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Retro Floral Swimsuit

Added Sep 18, 2012

by aur0ra

Charlotte Hall, ...






For the top, I started with vintage Simplicity 7143. I wanted more support, so I re-worked the top until it fit correctly around the cups from an old bra. There was a lot of hand stitching involved to ensure that the cups stay in place.

The bottoms were made from a self-drafted pattern.

The lace is hand stitched, as are the buttonholes.

More information and photos, here.


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    Sep 19, 2012, 10.18 PMby infinite-plus-one

    wow, this is incredible!

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    Sep 18, 2012, 08.09 PMby pauline alice

    This is a very nice two piece swimsuit. I am sure you will look very stylish on the beach wearing it.

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    Sep 18, 2012, 06.44 PMby Debbie Allingham

    That is beautiful!!!! I need one for my trip to Vegas!! It’s really amazing – speechless!

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    Sep 18, 2012, 06.38 PMby SachiDespic

    Very nice!!

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    Sep 18, 2012, 05.47 PMby Mary Athey

    this is so well done. fab x

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    Sep 18, 2012, 05.41 PMby naama

    Wow! It is so pretty! I want one for myself (:

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    Sep 18, 2012, 04.13 PMby calicia-1

    This is so nice!

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