Fabric: Very heavy and thick cotton knit
Notions: 2 buttons, thread
How historically accurate is it?
Pattern 100% – No alterations for sizing
Fabric: 100% – Reference Jill Salen’s ‘Vintage Swimwear’ (Black Swimsuit, 1920’s) cotton knitted fabric.
Construction: 100% – Again according to ‘Vintage Swimwear’ – edges finished with overlocking and bias binding stitched to the inside with two rows of stitching
Hours to complete: 4 hrs
First worn: Not yet worn outside of the house…..he is too shy….
Total cost::Nil – from stash!