How to Sew a Halter One Piece Swimsuit / Bodysuit - Camille Pattern

How to Sew a Halter One Piece Swimsuit / Bodysuit - Camille Pattern

Making a one piece suit that doubles as a bodysuit is super easy! In this videos (2 part series), I'll teach you how to sew it un less than an hour.  The pattern used is the Camille One Piece, available in our pattern shop. We also have pattern kits that include everything you need to make it.  I hope this video helps you overcome the fear of sewing spandex. 


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DIY Peg Board Sewing Room Organizer

DIY Peg Board Sewing Room Organizer

Knowing where your sewing supplies are is a difficult task; but it is not impossible.  When you want to make the most of your sewing area, a peg board is an excellent option.  I selected a pastel color palette (Sirena Patterns palette), but you can use other hues. A 4' x 8' peg board can be purchased for less then $20.  It comes unfinished, but the key to transform it is...

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5 Sewing Mistakes that will make your Swimsuit Look Homemade

5 Sewing Mistakes that will make your Swimsuit Look Homemade

When you think about sewing your own swimwear you dream of a garment that not only fits perfectly but also that looks store bought, not home made.  Even if you don't have industrial or fancy sewing machines you can make a swimsuit that doesn't look homemade.  Here are some of the mistakes you should avoid when sewing your own swimwear:

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How to Attach Elastic to a Bikini Bottom – No serger needed!

How to Attach Elastic to a Bikini Bottom – No serger needed!

If you are reading this post, chances are you would like to learn how to make your own swimsuit.  Imagine yourself being able to choose the colors and silhouette, unleashing your creativity!  If you are different sizes in the top and the bottom, that wouldn’t be a problem either, you would just cut the corresponding sizes.  But in order to make a swimsuit that looks...

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My Top 10 Tools for Sewing Spandex Fabrics - Updated!

My Top 10 Tools for Sewing Spandex Fabrics - Updated!

I started sewing when I was eight years old. Times when everything was done "offline".  No instant communication with cell phones or internet, we were used to do things the hard way and be patient.  Learning to sew is much easier nowadays.  Technology helps answer almost any question and sewing tools have been tested and improved.  I explain in this post my top 5...

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My Favorite Costume

My Favorite Costume

Halloween is a day that brings back fond memories. More than "Day of the Witches", it was a day to have fun and of course, eat candy till you drop with my family and neighbors. Thus it was born my weakness for Hershey's Kisses. I grew up in a dead end street, la Yunque de Alturas de Mayagüez. The best neighbors, truly good people. The vast majority of whom still live in the same houses today and greet me with great enthusiasm whenever I go. When Mom was pregnant with me, there were seven

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D.IY. Greek Sandals

D.IY. Greek Sandals

An easy and inexpensive way to update your shoes is doing them a makeover instead of buying new ones.  In this post I will show you how to decorate your sandals using pompons and tassels.  You can use the same steps with other decorations and charms.  Don't forget to use these tutorials only as inspiration.  You will be happy with a unique pair of sandals that no one can buy.

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