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Pattern Stats

  Reviewed 5 times

  Wanted by 12 members

  Owned by 16 members


  Kwik Sew 2500
Misses Swimsuits & Skirt

Kwik Sew 2500
Kwik Sew 2500

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Size and other Info
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Misses’ Swimsuits & Skirt
Sizes: XS-S-M-L-XL

The swimsuits & the skirt are designed for two-way stretch fabric with 75% stretch on the lengthwise grain. Use swimsuit fabric with spandex or Lycra.

The swimsuit has forward front side seams and a gathered inset over the bust. The front is lined and all of the outside edges are finished with elastic. View A has the classic leg openings. View B has a contrasting upper front and high-cut leg openings. The flared skirt has elastic at the waist with a loop and button closure.

Sizes:

XS

S

M

L

XL

 

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 Swimsuit

3/4 (0.70)

3/4 (0.70)

3/4 (0.70)

7/8 (0.80)

7/8 (0.80)

yd (m)

View A Swimsuit & Skirt

1 3/8 (1.30)

1 3/8 (1.30)

1 1/2 (1.40)

1 5/8 (1.50)

1 5/8 (1.50)

yd (m)

Fabric 45” (115 cm) Wide

View A Swimsuit

7/8 (0.80)

7/8 (0.80)

7/8 (0.80)

1 (0.95)

1 (0.95)

yd (m)

View A Swimsuit & Skirt

1 1/2 (1.40)

1 5/8 (1.50)

1 3/4 (1.60)

1 7/8 (1.75)

2 (1.85)

yd (m)

Fabric 60” (152 cm) or 45” (115 cm) Wide

View B Fabric

3/4 (0.70)

3/4 (0.70)

3/4 (0.70)

7/8 (0.80)

7/8 (0.80)

yd (m)

View B Contrast Fabric

1/2 (0.50)

1/2 (0.50)

1/2 (0.50)

1/2 (0.50)

5/8 (0.60)

yd (m)

Swimsuit Lining

View A or B

1/2 (0.50)

1/2 (0.50)

1/2 (0.50)

1/2 (0.50)

5/8 (0.60)

yd (m)

Notions: Thread. 5/8 yd (0.60) of seam binding. VIEW A: 3/8” (1 cm) wide swimsuit elastic - 4 yd (3.70 m) for sizes XS-S; 4 7/8 yd (4.50 m) for sizes M-L-XL. VIEW A Swimsuit & Skirt: 3/8” (1 cm) wide swimsuit elastic - 4 3/4 yd (4.35 m) for sizes XS-S; 5 3/4 yd (5.30 m) for sizes M-L-XL, one 3/8” (10 mm) button. VIEW B: 3/8” (1 cm) wide swimsuit elastic - 4 1/4yd (3.90 m) for sizes XS-S; 5 yd (4.60 m) for sizes M-L-XL.

Member Reviews
photo Recommend, with Modifications
Pattern Description: 40s style swimsuit - gathered bra, forward side seams going into straps, high straight back. I made view with moderately low legs. Pattern Sizing: Regular to Plus. I made XL. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Enoug
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fuzzygalore
star
7/18/06
photo Highly Recommend
Updated to add photo of purple and white suit. I see the lining fabric is peeking out of the crotch. Oops! Gotta fix that. I also see the little tab is a bit askew. I plan to tack that down inside (after straightening it up -duh). I made the straps longer on this one, and might go back and lengthen
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Barbara R
star
1/2/06
photo Highly Recommend
This pattern is for a ladies' swimsuit in sizes XS - XL. The swimsuit has forward side seams and a gathered bust inset. It has a choice of low or high cut legs. The skirt is separate and is a flared circular skirt with elastic waist and a button loop. There are a couple more reviews of this suit
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Mbarkle
starstarstar
5/24/05
Highly Recommend
Pattern Description: The swimsuit has forward front side seams and a gathered inset over the bust. The front is lined and all of the outside edges are finished with elastic. View A has the classic leg openings. View B has a contrasting upper front and high-cut leg openings. The flared skirt has ela
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LauraM62
star
7/21/04
Recommend, with Modifications
Pattern Description: This swimsuit has the side seams brought around to the front, forming the straps, with a gathered bust. Pattern Sizing: All sizes in one pattern Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Pretty much -- although of course it t
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chris k

1/31/04


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