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Where to get fabric, supplies, and recommended additional reading for this issue.


Mood carries a selection of designer swimwear fabric.

Girl Charlee carries a small but rotating selection of swimwear fabric.

Spandex World carries a huge selection of swimwear fabric in a rainbow of colors and fun prints.

Michael Levine carries solid, printed, and metallic swimwear fabric.


Kwik Sew’s Swim and Action Wear

Million Dollar Mermaid an Esther Williams autobiography.


Try making a one-piece swimsuit using the Bombshell Swimsuit pattern.


Learn the nuances of working with spandex on the Craftsy blog

Learn more about the history of swimwear with The Vintage Fashion Guild

Treadle On has been around practically since the dawn of the web, and contains lots of useful tidbits, many from the members’ personal experiences.

Selecting an Old Treadle Machine for Use is especially helpful if you’re looking to buy a treadle.

Sew-Classic is a good source for new replacement parts, including belts, bobbin winder tires, and various screws and springs. Their search doesn’t always work to find what you want, so try looking through the categories, or searching by part number.

Singer has an online guide to finding your treadle machine’s model number, and free PDF manuals. Find White manuals on the Singer website by entering the letter W followed by the model number.

Find the history and model number of White machines through the Husqvarna Viking site.

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