The Marilyn Bikini is designed with a halter and deep plunging V neckline. The bra comes in 2 cup sizes A+B and C+D. The bottom is designed with two leg heights finished with either folded elastic or a fabric band. The height of the waist can be high or low.
The side panel of the bottom wraps around the side without a side seam for a slimming effect.The design is a retro tribute to the 1950’s silhouette, in an updated contemporary swimwear fit.
Available in sizes US 0-16 and Euro 30-46. Model size 5'6" 172 cm
Skill level 2-3 /4
You have sewn before but you are not a super experienced seamstress. You can handle sewing and folding elastic edges and gathers.
Fabric and notions
The pattern is designed for a light to medium weight swimsuit jersey in polyester and lycra four way stretch. The Bikini can be lined with a swim or active wear jersey lining as prefered.
- Two cup sizes
- Two leg heights
- Two waist heights
- Alternate finished leg opening elastic or fabric
- Trimless pages
- Body and Garment measurements in both imperial and metric increments.
- Fully illustrated instructions.
- Letter and A4 format for printing
The pattern includes seam allowance. 3/8" / 1 cm general allowance.
The first page of the pattern includes a square measuring 2” x 2” / 5 cm x 5 cm to ensure that the scaling of your printer is correct. The pattern features the Layers option to allow you to print just the size(s) you need.
SizingThe pattern includes a detailed measurement chart
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|150 cm fabric and lining||65||65||65||65||65||70||70||70||70|
|Elastic 5-7 mm||120||125||130||135||140||145||150||155||160|