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Double stitch front piece at the bottom edge with long stitches according to drawing. Pull bottom thread according to the length of the bottom edge of application (piece 2). Knot threads. Space out the width steadily. (a)
Pin front inset from side edge to front dart onto the front piece and stitch (seam 1). (b)
Stitch bottom edge of inset from side edge towards the corner (seam 2) Cut corner of front piece close to the stitch line (3a). Trim allowances, neaten and press in towards the inset. ©
Fold front piece, inside out. Baste dart and baste front inset edge onto the front piece. Cross lines meet. Stitch. Secure seam ends (d). Trim allowances, neaten and press (e). Stitch edges narrowly, also stitch allowances.
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