No. 3028

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Pattern Description

With its subtle high-low hem and flattering, relaxed fit, Rio is the perfect T-shirt. Rio features fitted short sleeves and a flattering scoop neck. The split hem adds interest and provides additional ease through the hips. This wardrobe workhorse sews up in just one hour and can be adapted for many occasions and activities.

Also pictured: Aires leggings

Seamwork Issue 14


Sizes and Supplies

XS - 3XL

All-purpose polyester sewing thread, ballpoint or jersey needle, ball-point twin needle, one - third yard of 3/8" clear elastic.

Most lightweight jersey knits with at least 25% stretch, made with cotton, soy/organic cotton, bamboo or rayon. Athletic made with nylon, spandex or rayon blends (such as ponte knit and milliskin). Optional: Mesh fabric for the back bodice.

Imperial Measurement Chart
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28 pages


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