01 | On the side front (B) pattern piece draw a line across the pattern, perpendicular to the side seam, at the side slit circle.
02 | Repeat step 1 for the side back (D) pattern piece.
03 | Add a 3/8” hem allowance below the lines on the side front and side back pattern pieces.
04 | Cut along the hem allowance lines on the side front and side back pattern pieces.
05 | On the center back (C) pattern piece, mark a circle at the princess panel seam allowance that aligns with the hemline on the side back piece.
06 | Repeat step 5 for the center front (A) pattern piece.
07 | To sew, assemble and attach waist ties at the side seams then sew the side seams with right sides together.
08 | Hem the side panel unit, and sew according to the pattern instructions.
09 | Finish the center front (A) and back (C) panels at the princess seam by turning under at 3/8” and topstitching.
01 | Add a 3/8” seam allowance to the center front (A) pattern piece.
02 | On the center front (A), side front (B), center back (C), and side back (D) pattern pieces, mark lines where you would like your waist ties to be. We recommend starting 1-2” above the waist and ending 1-2” below the waist.
03 | Mark circles along the seam allowances at the lines, on all pattern pieces.
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