Nautilus Swimsuit

$14.00

The Nautilus swimsuit has an elegant twist center front, like the shell of its namesake cephalopod. The pattern is fully lined and comes with 4 different cup size options (AA cup, A/B cup, C/D cup, or DD+ cup) to make fitting a breeze. Available as a one-piece suit (View A) with a cute little peek-a-boo under the twist or a bikini (View B/C). The bikini comes with twists on the bottom that echo the bodice twist (View B) or plain (View C). Instructions are included for optional cup insertion and side boning for coverage and support. The straps can be tied around the neck halter style or can be attached to the back.

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Description

nautilus swimsuit technical illustration

The Nautilus Swimsuit has an elegant twist center front, like the shell of its namesake cephalopod. The pattern is fully lined and comes with 4 different cup size options (AA cup, A/B cup, C/D cup, or DD+ cup) to make fitting a breeze. Available as a one-piece suit (View A) with a cute little peek-a-boo under the twist or a bikini (View B/C). The bikini comes with twists on the bottom that echo the bodice twist (View B) or plain (View C). Instructions are included for optional cup insertion and side boning for coverage and support. The straps can be tied around the neck halter style or can be attached to the back.

The instructions have 126 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.

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 Nautilus Swimsuit Sewalong page for all this and more!

Suggested Fabrics:

Swimsuit fabrics and linings with 4 way stretch.

Notions:

3 3/4 – 5 1/4 yds (3.5-4.8m) of 1/4” (65mm) elastic.
1 – 1″ (2.5cm) swimwear hook
Swimsuit bra cups (optional)
10″ (25cm) plastic boning (optional)

Techniques used:

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

Difficulty:

Intermediate Intermediate.

Fabric Yardage:

Nautilus Swimsuit Requirements

Sizing:

Tuesday Stitches Size Chart