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I’ve been wanting to try the Sierra pattern as a bathing suit forever, but I waited for summer as an excuse to sew it up. The wraparound style is something I’ve seen a lot, and it’s a fun detail to use on something that will actually get seen by others. The top is the free Sierra Bra pattern from Madalynne modified into a swimsuit. The bottoms are a version of McCall’s M5681 that I have been making for so long they are barely recognizable from the original pattern, but they fit great.
If you would like to sew your own swimsuit (either this summer or next!), I’m giving away 5 yards of my favorite 1/4" cotton swimwear elastic to one lucky winner! Here are the ways you can enter:
Simply follow me on my blog (if you don’t already) and leave a comment to enter. Share your favorite swim pattern if you can!
You can also get an additional entry for following me and commenting on Instagram.
Giveaway ends Friday 8/12.