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Vintage High Waist Bikini!

Added Oct 21, 2010

by mheim

Perth, Australia




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I bought a vintage full piece swim suit and re-fashioned them into high waist bikini bottoms! I cant seem to find a suitable pair of lovely high waist swim wear that doesnt cost the earth, so I thought this was a good option. :) You can see a little tutorial at lapetitefembot.blogspot.com

Material Notes

lycra swimsuit




Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Beach, Bohemian, Vintage

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    Jun 10, 2013, 04.48 PMby kimbaker

    Hello! You’ve done a great job! I love the vintage style and you look so cute in it!

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    Oct 22, 2010, 02.07 PMby mheim

    Thanks for the lovely comments everyone! I hope you all try its so simple!

    After many attempts at a highwaisted bikini from scratch I dont know why I didnt do this earlier! I suppose the hardest part is just trying to find a decent full piece suit! They can be rare sometimes. But they always have plain black ones so you could also try that and then just sew different bits of fabrics on top ?? :) Ill give that a go too :D

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    Oct 22, 2010, 01.02 PMby integerclub

    They look great, I love the print too!

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    Oct 22, 2010, 05.51 AMby fifilina

    oh my gosh, this is the greatest idea ever!! i totally agree with what you said, the only high waisted swim wear I’ve seen are pricey designer pieces. Thanks heaps for sharing your idea :)

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    Oct 21, 2010, 08.17 PMby lizah

    so sweet!

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    Oct 21, 2010, 04.50 PMby pink-cornelia

    the fabric is really cute, nice job!! they look girly and fun

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