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SUN SURF HALTER

Flattering and comfortable in one easy to make, easy to wear top that is at home on the beach, after the gym, running about town or enjoying some serious down time! A great mother-daughter project, this halter can be worn over a t-shirt or under a jacket.

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Materials List


Allow extra yardage for matching or centering a design on the fabric.
The yardage given is for a one-way design.


FOR GIRL’S SIZES X-SMALL AND SMALL

  • 3/4 yard of 44" wide light to mid-weight print for the Exterior
  • 3/8 yard of 44" wide light to mid-weight coordinating print for the Tie
  • 3/4 yard of 44" wide cotton muslin for the Lining
  • 1/4 yard of 1/4" wide elastic
  • 1 spool of coordinating all-purpose thread (we use Coats Dual Duty XP®)


FOR GIRL’S SIZES MEDIUM AND LARGE

  • 1 1/4 yards of 44” wide light to mid-weight print for the Exterior
  • 3/8 yard of 44” wide light to mid-weight coordinating print for the Tie
  • 3/4 yard of 44" wide cotton muslin for the Lining
  • 3/8 yard of 1/4" wide elastic
  • 1 spool of coordinating all-purpose thread


FOR WOMEN’S SIZES X-SMALL THROUGH LARGE

  • 1 5/8 yards of 44” wide light to mid-weight print for the Exterior
  • 3/8 yard of 44" wide light to mid-weight coordinating print for the Tie
  • 7/8 yard of 44” wide cotton muslin for the Lining
  • 3/8 yard of 1/4” wide elastic
  • 1 spool of coordinating all-purpose thread (we use Coats Dual Duty XP®)


FOR WOMEN’S SIZES X-LARGE THROUGH XXX-LARGE

  • 1 5/8 yards of 44” wide light to mid-weight print for the Exterior
  • 3/8 yard of 44” wide light to mid-weight coordinating print for the Tie
  • 1 yard of 44” wide cotton muslin for the Lining
  • 1/2 yard of 3/8” wide elastic
  • 1 spool of coordinating all-purpose thread


WOMEN'S BODY MEASUREMENT CHART:

SIZE: BUST: WAIST: HIPS:
XS (2-4) 32 1/2” 26” 36”
S (6-8) 34 1/2” 28” 38”
M (10-12) 36” 30 1/2” 40 1/2”
L (14 -16) 39” 33 1/2” 43 1/2”
XL (18) 42” 37 1/2” 47 1/2”
XXL (20) 45" 39" 50"
XXXL (22) 48" 41" 54"

GIRL'S BODY MEASUREMENT CHART:

SIZE: CHEST: WAIST: HIPS:
XS (7) 26” 23” 27”
S (8) 27 1/2” 24” 28”
M (10) 29” 25 1/2” 29”
L (12) 30 1/2” 27” 31 1/2”


TOOLS NEEDED: Scissors, Iron/Ironing board, Tape measure/Ruler, Chalk pencil or Pencil, Hand sewing needle, Straight pins, 2 medium size safety pins, Tracing wheel, Wax-free tracing paper from Prym-Dritz™, Turning tool (such as a closed pair of scissors).

- Fabrics shown are from Amy's MIDWEST MODERN™ and MIDWEST MODERN 2™ Collections for Rowan fabrics. Fabrics used on the front cover are ab30 nouveau trees / green and ab29 happy dots / yellow. Fabrics used on the girl's sizes (shown in the photo to the right) are ab23 garden maze / sky and ab32 fresh poppies / sky.