For Part 1: Sewing Swimwear and the bikini bottom tutorial head there first. That post covers fabric, machine set up, tips, drafting a pattern, cutting, and all the details you need to know for Sewing Swimwear. For this post we are going over sewing the bikini top usingCOATS Eloflex Threadthat is designed to stretch with the fabric. It’s a great thread to use for swimwear, fitness wear, and knits ensuring the seams and hems can expand without breaking the thread. I wanted a basic halter style suit because I’m a mom of 3 insanely active boys. I’m usually running around the beach or splashing in the pool rather than lounging if you know what I mean. I need a swim top that has support, comfort, and coverage. So I made my own and tested it out during our weekend beach trip and I couldn’t of been happier.
Get the details below on how to make your own swimwear.