Vogue Men’s Swimwear and Tank Top V1897

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Buy the V1897 Mens’s Swimwear and Tank Top sewing pattern from Vogue. It’s perfect for an advanced beginner/intermediate dressmaker. View A has fly front zipper closing, flap pocket and elastic back and side seam pockets. View B has contrast purchased bias binding and elastic waist. Views A and B have fitted lining with elastic at leg openings. View C has lining, elastic at leg openings and elastic waist with drawstring. View D has stitched hems. Complete the look with these white buttons.

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: A, B: Broadcloth, Cotton, Cotton Blends, Nylon. C, D: Swimwear Fabric with 4-way Stretch (75% Crossgrain). See Stretch Gauge. Lining A, B, C: Swimwear Lining. Unsuitable for obvious diagonals.

Note: Extra fabric maybe needed to match plaids, stripes, one-way design fabrics or for shrinkage.

Sizing: XM (S-M-L), XN (XL-XXL-XXXL), approx. UK sizes XM (34/36–38/40-42/44), XN (46/48-50/52-54/56). Please also check the designer’s size chart and finished garment measurements.

Notions: Thread. A, C: 2 yds. (1.9 m) (1.9m) of 1/4” (0.6 cm) wide swimwear elastic. Also for A: One 7″ (18 cm) zipper, hook and eye, one 1/2” (1.3 cm) button, one pkg. of 1/2” (1.3 cm) wide double-fold bias tape, 3/4 yd. (0.7 m) (0.7m) of 1″ (2.5 cm) wide swimwear elastic. B: 63/8 yds. (5.9 m) (5.9m) of ¼” wide swimwear elastic, one pkg. of ½” wide double-fold bias tape. Also for C: 11/2 yds. (1.4 m) (1.4m) of 1/2” (1.3 cm) wide elastic, 21/8 yds. (2 m) (2.0m) of 1/4” (0.6 cm) (6mm) wide cording.

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Cottons, Technical

Make time

Half a day

Sewing level

Confident Beginner, Intermediate

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