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Reviewed by:DreinPA
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Posted on:7/20/09 11:27 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 12 people   
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The Funky Seamstress said... (8/4/11 7:33 PM) Reply
This is awesome! The front bodice looks exactly like the speedo bikini that I've been dreaming about. I could easily draft a racer back for this. Cool!
thirteenstitches said... (7/21/09 11:13 PM) Reply
Love the fabric planing ( using the fabric as a trim ) Very professional looking work.
Dale C said... (7/21/09 9:07 PM) Reply
Keep that pattern. That suit fits great.
Jane S said... (7/21/09 8:24 PM) Reply
What a gorgeous suit, well worth the effort. Now she'll probably want a few more:-)
Stitchcakes said... (7/21/09 4:19 PM) Reply
I just bought this fabric at Gail K in Atlanta not long ago...I didn't realize I was buying swimsuit fabric, tho! This looks the shape of the bottoms.
Raye Ann said... (7/20/09 10:46 PM) Reply
i absolutely love the fabric, and the fit looks fantastic. especially nice through the tush:) i have the same bust measurement, and always have trouble finding supportive enough tops(without underwire). hers looks very good- can you let us know if it holds up well when wet??
Heidi Ho said... (7/20/09 10:32 PM) Reply
Wow!~ That is a great looking suit..straight out of the Athleta catalogue but way nicer. I LOVE the way you used the chevron trim. A great fitting job as well. I bet your daughter will be asking for another one!
Catbird said... (7/20/09 7:42 PM) Reply
You did great work on this and the final result is unique and beautiful!
Jacqui315 said... (7/20/09 6:06 PM) Reply
Very helpful! I love how you did the trimming.
whirrclunk said... (7/20/09 5:05 PM) Reply
Looks great, and the trim is lovely! What a lot of work though!
Flying Seamstress said... (7/20/09 2:30 PM) Reply
Yes, your review is helpful! And do you have any left-over fabric??? :) GREAT swimsuit!
lyrae said... (7/20/09 1:48 PM) Reply
Holy crap, that sounds like an ordeal! I think I have benefitted from your review greatly, in that I know I won't be attempting a swimsuit any time soon! :)
swede said... (7/20/09 1:05 PM) Reply
Beautiful suit! I'd say you won the fitting battle!
cindysewsaz said... (7/20/09 11:50 AM) Reply
It looks really good and so stylish! I appreciate the details on how you modified it to fit your daughter's exact body type.
Bobinator said... (7/20/09 11:32 AM) Reply
That is so cute!!!! Looks pretty good to me. I wish I had those abs!!! 5 babies and well.......!! I love the fabric also.
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