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.
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.
Hey everyone! In today’s post I’m going showing you how to make one of my personal favorite tops I’ve ever designed. It can be worn two ways and even 4 ways if you choose to use two different fabrics and make it reversible! Today we are using our usual materials: I have swimwear fabric, a... Read More The post How to Make a Bikini Top You Can Wear Two Ways appeared first on Katie Fredrickson.
Skirts rarely ever fit me. In fact, I’ve given up on buying fitted skirts off-the-rack completely. To feed my skirt obsession, I’ve made it a habit to buy thrift store jeans (or bermuda shorts) and make them into custom, fitted skirts. I use a similar tailoring technique to the one I show in this video.... Read More
It’s a happy and productive Monday over here at the Fredrickson house. I’m finally sitting down and setting up my blog, something that I’ve been back and forth with for awhile! I’ve narrowed down my vision as far as what I want my website, YouTube channel, and my over all personal brand to be like,... Read More The post About Me appeared first on Katie Fredrickson.