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Pattern Reviews> Self Drafted Pattern> 125587-1011 (Danskinn Tri Swimsuit Knockoff)

Review submitted in Challenge Contest 2012 - Refashion / Repurpose Contest
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Posted on:11/10/12 5:23 PM


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LM2HYD said... (5/21/13 7:19 AM) Reply
Wow. Amazing job.
carolynw said... (2/2/13 6:54 PM) Reply
This is outstanding and to think you also saved a good piece of fabric in the making - it is so close to the Danskin it's hard to tell . Terrific work
cerulean said... (12/4/12 10:13 AM) Reply
You really did a great job! Lovely swimsuit! The colorblocking is great and I like the seaming.
KarlaB said... (11/28/12 12:18 PM) Reply
I like your swimsuit better than the pattern photo! Great job on the re-fashion!
kiddo said... (11/27/12 9:02 PM) Reply
Great suit!!! The reuse is fantastic!
QuiltSewSewSue said... (11/18/12 5:17 PM) Reply
Great togs!
GwenH said... (11/17/12 10:34 AM) Reply
Looks great. That looks like a tricky garment to copy successfully. Kudos!
Sherril Miller said... (11/15/12 0:02 AM) Reply
How wonderful that you got the suit you wanted and recycled at the same time.
Margaret said... (11/13/12 11:38 AM) Reply
Great-looking swimsuit!
Judy Kski said... (11/11/12 12:33 PM) Reply
What an amazing swimsuit you've made! Such a great reuse of fabrics. As active as you are, this suit will get a LOT of use. Thanks for a great review.
arianamaniacs said... (11/11/12 11:39 AM) Reply
Looks professional, I love it!
Diane333 said... (11/11/12 10:39 AM) Reply
Really like your suit. Are you able to find polyester lycra in Australia?
Mufffet said... (11/11/12 10:05 AM) Reply
WOW...very nice swimsuit! Love the styling.
annakeeton said... (11/11/12 6:09 AM) Reply
This swimsuit is awesome!
Sigrid. said... (11/11/12 4:23 AM) Reply
This is a beatiful swimsuit treefrog. Absolutely wonderful and inspiring. Someday I will sew a swimsuit and certainly look back to this review.
jannw said... (11/11/12 1:36 AM) Reply
Great use of a seldom worn item!! You did a fantastic job!! Love the look of your suit...have fun in it!!
Quickie said... (11/11/12 1:25 AM) Reply
I can fully understand your feelings of victory How nice is the outcome!
brrmm said... (11/11/12 1:13 AM) Reply
Fantastic work Treefrog! Great save from the pants fabric too and yours look even better than the RTW. No wonder you're happy with them.
renren said... (11/10/12 11:09 PM) Reply
I like your swimsuit better than the inspiration swimsuit. Great addition to the Summer Outdoorsy wardrobe.
barebear said... (11/10/12 10:00 PM) Reply
Fantastic refashion and RTW knockoff! I'm so impressed by your bathing suit, it's not even funny. :)
Zacky said... (11/10/12 9:29 PM) Reply
Your suit came out really well! As with all things you make!
loti said... (11/10/12 7:50 PM) Reply
Fabulous, and the elastic looks perfect, it's a dead ringer for the inspiration garment.
Holmar said... (11/10/12 7:10 PM) Reply
Fantastic job on drafting your swim suit...it really looks like the Danskin suit! Very clever to re-fashion something that you didn't wear anymore...into a great looking swim suit!
nancy2001 said... (11/10/12 5:46 PM) Reply
What a stylish swimsuit!
 
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