How to make a triangle bikini top

Posted by Crystal Stevens on

    
                   

Cut Spandex Nylon Lycra fabric and lining with the stretch across 

    

           Cut spaghetti strings 1 1/8” width. 1 (45"Rib) long and 2 (25" Necks) long

Make sure less stretch length ways

Pin right side facing in and serge ends

             

Use pin or string turner to turn spaghetti strings inside out

           

Place lining on fabric and match ends and serge base of top

          

Place almost flat elastic on both side of triangle

Leave approximately ½” space at top for strap

   

      Place spaghetti string with seam facing upwards

Fold and encase string at tip

         

Stitch across approximately ¼” downwards from top

          

Use zig-zag stitch and sew both sides of top

         

Fold base of top approximately 1/2" over and straight stitch

making sure to stretch a little as you stitch

Make sure to do reverse stitch at beginning and end

         

Draw long rib string through casing

Try on your triangle top! 

Check out YouTube for video

 


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