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Bombshell Swimsuit Pattern

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Pattern Format (Size 0 - 20)

The Bombshell Swimsuit is modeled on a classic 1950’s silhouette, a style that harkens back to the golden era of glamourous swimwear.

The pattern includes 3 variations: a gathered bust maillot, a halter neck, and a high waist bottom which you can mix and match with your favourite bikini top. With ruched seams, a booty-encasing seat and a skirt-like front, the Bombshell is fully lined and provides an appealing amount of coverage.

Pattern Difficulty: Intermediate

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Suggested Fabric

  • Swimsuit lycra and swimsuit lining.
Shop Perfect Match Fabrics

Yardage (sizes 0-20) - 45” / 1.14 m wide

FABRIC ALL VIEWS ~ Sizes 0-8 = 1.5 yd (1.4 m), Sizes 10-16 = 2 yd (1.8 m), Sizes 18-20 = 2.25 yd (2 m)

LINING ALL VIEWS ~ Sizes 0-8 = 0.5 yd (0.5 m), Sizes 10-20 = 1 yd (1 m)

Yardage (sizes 0-20) - 58” / 1.5 m wide

FABRIC ALL VIEWS ~ Sizes 0-8 = 1 yd (1 m), Sizes 10-16 = 1.5 yd (1.4 m), Sizes 18-20 = 2 yd (1.8 m)

LINING ALL VIEWS ~ Sizes 0-8 = 0.5 yd (0.5 m), Sizes 10-20 = 1 yd (1 m)

Additional Supplies

  • 4 yards 1/4” rubber or “swimwear” elastic
  • Needles designed for “stretch” fabrics
  • Polyester thread
  • Measuring tape
  • Chalk pencil or other marking tool
  • One pair of foam cups (optional)

When purchasing a PDF pattern, all size ranges are included with your download.

At this time, only sizes 0-20 are available in print format.

PDP File Details

Sizes 0-20 Sizes 14-32
Letter / A4 32 pages
Copyshop / A0 2 pages
Projector Files? NO
Layered files? NO

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Shipping

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Customer Reviews

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J.
Awesome vintage bathing suit!

I was so pleased with how much easier this bathing suit was compared to others. I was able to finish it in two evenings and came together fairly easily. I received a lot compliments on it and I felt comfortable wearing it on my vacation where I spent a lot of time at the pool. I didn't make too many modifications other than bringing the halter top closer so it would be a bit more modest but it wasn't really necessary. I also eliminated the inside seams for the lining by cutting on fold. I didn't have to made any adjustments to my sizing and went off the measurements on the pattern. I also made the bottom for another bathing suit top I made previously and that one came out great too. I will definitely make this again.

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Luci Archambault
Magnifique!

J'ai fait 3 maillots à date, avec beaucoup de plaisir! Le premier était un peu trop court à mon goût (j'ai un long tronc) alors je l'ai donné à ma belle fille. J'ai aussi fait une petite robe soleil avec la culotte assortie. <3

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Nina
My favorite swim bottoms

I could not be more pleased with this pattern. I made the bombshell bottoms. I love that they actually are full coverage, but still super cute and unique. I went to a large resort on holiday and no one else was wearing anything like it!

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Adrienne
Needed some adjustment

The design of this pattern is beautiful, absolutely perfect. Very comfortable. I did, however, have to go up almost 2 sizes from my regular clothing to get the right fit. I personally would have liked a little more coverage in the triangles of the halter (for larger bust sizes). But I'll definitely be making another with these adjustments in mind!

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Marine
Gorgeous swimsuit

This is my first swimsuit and it went pretty well. The end result is gorgeous ! I made the high waist version and hack the halter top by adding a strap underneath. The top is slighty too large though (I think I didn't stretch the elastic enough). I'm also not a fan of the raw edges inside.
I follow the French instructions at first, but switch to the English one after few steps as they make more sens. The French ones were understandable but it felt like they weren't written by a sewist and lead to errors.

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MICHELLE RUSSELL
Grown daughter's favorite suit

I made this suit for my daughter our of red with 3/4 inch white polka dots. She loves it because it is so cute and comfortable. She wore it while we were in Kauai and never wore another even though she took several suite. Thank you for a darling retro
suit pattern.

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