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Turn the side allowances of the bust parts inwards, press. Turn allowances inwards once again, pin and stitch close to the folded edge. (a)
Then fold and press the front allowances inwards, pin. (b)
Cut off 2 lengths of 18” (45 cm) from the cord for the shoulder straps. Position a cord end at the top of the bust piece under the allowance and pin. Stitch allowances of front edges close to the edge and stitch to hold the cord in place. Stitch the cord ends on top. Knot cord ends. ©
Neaten lower edges of the bust pieces. Press allowances inwards, fold narrowly and stitch 2/5” (1 cm) wide. (d)
Cut off the elastic cord, for
Size 4: 42” (106 cm)
Size 6: 43 .” (110 cm)
Size 8: 45” (114 cm)
Size 10: 46 1/2”(118 cm)
Size 12: 48” (122 cm
Size 14: 49 1/2” (126 cm)
Size 16: 51” (130 cm
Size 18: 53” (134 cm)
Use a safety pin to pull it through the tunnel of the lower edges of the bust piece. Knot cord ends. (e)
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