Sister Mintaka presents the Cottesloe Swimsuits and Bikini sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen.
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.
Materials and Supplies
Main Fabric: Swim fabric with at least 50% stretch and good recovery such as Polyamide or Lycra.
Supplies: Stretch or Microtex Needle, regular thread, 6mm swim elastic (all views), 13mm swim elastic (view a), 25mm swim elastic (view d), swimsuit lining (optional), powermesh (optional for view A shelf bra), foam cups (optional)