Sewing a Silver Swim Set

Just a quickie post to show part 2 of the triple swim set. Yesterday was the tankini top. Today, the southern part, changing it to a skirtini.

Skirtini

Skirtini

I made the top from Jalie 2447 Choice of Tankinis, view B (the full-figured version). The bottom I made as a combination of 2447, the full-figured view, and Jalie 3023, Skirtini. I added a pattern piece, a wide waistband with a hidden panel of power mesh (remnant, naturally) that was a variation of the high-waisted tankini bottom in 2447, so that it could have the play of contrasting colors and feminine, flirty skirt as in pattern 3023.

power mesh remnant

power mesh remnant

My plan to pair the silver remnant with the dark blue will pave the way for part #3 of the ensemble, which I hope to work on tomorrow, the mesh cover-up.

remnant sewing

throw some mesh into the mix

Are you participating in any festivities for National Sewing Month?

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4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Naomi Baltuck
    Sep 10, 2014 @ 23:59:34

    Very Star Trek!! It looks great.

    Reply

  2. prior
    Sep 11, 2014 @ 06:37:09

    love it – looks glitzy and conservative with so much style. 🙂

    Reply

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