The Diva Kini

Added Mar 31, 2011

by be-bops1

Gulfport, Florid...

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Description

This new design is my super flattering tummy slimming swimsuit.

Wear it folded down for a skirted bottom look.

Wear it scrunched up for a high waisted retro look.

Or…

Wear it all the way up for a one piece bathing suit look.

Because sometimes you want coverage, and sometimes you don’t!

Material Notes

nylon,lycra,

Difficulty

Expert

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Swimwear

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    Apr 2, 2011, 10.45 PMby supercalla

    This is so cute! Ive wanted to make a sheath swimsuit for a while, but I didnt want to give up the option of a bikini. This is a great solution :D

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      Apr 6, 2011, 03.16 PMby be-bops1

      Thanks!

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    Apr 2, 2011, 06.52 PMby simplyb

    I’ve been wanting to make myself a suit….this one is totally HOT. I’m with everyone else that would make one if you made a pattern available.

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    Apr 2, 2011, 11.31 AMby FEDRA

    Great idea!

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    Apr 2, 2011, 01.35 AMby lizajane09

    Great idea! I’d love to see a pattern too!

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    Apr 1, 2011, 11.36 PMby biza

    Clever idea! I love it!

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    Apr 1, 2011, 08.36 PMby sewneenee

    Super cute suit and so flattering!

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    Apr 1, 2011, 02.42 PMby frankiesoup

    What a cool idea! This looks so professional and is so clever! I am very jealous and want a suit like this!

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    Apr 1, 2011, 08.00 AMby pampula

    this is great inspiration for my swimsuit project! great job:)

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    Apr 1, 2011, 05.30 AMby zaarissima

    absolutly beautiful!!! great, great work!!!

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    Apr 1, 2011, 04.38 AMby groovymama

    Love this – and I would love the pattern, too

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    Apr 1, 2011, 04.18 AMby junaluska

    Amazing! The colour is so great. I’d love to make a swimsuit, but I’ve heard that sewing stretchy fabric is rather difficult.

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      Apr 1, 2011, 04.21 PMby be-bops1

      Thanks. It’s taken a lot of practice to get it right. My daughter and I share all my “flubs”

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    Apr 1, 2011, 03.02 AMby Gina Marquis

    I LOVE this too!! It’s so cute. Especially the second picture. I want one!

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    Apr 1, 2011, 02.52 AMby sewgurlwmu

    I LOVE THIS! And I would love the pattern too! I really hope you post something! :) Awesome job

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    Apr 1, 2011, 02.16 AMby runningwithscissors1

    Oooh, neat idea… Never thought of making a bathing suit before, but I would make an exception for this one!

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    Mar 31, 2011, 11.59 PMby whimzygirls

    Please, please, please make a pattern available!!! This is brilliant — and so are you for creating it :) My daughters and I have been searching for a retro vibe bathing suit pattern.

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    Mar 31, 2011, 11.28 PMby Brownie26

    I LOVE this! Are you going to make a pattern available? I would love to try it!

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      Apr 1, 2011, 12.38 AMby be-bops1

      I would, but I am not familiar with how to make one with the burda site… hmmm… think think think…

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