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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Summer Swimwear Tour - Classic Maillot Testers

I'm in love with testers.  They do so much work helping to make each pattern the best it can be, and the Classic Maillot testers deserve a shout out.  So since it's Summer Swimwear Tour week and the tour post teasers are posted on The Wolf and the Tree this morning, I thought it was the perfect time to share all the lovely swimwear they made.

Just look at all those amazing swimsuits!  If you like what you see you can purchase the Classic Maillot here with 20% off using the code SWIMTOUR this week.  I'm seriously so proud of how everyone's swimwear turned out so let's take a closer look:

First up is Karly of Paisley Roots.  She's amazing with swimwear so there's no shock that her first pretest of the view A swimsuit was perfect.

Creations by Maggie made a few view A swimsuits and view E tankinis (more from her coming later this week too!) and her girl is just adorable!

Kate from Kate Will Knit's girl was a star for the photo shoot in her view C maillot since they're in the Southern Hemisphere and it was COLD!

Essence from Adventures with Bubba and Bug made a lovely tankini view F for her girl.

Felicia's view A turned out great and I love that shade of yellow on her girl.

Gina from Penny Sew Vintage also made a few versions, but I just ADORE this view E/view G mashup one she posted.

Lisa from Sewing Life Together has a perfect fabric pairing with this view B in polka dots and flamingos.

Here's another view B with a great fabric combo, this one on Anita's girl.

Shannon's girl loves her view D maillot!

Katie's girl looks so great in this view E tankini and she was one of the first "older" versions to finish so I was very excited to see the fit on her.

And speaking of the higher end of the sizing, how stunning does this view E look on Tone from Bless by Tone's girl?  It's so good in this solid color.

This was Marie-Eve's muslin of view A and I just had to share.  What a great wearable muslin!

And last but certainly not least is Zoe from Soul Fed on a Thread's view D.  This is Zoe's first time sewing swimwear AND she says her girl is super thin so fitting can be a problem.  This maillot fits her to a T and we couldn't be more thrilled with her first time success!!

There's so much more to come this week on the tour.  Join in on the Summer Swimwear Tour fun by using the hashtag #sewswimtour to share your favorite swimwear makes.  And don't forget to enter to win these fabulous prizes from our other sponsors!

Prizes include:
- 1 pattern The Classic Maillot pattern by Designs by Call Ajaire
- 1 pattern The Swim and Surf Shorts by Gracious Threads
- 1 pattern Just Keep Swimming by The Wolf and the Tree
- 1 pattern of choice (excludes bundles) by Pienkel
- 1 pattern of choice by AimerLae & Finn
- 1 pattern of choice by Rachel Rossi Design
- Free Jellyfish Swim Cap pattern via Sew by Pattern Pieces Group
- 1 pattern of choice by Dandelions n Dungarees
- 1 pattern of choice by E + M patterns
- 5 patterns of choice by George & Ginger
- $30 gift certificate by The Fabric Fairy
- 1 pattern of choice by Sunday Girl Designs
- 1 pattern of choice by 5 out of 4 Patterns
That's 17 patterns + $30 in fabric!!
Enter the giveaway below:
During the tour Designs by Call Ajaire is offering 20% off all patterns in the Etsy shop using the code SWIMTOUR, Gracious Threads is offering 15% off the purchase of 3 or more patterns in her shop (no coupon needed), and The Wolf and the Tree is offering 15% off patterns in her shop using the code SWIMTOUR as well.  So take a few minutes to visit Call Ajaire, Gracious Threads, and The Wolf and the Tree and of course the rest of the lovely blogs we have on the tour:

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