Accessible to all sewers, the 2-piece MELINA swimsuit and her pretty set of rings are sure to get you attention on the beach this summer! MELINA fastens behind the neck with thin tied straps and offers 2 bottom options (low-rise bottom with a ring on each side or high-rise bottom with 2 rings on each side) and 2 top options (tied or clasp in the back).
The rings may be replaced by fabric ties or simply removed on the bottom.
Sizes : 34 to 54 (French) / 2 to 22 (US) / 6 to 26 (UK). Measurements table provided in centimeters in photo gallery (table in inches included in tutorial).
Level intermediate or confident beginner.
Pattern formats included:
- A4 PDF layered pattern,
- US Letter PDF layered pattern,
- A0 PDF layered pattern,
- Projectable PDF layered pattern (unfolded and mirrored pieces, drawn respecting grainline, 1 layer per size, calibration grids, colored background to be shown or masked as desired).
French and English tutorials, detailed step by step, full of tips and illustrated with over 70 sketches and photos. It also provides basic explanations for sewing stretchy fabrics and lycra with a sewing machine, cutting layouts for each size and the keys to adjust the pattern to your unique measurements.
Express tutorials for experienced sewists also provided in French and English.
You will need 4-way stretch fabric (lycra, performance knit…), 4-way stretch lining fabric, swimwear elastic, rings (optional), clasp (optional). Yardage in meters provided in photo gallery (yards provided in tutorial).
Seam allowances included.
Pattern strictly intended for personal use.
Instant download of 8 files:
- French Detailed Instructions
- French express tutorial
- English Detailed instructions
- English express tutorial
- A0 layered PDF pattern
- A4 layered PDF pattern
- US Letter layered PDF pattern
- Projectable layered PDF pattern