Swim Boardies

Shalayne Monson

Last summer I searched and searched for the perfect swim shorts for my little guy. I wanted something that wasn’t too long and not too tight. Almost everything I found didn’t allow me to see his cute little legs and knees. Finally, I found some but they were $56. I just couldn’t justify that so I went looking for a sewing pattern. There was NOTHING that fit what I was looking for. My solution was to create the pattern myself.

Introducing the Lowland Kids Swim Boardies!

The pattern comes with detailed instructions which include lining, binding, a working drawstring, and back pocket. Size range is from 0–3M to 9/10. One of the best parts about this pattern is that you only need 1/2 yard of fabric. For the smaller sizes you can get a few pairs out of 1/2 yard!

Here are some pictures to inspire you to go make your own! (sizes are in the captions below the pictures)

0–3 Months
6–9 Months
12–18 Months
6/7–5T — 7/8 (work great for girls too!)

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