Purple Bikini

Added Apr 21, 2010

by malinfjell

Skellefteå, Sweden

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Description

A bikini a made last year. It’s acctually really purple, but I couldn’t capture the color…

More pics here

Material Notes

Polyester, something else since i guess it’s a blend…

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Swimwear
Style
Beach
Material
Other, Polyester

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    Apr 22, 2010, 12.17 PMby sunriseruby

    Lovely bikini. That is so cool wen we can make them at home :-)

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      Apr 23, 2010, 12.22 AMby malinfjell

      Yes, absolutely. So nobody will wear the same stuff! I love it!

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    Apr 21, 2010, 06.05 PMby cquinn13

    Really like it! The back and sides of the bottom are so cool. How did you do the braided sides? Did you buy premade trim, or do it yourself? I’d love to make something like this. Where did you get your label?

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      Apr 21, 2010, 09.14 PMby malinfjell

      First, thank you so much.
      Second, I braided everything myself. It took quite a while, but it was worth it. I just sewed some stripes together (I can make a tutorial if you want), then braided them and sewed they on by hand.
      Third, the label I just painted with a permanet marker, but realised that maybe that wouldn’t work, so it’s hand stitch on the bikini, on the other stuff I’ve made it’s just painted on :)

    • Malinselfie_large

      Apr 21, 2010, 09.23 PMby malinfjell

      Or, I found this instead. A really great tutorial! :)
      http://www.burdastyle.com/techniques/fabric-braids

    • Dscn0006headpurple_large

      Apr 22, 2010, 07.25 PMby cquinn13

      thanks! i’ll check that out. I’d say it was worth it, it really does look like professional trim.

    • Malinselfie_large

      Apr 23, 2010, 12.20 AMby malinfjell

      Thank you so much! That so nice of you!

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    Apr 21, 2010, 02.19 PMby meowatthemoon2

    beautifully made. :)

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    • Malinselfie_large

      Apr 21, 2010, 09.02 PMby malinfjell

      Thank you! That means a lot :)

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    Apr 21, 2010, 11.44 AMby bussey

    Like it… and the bra appears to be comfy! Are those real shells?

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      Apr 21, 2010, 11.50 AMby malinfjell

      Yes it is! My boobs are a bit bigger than the dolls though (and stuffing it with cotton just looked like crap.. haha!) but the bikini acctually got pretty nice support!

      And yes, a had a braclet with the shells, and after wearing it like constatly for 2 years it broke, and a re-used them for this! :)

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