This is a virtual class spread over 2 sessions that you will take from the comfort of your own home! You will receive a zoom link within 24 hours of registration.
In this 2 day class you'll make a chic & simple swimsuit. The Cottesloe Swim Suit by Megan Nielsen is both a classic one piece swimsuit and mix and match bikini set. Pattern features athletic elements, four variations and includes detailed instructions to guide the sewer through swimsuit construction techniques.
View A is a one piece swimsuit with low scoop back, shelf bra and ties at the back. View B is a one piece swimsuit with high scoop back. View C is a bikini top and a low rise bikini bottom. View D is an athletic inspired bikini top and high waisted bikini bottom with wide waistband. All versions are able to be fully lined.
PLEASE HAVE YOUR FABRIC PIECES CUT OUT BEFORE CLASS.
You will need the Cottesloe pattern whichyou can purchase a pdf here or a paper pattern from our shop HERE. View a helpful video for assembling a pdf pattern HERE or you can choose to have the copyshop A0 file printed at a printshop.
Skills you will learn:
Sewing with knits & swimsuit fabrics, sewing bra elastic, sewing curves.
You've taken one of our intro to sewing classes or equivalent andhave the equivalent amount of experience. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You've sewn within the last 2 years. You have some basic garment sewing experience. You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!
Materials needed: Your fabric. See pattern back image for recommended fabric & yardage. You only need your fabric. We provide everything else. The Cottesloe sewing pattern, elastic, a sewing machine, sewing thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, iron and ironing board. Please email us HERE if you need any help with sizing or fabric.
Please note that we do not carry swimwear Fabric. A few places you can order swimwear fabric online include, Hartsfabric.com, Fabric.com, and stonemountainfabric.com
Minimum and max number of people for class: Min 4 / Max 15