SKILL LEVEL – Improver
SIZE RANGE – UK 6-34 / US 2-30 / EUR 34-62 / AUS 6-34
Main fabric: Four-way stretch knit swimwear fabric with at least 50% stretch in both directions. Look for a mix of nylon or polyester with elastane (AKA Lycra/Spandex).
Lining: Swimwear lining, stretch mesh or more of your main fabric, with at least 50% stretch in both directions.
- Swimwear fabric
- Matching polyester thread
- Lining fabric
- All versions: 8-10mm (5/16-3/8in) wide rubber swimwear elastic
- Bikini version: 6mm (1/4in) wide rubber swimwear elastic
- Optional: Foam swimwear cups
- Sewing machine with adjustable zigzag stitch, stretch needle and basic tools (a rotary cutter and mat are helpful)