Racerback Hoodie — Color-block Hack Tutorial

Shalayne Monson
Mar 18, 2019 · 3 min read
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Here’s a quick tutorial on how to color-block the racerback hoodie! It’s super simple and easy and adds a fun element to this pattern!

Start by measuring about 1" down from the armpit (this is the length I like on the 12/18 month size. You can do a tad more or less depending on what size you’re sewing!). Draw a line across the pattern and make a fold.

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Starting with the bottom pieces, cut out the rectangle adding 1/4" at the top for seam allowance! It should look like the picture on the right.

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For the top, start by cutting out the neck, shoulder and arm. Continue cutting until about 1/4" below your fold line. Then fold the bottom part up and cut straight across, again making sure you have an extra 1/4" for seam allowance. Repeat with the other top piece!

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Lay the right sides together and sew straight across! Now you have two body pieces and you’re ready to assemble the pattern! Refer to the pattern instructions for full assembly :) If you don’t already have the pattern you can find it HERE!

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If you try it out please post it on the facebook group! I would love to see the combos you come up with!!

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