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  • Model wearing bathing suit and cover-ups made from Vogue 6468 pattern
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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        Bathing Suit and cover-ups

        Two sheer cover-ups.. Version A has elastic at lower edges of full sleeves and hem line; self bow trim on sleeves. Version B hangs straight with lace band trim at hem line and at loose sleeves edges. High round neckline ties in self bow at center back. Drawstring detail at top of bra and briefs. Bra fastens at center back.

          Offered here as a Digital Download (how to print and assemble). This pattern is also available as a Paper Pattern

          Size Guide

          Vintage Size: 16
          Bust: 36” (91cm)

          Sewing Notions

          Thread, buttons

          Fabric Amount Guide

          Striped, plaid, or diagonal fabrics are not suitable for cover-ups. NO allowance for matching plaid or stripes.
          Bathing suit
          35” With* or Without Nap|, 1 1/8 yds.
          45” With* or Without Nap|, 1 yd.
          52” With* or Without Nap|, ¾ yd.
          Version A cover-up
          35” Without Nap|, 3 3/8 yds.
          45” Without Nap|, 2 ½ yds.
          Version B cover-up
          35” Without Nap|, 2 ¾ yds.
          45” Without Nap|, 2 ¼ yds.

          Backing for bathing suit (for lace)
          35” or 39”, 1 yd.
          45”, 7/8 yd.
          Lining for bathing suit
          35” or 39”, 7/8 yd.
          45”, ¾ yd.
          2 ½ yds. of 5” lace for cover-up version B
          ¼ yd. of 3/8” elastic for briefs
          1 1/8 yds. of 3/8” elastic for cover-up A
          Length of briefs at side from waist-line: 10” (25.4cm)
          Length of cover-up A or B at center-back from natural neck-line: 28 ¼” (71.7cm)

          *With nap, pile or one-way design.
          |Without nap or pile or with a two-way design.

          7 pieces pattern

          Fabric Conversion Guide

          Yards to Centimeter

          Imperial Metric
          ⅛ yard   11.4cm
          ¼ yard   22.9cm
          ⅓ yard  30.5cm
          ⅜ yard  34.3cm
          ½ yard  45.7cm
          ⅝ yard   57.2cm
          ⅔ yard   61cm
          ¾ yard   68.6cm
          1 yard   91.4cm
          1¼ yard   114.3cm
          1½ yard   137.2cm
          1¾ yard   160cm
          2 yards   182.9cm
          2¼ yards   205.7cm
          2½ yards   228.6cm
          2¾ yards   251.5cm
          3 yards   274.3cm
          3½ yards   320cm
           4 yards  365.8cm

           Inches to Millimeters/Centimeter

          Imperial Metric
          ⅛" 3mm
           ¼" 6mm
           ⅓" 8mm
           ⅜" 10mm 
           ½" 12mm
           ⅝" 16mm
           ⅔" 17mm
           ¾" 19mm
           1" 2.5cm 
           1¼" 3.2cm 
           1½" 3.8cm 
           1¾" 4.4cm 
           2" 5.1cm 
           2¼" 5.7cm 
           2½" 6.4cm 
           2¾" 7.0cm 
           3" 7.6cm 
           3¼" 8.25cm
           3½" 8.9cm
           4" 10.2cm 
           4½" 11.4cm
           5" 12.7cm
           5½" 14cm 
           6" 15.2cm 
           7" 17.8cm 
           8" 20.3cm 
           9" 22.9cm 
           10" 25.4cm 
           11" 28cm 
           12" 30.5cm 

          Roll Width (Inches to Centimeters)

          Imperial Centimeters
          35"  88.9cm 
          36" 91.44cm 
          38" 96.52cm 
          39" 99.06cm 
          42"   106.68cm
          48" 121.92cm 
          54"  137.16cm

          Seam Allowances

          Imperial Metric
          ¼" 6mm
          ⅜" 10mm
           ½" 12mm
           ⅝" 16mm
           ¾" 19mm

          Recommended Fabrics

          Bathing Suit: Jersey, Crepe, Linen, Lace. Cover-ups: Organdy, Vaile, Dotted Swiss, Batiste, Suitable for Crosswise Stretch Fabrics.
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          Skill Level


          What You Will Receive

          After purchase, you will receive an email with a link to simply download at home, formatted for A0 (print-shop copy), 8.5"x11" and A4 printing. This digital download will print actual size full-scale pattern pieces