Added Apr 6, 2009
New York, New Yo...
HEMLINE WITH STIFFENING HORSEHAIR BRAID
Stitch the bias strips for the hemline facing together, as one long strip
Pin the bias strips on the hemline edge, right sides facing. Stitch. Trim allowances (a).
Pin the stiffening braid on the seam allowance (wrong side of the dress) and stitch using basting stitches (b).
Fold the bias strips to the inside of the dress. At the same time, the horsehair braid turns up and will be enclosed between dress and bias strip ©.
Sew the bias strips by hand (d).