One of the best parts of summer is going to the beach. Whether you enjoy surfing the waves, reading a relaxing book, building sandcastles with the kids, or taking long strolls along the shore, the beach has something for everyone. If you’re heading on a beach vacation, chances are you’ve already shelled out a pretty penny and are looking to save money wherever you can. This collection, 24 Summer Beach Essentials: How to Make a Swimsuit, Beach Blanket, and More will help you learn how to sew adorable and affordable beach gear so you can soak up the sun in style.
Shopping for bathing suits is such a hassle, from the outrageous prices to the limited sizes. With these amazing tutorials, you can learn how to make your own swimsuit, like this trendy and flattering Vintage High Waist Bikini, so you can feel confident and comfortable without draining your bank account. If your kids need new swimwear, DIY bathing suits like this Pennies Swimsuit are great budget-friendly options, especially for children who seemed to be constantly growing out of their clothes. Add some summer accessories like this Sun Hat or these Tropical Blast Sandals to complete your fresh summer look. Your trip to the beach won’t be complete without a blanket to lay on, like this Big and Bold Beach Blanket, and an adorable tote to carry everything, like Your Favorite Beach Bag. Once you have your DIY summer beach essentials, you’ll be ready to reach a new level of rejuvenation and relaxation. Try one or more of these simple sewing projects and make a splash at the beach this summer.