Sofie's "Just for Wovens" Swimsuit and Coverup 18" Doll Clothes Pattern

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This pattern is reminiscent of the 60’s swimsuit patterns that were made of woven fabric, usually cotton, because that was all that was available then. Polyester was new, but stretch swimsuit fabrics for home sewers was non-existent. Although swimsuit fabrics are abundant today it can be intimidating because of its stretchy quality.
This fashionable swimsuit and coverup pattern is as contemporary as it is retro and easy to sew in woven fabric only!
The swimsuit is two pieces with an open back and skirted bodice; bottoms have elastic waist and legs.
The coverup, made also of woven fabric, has raglan sleeves with a hood and the whole thing is banded along the front edge.

This PDF sewing pattern is designed to fit 18" dolls such as American Girl®

Recommended Fabrics: Woven fabrics such as a cotton that drapes easily, sturdy lace (fabric) and similar fabrics.

Supplies Needed:
-1/3 yd woven cotton fashion fabric (suit, coverup band)
-1/3 yd woven cotton fashion fabric contrast color (coverup)
-1/4 yard lining woven fabric (swimsuit bodice & skirt)
-1/4 inch elastic: 6 inches for each leg and 11-1/4 for waist
-1 or 2 snap sets, 1 or 2 small buttons (may substitute hook & loop)
-Matching and/or contrasting thread

Skill Level:  Intermediate

What You Get: One 48 page sewing pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF sewing pattern provides full color step-by-step illustrated instructions and full size pattern pieces. A PDF reader is required to view and print the files (example: Adobe Reader or Preview for MAC). The download link is received immediately after the transaction is complete. Print copies are NOT available.

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DG
06/30/2017
Debbie G.
United States

Sofie's "Just for Wovens" Swimsuit and Coverup 18" Doll Clothes Pattern

The swimsuit and coverup pattern is easy to follow and well written. Fun to make. The coverup is perfect for the swimsuit. I purchased this pattern because it is for woven fabrics.

CD
06/23/2017
Carol D.
Canada

Just for Wovens Swimsuit

Adorable, and easy to make!

PS
06/23/2017
Pam S.
United States

Love

It was great. Love the pattern. Easily made. One little flaw though with the panties. When you put them together at the bottom one side is bigger than the other. I followed their instructions. Came out too big on one side. Did some adjustments the next time and it was fine.

Sofie's Just for Wovens Swimsuit and Coverup 18 Doll Clothes PatternSofie's Just for Wovens Swimsuit and Coverup 18 Doll Clothes Pattern
LB
06/12/2017
Lita B.
United States

Woven swinsuit and coverup pattern

It went together just fine but the top only fits the biggest of my assorted 18" dolls. But now that I know it will be easily remedied. the bottoms were no problem. I really like it.

MP
06/03/2017
Mary P.
United States

Love it

I love this pattern. It's very easy but I didn't have enough fabric so half the top is a blue print & other half is a yellow print. Once It's finished I think it'll look real sweet.