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How to cut a bikini from a large (31" square) scarf. Requires a Vogue pattern.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jun 5 1979 (v.92#8) pg. 110, 147

Woman's, girl's and boy's crocheted swim suit.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jun 26 1979 (v.92#9) pg. 72, 129

Woman's one-piece crocheted swim suit has a textured effect and a rib-like midriff. Straps crisscross in back and button in front.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING NEEDLECRAFT Spring-Summer 1978 pg. 65, 118

Strapless swimsuit is crocheted in afghan stitch.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING NEEDLECRAFT Spring-Summer 1981 pg. 97, 154

Man's and woman's cotton beach tops are knit in stockinette and feature a bateau neckline.
HANDMADE #9 Summer 1983 (v.3#2) pg. 98, 86

Child's beach jacket with a hood is knit in stockinette stitch with garter stitch stripes.
HANDMADE #15 Jul-Aug 1984 pg. 83, 71

Swimsuit or sunsuit for woman or girl. Has low-cut back, neck ties and ruffles.
HANDMADE #15 Jul-Aug 1984 pg. 84, 72

Wrapped strapless swimsuit is made from two triangles of cloth.
HANDMADE #19 May-Aug 1985 pg. 16

How to make a bikini in Ultra suede. Requires a Vogue pattern and pattern for decoration furnished here. Instructions for matching tabard sewn from two towels also included.
LADIES HOME JOURNAL NEEDLE & CRAFT Spring-Summer 1978 (v.8#2) pg. 76, 110

Tabard for beach cover-up sewn from two towels.
LADIES HOME JOURNAL NEEDLE & CRAFT Spring-Summer 1978 (v.8#2) pg. 76, 110

Crocheted bikini swimsuit is trimmed with flower appliques.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Summer 1978 (v.23#2) pg. 72, 135

An assortment of beachwear made from cotton and batiked in South Sea patterns. Instructions included for a wrap-and-tie pareo, a halter top and a wrap skirt and matching bandeau top made from men's handkerchiefs.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Summer 1978 (v.23#2) pg. 82, 126

Two styles of crocheted swimsuit coverups with vertical rows of double crochet joined with ribbon crochet.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Summer 1978 (v.23#2) pg. 84, 110, 131

Striped beach ensemble. Knitted sunsuit with tie straps and cross-lacing at the sides. Matching knitted skirt can also be worn as a dress.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Summer 1979 (v.24#2) pg. 28, 82

Crocheted two-piece swimsuit for a little girl.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS May-Jun 1982 (v.27#3) pg. 15, 83

Woman's beach cover-up is knitted in two T-shaped pieces with only side seams.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jan-Feb 1983 (v.28#1) pg. 49, 92

Woman's beach jacket with long sleeves and drop shoulders is knitted in stockinette stitch. Ornamentation is added with raffia embroidery. The edges are overcast. Rosebuds and French knot sprigs trail around the bottom, cuffs and neckline. Buttons, in the shape of rosebuds, are also made from raffia.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1988 (v.33#4) pg. 30, 37

Hip-length "Copacabana" beach coat, knitted in stockinette, has cuffed, elbow-length, raglan sleeves and a single button at the collar. Ornamentation is added by embroidering bold flowers in rafia. The button is also raffia-covered.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1988 (v.33#4) pg. 32, 4

Tips on making simple swimsuits for kids.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jul-Aug 1984 (v.4#4) pg. 6

Dyed beach ensemble includes a large tote, floppy hat, short cover-up robe, beachmat and pillow.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1980 (v.3#3) pg. 16, 48

Appliqued beach ensemble includes a long caftan, a tote bag, a hat, pillow, and sunbathing mat.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1980 (v.3#3) pg. 16, 49

Two styles of two-piece swim suits to crochet. One includes a matching hooded coverup.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1981 (v.4#3) pg. 19

Woman's knitted swimsuit.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1982 (v.5#4) pg. 6

Crochet a woman's zebra-stripe beach cover-up with short sleeves.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1984 (v.7#3) pg. 13, 41

Three projects on one warp, all with a simple cut pile weave structure: (1) Beach coat. (2) Bath mat. (3) Pillow.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #70 Spring 1987 (v.18#2) pg. 74

Tip shows how to sew a child's terry swim shift from two kitchen towels.
SUNSET Jul 1977 (v.159#1) pg. 92A

How to make a beach dress that is also a changing cabana and beach towel. Made from two beach towels and 1/2" elastic.
SUNSET Jul 1977 (v.159#1) pg. 78

Sewing swimsuits. How to get a perfect fit. Both men's and women's swimsuits are covered.
THREADS #5 Jun-Jul 1986 pg. 24

Tips on making reversible swimwear.
THREADS #77 Jun-Jul 1998 pg. 14

How to sew custom swimwear that really fits and is on par with ready-to-wear. Advice on adjusting for larger cup size and altering torso length for comfortable fit. Instructions for draping a swimsuit and making a paper pattern.
THREADS #77 Jun-Jul 1998 pg. 64

A woman's beach robe and skirt in the blanket weave with ornamental blocks of overshot.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #32 Spring 1984 (v.8#4) pg. 63

Bikini bottom and tunic top swim suit to sew in 90 minutes. Cutting diagrams and sewing instructions furnished.
WOMAN'S DAY Jul 17 1979 (v.42#12) pg. 20, 147

A trio to sew from knit fabric. No pattern required.
WOMAN'S DAY Apr 22 1980 (v.43#9) pg. 10, 126

Summer woman's clothes made from towels.
WOMAN'S DAY Jun 10 1980 (v.43#11) pg. 4, 140

Halter, bikini and skirt made from bandannas (neckerchiefs).
WOMAN'S DAY Jul 14 1981 (v.44#12) pg. 97, 133

Make the "flatter" swimsuit for a woman from one yard of stretch fabric.
WOMAN'S DAY May 18 1982 (v.45#10) pg. 4, 124

Crochet a sun and swim suit and matching hat. Instructions are for size 4-5.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1984 (v.49#8) pg. Cover, 10

Little girl's bikini and matching cover-up (size four) are crocheted in single-chain stitch.
WORKBASKET May 1985 (v.50#7) pg. 16

Girl's cover-up for a bathing suit is worked in an open filet crochet stitch and features fish motifs around neck and waist. Can also be worn over a tanktop.
WORKBASKET Feb 1990 (v.55#4) pg. 9