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Swimsuit Construction Tips

Swimsuit Construction Tips

As a follow-up to our to our lesson on how to drape a one-piece swimsuit sloper this lesson will teach you some important swimsuit construction tips. You will learn about various types of liners and shelf bras as well as the different types of elastics that are specific to swimwear.

Module Description Step
1 Shelf Bra Liners & Construction Options 1-7
2 Elastic & Finishes 1-2
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MODULE 1 • Shelf Bra Liners & Construction Options

Step Description
1 There are many different ways that you can construct shelf bras or shelf liners inside of a swimsuit. This particular tank suit, which I will turn inside out, has a shelf liner with set-in front cups. This means we have taken a classic swim cup such as this and stitched it in all around the edges into the shelf liner.
2A This particular shelf liner is made of power mesh, as is the front body of this suit.
2B You can also use polyester interlock fabric which is a traditional swimsuit liner fabric to construct your shelf bra or set your front cups into.

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