Take the plunge and give making your own swimwear a go with this easy to follow swimwear sewing pattern by Tilly and the Buttons. There are lots of options and styling combinations, including both a swimsuit and a bikini pattern. As you would expect, Tilly and the Buttons have thought this pattern through really well, with lots of photos, tips and suggestions to ensure a successful sew. In collaboration with Evie La Luve, this stylish pattern is sure to be a big Summertime hit!
Size: UK 6- 34 (Bust 76cm/30" - 152.2cm/60")
4-way stretch knit swimwear fabric with 50% stretch. Nylon or Polyester with elastane.
Swimwear lining - Stretch mesh (optional)
Pre-formed foam cups (optional)
8-10mm wide swimwear elastic
Polyester Sew-All Thread
See Flying Bobbins range of Swimwear fabric and supplies here: swimwear
You can make this style on your sewing machine, using a stretch or ball point needle. Or on your overlocker.
If you wish to make several pairs in different styles and sizes, you may wish to add some pattern tracing paper: