The Girls’ Riptide Reversible Shorties is a PDF sewing pattern for girls reversible swim shorts with two rise options and side ruching for different fits. This great designer gives you multiple looks with one flexible pattern.
The pattern includes detailed instructions to make the shorts reversible, and the pattern comes in lots of sizes from 2 to 18. It is suitable for an intermediate sewer.
With all of those pattern sizes, this is a pattern you can come back to again and again as your child grows.
This pattern requires a four-way stretch nylon or polyester spandex blend swim fabric with at least 50% stretch. Extra fabric may be required to match patterns or stripes or if you need additional length. Swim lining can be used for the inside of the shorts but is not recommended for the inner waistband.
This is a snug fitting pattern based mainly on hip size (measured at the fullest point). If you would like to download the pattern you can click on the light blue button below.