I designed this swimsuit for my daughter. The fabric is my own design and was printed by Elobina. As you may have noticed Elobina is a new sponsor at my blog. Elobina offers consumers to print their own design on high quality fabric.
For this swimsuit I used the fabric Malaga Mat. Malaga is an elastic, light weight fabric, resistant to pilling and UV rays.
* Swimsuit fabric (swimsuit)
Download the free sewing pattern from the list below. Set your printer settings to A4 paper.
(size 104) (EU 4 years) (US 4T)
When working with knits, it is important not to stretch or pull the fabric while sewing. Also use a stretch needle and a stretch stitch. In this pattern (nearly) all seams are sewed with a twin needle.
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|Step 1: Draw the pattern.|
Draw the pattern with an aqua trickmarker on the back of the fabric. The pattern is without seam allowance. Ad 1 cm (0,4 in) seam allowance. Ad 2 cm (0,8 in) seam allowance to the upper part of the bottom piece. Draw the sides of one bottom piece without seam allowance.
|Step 2: Cut the fabric.|
Cut a front piece, a back piece and a bottom piece out of the fabric.
|Step 3: Bottom piece|
Fold the 2 cm (0,8 in) seam allowance to the inside and pin down. Sew 1,5 cm (0,6 in) from the outer edge. Trim.
|Step 4: Sew bottom swimsuit.|
|Step 5: Sew the sides of the swimsuit and the shoulder seams.|
|Step 6: Fold the seam allowance to the inside.|
|Step 7: Sew leg holes.|
|Step 8: Fold seam allowance to the inside.|
|Step 9: Sew.|
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