14 Tips: How  to Sew a Swimming Suit

Use these tips to learn how to sew a swimming suit. Once you know the way to sew swim stretch fabric you can make any suit.

This is very important since it will work the best with fabrics with lots of stretch

1. Use a stretch needle* and stretch twin needle*.

2. Cut with a cutting mat, rotary cutter*, and pattern weights.

This is the easiest way to get the most accurate cut.

3. Use clear elastic* or treated elastic.

I prefer clear elastic because it’s thin and change even when sewn on.

4. Learn about the different swimming suit fabrics and linings.

Polyester Spandex Nylon Spandex Swimming suit Lining Power Knit

5. When sewing elastic into a circle, overlap the ends and pin parallel to the edge.

This is the easiest way to keep the ends together while sewing

6. Use a lining.

I don’t know about you, but I prefer complete coverage and no sneak peaks. The best way to insure this is to use a lining

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