Added Mar 18, 2007
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Lining / Ease Pleat
Fold center back lengthwise, right side facing in. Stitch on marked lines for ease pleat. Press pleat to one side. Stitch darts and seams on lining, matching same seam numbers. Set sleeves into lining. Press allowances at lower edge of lining and sleeve linings to inside. (a)
Pin lining right sides together with facing, matching shoulder seams. Stitch, beginning and ending about 4" (10 cm) above hem edge. Clip lining at back neck edge. Press seam allowances onto lining. Pin lining inside jacket with wrong sides facing. (b)
Fold the lower lining edge inside and pin it onto the hemline allowance. Stitch the lining onto both sleeves. Stitch the front bottom edges/hemline edges from facing end. ©
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