Nifty·Posted on May 22, 201325 Awesome Swimsuit DIYs You Have To Try This SummerSave yourself the agony of swimsuit shopping this season and make your own.by Peggy WangBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Cut triangles out of a triangle top bikini. goldfishkiss.com Get the tutorial here. 2. Buy some fancy fringe trim and sew it on to the top of a simple bandeau. runwaydiy.com Get the directions here. 3. Revamp a bikini with Sharpies and fringe. teenvogue.com Get the directions here. 4. This bikini requires some sewing but it is SO cute. makemylemonade.com Get the directions (in French) here. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF makemylemonade.com Adorablè. trashtocouture.com Here's another version that isn't in French and doesn't require as much sewing. 5. Transform a boring one-piece into a monokini. buzzfeed.com Get the instructions here. By Anna at Plan B. 6. Here's another monokini variation. craftymoods.com Get the directions here. 7. Get the pattern for this sweet tie-front bikini. oneaviandaemon.com oneaviandaemon.com Get the directions here. 8. Replicate this scallop-edged Chloe bikini. lionstigersandfashionohmy.com Get the directions here. 9. Make a bikini out of a t-shirt. blog.justinablakeney.com The Teekini. treehugger.com You can end up with a sweet vintage tee bikini. 10. Turn leggings into a bikini. View this video on YouTube youtube.com 11. Use fabric dye to ombre a one-piece. rookno17.com Get the directions here. 12. Pucker the butt of your bikini bottom. bbmishmash.wordpress.com Supposedly...it makes your butt look better? Get the directions here. 13. Turn your triangle top bikini to a twist-top for a little variation. goldfishkiss.com Get the directions here. goldfishkiss.com Or turn it into a wrap top. 14. Trade out your boring bikini strap for a three-band bikini strap. whatido.com The tan lines will be much more interesting. This DIY is for a bra, but you could easily adapt it to a bikini top. 15. Add crocheted flowers to a plain bathing suit. buzzfeed.com Get the directions here. By Marjorie at the Kipi Blog. 16. Turn a bikini into a tankini for less than $10. overthebigmoon.com Get the directions here. 17. Turn a vintage one-piece into a high-waist bikini bottom. lady-maple.blogspot.com lady-maple.blogspot.com Get the directions here. 18. Add contrasting straps to a strapless bikini. travelettes.net Prevent embarrassing accidents before they even happen. Get the directions here. 19. Add lace to your swimwear. craftymoods.com If you're into that underwear-as-outerwear look. Get the directions here. 20. Get this easy sewing tutorial for a bathing suit with three variations. cottonandcurls.com Get the directions here. 21. Get a tutorial for this contrasting bandeau tankini/bikini. bnnbcrafts.blogspot.com bnnbcrafts.blogspot.com Get the directions here. 22. With just a little cutting, you can turn a one-piece into a bow cut-out swimsuit. buzzfeed.com Get the directions here. By Aimee of Clones n Clowns. 23. Turn a bra into a swimsuit top. tashadelrae.com Directions here. 24. Sew on some sequins. pinterest.com This Victoria's Secret bikini could serve as inspiration. 25. Switch up how you wear your string bikini top. kaikini.com Here are six suggestions from Kaikini. Here's an awesome cover-up idea: transform a big baggy shirt. refinery29.com Get the directions here. Here are 31 more ways to cut up a t-shirt for summer. Another cute cover-up idea: the cut-out heart tee. clonesnclowns.com Get the directions here. And finally, a supremely easy cover-up made from an old t-shirt and bleach. yuenyarn.blogspot.com Get the directions here.