Added Jun 6, 2007
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Lay and stitch the pleats one by one, starting at a pleat at the side. Fold the skirt so that the fold lines of the first pleat meet, right sides facing. Pin the pleat lines onto each other from the top
ending at the arrow line. Stitch. Secure seam beginning and end (a). Then lay The other pleats in the same manner and stitch. Press the fold towards the side seams (b). Pin the pleats to the
upper edges of the skirt.
Stitching the Outer Waistband
Pin the reinforced waistbands right sides facing onto the upper skirt edge. Stitch ©.Trim seam allowances and press the waistband flat.
Right Side Seam
Place skirt pieces onto top of each other right sides facing, pin the right side seam. Stitch. (d) Fold apart and iron seam allowances.