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Lay fronts right sides together with back. Baste side seams (seam number 8) and stitch. Press allowances apart.
Lay front peplum piece right sides together with back peplum piece. Stitch side seams (seam number 9). Press allowances open.
Fold pockets lengthwise, right side facing in. Baste side pleat lines together. Press inverted pleat. (a) Baste pleat at the top and bottom (b).
Pin the right sides of the pocket lining onto the pocket. Baste and stitch edges together, leaving an open hole to turn it inside out later. Secure ends of stitching. Trim allowances, trim rounding. Turn pocket, baste edges and press. Topstitch upper edge, stitching up opening. ©
Baste pockets on front peplum at placement line and stitch 1⁄4" (0.7 cm) wide. (d)
Pin the right sides of the flap lining pieces onto the fabric flaps. Stitch side and lower edges together. Trim allowances, trim corners diagonally. Turn flaps, baste edges and press. Topstitch flaps 1⁄4" (0.7 cm) wide. Baste open edges together. (e)
Baste flaps on upper edge of peplum over the pockets. (f)
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