Basic bikini sewing pdf pattern
Women`s Australian size 8 to 16
equal to size XS to XL
This pattern file includes Sewing instructions ,how to print & assemble pattern tiles & pattern tiles.
This pattern can be printed on A4 or/or US size paper .
Description-Basic bikini by Swim style is a fresh look at the classic bikini. Top includes the classic halter style with tie back. Top includes sewn in padding, cut in the same shape as the top, to give a modern twist. Swimwear briefs are cut in the new style of today & feature binding detail at the top edge. Basic bikini is fully lined for comfort & a professional look.
Sewing level –intermediate
Fabric required. Please note This fabric allowance is calculated on 1 colour of fabric .If using 2 colours lay pattern pieces out to calculate fabric allowance. This pattern is designed for high stretch fabric`s only.
Lycra fabric 60cm x width 150cm or 2/3 yard x width 60inches
Lining (stretch/ swimwear ) 40cm or 1/2 yard
Bra Padding/spacer 70cm x 20cm or 28inches x 8inches
Elastic – 2mtrs x 9mm wide braided elastic or 2.2 yards x 3/8 inch wide braided elastic
Cotton, tracing paper &glue, safety pin
About this pattern Swim style Basic bikini pattern includes seam allowances. All Seam allowances are 1cm /3/8 of inch.
Stitches- All stitches must be a stretch stitch Use a ball point /stretch fabric needle.
Beginner`s This entire pattern can be sewn using a zig zag machine stitch. All basic sewing machines have this stitch. We have written suggested stitches for our beginners using a zig zag stitch.
Metric Size 8 Size 10 Size 12 Size 14 Size 16
bust 83 87 92 97 102
waist 64 67 71 76 81
hips 88 92 97 102 107
Inches Size 8 Size 10 Size 12 Size 14 Size 16
bust 32 34 36 38 40
waist 25 26 ½ 28 30 32
hips 34 ½ 36 38 40 42