Cut out all pattern pieces and mark ease points on side seams and the front and back points on the Strap & Binding.
Fold over the Binding 7.5mm then again the same amount.
Top stitch approximately 6mm from the garment edge to secure.
Lay Front agus Back pieces Wrong Sides together.
Pin the side seams ensuring to ease front onto back. Pin the shoulder seams also. Stitch a 5mm seam allowance.
Press the seam allowances flat to one side.
An sin, turn Right Sides out and press the seams flat together.
With the garment WS out, stitch a 1cm seam allowance to conceal the previous 5mm.
Press seams open to complete.
Notch the seam allowance at the top and bottom of the side seam and shoulder seams. This will allow for easy turning of the hems and will help them lay flat.
Fold each Binding & Strap in half Right Sides together.
Stitch the seam allowance along the short edge to form the strap.
Press open the seam allowance.
Match the front marking of the Strap & Binding to the top edge of the Front.
Match the back marking of the Strap & Binding to the top Back.
Ease the Strap & Binding around the armhole and pin in place.
Stitch the 1.5cm seam allowance around the armhole.
Trim seam allowance to 7mm.
Complete the Binding & Strap:
fold Binding & Strap over 1cm.
fold over to WS and match to stitch line.
top stitch approximately 6mm from outside edge.
Fold the hem over towards the WS 7.5mm, then fold over another 7.5mm to complete the seam allowance. Top stitch using zig-zag approximately 6mm from the garment edge to finish.
Press all seams.
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