Friday Pattern Company Seabright Swimmer

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Buy the Seabright Swimmer sewing pattern from Friday Pattern Company. The Seabright Swimmer is a one piece swimsuit pattern that can be made with or without sleeves. It features a plunging neckline with gathering at the shoulder and waist. The instructions include a tutorial for adding a lace up neckline closure for extra modesty. The sleeves let you look and feel glam while providing a bit of added sun protection!

This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following formats:

– PDF (available to download immediately after purchase). What is a PDF?

– PDF pattern + Printed A0 copy shop (We print out the A0 pattern sheets, but you’ll need to download the digital instructions, as we don’t print these. The PDF files will be emailed immediately after purchase, and the A0 pattern sheets will be dispatched next working day). What is Copy Shop?

Suggested fabrics: You will need a fabric with 4-way stretch and at least 50% crosswise stretch. Keep in mind that your suit will be stretching both around your body and down it, so if your fabric doesn’t have 4-way stretch then it won’t fit correctly. If you are making this as a swimsuit, you will need swim lycra. If you are making this as a bodysuit, any knit will do as long as it meets the stretch requirements. You can use the same fabric for the outer fabric and lining or use separate lining fabric.

Fabric requirements: Sleeveless: 45″ wide fabric: 0.8 – 1.5 m (0.9 – 1.6 yd) / 54″ wide fabric: 0.7 – 1 m (0.8 – 1.1 yd) // With sleeves: 45″ wide fabric: 1.3 – 1.9 m (1.4 – 2.1 yd) / 54″ wide fabric: 0.9 – 1.9 m (1.0 – 2.1 yd) // Lining: 45″ wide fabric: 0.8 m (0.9 yd) / 54″ wide fabric: 0.7 m (0.8 yd).

Sizing: XS – 4X (approx. UK 6 – 24). Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.

Notions: 4 yd of 1/4″ wide elastic; stretch sewing machine needle; thread (polyester thread is good for sewing with knits because it has some give) // Optional: Two 3/4″ D-rings for an optional lace up front closure; soft foam cups (sizing up in foam cups is recommended for this suit); hand sewing needle (for sewing in cups).

PDF pattern includes: Instructions; US letter/A4 print-at-home pattern (24 pages); A0 copy shop pattern (1 sheet).

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Additional information


Knits, Technical

Make time

Half a day, All day

Sewing level


Pattern format

PDF, PDF pattern + Printed copy shop (+£5.00)

PDF Printing

24 Pages

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