Added Sep 21, 2007
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Side seams / slits
Position front pieces onto the back pieces, right sides facing, baste side seams (seam 5), stitch until you reach the slit sign (arrow). Secure seam ends. Keep slits basted. Neaten allowances, and fold and press apart. Open the basting stitches at the slits (a). Stitch the allowances of the armhole by hand onto the diagonal straps (b).
Seam / slits
Position the allowances onto the slits
Fold and press seam, fold again and baste. Stitch seam narrowly. Fold slit allowances inside again. Stitch slit edges 1/2" (1.2 cm) wide.©
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