As the tide slowly came in along the shoreline, the wild waves began to wash away our magnificent sand city of castles and dreams. We vowed to return again next year to begin again. The Wild Waves swimsuit is perfect for a vacation at the beach, lounging by the pool or taking a pretend swimming lesson. The one-piece suit features a wavy skirt, with fold over elastic trim around the top and back of the suit. It pulls on easily and has a snap closure at the neck. Mix and match bright colors, polka dots or animal print swim fabrics with fun shades of the fold over elastic to make a wild waves combination all your own. The Wild Waves PDF sewing pattern is sized for 18 inch dolls.
Pattern Bonus: Included with the pattern pieces is a display card template that can be traced or printed onto card stock. It’s a fun way to display your Wild Waves Swimsuit and can be used at craft shows or when mailing to customers.
Recommended Fabrics: 4-way stretch swim fabrics (Lycra, Spandex, Nylon) Light to Medium weights
-1/3 yard swim fabrics with a 4-way stretch such as: Nylon/Lycra/Spandex, light to medium weight
-19” of 5/8” wide Fold Over Elastic Trim (when folded over will be approx. 3/8”- 1/4”wide)
-10” of 1/4” wide soft stretch elastic
-1 snap closure
-Sewing machine needle for stretch or knit fabrics
-Disappearing marker or chalk
-Rotary cutter is recommended for a clean finish on the skirt edge
-Needle for hand sewing
Skill Level: Intermediate
What You Get: One 21 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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The pattern went together well . How ever I live in a rural community and am over 40 miles from a fabric shop. So the fold 0ver elastic needed was a challenge. So I cut a strip from the suit material and made the size needed. It turned out well and might be of help to someone else making this suit