrain and love to read it! :)

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    Jun 1, 2011, 10.21 AMby fairyprincess

    This is utterly wonderful! Great job!

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    May 30, 2011, 06.49 PMby kathryn parry

    I love the colour and it is a very flattering fit.

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    May 30, 2011, 05.21 PMby charlotteauzou

    Amazing color ! And I love how you styled it with hugh heels and a big hat :)

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    May 30, 2011, 12.26 PMby reliablechef

    love the style

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    May 30, 2011, 12.09 AMby CIRQUEDUBEBE

    Wow! That is hot! You really suit that colour, lucky you and your nice complexion.

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    May 29, 2011, 02.43 PMby jrosebud

    absolutely looks great on you!!! i just bought some swimsuit material and since seeing yours, i plan on starting tomorrow!!

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    May 29, 2011, 02.14 PMby nikkishell

    Faaabulous!

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      May 30, 2011, 01.20 AMby verypurpleperson

      Thank you Nikki! I’ve been wanting to try this pattern since I saw your version. So glad that I finally made it!

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    May 29, 2011, 12.30 PMby marmota-b

    It looks great – especially the green with the red hat!

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    May 29, 2011, 10.54 AMby verypurpleperson

    thank you for all the wonderful comments! <3 <3

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    May 29, 2011, 06.38 AMby groovymama

    Absolutely beautiful!!!

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    May 29, 2011, 05.27 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    adorable and lovely and stylish and hip!

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    May 29, 2011, 04.40 AMby cweeks

    Very very pretty!

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    May 29, 2011, 03.43 AMby Lucha Suarez

    Fabulous!!!

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    May 29, 2011, 12.23 AMby mollykatherine

    Wow! its fantastic!

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    May 28, 2011, 11.06 PMby secondbedroom

    adorable!

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    May 28, 2011, 10.48 PMby loyl8

    fan freaking tastic!!! love it and the color.

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    May 28, 2011, 10.28 PMby kimboat

    gorgeous! looks stunning on!

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    May 28, 2011, 09.40 PMby misslivia

    So lovely!

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    May 28, 2011, 07.46 PMby bhs

    beautiful! looks great on you! I just downloaded this pattern. Maybe i should make one too.

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    May 28, 2011, 07.30 PMby perlimpinpin

    I agree!! It’s BEAUTIFUL!!

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    May 28, 2011, 07.14 PMby scavengerannie

    Gorgeous style & colour!

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    May 28, 2011, 06.49 PMby Liora Litman-Cohen

    yesssssssssssss!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    May 28, 2011, 05.55 PMby juebejue

    hot hot hot! i love it!!!! :D

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http://burdastyle.com//projects/green-bathing-suit?image=198447