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Pattern Reviews> Self Drafted Pattern> 111251-1000 (raceback style swimsuit)

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Posted on:6/9/08 4:02 AM
Last Updated:6/23/08 3:11 AM
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wendlesue said... (7/7/08 0:17 AM) Reply
Absolutely beautiful work! I am so impressed!
SewTwin said... (6/24/08 8:26 PM) Reply
WOW!What a lot of sewing, and for a great cause! If they don't all sell, you could sell them on EBay, or Etsy, especially since they are for a school activity? Good Luck, and you have more patience, than I do....
cme95677 said... (6/24/08 11:25 AM) Reply
Thanks everyone for the kind comments..... I buy almost all of my fabric in L.A. from the garment dist. Most of the suppliers I use buy overstock from garment manufactures. That is why I can get "Speedo" and "Tommy Hifiger" prints. I must have 250 to 300 yds! The fabric content I like is Nylon 85% Lycra 15% or 80/20. The poly/lycra does not wear nearly as well in chlorine! I'm desperately trying to come up with ways to use up some of this yardage......I'm getting a little tired of making suits so the rash guards may be the way to go.
Rita K said... (6/23/08 5:27 PM) Reply
Great looking suits! Where do you find those great fabrics & prints?! What percent of lycra do you like for swimsuits? I've just made one for myself so I admire your work even more.
mClones said... (6/18/08 10:17 AM) Reply
Love that back! Wish I had the shape to wear that....
vespabelle said... (6/14/08 7:04 PM) Reply
cut 'n' paste these addresses to see the pics: http://www.friendsofpr.com/cme95677/002.JPG http://www.friendsofpr.com/cme95677/100_1060.JPG
cme95677 said... (6/12/08 10:37 PM) Reply
I'm still new at this review stuff.....I'm going to have to have my husband sort it out and get all of the pictures linked this weekend, he's the engineer in the family.
mewiththree said... (6/11/08 3:02 PM) Reply
I'm getting broken link too! :( i really want to see it too!
fuzzygalore said... (6/11/08 2:28 PM) Reply
Broken links for photos and pattern info.
Rhoda K said... (6/11/08 1:31 PM) Reply
I'm getting an error page when I try to view the photo and pattern info. :-(
Annette1 said... (6/10/08 6:09 PM) Reply
Great-looking suit, and I'm sure they love the racerback styling for functionality.
MagpieJen said... (6/10/08 4:14 PM) Reply
Good for you for putting the stash to work for a good cause!
Peggy L said... (6/9/08 11:27 AM) Reply
Very nice!!!
Gold said... (6/9/08 10:26 AM) Reply
Very nice!That is something I want to try and make.
cindyann said... (6/9/08 9:35 AM) Reply
Very nice work. Good luck with the fund raiser!
 
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