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Front Side Seams/ Right Slit
Place the front side skirt pieces right sides facing onto the front middle skirt piece, pin dividing seams
(seam number 7). Stitch seams, end right of the arrow mark (arrow). Secure seam ends. Leave the slit pinned.
Trim seam allowances, fold them apart and iron them from the bottom to the pockets. Cut in the seam allowances at the lower pocket edges of the side skirt piece on both sides. Iron the seam allowances starting at the cuts into the middle front skirt piece (see also drawing d). (a)
Back Side Seams/ Left Slit
Place the right backside skirt right sides facing onto the back middle skirt, pin the dividing seam (seam number
8) and stitch. Fold apart and iron seam allowances.
Place the backside skirt piece right sides facing onto the back middle skirt piece, pin the dividing seam (seam number 9) from the top until you reach the arrow mark. Secure seam ends. Cut in the side skirt piece at the end of the underlap, ending at the stitching line (arrow) (b)
Trim seam allowances, facing and underlap. Fold apart and iron the seam allowances until you reach the cut. After the cut, iron the facing and underlap into the middle skirt piece. Fold over and pin, then iron the facing at the
underlap near the selvage line. ©
Side seams/ left slit
Place front skirt piece right sides facing onto the back skirt piece, pin side seams (seam number 9) and stitch. (d)
ATTENTION: Pin at the left side seam from the arrow mark (arrow) downward. Leave slit pinned. Trim seam allowances, fold apart and iron. Tear basting stitches at the slit.
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