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Position the front piece onto the back piece, with right sides facing. Baste shoulder seams (seam 1). Stitch. Neaten allowances and press apart from each other.
Cap Sleeve / Armholes
Fold cap sleeve along the FOLDLINE, with wrong side out. Position and stitch the side edges together. Trim allowances, cut the corners on an angle to turn out pointed corners. Turn right side out. Baste edges, press. Baste the open edges on top of each other. (a)
Pin the sleeve onto the armhole, right sides facing. Do this for space between the cross notches only (seam 3 and 4); the cross notch of the sleeve meets the shoulder seam. Trim the allowances and allow only 1/2” (1.2 cm). Fold bias straps (piece 6) lengthwise, inside out. Press. (b)
Baste the bias strips onto the armholes, with seam allowances matching. Stitch bias strip at approximately 1/2” (1.2 cm), enclosing the allowance. Trim allowances and cut clips in to allow more flexibility. ©
Fold and baste bias straps inwards,, over the seam allowance, press. Fold the sleeve outwards. Topstitch armhole, thereby enclosing the bias strap and the sleeve. (d)
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