Sew a Rash Guard Swimsuit Top Using your Favorite Raglan Pattern

Exploring the creek.
Exploring the creek.


My name is Kyra and I’m a computer programmer that decided to stay at home with my two beautiful daughters: Ada and Zoey. I created this website to share with you anything I come across in my day to day life that I think you may enjoy.

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  1. June 6, 2018

    […] My last post showed the swimsuits I made the girls while mixing up a knit raglan shirt pattern (Ellie and Mac), an underwear pattern (Stitch Upon a Time), and a knit raglan tee snap placket hack (The Crazy Tailor) with some swim fabric (Surge Fabric). I wanted to share some of the steps I took before cutting into my swimsuit fabric in the hopes it helps you when you make your swimsuit. […]

  2. September 19, 2018

    […] small and difficult to sew once the side seam is sewn in. This method was especially helpful when hemming the tiny sleeves and adding the leg bands on my daughters’ rash guards and swimming bo…. I’ve since continued to use this method when attaching arm or leg bands to daughters’ […]

  3. October 17, 2018

    […] the Unisex Raglan from Ellie and Mac since I’d used it many times before (including for our swimming rash guards). Talking with the kids we determined that a fire truck needed tires (solved by the leggings […]

  4. February 20, 2019

    […] about it and more mentioned it in passing. The first time I first used this pattern was for the girls’ swimming suit rash guards and then later I used it for quick birthday shirts and then as a base for Zoey’s firetruck […]

  5. July 20, 2022

    […] the past I shared, over two posts, my first version of our swimming suit (in Sew a Rash Guard Swimsuit Top Using your Favorite Raglan Pattern and The Lead Up to Sewing My Raglan Swimsuit) which included a quick test with a magnetic […]

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