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Wonder Woman Bathing Suit

Added Jul 23, 2014

by suzeb

New York, New Yo...






How much did you love Wonder Woman when you were a kid? Didn’t you wish you could wear a red, blue and gold onesie just like Linda Carter? Lucky for my kid, I’m into sewing swimsuits this summer, so she got my a Wonder Woman bathing suit of her very own for her sixth birthday. I used a basic girls swimsuit pattern as the base for building my WW pattern, cutting it into three pieces: the bottom, the belt and the top (adding seam allowances, of course). The golden “eagle” I drafted by hand and machine appliqued on (backed by several layers of wash-away stabilizer). I even made a matching circle skirt for an apres-pool cover-up. The results: pretty super, if I say so myself. See more on my blog

Material Notes

I used three different spandex fabrics from Spandex House, plus swimwear lining and swimwear elastic.




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    Jul 25, 2014, 10.17 AMby nrobson

    Haha this is wonderful, I’m a Carter fan from way back!

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    Jul 24, 2014, 09.04 PMby Byanka Ayala

    wow! I am jealous… Very cute and your daughter as well.

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    Jul 24, 2014, 08.45 PMby rita61

    Lucky girl!

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    Jul 24, 2014, 09.29 AMby sophie11

    SO fabulous! Well done you!

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    Jul 24, 2014, 02.28 AMby izbott

    You are such a good mom! I’m a grown up & I have a Wonder Woman costume in my closet ! She’s cute as a button. :-)

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    Jul 23, 2014, 04.21 PMby jacqui frank

    Really sweet!

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      Jul 23, 2014, 05.45 PMby suzeb

      Thanks, Jacqui!

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    Jul 23, 2014, 03.32 PMby MandieW

    Check out the homepage, this suit is our project of the week.

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      Jul 23, 2014, 05.45 PMby suzeb

      cool! Thanks for letting me know!

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    Jul 23, 2014, 03.31 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Wow! How wonderful!! ;-) Congrats on being featured!!

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      Jul 23, 2014, 05.46 PMby suzeb

      Thanks Ellen!

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    Jul 23, 2014, 12.27 PMby yenny lee


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