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Women wearing bathing suit and beach coat
Back cover pattern plan of a swinsuit

Vintage 1950s Pattern, Skirted Bathing, Swimsuit, Beach Coat

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Beautiful Beach-wear Pattern

This 1950's bathing suit and coat is a very sought- after sewing pattern dating from the 1950’s. The suit with a cuff at upper edge and a pleat on either side of front is sure to be your favourite 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; Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern. This pattern is also available as a PDF download.

Sewing Skill Level: Intermediate 

Recommended Fabrics: Cotton, Rayon, Card, Denim, Pique, Stretch, Linen, Denim, Cotton Cord.

Fabric Amount Guideline: Fabric amounts vary, depending on width of fabric and style. Please see the pattern back image for specific details. Check out the extensive range of fabrics from our Recommended Fabric Partners.

Size Guide

Bust: 34" (86.4cm) Waist: 28" (71.1cm) Hips: 37" (94cm)

What You Will Receive
If you select a Paper Pattern, you will receive a true to scale reproduction sewing pattern printed on A0 premium paper, along with instructions, and a full-colour front cover. Your pattern will arrive, in a clear resealable envelope for easy storage. If you choose to purchase the original pattern, you receive a piece of history which will include age-related wear and tear.

Sizes

Please note that the size number (e.g. size 12) on the reproduced vintage pattern will most likely be completely different to today's sizing. The further back in time you go, the smaller the clothes get, and you may have to adjust up another size or two.

Women
4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
Bust 76cm
/30″
81cm
/32″
86cm
/34″
91cm
/36″
96cm
/38″
101cm
/40″
106cm
/42″
111cm
/44″
116cm
/46″
Waist 59cm
/23″
64cm
/25″
69cm
/27″
74cm
/29″
79cm
/31″
84cm
/33″
89cm
/35″
94cm
/37″
99cm
/39″
Hips 84cm
/33″
89cm
/35″
94cm
/37”
99cm
/39″
104cm
/41″
109cm
/43″
114cm
/45″
119cm
/47″
124cm
/49″
Men
Sizes XS S M L XL
Chest (at fullest) 89.5cm / 35" 97cm / 38" 104.5cm / 51" 112cm / 44" 119.5cm / 47"
Waist 59cm / 23″ 64cm / 25″ 69cm / 27″ 74cm / 29″ 79cm / 31″
Hips 84cm / 33″ 89cm / 35″ 94cm / 37” 99cm / 39″ 104cm / 41″
Children
Sizes Age 2 Age 4 Age 6 Age 8 Age 10
Chest 53cm / 21″ 57cm / 22.5″ 61cm / 24″ 66cm / 26″ 72cm / 28.5″
Waist 52cm / 20.5″ 54cm / 21.25″ 58cm / 23″ 61cm / 24″ 63cm / 25″
Height 95cm / 38″ 104cm / 41″ 116cm / 45.5″ 128cm / 50.5″ 140cm / 55

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