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Every color you see here was cut from a different piece of fabric. With Marie's techniques, creating stunning spandex applique is actually *easy*!


Spandex Simplified: Custom Swimwear Table of Contents

Basic Principals of Swimwear Design

- Figure Flaw Camouflage
- Proper Fit
- Designing for YOU
- Functionality
- Colour Theory
- Unity
- Selecting Fabrics

Pattern Alterations

- Measuring
- Using a Pattern
- Sizing a Pattern
- Adding & removing Length
- Adjusting Curve of the Back
- Adjusting the Butt Length
- Altering Leg Openings
- Adjusting the Skirt Line
- Ruching
- Base Pattern Alteration Final Notes

Sewing Techniques

- In the Beginning
- Cutting the Fabric
- Seams
- Elastic Application
- Thread Colour Selection
- Colour Blocking
- Applique
- Lining
- Piping
- Making Straps
- Making Strings
- Closures - Contrasting Elastic Binding
- Hems
- Ruffles
- "Scrunch Butt"

        Suit Assembly

- Basic order of Operations
- Skirted Suit
- Basic String Bikini
- Basic Strappy Bottom
- Underwire Tops

Style Techniques

- Backs and Necklines
- Skirted Designs
- Monokinis

Embellishments

- Getting Started
- Hand Painting
- Foil Embossing
- Crystals

Accessories

- Scrunchies
- Sarong Skirts

Proper Care of Swimwear

Resources

Note Pages

Paperback, 142 pages
Publisher: Celebration Generation
ISBN: 978-0-9850036-0-9
Language: English
Release Date: April 2, 2014
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