Added Jan 20, 2007
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Side Seams/ Left Slit
Lay bodice front on bodice back, right sides facing. Baste side seams, matching seam numbers (3). Stitch, stitching, left side seam from armhole edge to slit mark (arrow). Tie- off ends of seams. Leave slit basted. Finish edges of seam allowances and press seams open. Remove basting at slit. (a)
Sleeves with ruffles
To gather each sleeve cap, first stitch two closely spaced lines of machine basting from star symbol to star symbol. Fold each sleeve lengthwise, right side facing in. Stitch sleeve seams, matching seam numbers (4). Finish edges of seam allowances and press seams open. (b)
Cut into the edge of the lower sleeve, pull apart cut edges and place onto the slit facing as shown in the drawing. Baste. Iron facing over the base seam. ©
Turn facing inside halfway, fold and pin onto the base seam and baste. (d) Fold slit right sides facing, stitch facing diagonally at the end of the slit as shown in drawing (e)
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