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Pin the darts on the front and back pieces and stitch to a point. Knot threads. Press the darts to the center of front and back (a). The image shows the front piece.
Position the front and back pieces together. Pin side seams (seam 1/9) and stitch. Press allowances apart (b).
Position the front and back sleeve together, right sides facing. Pin the bottom sleeve seam (seam 2/10) and stitch. Press allowances apart ©.
Pin the sleeve on the armhole, right sides facing and the sleeve seam meeting the side seam. Cross lines 4/12 of front sleeve and front piece meet. The seam 3/11 of back sleeve and back piece meet. Pin the sleeve and stitch. Trim allowances and press inside the sleeve (d).
UPPER SLEEVE SEAMS
Position the front and back piece of the sleeve together, right sides facing. Pin the outer sleeve seam (seam 5/13). At the same time gather the shoulder part of the back piece of the sleeve, from neckline
to *. Stitch. Trim allowances and press apart (e).
Turn the seam allowance inside and pin, press and stitch by hand (f).
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