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Fitting & Grading the Nautilus Swimsuit

The principles of fitting and grading any swimsuit are pretty similar, so no matter what pattern you are using, you’ll hopefully find some helpful information to fit and grade any swimsuit sewing pattern amongst the specific example of the Nautilus Swimsuit. Before you start any fitting and grading, make sure you are starting with the…

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How to Choose a Size on a Swimsuit Pattern

To choose the right size for your swimsuit, you’ll have to consider some specific measurements that you would normally not use. It includes total crotch length (also called stride), high hip and high bust measurement. It’s really important to adjust your pattern according to your measurements because a swimsuit is a tight fitting garment that…

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How to Choose Swimsuit Fabric

With all of the amazing looking swimsuit fabrics out there, it can be a bit intimidating to actually choose a fabric. “What are the kind of things to look for when I buy swimsuit fabric?” you might be asking. Well, have no fear – I’m here to tell you! If there’s something you look for…

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Ultraviolet Tee: Sizing and Fit

The Ultraviolet Tee comes in sizes US 0-30, Hip 35″-64″ (89-162.5 cm). It is very loose fitting with ~9” (23cm) ease at the bust. Because of this it is unnecessary to grade between sizes for most bodies. The ease is such that you can choose the pattern based on your high bust measurement regardless of…

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Ultraviolet Tee: Recommended Fabric

The fun thing about the Ultraviolet Tee is that it can be made both in wovens and in knits. The pattern includes different cutting lines at the sleeves for both, and the instructions are divided in a Woven and a Knit section. I personally love the Tee in both, it just depends on what king…

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Ultraviolet Tee: Inspiration

If you’d like to know what the Ultraviolet Tee looks like in various fabrics and on different bodies, we’ve got some inspiration for you! These are the Tees sewn up by our ambassadors. Click through to their IG or website to see more! Or check #ultraviolettee on Instagram for more inspiration. Stacie made her Ultraviolet…

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Introducing Three New Patterns

Spring is here and so is our new Spring/Summer collection! I have three new patterns for you: a swimsuit/bikini, and oversized T-shirt and a lined purse. From now on, we will release a small collection of patterns twice a year, one in Spring and one in Autumn. Let me tell you more about these patterns!…