Added Oct 8, 2007
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Stitch the lining dress pattern pieces together; the same seam numbers of the pattern are meeting. Important: Stitch the front center seam up to the cross line. Secure seam ends. Stitch the yoke onto the bottom fabric piece edge, right sides facing. Trim allowances and press inwards into the yoke. In the same way stitch the bottom yoke edge onto the upper skirt edge.
Pull the lining onto the dress, wrong sides facing, seams meet. Baste the lining onto the armpits. Baste the lining along the neckline onto the yoke allowance and zipper allowance. Topstitch the neckline. (a)
Sew the lining by hand onto the zipper allowance. (b)