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complete step-by-step instructions on the referenced pages.

references may direct you to another technique within the same section.

Every set of instructions focuses on a specific garment area or technique. To avoid unnecessary repetition, clear references are made to other sections of the book for recurring preliminary or ending steps. For instance, since there are several options for finishing a sleeve lower edge, you would be referred to “Casings,” “Cuffs,” or “Hems.” In some cases, such as the finishing variations of Edgestitching, Topstitching, or Edgestitching and Topstitching,

For example, there are two separate techniques for making a Flat Collar, but the edge finishes are the same in each technique. The second Flat Collar technique refers you to the first Flat Collar for the illustrated edge finish.

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