Closet Core Patterns Faye Swimsuit
Buy the Faye Swimsuit sewing pattern from Closet Core Patterns. Function meets form with Faye, a versatile fully lined swimsuit with multiple options so you can create a full wardrobe of swimwear. Faye features a clean finish and minimalist lines with a lovely scoop neckline and a slightly cheeky cut.
View A pairs a high-rise bikini bottom with a simple scoop neck bikini top finished with straight straps. View B is sporty and fun with a low-rise bikini bottom and a bikini top with a strappy back and supportive underbust band. Prefer a one-piece? View C is a classic maillot with a deep scoop back and adjustable straps.
This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following format:
– PAPER (next working day dispatch on orders and FREE UK delivery over £50)
Main: Swimsuit lycra with 4-way stretch (at least 50% crosswise stretch).
Lining: Swim lining with 4-way stretch (100% nylon suggested). You may also use swimsuit fabric in lieu of lining.
View A – Main AND Lining: 58″ (1.5 m) wide fabric: Sizes 0 – 20, 0.75 yd (0.75 m).
View B – Main AND Lining: 58″ (1.5 m) wide fabric: Sizes 0 – 6, 0.5 yd (0.5 m) // Sizes 8 – 20, 0.75 yd (0.75 m).
View C – Main AND Lining: 58″ (1.5 m) wide fabric: Sizes 0 – 10, 0.75 yd (0.75 m) // Sizes 12 – 20, 1 yd (1 m).
Sizing: 0 – 20 (approx. UK 6 – 20, based on our standardised size chart). Please also check the designer’s size chart and finished garment measurements.
This size range is based on a B cup bust and an average height of 5’6″. Please note that B cup does not refer to bra sizing, but rather to the difference in inches between high and full bust. A 2″ difference between those measurements is equivalent to a B cup.
Notions: 3/8″ (10 mm) rubber or cotton blend swim elastic; polyester thread; tube turner; stretch needle // Optional: 1 yd (1 m) of 3/4″ (19 mm) bra band or swimwear elastic for underbust support in one-piece.
Note: This pattern is available in an expanded size range on the designer’s website (PDF only).
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Lycra / Spandex / Waterproof
Confident Beginner, Intermediate
UK 6 / US 2 / EU 34, UK 8 / US 4 / EU 36, UK 10 / US 6 / EU 38, UK 12 / US 8 / EU 40, UK 14 / US 10 / EU 42, UK 16 / US 12 / EU 44, UK 18 / US 14 / EU 46, UK 20 / US 16 / EU 48