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ss it forms a flap to conceal any white the button-holes may chance to show. The front left gores must be stitched exactly as on the right side, and now stitch the sides of the front and back together, always on the outlined stitches, and then the shoulders. The sleeves follow, and should be stitched and left inside-out to be finished.

Fig.

The

next thing to do

for cording

is

Casing for Whalebone.

is

now seldom

to cut

some bias or

cross pieces,

used, save as trimming.

The

neck has to be bound with a narrow bias band, and the sleeves w^ant a short facing of bias also.

The band for turning.

neck.

for the

neck should be i 1-3 inch, to allow on the outline thread of the

Stitch one side

Cut the turning-in quite within

1-4 inch of the

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A Guide to Dressmaking - 1876  

19th Century Dressmaking techniques

A Guide to Dressmaking - 1876  

19th Century Dressmaking techniques

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