Women`s Multi size pattern including
Size XS /size 8 to XXXL /size 20
Description Indigo Ruche bikini pattern for women.
Instant download pdf pattern. ( 3 files )
Print at home Paper size US or A4
Pattern file includes Pattern tiles ,Sewing instructions, How to print & assemble pattern tiles.
Instructions include illustrations & Photos.
High neck style with ruche detail on bikini briefs. This style is fully lined with optional bra cups inserted between the double layer of front lining. Neckline binding extends into neck straps .This pattern includes a cross over tie back with casing or a back with a clasp to close. Both styles, use the same back pattern piece ,one is simply folded back to form the casing. Bikini briefs feature ruching on the sides & fold over edges. We have included photos a& illustrations in this pattern to guide you through the sewing instructions.
Skill level Intermediate
Recommended fabrics Lycra, 4 way stretch Nylon spandex, High stretch swimwear knit fabrics .Lining -High stretch swimwear lining. Elastic -Braided elastic 9mm 3/8 inch wide.
Size charts Metric / cm & Imperial /inches
cm XS,S,M,L,X,L,XXL XXXL
bust 83 87 92 97 102 107 112
waist 64 67 71 76 81 86 91
hips 88 92 97 102 107 112 117
bust 32 34 36 38 40 42 44
waist 25 26 ½ 28 30 32 34 36
hips 34 ½ 36 38 40 42 44 46
Fabric & Elastic estimates are based on size 20/ XXX L & 1 colour /print. For contrast fabric & smaller sizes lay pattern pieces out to estimate fabric allowances. Notions Sewing thread, Tracing paper, pencil ,pins, scissors.
Fabric Quantities Metric Inches
Outer fabric 150cm wide or 60 inch wideLycra or Nylon Spandex ,4 way stretch fabric 85cm 1 yard
Lining stretch type suited to swimwearWidth 140cm or 55inch 70cm 3/4 Yard
Elastic 9mm 0r 3/8 inch wide(Braided elastic ) 4.5 metres 5 yards
Swim wear Back Clip clasp 1 Bikini Clip option
Cross over Tie back option No Bikini Clip
Bra cups to match size. 1 pair
About this pattern
This pattern includes a seam allowance.
All seam allowances are 1cm /3/8 of inch
Stitches- All stitches must be a stretch stitch
Recommended stretch Stitches include zig zag ,over lock ,serger stitch, cover stitch & other fancy stretch stitches can be used.
Straight stitch only to be used if instructed in sewing instructions.
Machine needles -Use ball point /stretch fabric machine needles.
Pattern Marks (circle)Use a Small clip less than 6mm or 1/4 inch or a pin to mark onto fabric when tracing & cutting out pattern. Mark elastic points with pins or tailors chalk.
To our Beginners. This entire pattern can be sewn using a zig zag stitch on a basic sewing machine .. Recommended stitches have been added to sewing directions for beginners.