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  Wanted by 26 members

  Owned by 85 members


  Kwik Sew 3238
Misses Swimsuit

Kwik Sew 3238

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Misses' Swimsuits
Sizes: XS - S - M - L - XL

The Misses' Swimsuits are designed for two-way stretch fabrics with 75% stretch on lengthwise grain.  We suggest swimwear fabric with spandex LycraŽ.

Misses' two-piece swimsuits.  Halter tops tie at the back neckline, and neckline and armholes are finished with elastic.  The View A top is lined, has contrast band under the bust that ties at the back.  The View B pullover top has lined bra cups and a contrast band under the bust and on the back.  The panties have a lined front, and waist and leg openings are finished with elastic.  View A have a low-cut waist, and View B sits right below the waist.

 

Size XS S M L XL  
Bust 31 1/2 - 32 1/2 (80-83) 34 - 35 1/2 (86-90) 37 - 38 1/2 (94-98) 40 - 41 1/2 (102-106) 43 - 45 (110-114) " (cm)
Waist 22 1/2 - 23 1/2 (57-60) 24 3/4 -26 (63-66) 27 1/2 - 29 (70-74) 31 - 33 (79-84) 35 - 37 (89-94) " (cm)
Hip 32 1/4 - 34 (82-86) 35 1/2 - 37 (90-94) 38 1/2 - 40 (98-102) 41 1/2 - 43 1/2 (106-110) 45 - 47 (115-120) " (cm)
Material Required: Fabric requirement allows for nap, one-way design or shading.  Extra fabric may be needed to match design or for shrinkage.
Fabric 60" (152 cm) Wide
     View A Fabric 5/8 (0.60) 5/8 (0.60) 5/8 (0.60) 3/4 (0.70) 3/4 (0.70) yd (m)
                    Contrast Fabric 1/8 (0.15) 1/8 (0.15) 1/8 (0.15) 1/8 (0.15) 1/8 (0.15) yd (m)
     View B Fabric 3/4 (0.70) 7/8 (0.80) 7/8 (0.80) 1 (0.95) 1 (0.95) yd (m)
                    Contrast Fabric 1/8 (0.15) 1/8 (0.15) 1/8 (0.15) 1/8 (0.15) 1/8 (0.15) yd (m)
Fabric 45" (115 cm) Wide
     View A Fabric 5/8 (0.60) 5/8 (0.60) 5/8 (0.60) 3/4 (0.70) 3/4 (0.70) yd (m)
                   Contrast Fabric 1/8 (0.15)

NOT SUITABLE

yd (m)
     View B Fabric 1 (0.95) 1 1/8 (1.05) 1 1/4 (1.15) 1 1/4 (1.15) 1 3/8 (1.30) yd (m)
                   Contrast Fabric 1/8 (0.15) 1/8 (0.15) 1/8 (0.15) 1/8 (0.15) 1/8 (0.15) yd (m)
Lining 45" (115 cm) Wide
     View A & B 5/8 (0.60) 5/8 (0.60) 5/8 (0.60) 3/4 (0.70) 3/4 (0.70) yd (m)
Notions: Thread.  VIEW A: 3/8" (1 cm) wide swimwear elastic - 3 7/8 yd (3.55 m) for sizes XS - S, 4 1/2 yd (4.15 m) for sizes M - L - XL.  VIEW B: 3/8" (1 cm) wide swimwear elastic - 5 yd (4.50 m) for sizes XS - S, 6 yd (5.50 m) for sizes M-L-XL.
Member Reviews
photo Recommend, with Modifications
Updated review to show details of the clip at the back of the neck. I have made 2 versions of this swimsuit for my 18yo DD. The first one was a wearable toile & then I made this one in the "real" fabric. I used size M and the only alterations were a small FBA (by making the cup area longer to go
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goosegreen
starstarstar
2/2/14
photo Recommend, with Modifications
Pattern Description: Two-piece swimsuits - bikini and tankini with contrast band and bottom and halter style top Pattern Sizing: XS-XL. I made a small at the bust (I'm a 34") and graded out to a large for the bottom (41" hip). Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you w
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Lynn67
star
7/7/12
photo Highly Recommend
Pattern Description: "The panties have a lined front, and waist and leg openings are finished with elastic. View A have a low-cut waist, and View B sits right below the waist." Pattern Sizing: XS-XL Kwik sew always runs big on me. I measure as a size medium, but I usually size down one size. D
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sewingmel
star
6/26/11
photo Highly Recommend
I've taken the photo on my dress-form as I don't think the world really needs to see me in my togs. It doesn't have an "under bust" so it's not sitting as nicely as it does on me but hopefully it give you a good idea of how it turned out. Front View Back View Review for shorts Review for matching b
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treefrog
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1/23/11
photo Highly Recommend
Pattern Description: Misses' two-piece swimsuits. Halter tops tie at back neckline, and neckline and armholes are finished with elastic. View A top is lined, has contrast band under bust that ties at back. View B pullover top has lined bra cups, and contrast band under bust and on back. Panties ha
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WildIris
star
6/29/09

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