is used the seam

joining the bodyFashion Design Drawing - Infants Clothes 6.jpg

and skirt is made toward the inside. A bias strip of cambric

is placed next to the petticoat in the same seam, which is then

stitched, turned over and hemmed to the body.

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If made double, stitch the under-arm seams of both outside and lining; place the right sides of the material together and stitch all except the lower edge and shoulder seams. Clip the curved edges, turn the body right side out and crease along the sewing line. It may be stitched again on the outside to strengthen the edges and hold the seams in position. The top of the petticoat is gathered and basted to the lining with the seam toward the inside. Turn this seam up on the body; turn in the edge of the outside piece and stitch it over the gathers, covering all previous stitchings. The shoulders are stitched in a fell seam.

A SLIP is invariably made very plain and loose, of fine, sheer Persian lawn, nainsook or dimity. It should be put together with narFashion Design Drawing - Infants Clothes 8.jpg

row French seams. In the model shown in

Fig. 148, the neck is finished with a bias binding. A narrow tape is run through the binding so that the neck can be drawn up to the right size when the slip is worn. Make an eyelet in the outside of the neck-binding just in front of the underlapping hem. Pass the ribbon through this opening so that it will meet the other end that comes from the opening of the overlapping hem.

The neck and sleeves, which should be gathered into narrow bands at the bottom, may be edged with a frill of lace. The back is cut down through theFashion Design Drawing - Infants Clothes 9.jpg

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