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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: Fitness & Bodybuilding Table of Contents

Basic Principles of Fitness Design

- Proper Fit & Design Considerations
- Figure Flaw Camouflage
- Designing for the Competitor
- Designing for the Music
- Visibility
- Functionality
- Colour Theory
- Choosing a Posing Suit Colour
- Unity
- Selecting Fabrics

Pattern Alterations

- Measuring
- Using a Pattern
- Sizing a Pattern
- Adding Length
- Removing Length
- Adjusting Curve of the Back
- Adjusting the Butt Length
- Adjusting for Leg Openings
- Adjusting the Skirt Line
- Base Pattern Alteration Final Notes

Sewing Techniques

- In the Beginning
- Cutting the Fabric
- Seams
- Elastic Application
- Thread Colour Selection
- Colour Blocking
- Applique
- Lace Overlays
- Piping
- Contrasting Elastic Binding
- Lining
- Hems
- Zippers
- Closures
- Making Straps
- Making Strings
- Hems

        Posing Suits

- Basic Triangle Top
- Strappy Underwire Top
- Basic Bikini Bottom
- Basic String Bottom
- Strappy Bikini Bottom
- Basic Mens Posing Suit
- Strappy Mens Posing Suit
- Basic One Piece Posing Suit
- Underwired One Piece Posing Suit
- Keyhole Underwired One Piece Posing Suit

Routine Costumes

- Basic Assembly
- Sports Bras
- Tights
- Booty Shorts
- Applying a Sleeve
- Backs and Necklines

Embellishments

- Hand Painting
- Foil Embossing
- Glitter
- Crystals
- Sequins

Accessories

- Scrunchies
- Wristlets, Leg Warmers, Padding Covers

Proper Care of Competition Wear

Resources

Note Pages

Paperback, 168 pages
Publisher: Celebration Generation
ISBN: 978-0-9850036-5-4
Language: English
Release Date: August 23, 2013
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