Added Nov 20, 2007
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Back Panel Seams
Position the right sides of the side back pieces next to the center back piece. Baste panel seams (seam number 4) and stitch. Press allowances towards the center back. Topstitch the seams 1⁄4" (0.7 cm) wide. (a)
Center Back Seam
Position the right sides of the back pieces together. Stitch center seam. Press allowances towards the side. Topstitch center seam 1⁄4" (0.7 cm) wide.
Front Panel Seams
Baste front panel seams (seam numbers 1 and 2) and stitch (see also illustration 1). Press allowances towards the center front. Topstitch seams 1⁄4" (0.7 cm) wide.
Baste shoulder seams (seam number 4), matching panel seams. Stitch. Press allowances apart.
Position the front facings onto the back facing. Stitch shoulder seams (seam number 6). Press seam allowances apart.
Fold tabs on FOLD LINE, right side facing. Stitch edges together as illustrated. Trim allowances, trim corners diagonally. Turn tabs, baste edges and press. Topstitch tabs 1⁄4" (0.7 cm) wide (b).
Apply the BUTTONHOLE. Pin tabs over the shoulder seams, baste on edge of armhole from marking ©.