Added Jan 21, 2008
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Position the front pieces onto the back piece, the right sides are facing. Baste side seams (seam 5), and stitch. Trim allowances, neaten altogether and press inside the back piece.
Fold the straps lengthwise, the right fabric side inside. Stitch _” (1 cm) wide along the fold line. Trim allowances. Knot the threads, thread the needle (a) Then move the needle (the needle eye ahead (b) through the strap opening (use a reel inside for easy use). Cut the strap into two pieces. Neaten and fold the ends inside.
Pin the loops onto the marked cross lines of the side seams, and stitch narrowly ©.