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  • Pattern cover illustration showing women wearing bathing suit and beach coat
  • Woman wearing a white beach coat
  • Woman wearing a blue halter neck bathing suit
  • Top: Line drawing of front and back views of bathing suit. Bottom: Front and back views of beach coat.
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Dawn & Gill

    Halter Neck Bathing Suit Pattern

    This bombshell swimsuit with a sweetheart neckline and a halter neck is sure to be your favourite at the beach. Fasten with a zip at the back. Coat has short, kimono type sleeves and a round neckline with a button tab and may match suit or be contrasting.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern. This pattern is also available as a PDF download. 

    Size Guide

    Body Measurements: Size 16 (vintage size)
    Bust: 34” (86.4cm)
    Waist: 28” (71.2cm)
    Hip: 37” (94cm)

    Finished Bathing Suit length from waistline: 14 ¼” (36.9cm)
    Finished Coat length from back of neck: 32” (81.3cm)
    (1” hem)
    Width at lower edge of Coat: 60 ½” (153.7cm)

    Sewing Notions

    Matching thread

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Bathing Suit -
    35” With Nap*, 2 ½ yds.
    35” Without Nap**, 2 3/8 yds.
    39” Without Nap**, 2 1/8 yds.
    45” Without Nap**, 1 5/8 yds.
    Lining -
    45” Rayon Jersey, 1 5/8 yds.
    52” Cotton or Wool Jersey, 1 3/8 yds.
    Fabric Covered Featherbone For Stays, 1 ¼ yds.
    3/8” Elastic For Legs, 7/8 yd.
    14” General Use Zipper For Back Opening
    Coat -
    35” Without Nap**, 2 7/8 yds.
    45” Without Nap**, 2 yds.

    * WITH NAP means fabric with one way design, or with nap or pile.
    ** WITHOUT NAP means fabric with either way design, or without nap or pile.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Linen, Polished Cotton, Cotton Broadcloth, Denim, Pique, Sharkskin. “Coat” – Denim, Terry Cloth, Pique, Linen. See our Fabric Partners

    Skill Level

    Intermediate

    What You Will Receive

    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 re-sealable envelope for easy storage.