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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: Synchro Swimwear Table of Contents

Basic Principles of Swimwear Design

- Proper Fit & Synchro Considerations
- Figure Flaw Camouflage
- Designing for the Swimmer
- Designing for the Music
- Visibility
- Functionality
- Colour Theory
- 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 Higher Leg Openings
- Base Pattern Alteration Final Notes

Sewing Techniques

- In the Beginning
- Cutting the Fabric
- Seams
- Elastic Application
- Thread Colour Selection
- Colour Blocking
- Applique
- Lace Overlays
- Lining
- Basic Assembly of a Suit
- Closures
- Making Straps

        Style Techniques

- Crossover Back
- Hole Back
- Basic Halter
- “Choker” Halter
- Basic Strappy Back
- Multiple Crossover Straps

Embellishments

- Sequins
- Rhinestones
- Hand Painting
- Glitter
- Foil Embossing

Accessories

- Scrunchies
- Bun Covers
- Headpieces

Proper Care of Competition Suits

Inspiration Photos

Resources

Note Pages

Paperback: 104 pages
Publisher: Celebration Generation
ISBN: 978-0-9850036-1-6
Language: English
Release Date: August 30, 2012
246 Full Color Photos, 43 Diagrams
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