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Pattern Reviews> Kwik Sew> 2962 (Misses Swimsuit)

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Reviewed by:Lisa Laree
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Posted on:7/9/06 8:41 PM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 9 people   
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SewTwin said... (7/11/06 3:31 AM) Reply
Lisa,you have more nerve than most of us to sew and take pics in your custom swims!I luv the style of both, they look comfortable, and very swimmable(?word).Someday your older DD will look back at these pics with Mom, and wish she was this talented!By the way,most swimsuit pics make people look heavier, but you look like you have lost weight!Very pretty Hawaiian print! 10 Atta-girls for both the review, and the pics!!
Elemenopeo said... (7/10/06 3:57 PM) Reply
You look great together in those suits. Love the fabric and the style looks great on you.
Celeste said... (7/10/06 3:28 PM) Reply
You are SO brave to get your picture in a swimsuit--they are so RTW looking. Hats off to you!
Sherril Miller said... (7/10/06 12:47 PM) Reply
Those are cute little matching suits. Makes me wish I had a DD to sew for.
cathy45 said... (7/10/06 11:46 AM) Reply
Neat job. And the suits look great on you both.
Luckylibbet said... (7/10/06 9:13 AM) Reply
Love the fabric! Great job on the suits, they look great on both of you.
JDpenelope said... (7/10/06 8:53 AM) Reply
Top notch job! Love the matching suits.
Lisa Laree said... (7/10/06 8:51 AM) Reply
Wow...thanks, ladies! The swimbra was actually supposed to be a after-manufacturing pin-in affair, but I pulled the pins and used the pin tabs to sew it down. I thought it would be easier to use the swim bra than separate cups...that way I wouldn't have to worry about getting them even ;). Oh, and I only needed about an extra half yard to get DD's suit, too. It worked for this one; her 20 year old big sis would be embarrassed right out of the pool to be in a suit that matched her mother's...
Monica G said... (7/10/06 7:25 AM) Reply
I like your swiwsuits. I am seriously thinking of making one for toddler DD next year and if things work out--one for my self (maybe not matching my toddler!). Thanks for the encouragement
redhead said... (7/10/06 7:09 AM) Reply
I really need to work out a swimsuit pattern for myself. That's one area where you can save serious $. Thanks for the info, and great job on the suits!
beth5646 said... (7/10/06 6:44 AM) Reply
Those swimsuits look great on you two. You did a wonderful job.
martinanne said... (7/10/06 4:12 AM) Reply
Fantastic! Thanks for explaining how you did the swim bra.
fuzzygalore said... (7/10/06 3:44 AM) Reply
All of you look great - the suits and you in them! Very cute, the mother and daughter thing...
Stephanie C. said... (7/10/06 2:15 AM) Reply
Those look great!
Cathy Loves Fabric said... (7/9/06 11:51 PM) Reply
Mother/daughter swimsuits, you'll be a hit at the pool and all the mothers will want to know were you found them! Very adorable
PVA said... (7/9/06 11:28 PM) Reply
Beautiful swim suit, Lisa -- thanks for the review! I'm much encouraged by the positive experience you had with KS & your idea for fitting the swim bra into the suit is inspired! Thanks for sharing, Pat
lmg said... (7/9/06 10:56 PM) Reply
Agree...matching swim suits. Very cool!!
Mary Stiefer said... (7/9/06 10:48 PM) Reply
Wow -matching suits - how cool is that.
brrmm said... (7/9/06 10:32 PM) Reply
Lovely printed lycra and really nice looking togs. Great work. I usually use separate cups for the top, is a swimbra and all in one thing?
Lynngray said... (7/9/06 10:12 PM) Reply
Great swimwear
Skye said... (7/9/06 8:53 PM) Reply
Great :) swimwear you and DD look great.
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