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Malibu swimsuit

Our girls love swimming and now that swimming season is coming up I love to sew some new swimsuits. Especially, swimsuits that have elements our girls love: flutter sleeves and skirts at their bottoms. The Malibu swimsuit from Bella Sunshine Designs* includes it all, it includes a two piece set (besides the one piece swimsuit), a sleeve flounce and an attached skirt. Our middle girl loves it and our eldest also requested one.

I had some fabric left after making this swimsuit some years ago. The release of this swimsuit had a long time coming. I sewed it last year when our girl was in need for a new swimsuit as she started with swimming lessons. She loves it and is still wearing it after a year with still a great fit. I love the elastic at the bottom of the top and waist of the bottom part, it makes that the swimsuit stays put very well.

All swim patterns from Bella Sunshine Designs are on sale at the moment. Check out the Bahari swimsuit (which I sewed 2 years ago for our middle girl), the swim shorts/trunks and the Malibu swimsuit.

Fabric: leftovers from this swimsuit
Pattern: Malibu swimsuit – Kids from Bella Sunshine Designs
Sizing: Baby (preemie – 24M) & Kids (6M – 12Y) or bundle (baby & kids)
Options: one piece or two piece swimwear, optional skirt flounce, optional arm flounce and optional extra strap
Difficulty: Intermediate

Items in 2022: 23
# Fabric this post: 0 in – 2 out (Total fabric in 2022: bought 21 new fabric – used 33 fabric – 17 scrap pieces – 0 gifted fabric) – in total 21 in 33 out and 17 scraps
# Patterns in 2022: 4 in – 1 out

* Some of the links in the post above are “affiliate links”. This means if you click on the link and purchase an item, I will receive an affiliate commission, the price for you will be the same, it doesn’t cost you anything extra. Thank you for supporting my hobby and my fabric and pattern addiction

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  1. Deze is inderdaad super leuk Aukje! Misschien moet ik me dan toch maar aan een ander patroon wagen voor mijn kleine meid…;)

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