The simplest of the tops I make is the gathered one you’ve seen in most of the swimsuit tutorial posts so far. It is made from two straps, a rectangle for the front, a matching rectangle of lining fabric, and optional molded cups. The first step, of course, is making a pattern. For this swimsuit the pattern is so simple I won’t give you anything to print out. Just take a ruler and start measuring.
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|Designer||One Avian Daemon|
|Available at||http://www.oneaviandaemon.com/how-to-make-a-gathered-bikini-top/, http://www.oneaviandaemon.com/swimsuits-part-2-a-pattern-for-bikini-bottoms/|
|Pattern Source||Blog or other free website|
|Pattern Type||Drafting instructions only|
|Age or Size||Adult|
|Tags||summer, swimming, bikini, swimmers|