The Wave Rider Rash Guard Set & Swimsuit PDF Sewing Pattern has many options and features a raglan sleeve! A relaxed fitting Rash guard or fitted Swimsuit, Sleeveless, Short, 3/4, or long Sleeves, Bottoms with Invisible or Exposed Elastic, a Shelf Bra Option for the swimsuit...this pattern includes it all. You will have a lot of fun customizing your own trendy Wave Rider Rash Guard Set & Swimsuit!
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This PDF sewing pattern comes in sizes XXS - 6XL. This pattern was drafted for our Curvy Fit Size Chart that is drafted for the height of 5’5”/165.10 cm. The instructions include steps for adjusting the pattern for height differences if needed.
This pattern is designed for swim or performance knit fabrics with a minimum of 50% 4-way stretch.
Zipper Length: 14" / 17". The zipper should end 1" below waistline (14"), but you can use a 17" zipper as a personal preference.
Rash Guard Set or Swimsuit Options
Raglan Sleeve Options: Sleeveless, Short, 3/4, or Long Length
Invisible or Exposed Elastic Options for the Bottoms
Built-in shelf bra in Swimsuit
No trim pattern pages for quick and easy assembly
Layers printing feature is included for this pattern for your convenience.
Pattern pieces for all parts
Projector File with Layers
A0 Print Shop Pattern Pieces Option
Fabric Requirements Chart
Tips and Notes
Table of contents
Pattern Piece Diagram
Step-by-step instructions. Each step has a color photo for visual aid.
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You may use this pattern to create and sell clothing of your own. Giving credit to the pattern when selling would be appreciated, but not required.
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- This pattern is copy written. You may use this pattern to create and sell products of your own. Giving credit to the pattern when selling would be appreciated, but not required.
- You may not edit or recreate this pattern to sell.
- You can not distribute this pattern to others.
- You may not mass produce this pattern or clothing made using it.
The videos are what sets this pattern apart. It deals with all the possible figure alterations you may need to get a really solid fit.
Very quick pattern to get you ready for summer/a beach day when you're tight on time! As always, thank you for the clear and easy sew-a-longs and instructions!
Loved the instructions with photos of each step. Absolutely loved the videos for adjustments and instructions. It took some time to tweak my pattern to my measurements but so worth it for the most comfortable fit. I did find it odd that there was a video for trunk adjustments but no table of measurements in order for me to adjust the trunk correctly. I ended up just guessing the adjustment amount based on the video. Overall, this swimsuit was more time consuming than other patterns I would sew but the end result is WOW! Now I don't have to spend so much time putting on suncream!
I made the sleeveless one piece suit with his pattern. I used the helpful youtube video attached to the instructions to easily lengthen the torso. I am very active in the water, and have a large chest and this suit was the most comfortable one I've ever worn. It stayed in place all day, supported my chest without giving me a squished uniboob, and the wider amount of fabric on the shoulders was a nice break from normal swimsuit straps digging into my shoulders. I am already planning several new versions of this suit, and have been recommending the pattern to all the sewists I know. Highly recommend.
I have made both the one piece, and the two-piece rash guard and bottom. Very easy to follow the great instructions. I find watching the video instructions for all the Ellie and Mac patterns I have made very helpful.
My first ever "swimwear" make.. It was very easy to follow along with the help of the video tutorial.. I've made 3 zip swimsuits 1 rash guard and 4 hacked crops.. Just in time for summer .. I love this pattern
I sewed the 2 piece swim set; sleeveless top and lined bottoms.
I measure and made small. Decided to line the front & if necessary later on make a separate bra/bikinni top instead of including a shelf bra.
Sewed reversible pants without the mesh following the EM video from Diana. A good video but not that easy to do. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARVZQ-BSvog
My machine had difficulty with joining the seams where there was double elastic + fabric. This took 4 attempts to get the side seams acceptable. I also had to unpick the waist elastic also as I didn’t feed it through ‘the packet’ before trying to attach. Then it was easy.
Tested in the pool: Pants were a good fit and comfy but would benefit from topstitching. Top fitted well though flapped up at the front when wet. Perhaps needs to be narrower/smaller or have elastic round the bottom? I tucked it in the pants & it was fine.
Overall very pleased with my first attempt at swimwear. Might consider making the one piece next.