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Swim on Over to My Guest Post

Today, I’ve been asked to write a guest post for Leila of the blog Three Dresses Project. She and Katie of Kadiddlehopper are joint-hosting a SewAlong series for swimsuits – a SwimAlong!

While I’m not exactly participating in the bathing suit “sewing along” (I don’t think I’ve been swimming in about 10 years), I am contributing with a Preliminary Procedure post.

So swim on over to Three Dresses to read about how I start every project, both personally and professionally (illustrated with photos by Lelia!) – here’s the direct link.

And don’t forget to check out all the other SwimAlong posts between the two host blogs – they have everything scheduled from historical research to supply sources to tutorials.

You might even want to join in the summer sewing fun!

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4 responses to “Swim on Over to My Guest Post

  1. Karen June 5, 2013 at 10:43 am

    As always, Brooke, you’ve given some great advice in your guest post!!

    • Brooke June 5, 2013 at 8:32 pm

      Thanks, Karen! Leila really made the post so much more interesting by applying my general guidelines to her project as an example! =)

  2. caprimontgomery June 6, 2013 at 12:54 am

    I have making a swimsuit on my list simply because I have never done it and I have a pattern for it. I’ll most likely never use the swimsuit, which is why I haven’t done it yet, but the advice will come in handy whenever I do. It’s great you took the time to contribute. Thanks for sharing.

    • Brooke June 6, 2013 at 9:50 pm

      You might find a reason to use a custom made swimsuit if you made one. =) Glad the information might be useful – the series is interesting reading even if you don’t join in the sewalong!

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