Added Jan 20, 2007
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Turn seam allowances on slit edges to inside again.
Lining: Stitch side seams as described skirt, matching seam numbers (9) and leaving slit open as mirror
image to skirt.
Stitch side seams on hem band, matching seam numbers (10). Finish edges of seam allowances and
press seams open.
Stitch hem band to lower edge of lining, with right side of hem band facing wrong side of lining. Seam numbers (11) must match and side seams must match. Finish edges of seam allowances together and press towards lining. Finish upper edge of lining and gather. (b)
Pull lining into skirt, wrong sides facing. Pin upper edge of lining to skirt attachment seam, matching side seams. Stitch lining in place, as close to zipper as possible. Sew lining edges to zipper tapes by hand. ©
Trim seam allowances at the skirt and seam band to 0.7 cm, de-baste, fold over, iron and stitch. (d)
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