08/2010 Cropped Trousers

Added Sep 13, 2010

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Munich, Germany

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Step 9 Waistband and centre back seam

Stitch outer waistband pieces to upper edges of trousers. Leave right end of waistband extending from centre front and stitch left end of waistband to underlap. Press seam allowances of joining seams onto waistband pieces. Lay inside waistband pieces right sides together with attached waistband pieces and stitch upper edges together. Lay inside waistband pieces up. Press seams open. Stitch centre back seam. Press seam allowances open, from upper edge to beginning of curve. Trim extending right end of waistband to 1 cm (3/8 in) before centre front. Lay allowance on lower edge of right end of waistband up and pin. Attach trouser hook to inside waistband, 1 cm (3/8 in) from right front end. Lay inside waistband outward. Stitch across front ends of waistband. Trim seam allowances. Turn waistband right side out. In front, turn in inside edge of waistband, 4 cm (15/8 ins) long, and baste, then lay remaining allowance flat over joining seam. Work from right side of garment to stitch along line of joining seam, catching inside edge of waistband. Attach bar of trousers fastener to match hook.

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