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Girls’ Riptide Reversible Shorties

(4 customer reviews)


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.  Multiple looks with one flexible pattern.

The pattern includes detailed instructions to make the shorts reversible. The pattern comes in sizes 2 to 18.

The Girls’ Riptide Reversible Shorties look great when paired with the Girls’ Agility Tank for a bathing suit.  You can also make a matching women’s pair of shorties with the Riptide Reversible Shorties.

This is a pattern you can come back to again and again as your child grows. Enjoy!

Don’t forget you can save 15% when you buy three patterns with the code buy3!

Sewing Level: Intermediate

You can read more about this pattern here.

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The Girls’ Riptide Reversible Shorties pattern is intended for spandex blend knit fabrics and comes in sizes 2T-18.

The pattern provides:
– Detailed instructions on how to make the shorts reversible.
– Low and High Rise options

This is a pattern you can come back to again and again as your child grows. Enjoy! Come and show off your style in our 5 out of 4 Patterns Group on Facebook.

An 8.5×11, A0, and A4 version is downloaded with your purchase.  Please only use the A4 version if that is the format you need for your printer.


  • Up to 1 yard of Lycra blend knit fabric such as nylon lycra
  • serger and walking foot are helpful but not required
  • Wash Away Wonder Tape
  • 1/4″ clear elastic

4 reviews for Girls’ Riptide Reversible Shorties

  1. Brenda Haas

    Loved this pattern! And more importantly my daughter loves them. The fit is great. She wears then to dance and gets a ton of compliments.

    The instructions were well written, lots of pictures and eay to follow:)

  2. Jodie (verified owner)

    Love this pattern. So easy to follow.

  3. Melissa

    So easy & so cute! Love that they are reversible. Awesome!

  4. Joan Ellis (verified owner)

    I have made these with two young sewing students. They are adorable on and reversibility makes for a great swim capsule piece. Perfect to color block with scraps for a mommy and me set.

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