Sunstar Swimsuit

USD$16.00

Sewing Level: Advanced Beginner
Size Range: 0-34 (33″ – 62″ hip)

This pattern includes two size options. There is a B-cup pattern from sizes 0-22 and a D-cup pattern from sizes 12-34.

View Size Chart & Fabric Requirements

Sunstar is a fun faux-wrap style swimsuit that is both comfortable and stylish! Make a one piece (view A) or a two piece (view B) with this pattern. The top features a crossover front that offers good coverage and thin shoulder straps that are reinforced with elastic. The bottoms are high cut on the sides and have a ‘cheeky’ cut in the back. The wrap front, top back, and leg openings are finished with swim elastic. The top and bottoms of the two piece are finished with fabric bands. Sunstar is a great swimsuit for poolside lounging but it also works well for beach activities! Swimming, playing in the waves, or even beach sports, Sunstar is sure to be your new favourite suit! 

SKU: HC-SUNSTAR Category:

Pattern Details

Size Range: 0-34 (33″ – 62″ hip)

This pattern includes two size options. There is a B-cup pattern from sizes 0-22 and a D-cup pattern from sizes 12-34.

View Size Chart & Fabric Requirements

Sewing Level: Advanced Beginner

Recommended Fabrics:
Swimwear stretch knits with at least 50% stretch horizontally and vertically (see stretch chart on page 3). Look for nylon or polyester knits with high spandex content. You may want to look for chlorine resistant fabrics for swimming pools and/or fabrics with a UPF rating over 30 for sun safety. Swimwear lining provides extra comfort and coverage in your swimwear. It is optional but recommended. Look for stretchy nylon or polyester fabric specifically labeled as swimwear or swimsuit lining. You can also line Sunstar in lightweight power net or firm power mesh for more support.

Required Notions:

  • Thread

  • Stretch needle

  • 1/4” (0.6 cm) wide swimwear elastic (see fabric requirements)

This is a print-at-home PDF pattern.
This pattern is designed to print at home on A4 (8.3” x 11.7”) or letter (8.5” X 11”) sized paper. A copyshop file is also provided  (A0 – 33.1″ x 46.8″). A comprehensive instruction booklet is included.

About the author

Helen

Helen Wilkinson is the designer and founder of Helen's Closet Patterns. She also co-hosts the Love to Sew Podcast! Helen is obsessed with all things sewing and strives to share her passion and knowledge with the sewing community.