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Understitch the facing to the bodice, catching the seam allowances underneath. This will help keep the facing down when the garment is complete. This is much like the ditch stitch. Fold the garment so right sides are on top of each other, but the facings are still turned out. Turn the front shoulders right side out. Pull the right front shoulder through the right back shoulder as shown above, with right sides touching, without twisting or rotating the straps.

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    Apr 5, 2011, 04.31 AMby misslottski

    The shoulder thing rocks, I love it and I got it. Helped to slow down and just take it in. Unfortunately the link to the understitch is broken, can you tell me what it is?

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    Oct 27, 2010, 11.01 PMby emmavictoria

    Hello. Please can you tell me how to understitch the facing to the bodice? I know how to understitch BUT I have always done it on the right side in the seam line. Not sure how to do it expecially with the straps. I have followed all the other instructions which where great. Thank you

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    Sep 5, 2010, 08.04 PMby Alejandra Luaces

    Step 5 is also very confusing for me.

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    Feb 5, 2010, 06.06 AMby lzgogo777

    You should post a video!

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    Dec 13, 2009, 08.41 AMby gdac

    Soooo confused – but I think the pic didn’t help me (it’s probably a “its me not you” thing!). Have the bodice front right way out in front of you as if you would hold up to look at it. Then push front shoulder down thru back shoulder strap. If you then turn bodice over so back is facing you, open to the inside and you will see front shoulder strap…. does this help or confuse you more?

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    Dec 1, 2009, 07.55 PMby Rachel Kenyon

    …This is the bit that confuses me… Insanely.

    Can anyone explain?

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