How to make a swimsuit from scratch

A woman who was born with Down syndrome will soon be able to dress up in a swim suit made from scratch.

The new “bionic” technology will be used to create a custom-fitted, functional, wearable bathing suit.

A special type of polymer that is a high-strength blend of titanium and aluminum.

The design has already been tested on the prosthetic arm of a woman who is deaf.

But now the technology could be used on a swimmer.ABCNEWS reporter Jessica Schneider contributed to this report.