Megan Nielsen - Cottesloe Swimsuit


Cottesloe is a classic one piece swimsuit and mix and match bikini sets. The pattern features athletic elements, four variations and includes detailed instructions to guide the sewer through swimsuit construction techniques.

View A is a one piece swimsuit with low scoop back, shelf bra and ties at the back. View B is a one piece swimsuit with high scoop back.
View C is a bikini top and a low rise bikini bottom.
View D is an athletic inspired bikini top and high waisted bikini bottom with wide waistband. All versions are able to be fully lined.

Sizes: 0-20 (the Cottesloe Curve swimsuit pattern for sizes 14-30 is available as a PDF and can be here)

Level: Beginner Fabric: Swim fabric with at least 50% stretch and good recovery such as Polyamide or Lycra. 


  • Swim fabric such as Polyamide or Lycra 
  • 1⁄4” (6mm) wide swim elastic (All views) 
  • 1⁄2”(13mm) wide swim elastic (View A) 
  • 1” (25mm) wide swim elastic (View D) 
  • Swimsuit lining (optional) 
  • Power mesh (optional for View A shelf bra) 
  • Foam cups (optional)