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Pattern Reviews> Self Drafted Pattern> 65782-1006 (Marabell's bikini)

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Reviewed by:SheriF
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Posted on:3/31/12 2:36 PM


Review Rating: Very Helpful by 2 people   
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petro said... (4/4/12 7:52 AM) Reply
How glamorous with the sequins, and what a task attaching them!
ColeConky said... (4/1/12 8:23 PM) Reply
WOW! Fancy! My kids would love a suit like that!
SheriF said... (4/1/12 8:24 AM) Reply
To sew the sequin fabric, I used my Pfaff zig zag. I didn't adjust anything - just push the zig zag button. My Janome coverstitch seems like it will sew through anything. Cutting the pieces out makes a huge mess - sequins everywhere! But I love the look. The sequin fabric is uncomfortable against your skin, so a lining is very important.
PattyE said... (3/31/12 11:48 PM) Reply
Very flattering lines on this suit...it looks great. Any good tips for sewing sequined fabric?
SheriF said... (3/31/12 8:44 PM) Reply
Gosh no! I did not sew the sequins on by hand! This is a sequined fabric.
annakeeton said... (3/31/12 7:47 PM) Reply
This looks very well made.
AuntieShel said... (3/31/12 6:54 PM) Reply
OMG, you sewed on those sequins by hand? Awesome!! What a nice friend you are to make this and good luck to your friend in the competition. Great looking bikini!
ryan's mom said... (3/31/12 6:06 PM) Reply
Beautiful! And I was going to say too beautiful to swim in, then read that it was for a bodybuilding competition :) . Great job!
happytobehere said... (3/31/12 4:45 PM) Reply
Awesome job!
 
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