13 September 2013 by

Y’all continue to sit patiently for some Burning Man photos. Just sit. Patiently.

In the meantime, here are two new pieces that I made last month. I wore them separately on the playa, but paired them into a swim suit for a trip to Laguna Beach last weekend.

scrappy bikini, made by Julianne

Blake Gardner took this shots for me while my husband and our friend were scuba diving. scrappy bikini, made by Julianne I’m not sure why the waistband was all floppy right here. It stayed tight at Burning Man, and once I waded into the ocean it shrunk and didn’t stretch out again. That rhinestone button is actually Jason’s, but I thought he wouldn’t mind. So far there haven’t been any complaints. scrappy bikini, made by Julianne

I love how the diagonal stripes are radiating out from my waist. I designed the two pieces weeks apart, without consideration of each other, so that is a happy accident.

All the materials were scraps from my sewing cabinet, except for the lining on the shorts, which I bought to line my booty shorts. The patterns are my own, and I improvised the elaborations. scrappy bikini, made by Julianne At this point, I have this bikini, and top, leggings, and genie pants out of this same blue and green striped jersey. Am I missing anything?

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