Sister Mintaka presents the Vernazza Two Piece sewing pattern by Friday Pattern Co..
Whether you’re frolicking along the coastline of northern Italy or sunbathing in your backyard, the Vernazza Two Piece will have you feeling glamorous and comfortable. It features tank straps, an adjustable tie front, and a soft waistband. The bottoms hit at about your belly button and can easily be adjusted for a higher or lower rise. This is a simple swimsuit with a lot of style. It is fun to sew and is perfect for the very confident beginner or intermediate sewist.
The pattern envelope contains a printed pattern and instructions.
There is an instructional video that accompanies the instructions you can view it here.
Materials and Supplies
You can line your bottoms with swimsuit lining or the same fabric you are using for the rest of your suit. If you are not using swimsuit lining, add a half yard to the yardage requirements listed below.
|Fabric requirements||45” wide (114 cm)||54” wide (137 cm)||60” wide (152 cm)|
|XS-M||1.3 yards (1.2 m)||1 yard (0.9 m)||1 yard (0.9 m)|
|L-XXL||1.5 yards (1.4 m||1.13 yards (1 m)||1.13 yards (1 m)|
Lining: All sizes – 45-60” wide – 0.5 yards (0.55 metres) length
Main Fabric: Knit fabrics with at least 10% stretch
Supplies: Stretch Needle, regular thread, 3.7 meters of 6mm wide elastic, Optional Supplies: 1.85 meters of 19mm wide elastic (if you want to add elastic to the waistbands on the top and bottom), Soft foam cups (if you want a little more coverage), power mesh to go between layers of fabric for added support (you’ll need about a yard (0.9m) if you’re lining the whole suit)