The Peppermint Twist Swimsuit & Sarong Wrap 18" Doll Clothes

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Your doll will get plenty of attention wearing this sleek and sophisticated swimsuit we’re calling the Peppermint Twist. The unique twist and halter neck creates an elegant silhouette that is complimentary on the 18-inch doll. Add the simple sarong wrap, choosing from 4 lengths, and go from a sassy-short daytime look to a long-classy version for evening. The swimsuit uses a swim/lingerie hook or snap closure at the neck and a small amount of fold over elastic or ¼” elastic at the low back. The twist is perfect for solid colored fabrics with a pop of color added at the wrap skirt. Or experiment with just the right combination of print fabrics that you love. Quality swim fabrics will work best for this suit with light and airy fabrics for the sarong wrap. This PDF pattern is for intermediate sewing skills.  

Recommended Fabrics:  Swimsuit: 4-way stretch, such as swim fabrics with, spandex, lycra and/or nylon Sarong Wrap:polyester, chiffon, stretch mesh (fabrics that drape and have only a slight stretch) If using stretchy swim fabric, some adjustments will be required.

Supplies Needed:
Twist Swimsuit:
-⅓ Yard fabric that has a 4-way stretch, such as swim fabrics with, spandex, lycra and/or nylon
-Thread
-5½” of Fold-Over-Elastic or 5½” of ¼” elastic for back of swimsuit
-11” of ¼” Elastic (5½” per leg)
-½”- ⅜” Swimsuit/Lingerie hook or a snap closure
-Sewing machine needle for stretch fabrics
-Needle for hand sewing (snap application only)

Sarong Wrap:
-¼ Yard Lightweight fabrics such as polyester, chiffon, stretch mesh (fabrics that drape and have only a slight stretch) If using stretchy swim fabric, some adjustments will be required.
-Thread
-Needle for hand sewing

 

Skill Level:  Intermediate

What You Get: One 32 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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03/21/2017
Sherri S.
Canada

The Peppermint Twist Swimsuit & Sarong Wrap 18"

At first I struggled with the twist looking at the pattern. I then watched the video and it completely made sense on how to make the twist. Made numerous suits after that. Super cute and stylish and my daughter loves it!!

KM
09/09/2016
Kathi M

Love it!

This looks like a real bathing suit that I would buy. I will continue making more. Can't say enough about it!

GN
07/25/2016
Guinivere Norrington
United States

Intimidating at first

This swim suit is definitely intimidating at first, but once you watch the helpful video and take a deep breath it goes together fairly easy. And the head scratching at the twist part is WELL worth the end result! I have made several of these already :)

The Peppermint Twist Swimsuit & Sarong Wrap 18
GK
07/24/2016
Georjean Knapp
United States

Peppermint Twist Swimsuit Pattern

Great service and great product as always!

GF
07/24/2016
Gay Fronek
United States

Peppermint Twisy swimsuit

Love this bathing suit. I found the YouTube video included on making the front twist very helpful. Great modern look for your dolls.