Cottesloe Swimsuit and Bikini
Buy the Cottesloe Swimsuit and Bikini sewing pattern from Megan Nielsen. This pattern includes both classic one piece swimsuits and mix and match bikini sets. Detailed instructions guide the sewer through swimsuit construction techniques.
View A is a one piece swimsuit with a low scoop back, shelf bra and ties at the back. View B is a one piece swimsuit with a high scoop back. View C is a bikini top and a low rise bikini bottom. View D is an athletic inspired bikini top and high waisted bikini bottom with wide waistband. All versions can be fully lined.
This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following format:
– PAPER (next working day dispatch on orders and FREE UK delivery over £50)
Suggested fabrics: Swim fabric with at least 50% stretch and good recovery such as polyamide or Lycra. // Swimsuit lining (optional). // Powermesh (optional for View A shelf bra).
Fabric requirements: 150 cm (60″) wide fabric: View A, 1 m (1 1/8 yd) // View B, 1 m (1 1/8 yd) // View C, 0.6 m (5/8 yd) // View D, 0.7 m (3/4 yd).
Sizing: 0 – 20 (approx. UK 6 – 20). Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.
Notions: 6 mm (1/4″) wide swim elastic; 13 mm (1/2″) wide swim elastic; 25 mm (1″) wide swim elastic; foam cups (optional).
Note: This pattern is available in an expanded size range as a PDF. Click here to find out more.
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