• 5551 Swimsuits

5551 Swimsuits

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LEVEL: Advanced

#5551 SWIMSUITS [SIZES XS-XL] Misses swimsuits with elastic necklines and armholes, separate pattern pieces for A/B cup and C/D cup sizes. VIEW A - ONE PIECE: Front lining, elastic on leg openings, shelf bra; Option 1: Midriff mesh; Option 2: Two-toned; Option 3: elastic neck binding and straps. VIEW B - TWO PIECE: Top lined, elastic on lower edge; boy shorts have elastic on waistline, hemmed leg openings. VIEW C - BIKINI: Top lined, back and neck strap ties, elastic on bottom waist & leg openings.

SUGGESTED FABRICS: 4-way stretch knits; Spandex/Lycra® blends with nylon or polyester.   

NOTIONS: 2 spools all-purpose polyester thread, 3 cones of polyester serger thread, stretch machine needles (11/75, 2.5mm twin needle) seam sealant. VIEW A Option 3: 3 yards fold-over elastic. Optional: 1 roll 1/4” washable basting tape, 1 pair swimwear bra cups.

Regular price $19.95