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  • Girl wearing self made dress using 50s bathing costume pattern.
  • 1950s Pattern, Beachwear, Skirted Bathing Suit & Coat - lined drawings
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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; Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern. This pattern is also available as a PDF download.

    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)

    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.

    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

    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.