Added Oct 29, 2007
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Stand up collar
Pin stand up collar pieces on top of each other, the right sides facing (a)
Pin the stand up collar onto the neckline, the right sides facing (seam 6), the notches meet the shoulder seams. The collar piece including the interfacing is laying on the front and back pattern piece. Cut in the inner stand up collar (without interfacing) at the notches (arrow). Baste stand up collar at the back neckline, only the outer collar piece. (b)
Neaten the truncated facing of the front pieces, turn outwards and baste over the collar. Tuck in the top facing edges at the shoulder seams, stitch facing and outer collar piece. Trim allowances, cut in and cut the corners bias wise. Cut allowances at the cross lines, following the arrows, along the shoulder seams. ©
Fold inwards and baste the facing, press. Press the allowances of the back neckline in towards the collar. Tuck in the inner collar piece and baste. Stitch the collar narrowly all around, thereby stitching the inner piece. Sew the facing onto the shoulder seams by hand. (d)
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