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  • Girl wearing self made dress using 50s bathing costume pattern.
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  • 1950s Pattern, Beachwear, Skirted Bathing Suit & Coat  - pattern pieces
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      Dawn & Gill

        Beautiful Beach-Wear Pattern

        BATHING SUIT AND COAT: This suit with a cuff at upper edge and a pleat on either side of front is sure to be your favorite at the beach. Wear it with or without the shoulder straps. Coat has three-quarter, kimono type sleeves and a round neckline and may match suit or be contrasting. View 1 shows suit with flap trim at side front, Flaps, cuff and straps are trimmed with rick-rack. View 2 shows contrasting binding trim on suit and coat.

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

        Size Guide

        Size: 16 (Vintage sizing)
        Bust: 34” (86.4cm)
        Waist: 28” (71.2cm)
        Hip: 37” (94cm)

        Finished Back Length of Coat: 31 ½” (80cm)
        Finished Back Length of Bathing Suit: 30” (76.2cm)

        Size: 20 (Vintage sizing)
        Bust: 38” (96.5cm)
        Waist: 32” (81.3cm)
        Hip: 41” (104.2cm)

        Finished Back Length of Coat: 32 ½” (82.6cm)
        Finished Back Length of Bathing Suit: 31” (78.8cm)

        Sewing Notions

        VIEW 1 AND 2: - 2 spools of Thread: Contrasting Thread: 14" Neck Type Zipper for bathing suit back opening 4 Button-Optional). VIEW 1: - 1 Package of tick rock. VIEW 2: - 1 Package of 7/8" wide Bias Binding,

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Extra fabric is required for matching plaids, stripes and one way design fabrics.

        Size: 16 (Vintage size)
        VIEW 1 – BATHING SUIT
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 2 1/8 yds.
        41” or 42” fabric without nap, 1 7/8 yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 1 ¾ yds.
        VIEW 1 – COAT
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 3 1/8 yds.
        41” or 42” fabric without nap, 2 ¾ yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 2 ½ yds.
        VIEW 2 – BATHING SUIT AND COAT
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 5 yds.
        39” fabric without nap, 4 3/8 yds.
        41” or 42” fabric without nap, 4 1/8 yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 4 yds.
        VIEW 1 OR 2 – LINING FOR BATHING SUIT
        44” or 45” jersey without nap, 1 1/8 yds.
        52” or 54” jersey without nap, 1 yd.
        Width Around Lower Edge of Bathing Suit, 76 ¼”

        VIEW 1 OR 2 – FEATHERBONING FOR BATHING SUIT – 1 3/8 yds.
        VIEW 1 OR 2 – ELASTIC FOR LEG – 1 ¼ yds. of ¼” width.

        Size: 20 (Vintage size)
        VIEW 1 – BATHING SUIT
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 2 3/8 yds.
        41” or 42” fabric without nap, 1 1/8 yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 2 yds.
        VIEW 1 – COAT
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 3 ½ yds.
        41” or 42” fabric without nap, 2 1/8 yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 2 7/8 yds.
        VIEW 2 – BATHING SUIT AND COAT
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 5 3/8yds.
        39” fabric without nap, 4 3/4 yds.
        41” or 42” fabric without nap, 4 5/8 yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 4 3/8 yds.
        VIEW 1 OR 2 – LINING FOR BATHING SUIT
        44” or 45” jersey without nap, 1 3/8 yds.
        52” or 54” jersey without nap, 1 1/8 yd.
        Width Around Lower Edge of Bathing Suit, 81 ¾ yds

        VIEW 1 OR 2 – FEATHERBONING FOR BATHING SUIT – 1 3/8 yds.
        VIEW 1 OR 2 – ELASTIC FOR LEG – 1 ¼ yds. of ¼” width.

        Recommended Fabrics

        V. 1 bathing suit and contrasting coat: Cotton, pique, linen, denim, cotton cord, rayon sharkskin, rayons, synthetic cotton blends. V. 2 bathing suit and matching coat: Colton, pique, linen, poplin, sharkskin, rayon, synthetic cotton blends. See our Fabric Partners

        Skill Level

        Intermediate

        What You Will Receive

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