Don’t you just love it when fabulous patterns can be hacked to provide you with even more options? We do too! That’s why here at So Sew English Fabrics, we are so excited to introduce to you our Rio Hack Sew-A-Long.
From January 6- January 11, the Rio Hack Sew-A-Long will be taking place over at the So Sew English SEW-A-LONGS group, so be sure to join in on the fun.
- Adding the Denver Hood to the Rio Raglan
- Adding a Kangaroo Pocket
- Creating a Drawstring Casing with a Hem
- Adding Cuffs
- Embellishing with Buttons and Thumbholes
Click here for Stephanie's introduction video to the Rio Hack Sew-A-Long:
There are so many fun possibilities and different ways to use these hacks, and we can’t wait to see what you make with them!
Day 1: Denver Kangaroo Pocket and Hood
Today we'll talk about adding the Denver Kangaroo Pocket and Hood to the Rio Raglan. Click on the following link to hear Stephanie talk about today's hacks:
And just to give you a little extra inspiration, here is a gorgeous example of the Rio Raglan with the Denver Hoodie's kangaroo pocket and hood.
We love how these two versatile patterns go so well together, and we can't wait to see your versions!
Day 2: Cuffs and Hem Bands
It's day two of the Sew-A-Long, and today we're adding cuffs and hem bands to the Rio Raglan! Click on the following link to hear Stephanie talk about today's hacks:
Here's some inspiration pictures of Stephanie in a Rio with added cuffs (as well as a Denver hood from yesterday's hack)!
Day 3: Adding a Casing and Drawstring at Hemline
For day 3 of the Rio Hack Sew-A-Long, and we're showing you how to add a drawstring at the hemline! This is such a cute and trendy option, and one that's deceptively easy! Click on the following link to hear Stephanie talk about today's hacks:
Here's some inspiration pictures of Stephanie and Barbie their Rios with added drawstring hems!