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Cottesloe Swimsuit Pattern

$ 24.99

Classic one piece swimsuits and mix and match bikini sets. Pattern features athletic elements, four variations and includes detailed instructions to guide the sewer through swimsuit construction techniques.

  • View A is a one piece swimsuit with low scoop back, shelf bra and ties at the back.
  • View B is a one piece swimsuit with high scoop back.
  • View C is a bikini top and a low rise bikini bottom.
  • View D is an athletic inspired bikini top and high waisted bikini bottom with wide waistband.

All versions are able to be fully lined.

Skill Level: Beginner

This pattern includes women's sizes 0-20

Recommended Fabrics:

Swim fabric with at least 50% stretch and good recovery such as Polyamide or Lycra.

To test for stretch percentage, use the ruler on the back of the packaging, or measure a swatch width (normal width, a), then stretch it to its maximum and measure again (stretched width, b). Calculate: b divided by a minus 1. This is your stretch percentage.

Materials Needed:

  • Swim fabric
  • 1/4" (6mm) wide swim elastic (all views)
  • 1/2" (13mm) wide swim elastic (View A)
  • 1" (25mm) wide swim elastic (View D)
  • Swimsuit lining (optional)
  • Powermesh (optional for View A shelf bra)
  • Foam cups (optional)

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