25 Swimsuit Sewing Patterns

If you’re having trouble finding a swimsuit that “suits” you just right, endlessly shopping online isn’t your only option—you can make one, instead! With options to customize your suit through style, surface pattern, and fabric type, how could you not give these swimsuit sewing patterns a try?

Whether you’re all about bikini, tankini, or one-piece, there’s one true thing: This summer, it’s all about the me-made swimsuit. Mix prints and colors for a swimsuit that celebrates your body and creativity!


1. Square Neck Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by EK Sewing Patterns

This swimsuit features a modern square neckline, minimal topstitching and wide straps for an easy fit. It is versatile enough for every summer activity. It is comfortable, looks flattering, and stays put—no matter how you move.

Square Neck Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by EK Sewing Patterns

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2. Isabelle One Piece Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Edgewater Ave

This Isabelle One Piece is a sexy style that covers you in all the right places. This one piece might surprise you! It’s flattering on all body types and the adjustable ties add an adorable detail.

Isabelle One Piece Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Edgewater Ave

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3. Midline Free Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Gingham Hive

This Midline Swimsuit is a two piece swimsuit that hits at your waistline. It offers real support options with an integrated shelf bra or supportive sports bra that can also used separately.

High waisted boyshort inspired bottoms for more than your average coverage back there. Unique construction techniques give you a professional finish with enclosed seams.

Easily customized to your unique body shape, torso length, rise and personal preferences. Mix and match fabrics for a totally rad swimsuit.  Go off menu and make sports bras for your home workout routine or make athletic tops for anything from rock climbing to jogging.

Midline Free Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Gingham Hive

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4. Women’s Mairin Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Sew A Little Seam

This Women’s Mairin Swimsuit Sewing Pattern is loaded with options! Choose from a one piece, tankini, crop, bikini, and peplum and customize from there. Options include wide and narrow straps, V or scoop necklines for both the back and front as well as a halter and open back.

Bottoms can be made in high, mid, or boy cut and also feature a low or high waist. There are so many options you can make thousands of versions!

Women's Mairin Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Sew A Little Seam

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5. Gidget Bikini Sewing Pattern by Ruby Jean’s Closet

This Gidget Bikini Swimsuit has a vintage-y, retro feel that’s oh so much fun! It’s fully lined for comfort, can be made from quilting cottons, and the pattern bottom comes with sizing options for wearing with or without a diaper underneath. 

Gidget Bikini Sewing Pattern by Ruby Jean's Closet

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6. Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Lorien Knits

This swimwear pattern will allow you to sew your own one-piece swimsuit with a sweetheart or a square neckline. The back is a bit cheeky and the front has a good coverage. There is a back band to prevent the straps from falling off of your shoulders. This swimsuit is a perfect match between practical and sexy!

Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Lorien Knits

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7. Reed Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Mood Sewciety

This Reed Swimsuit is a two-piece bikini with a retro vibe. It features cute design elements such as puff sleeve and twist off front top perfect for any 1950s inspired swimwear design.

This flattering silhouette features an easy to sew high-waisted bikini bottom for great coverage. This is a fun design great for retro lovers and flattering for many body types.

Reed Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Mood Sewciety

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8. Rashguard Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Low Land Kids

This pattern includes the option of a one piece rashguard swim suit lined with a keyhole and tie back so it’s easy to get on and off.

There is also an unlined regular rashguard option (which you can still add the keyhole if you’d like but you’d need to add liner or bind the hole). On sizes NB – 2T, you can also add a snap placket at the crotch for easy diaper changes if desired.

Rashguard Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Low Land Kids

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9. Reversible Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by The Spruce Crafts

This DIY swimsuit is easy to sew, and can be made in the exact fabric of your choice. Not only that, but it’s reversible, so you don’t even have to decide between two colors or prints. 

Sewing swimwear is easiest if you have a serger, but this tutorial shows you how you can sew stretchy fabrics on a standard sewing machine with a stretch zig-zag stitch.

Reversible Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by The Spruce Crafts

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10. Boca Bay Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Greenstyle Patterns

This Boca Bay Swimsuit sports a squared off neckline, two different top options (a flat front or a gathered front) and several bottom options with a moderately cheeky back coverage. You can make reversible bottoms or traditional bottoms with three different rises and optional waistbands.

Boca Bay Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Greenstyle Patterns

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11. Salida Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Sew Daily

Sew your next favorite swimming suit with this one-of-a-kind sewing pattern! The one strap design makes for a unique and stylish suit while its simple pattern makes it easy to adjust the sizing and length. It’s the perfect project for intermediate sewists looking to make a splash with their summer sewing!

Salida Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Sew Daily

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12. Fit To Be Tied Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Rad Patterns

This Fit to Be Tied Swimsuit is a versatile sewing pattern to give you tons of stunning swimsuit options! With multiple cup size options in every size and functional ties, you’re sure to get your perfect fit! 

This suit has options for one piece or two piece. The two piece bottoms include two rise options and the two piece top and one piece both have the option for a full coverage back or halter style straps.

Fit To Be Tied Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Rad Patterns

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13. Pilatus Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by OPIAN

This Pilatus Swimsuit has the most awesome 80s vibe to it, with a tie feature at the front and high-waisted bottoms, it’s bang on trend for summer. The pattern doesn’t come with any support apart from the tie at the front so is probably suited to smaller bust sizes.

The thing we really loved about it is the high waisted bottoms so that you are showing a little bit of flesh but just under the bust.

Pilatus Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by OPIAN

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14. Phoenix Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Elly Art Craft

No serger needed for this Phoenix Swimsuit Pattern! This is a cute, quick sewing pattern great for first time swimwear sewists. This is a one piece full bottom coverage swimsuit with a stylish long ruffle over the bust adding a bit of elegance to your beach vacation.

Whether you need a new bodysuit or an outfit to hit the beach, the Phoenix pattern is the perfect thing to make sure your summer goes swimmingly! You could try it with a jersey or mesh for an everyday look.

Phoenix Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Elly Art Craft

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15. Halter Top Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Gigi Patterns

If you’re fond of halter tops, this swimsuit pattern is extremely flattering. As it ties at the neck, this swimsuit is easy to adjust for a comfortable fit. reveals an open back, and high-cut sides to help create the impression of longer legs and it doesn’t have a seam at the centre back for a cheeky fit.

Halter Top Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Gigi Patterns

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16. Ipswich Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by The Fold Line

Soak up the sun in this Ipswich Swimsuit! This modern pattern has two cleverly colour-blocked variations: a one-piece swimsuit with a contrast waistband or a high-waisted bikini with piping detail.

Both suits feature supportive straps, and an optional underwired foam swim bra and boning, so that you’re comfortable lounging by the pool or playing volleyball on your favorite beach.

Ipswich Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by The Fold Line

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17. Bombshell Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Closet Core Patterns

This 1950s-inspired design offers three fully lined options: a halter-neck maillot, a sweetheart-neck, gathered-bust maillot; and a high-wasit bottom, to be paired with bikini tops you already own.

With ruched seams, a booty encasing seat and a skirt-like front, the Bombshell is fully lined and provides an appealing amount of coverage. 

Bombshell Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Closet Core Patterns

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18. High Waist Collective Bikini Sewing Pattern by Swim Style Patterns

This High Waist Collective Bikini Sewing Pattern is a simple tops and high waist bikini bottom. Its simple design would be a great first swimsuit pattern to sew.

High Waist Collective Bikini Sewing Pattern by Swim Style Patterns

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19. 3 In 1 Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Cotton And Curls

Who doesn’t love multipurpose outfits? This 3 in 1 swimsuit will be ideal for you whether you’re curvy, slim, or pregnant! It can easily transform from a tankini into a maternity swimsuit or a bikini. Enrich your wardrobe with three swimsuits at a workload cost of just one!

3 In 1 Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Cotton And Curls

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20. Nautilus Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Paprika Patterns

This Nautilus Swimsuit has an elegant twist center front, like the shell of its namesake cephalopod. The pattern is fully lined and comes with 4 different cup size options (AA cup, A/B cup, C/D cup, or DD+ cup) to make fitting a breeze.

Available as a one-piece suit with a cute little peek-a-boo under the twist or a bikini. The bikini comes with twists on the bottom that echo the bodice twist and has a low rise, (View B) or plain with a low or mid-waist rise.

Nautilus Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Paprika Patterns

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21. Bikini Set Sewing Pattern by Aura Patterns

This cute bikini set is a basic top and bottoms sewing pattern that is easy to construct and is perfect for beginners or experienced sewists! 

Bikini Set Sewing Pattern by Aura Patterns

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22. Cordia High Waisted Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Mood Sewciety

This Cordia High Waisted Swimsuit is a flattering fit for almost every body type. It is stylish, comfortable, and modest. It features a halter neckline and multiple cup sizes to fit your needs!

Cordia High Waisted Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Mood Sewciety

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23. Halter And High Waist Bikini Sewing Pattern by The Sewing Rabbit

This free swimsuit sewing pattern features gathered seams on the bikini with a defined waist-line, a full coverage halter top with a tie top and back closure. You can really experiment with this pattern – use a printed bottom with a complimentary solid color top.

Halter And High Waist Bikini Sewing Pattern by The Sewing Rabbit

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24. Surf Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Peekaboo Pattern Shop

Are you a keen surfer or bodyboarder? This is the swimsuit pattern for you! With its long sleeves and front zip, this swimsuit sewing pattern is a practical choice if you like to spend a lot of time in the sea or taking part in watersports. It will give you some protection from the sun’s rays and this swimsuit can also be worn underneath a wetsuit.

Surf Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by Peekaboo Pattern Shop

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25. Annette One Piece Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by DIBY Club

The open back strap design combined with the underbust strap support make this swimsuit better than all the others! This will definitely be your go-to year round.

Annette One Piece Swimsuit Sewing Pattern by DIBY Club

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WITH THESE SWIMSUIT SEWING PATTERNS IN HAND, YOU’LL BE READY TO HIT THE BEACH, POOL, OR STRUT YOUR STUFF ON THE BOARDWALK!

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