Even though I am writing this post the beginning of autumn, I actually did finish this project in the height of summer. My summer sewing productivity was a bust. As I noticed the days getting shorter, I realized I did not have enough time to make the shorts I wanted in the time I would be able to enjoy them. I needed a quick win, and this bathing suit cover up was just the thing. I bought this pink turtle-print rayon a while back with the intention of making a bathing suit cover up. Rayon is just such a cool, lightweight fabric and the turtles gave it a slightly tropical look. The problem was finding the right pattern – one that was simple enough to sew quickly but also stylish enough to be unique.
Some simple google searches did not help me, so I went onto a site I have been an inactive member on called http://sewing.patternreview.com/. I was able to find and purchase the perfect pattern – it was a simple dress-like cover-up that is sewn in two pieces, with no buttons or notions. You simply tie it around the neck, Continue reading “Turtle Power! My summer blockbuster”