Added Apr 6, 2009
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Stitch the lining pieces together into a dress. Apply sleeves. Fold the allowances along the bottom sleeve edge _” (1.5 cm) inside.
Fold the lining hemline 1 _“ (3 cm) inside and press. Fold again _” (1.5 cm) and stitch. The lining dress will be _” (1.5 cm) shorter than the fabric dress. Attach lining skirt to lining bodice (a).
The waist seams of dress and lining meet, wrong sides facing. The other seams and darts of lining and dress meet as well, wrong sides facing. Pin together the allowances of dress and lining, along the waist, and stitch. Turn the tops of dress and lining (b).
Move the lining piece over the dress, wrong sides facing. The seams of dress and lining meet. Pin the front lining edges and neckline edges onto the dress ©.
Move the lining sleeves over the dress sleeves and pin. Slightly push up the lining edge and sew it by hand on the sleeve seam allowance (d).