Laminaria Swimsuit

$14.00

The Laminaria swimsuit is a one piece swimsuit with a sinuous inset panel that wraps around the body like its namesake kelp. The pattern is fully lined and comes with 2 different cup size options (A-C cup or D-F cup) to make fitting a breeze. View A has decorative inset panels while View B is plain. Either can be sewed with a sharp V neck or an easier to sew rounded V neckline. Instructions are included for optional cup insertion. The straps can be tied around the neck halter style or can be attached to the back either straight down or crossed across the back.

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Description

Laminaria Swimsuit Technical Drawing

The Laminaria Swimsuit is a one piece swimsuit with a sinuous inset panel that wraps around the body like its namesake kelp. The pattern is fully lined and comes with 2 different cup size options (A-C cup or D-F cup) to make fitting a breeze. View A has decorative inset panels while View B is plain. Either can be sewed with a sharp V neck or an easier to sew rounded V neckline. Instructions are included for optional cup insertion. The straps can be tied around the neck halter style or can be attached to the back either straight down or crossed across the back.

The instructions have 68 meticulous, step-by-step illustrations

This pattern is currently available in digital format only. The .pdf includes separate printing layouts for home printing (8.5″x11″/A4 paper) and copy shop printing (A0/wide format paper). For the home print option, the exact pages necessary for each view and option are listed so you only need to print the pages necessary for your view and size. The .pdf’s are layered so you can print only the size/s you want.

A maternity version of the Laminaria Swimsuit is available at MaternitySewing.com.

Sewalong:

Need help picking a size? Looking for some extra help with the pattern instructions? Want tutorials for creative pattern hacks that further expand what you can do with your pattern? See the Laminaria Swimsuit Sewalong page for all this and more!

Suggested Fabrics:

Swimsuit fabrics and swimsuit linings or power mesh with 4 way stretch

Notions:

2 3/4 – 3 3/4 yds (2.5-3.5m) of 1/4” (65mm) elastic.
Swimsuit bra cups (optional)

Techniques used:

Working with swimsuit knits
Installing elastic
Sewing multiple layers of fabric
Using a lining
Recommended before sewing: some experience sewing knits.

Difficulty:

to  Confident Beginner to Confident Intermediate, depending upon options selected.

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