How to Make a Bikini. Explore this Article. parts. 1 Measuring and Cutting out the Bikini Top Front. 2 Making a Pattern for the Bikini Top Lining and Ties. 3 Constructing the Bikini Top. 4 Marking and Cutting out the Bikini Bottoms. 5 Sewing up the Bikini Bottoms with Elastic. + Show 2 more
For this hack, start with the back of the bikini facing away from you. Put both arms through the leg holes, then put your head through the same hole as one of your arms. Adjust, and you’ll have a one-shoulder bikini top.
What can you use instead of a bathing suit?
Manufacturers offer swim bottoms as shorts, skirts, skorts, capris, or tights. You can even find swim dresses! Many of these pieces look like normal street wear.
What is bathing suit material?
For this reason, almost every type of swimwear fabric contains elastane fibers. Elastane is a synthetic fiber with elastic qualities that revolutionized the fashion industry when it was developed in the 1960s. Elastane is the generic name for Lycra or Spandex.
Is there a free pattern for a bikini top?
The free pattern shows you how to measure and draft your own pattern for the top, and also includes pieces for the bottom in four sizes. If you’re making one of the other bikini tops from this list, you could also use this bottom piece!
Can You Make your own swimsuit top?
The Sorry Girls present two options for making your own top. The first is a halter style that’s upcycled from an existing swim bottom (perfect for when you find separates on clearance!), and the second is a sew-it-yourself bandeau. Both look great for the beach or with cut-offs!