Swimwear fabric can be confusing, and oftentimes sewers are left confused on what to buy. There are thousands of different fabrics, and tons of different names for what’s essentially the same or similar! Because of this, it can be difficult to cover what exactly defines swimwear fabric. However, I created this guide in an effort... Read More The post 5 Common Elements of Swimwear Fabric appeared first on Katie Fredrickson.
The number one most common question I get… “where do you buy swimwear fabric?” The answer unfortunately isn’t as simple as a trip to JoAnn’s or Hobby Lobby, and it can be hard to find reputable fabric companies that not only sell swimwear fabric, but also sell by-the-yard instead of wholesale. Unless you live in... Read More The post 10 Places to Buy Swimwear Fabric Online appeared first on Katie Fredrickson.
I’ve gotten quite a few requests on how to make scrunch bikini bottoms, and I thought I’d add in some notes for how to make them without having to buy any additional patterns! In this tutorial, I am using an existing bikini bottoms pattern I made, found here, and I’m going to be modifying it... Read More The post How to Make Scrunch Bikini Bottoms (Without Buying a Pattern!) appeared first on Katie Fredrickson.
February is almost coming to a close, and that means that spring is coming closer. I am so excited to make more swimwear as the warmer weather approaches! For today’s tutorial, I FINALLY in made one of the most highly requested videos EVER. In the video, I will be showing you how to make reversible,... Read More The post How to Sew Reversible High Waist Bikini Bottoms appeared first on Katie Fredrickson.
Hey everyone! In today’s video and blog post I’m going to be attempting a dupe of the Frankie’s Bikinis Willa top, a peek-a-boo top with a gorgeous strappy back. Spoiler alert: I LOVE how it turned out! For a full list of materials I used, visit this link. In short, for this tutorial I’m mainly... Read More The post How to Sew a Frankie’s Bikini’s Willa Top Dupe DIY appeared first on Katie Fredrickson.