* Swimsuit fabric (swimsuit) (My own fabric design)
* Swimsuit lining fabric in black or white (lining)
* Strip swimsuit fabric - 4,5 cm x 200 cm (1,8 in x 80 in) (neckband)
Download the free sewing pattern in size Small (A cup). Set your printer settings to A4 paper.
When working with knits, it is important not to stretch or pull the fabric while sewing. Also use a stretch needle and a stretch stitch. In this pattern (nearly) all seams are sewed with a twin needle.
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|Step 1: Draw the pattern.|
Draw the back and front piece with an aqua trickmarker on the back of the swimsuit fabric. The pattern is without seam allowance. Ad 1 cm (0,4 in) seam allowance. Draw the neckline without seam allowance.
Draw a front piece on the back of the swimsuit lining fabric. Ad 1 cm (0,4 in) seam allowance. Draw the neckline and the leg holes without seam allowance.
|Step 2: Cut the fabric.|
Cut a front piece (2x) and a back piece out of both fabrics.
|Step 3: Place the back piece on top of the front piece.|
|Step 4: Sew the bottom of the swimsuit.|
|Step 5: Sew the sides of the swimsuit.|
|Step 6: Fold the seam allowance to the inside.|
|Step 7: Sew leg holes.|
|Step 8: Sew neckband.|
|Step 9: Sew neckband.|
|Step 10: Trim.|
|Step 11: Sew straps.|
|Step 12: Sew straps.|
|Step 13: Attach straps.|
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