Added Nov 21, 2011
Stitch the outer collar stand piece to the under collar. Trim the seam allowances and press open. Topstitch close to each side of seam. Stitch under collar with collar stand to neck edge of jacket, clipping seam allowances of fronts into corners. Press the seam allowances open. Stitch the centre back seam on integrated top collar pieces of front facings. Stitch lower edge of inside collar stand to back facing, matching seam marks. Clip seam allowances along curves several times and press open. Stitch back facing with collar stand to front facings and integrated top collar (seam number 8), clipping seam allowances into corners. Stitch ends of hem facing to inner edges of front facings (seam number 9). Pin facing right sides together with jacket, pinning collar edges together. Stitch along hem edge, front edges, and edge of collar. Trim seam allowances. Clip allowances at ends of collar (seam mark). Turn facing to inside and turn collar right side out. Pin back collar joining seams together. In back, turn facing up again and stitch seam allowances together, close to collar joining seam. Turn facing down again. Sew hem facing in place by hand.
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