Lots of Knots: Summer 2021 swim, sand, sun, and sleep collection

This summer collection consists of beach apparel, swimsuits, and comfy loungewear. I have trouble tying tie-back suits due to shoulder injuries, so I made several other options, including tie-front and tie-shoulder styles. The styles are adjustable but are designed specifically to be easy to adjust and tie for individuals with limited range of motion. The suits are beachy styles, but are secure for swimming and water activities. Many swimwear brands make swim trunks for males but not females, so I also made a few swim trunks designed for females.

I designed this collection in order to practice working with athletic fabrics and practice using my coverstitch machine. I find swimwear fabric to be difficult to sew due to all of the special seam types needed, so I have been working on sewing professional-quality seams and working with various difficult fabrics that are very durable for swimwear.

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Lots of Knots: Summer 2021 swim, sand, sun, and sleep collection

Polka dot halter tie bikini
Polka dot halter tie bikini
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Polka dot halter tie bikini
Polka dot halter tie bikini
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Light green fruit print tie-shoulder bikini
Light green fruit print tie-shoulder bikini
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Tie front navy blue bikini
Tie front navy blue bikini
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Tie front navy blue bikini
Tie front navy blue bikini
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Hawaiian print tie front bikini and skirt
Hawaiian print tie front bikini and skirt
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Hawaiian print tie front bikini
Hawaiian print tie front bikini
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polka dot halter top bikini
polka dot halter top bikini
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polka dot bikini and shorts
polka dot bikini and shorts
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Hawaiian blue tie front halter top one-piece
Hawaiian blue tie front halter top one-piece
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Hawaiian blue tie shoulder bikini
Hawaiian blue tie shoulder bikini
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Detail: 3-thread top coverstitch
Detail: 3-thread top coverstitch
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Detail: 3-thread top cover stitch
Detail: 3-thread top cover stitch
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Detail: Inside of 4-thread coverstitch
Detail: Inside of 4-thread coverstitch
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Detail: Inside of 4-thread cover stitch
Detail: Inside of 4-thread cover stitch
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Blue tie-dye tie-strap sun dress
Blue tie-dye tie-strap sun dress
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Blue tie dye PJ tank and shorts
Blue tie dye PJ tank and shorts
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Blue tie front tank
Blue tie front tank
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Green short swim trunks
Green short swim trunks
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Flowered + purple sleeveless dress
Flowered + purple sleeveless dress
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Light purple button up PJ shirt
Light purple button up PJ shirt
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Light purple PJ set
Light purple PJ set
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Light purple dress
Light purple dress
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