Posts tagged ‘swimsuit fabrics’

Surfing Lion Boardshort Fabric

  Store-bought boardshorts for boys tend to be pretty ugly print-wise (I either try not to care or opt for a solid, maybe with a smart racing stripe or some piping). But The Fabric Fairy has this boardshort fabric¬†(a polyester microfiber)¬†which is awfully cute. I’d never considered making my kids’ swim trunks till now. Related [...]

Textile Stew: 6/16/10

Polly Danger Notions makes bias tape (and more) from vintage and new fabrics. (via the Fabric Bar blog) Two articles about digital printing trends in fashion — Wall Street Journal, Khaleej Times. Sewing tips for sheer fabrics, on the Fabric.com blog. Superbuzzy just went to Japan, and got to see lots of new stuff that [...]

Swimsuit Fabrics or: the Spandex Superpost

Well, it’s 105 degrees Fahrenheit here today. Texas is in for a long, hot summer. A morning spent at the shady neighborhood wading pool today got me thinking about sewing my own swimsuit. I probably won’t this year, but it’s fun to think about. Are there any good fabrics available? The answer is oh, yes. [...]