I love them so much, and the best thing is that making one of this only takes one hour or less!! The first thing you need to do is serge with your overlock machine the open sides of the underlining fabric. Then pin one side over the other folding the elastics inside. Then zig-zag stitch both sides from top to bottom. Black bikini for better look. Then sew just over the serged bottom in a straight line.
DIY Bikini Top Tutorial and Pattern
10 Bathing Suit Sewing Patterns FREE - My Handmade Space
This opening will be used to insert and remove the swimwear cups. Baste with a small zig-zag or serge it just outside seam allowances. With elastic on top, sew using a short, wide zig-zag or serge. Make sure to pin the beginning and end of the elastic to the beginning and end of the sides, stretch elastic as needed. Stitch long edges with a very narrow zig-zag or serge. Make sure to stretch the fabric while you sew.
Top 10 Swimsuit Sewing Patterns
I included patterns for different sizes. Some of them are for one-piece swimsuits including plus size and I also listed three different bikini tops crossover, triangle, and twist. This pattern is for a plus size swimming suit. Another one piece bathing suit sewing pattern is available in the Spanish website Diario de Naii. This pattern has a simple silhouette, use solids or fun prints.
Sewing your own swimwear seems to be one of those projects that makes many of us quiver at the knees, but this need not be the case. The brand new Cottesloe Swimsuit by Megan Nielsen is a classic one piece swimsuit and mix and match bikini set sewing pattern. The 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.