Technical Articles

David Morris takes us through the process of drafting both a men’s swim brief and men’s swim shorts. Learn the intricacies of these two classic designs.

Learn how to draft this practical design that does not use underwire for support. Traditionally regarded as offering less support than underwire models, soft-cup bras now offer competitive support and…

David Morris takes us through the process of drafting the Wonderbra Pushup Plunge Bra, invented in 1963 by Canadian designer, Louise Poirier. According to Wonderbra USA “this unique garment, the…

Read all about “Fast skin,” a “super stretch” fabric made to improve a swimsuit’s fit while compressing muscles. The result is a reduction of drag and muscle vibration. SPEEDO used…

David Morris takes us through the process which transfers a piece of fabric or sheet foam into a 3D shape of lasting quality. Although molded cups are thought of as…

David Morris takes us through the process of drafting a standard swim short using a poly/lycra knit.  

Learn how to draft the patterns for a standard bikini brief using a poly/lycra knit.  

David Morris takes us through the basics of swimwear, including fabric specification, linings, elastics and threads.

Read Simone’s thoughts on what to expect for this spring and summer in the world of fashion. The overall trend is definitely smoothness and lightness, “green type” eco-friendly, hand-crafted looks…