Seamstress Erin gave us lots of helpful Swimsuit Sewing Tips, and now she’s back with a video on How to Choose Swimsuit Fabric! What’s stopping you? Find a style and fit that suits your personality and your body.

Erin is hosting a Summer Swimsuit Sewalong (#SwimSew15). You can follow sewalong progress throughout the month at Seamstress Erin or be social as you sew a swimsuit in Erin’s Facebook group.

Erin’s video tutorial covers important swimsuit fabric considerations like fiber content, four way stretch, fabric size, stretching prints, fabric shininess and swimsuit linings:

Erin also brought us the Kanzashi Wall Clock tutorial and our popular Duffel Purse tutorial. Find lots more at Seamstress Erin!

Here are some related swimsuit tutorials: 30-Minute Swimsuit Coverup, Aquarius Swimmer: Swim Diaper Tutorial, Free Swimsuit Pattern + Tutorial + Child’s Pool Robe, plus don’t forget your Oilcloth Pool Tote with Mesh Pockets