Added Jan 21, 2008
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Position the front piece onto the back piece, the right sides are facing., baste shoulder seams (seam 3). The princess seams meet. Neaten the allowances altogether and press inside the back piece.
Press the allowances of the lower collar edge (collar without interfacing) to the inside. Pin the collar pieces on top of each other, the right sides are facing. Baste the edges according to the drawing on top of each other, and stitch. Trim the allowances, cut the corners bias. Turn the collar inside out. Baste edges, and press (a).
Pin the collar into the neckline, the right sides are facing (seam 4), the cross lines meet the shoulder seams. Stitch. Trim allowances, cut in the allowances and press inside the collar. Pin the inner half of the collar onto the edge, and stitch narrowly (b).