Every color you see here was cut from a different piece of fabric. With Marie's techniques, creating stunning spandex applique is actually *easy*!
Learn how to easily design and make unique headpieces in the "Accessories" chapter.
One of the many inspiration photos of Marie's work, included at the back of the book.
Spandex Simplified: Synchro Swimwear
"Synchro Swimwear" is the first in Marie Porter's "Spandex Simplified" series, and is all about designing and creating spectacular and durable competitive synchronized swim costumes.
Two sample pages from the book
This book is appropriate for beginner to advanced levels of sewing ability, and is written from both a designer, and former “performance” athlete’s point of view. It will teach everything from the basics, to tricks of the trade. "Spandex Simplified : Synchro Swimwear" will prepare the reader to design and make almost any design of competitive synchro swim suit imaginable.
Given the cost of decent competition suits, this manual will more than pay for itself with the savings from just one project!
Once you learn the basics, you can move on to creating much more complicated designs!
The entire book is written completely in laymans' terms and carefully explained, step by step. Only basic sewing knowledge and talent is required. Learn everything from measuring, to easily creating ornate applique designs, to embellishing the finished suit in one book! For a complete table of contents, and more info, click here.
Paperback, 104 pages|
Publisher: Celebration Generation
Release Date: August 30, 2012
246 Full color photos, 43 Diagrams
Our Price: $40.00
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