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Pattern Reviews> Self Drafted Pattern> 125587-1011 (Danskinn Tri Swimsuit Knockoff)

Review submitted in Challenge Contest 2012 - Refashion / Repurpose Contest
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Posted on:11/10/12 5:23 PM


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nancy2001 said...
What a stylish swimsuit!
11/10/12 5:46 PM
Holmar said...
Fantastic job on drafting your swim suit...it really looks like the Danskin suit! Very clever to re-fashion something that you didn't wear anymore...into a great looking swim suit!
11/10/12 7:10 PM
loti said...
Fabulous, and the elastic looks perfect, it's a dead ringer for the inspiration garment.
11/10/12 7:50 PM
Zacky said...
Your suit came out really well! As with all things you make!
11/10/12 9:29 PM
barebear said...
Fantastic refashion and RTW knockoff! I'm so impressed by your bathing suit, it's not even funny. :)
11/10/12 10:00 PM
Renren said...
I like your swimsuit better than the inspiration swimsuit. Great addition to the Summer Outdoorsy wardrobe.
11/10/12 11:09 PM
brrmm said...
Fantastic work Treefrog! Great save from the pants fabric too and yours look even better than the RTW. No wonder you're happy with them.
11/11/12 1:13 AM
Quickie said...
I can fully understand your feelings of victory How nice is the outcome!
11/11/12 1:25 AM
jannw said...
Great use of a seldom worn item!! You did a fantastic job!! Love the look of your suit...have fun in it!!
11/11/12 1:36 AM
Sigrid. said...
This is a beatiful swimsuit treefrog. Absolutely wonderful and inspiring. Someday I will sew a swimsuit and certainly look back to this review.
11/11/12 4:23 AM
annakeeton said...
This swimsuit is awesome!
11/11/12 6:09 AM
Mufffet said...
WOW...very nice swimsuit! Love the styling.
11/11/12 10:05 AM
Diane333 said...
Really like your suit. Are you able to find polyester lycra in Australia?
11/11/12 10:39 AM
arianamaniacs said...
Looks professional, I love it!
11/11/12 11:39 AM
Judy Kski said...
What an amazing swimsuit you've made! Such a great reuse of fabrics. As active as you are, this suit will get a LOT of use. Thanks for a great review.
11/11/12 12:33 PM
Margaret said...
Great-looking swimsuit!
11/13/12 11:38 AM
Sherril Miller said...
How wonderful that you got the suit you wanted and recycled at the same time.
11/15/12 0:02 AM
GwenH said...
Looks great. That looks like a tricky garment to copy successfully. Kudos!
11/17/12 10:34 AM
QuiltSewSewSue said...
Great togs!
11/18/12 5:17 PM
kiddo said...
Great suit!!! The reuse is fantastic!
11/27/12 9:02 PM
KarlaB said...
I like your swimsuit better than the pattern photo! Great job on the re-fashion!
11/28/12 12:18 PM
cerulean said...
You really did a great job! Lovely swimsuit! The colorblocking is great and I like the seaming.
12/4/12 10:13 AM
carolynw said...
This is outstanding and to think you also saved a good piece of fabric in the making - it is so close to the Danskin it's hard to tell . Terrific work
2/2/13 6:54 PM
LM2HYD said...
Wow. Amazing job.
5/21/13 7:19 AM
 
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