Added Oct 29, 2007
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Fold inwards and press the truncated hem, tuck in and stitch narrowly. (a)
Position front piece onto the back piece, the right sides facing, baste side seams (seam 4) and stitch. Trim allowances and press apart (b). Stitch the allowances onto the sleeve hem ©.
Place facing on top. Fold and press the hem inside, fold again and baste. Turn the facing over again. Stitch the bottom edge narrowly about ¼” from the edge, at the same time enclose hem and facing. Stitch the front edge narrowly. (d)
Insert BUTTON HOLES into the right side edge and the stand-up collar. Apply the buttons into the front center of the left front piece.
Dress up outerwear with deep shawl collars and sew up a lovely fitted dress with a flounced hemline.
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