Added Feb 15, 2010
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12 Stitch front and back peplums together at the side seams (seam number 4), right sides facing. Neaten allowances and press open. To hem the peplum, fold the allowances of the bottom peplum edges inside, press. Fold again and pin. Topstitch allowances.
13 Position the peplum onto the bottom blouse edge (seam number 5) matching side seams, and pin. The back pieces meet at the center back of the peplum.
Position the front facing over the front peplum and pin. Stitch bottom facing edges and peplum. Trim allowances and neaten (13a). Fold the facing inside and press. Press peplum seam allowances up.
Apply BUTTONS that correspond to the loops on the left front piece and the right back piece.