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Pattern Reviews> McCall's> 6579 OOP (skirted swimsuit)

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Posted on:1/31/10 9:36 AM
Last Updated:1/31/10 2:29 PM
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fourkid said... (2/8/10 2:51 AM) Reply
Very lovely. Great review.
Passion4Sewing said... (2/6/10 8:08 PM) Reply
Yes, loti, I used a twin needle.
loti said... (2/6/10 9:45 AM) Reply
Great suit, how was the elastic applied? It looks like a double needle?
Lucy in Virginia said... (2/2/10 1:03 PM) Reply
Beautiful fabric! And thanks so much for all the helpful pictures you have of your pattern adjustments.
Tez said... (2/2/10 3:56 AM) Reply
Great job recreating your inspiration suit.
TallBean said... (1/31/10 7:24 PM) Reply
I have always wanted to try the sparkly swim/dance fabric for a suit...it looks great!
JTink said... (1/31/10 6:38 PM) Reply
I have this same pattern and made 4 bathing suits from it last summer. I don't recall seeing a "skirted" view in this pattern. They were all the swim dress style. I love this pattern. The cups were a bit of a problem for me, I couldn't find what I wanted to "form them". I ended up using everything from foam shoulder pads to quilting fleece and they still look very pointy. I don't swim in mine, actually made them for fishing ;-) I love the color of the material you chose.
puddypaws said... (1/31/10 5:08 PM) Reply
Nice job and I love the fabric!
sewing for fun said... (1/31/10 1:34 PM) Reply
The skirt adjustment came out perfectly! Great and lively color, too.
petro said... (1/31/10 12:39 PM) Reply
What a great swimsuit.
emeraldjul said... (1/31/10 10:11 AM) Reply
Very jazzy swimsuit...looks great on you.
 
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