Added May 8, 2011
To gather lower edge of back, stitch a line of maching basting (longest stitch setting) to each side of marked seam line. Hold bobbin threads of stitching and slide the fabric together along the thread until it matches the upper edge of the skirt back. Knot gathering threads. Distribute gathering evenly (5).
Lay bodice back right sides together with skirt back and lay bodice front right sides together with skirt front. Pin waist seam. Stitch (6). Neaten seam allowances together and press up.
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