How to Make the Inset
The piece without the interfacing is the facing in this case. (For blouse fronts etc. the interfacing goes on the facing.)
Fold the pieces into the finished position (see below).
I haven't done so in this photo, but it helps with the next step if you baste the layers of the inset together.
Also, you should zigzag the raw edges to stop them from fraying.
How to insert the inset
Pin the inset in place by lifting the collar up as in this photo and pinning through all the layers.
Now firmly baste in place by hand with cross stitches and then stitch one side by machine under the collar so that it's inconspicuous. If you think the inset is in place, repeat for the other side.
Note: You won't be able to stitch all the way down, so just go as far as your judgement suggests.
How to Hem the Dress
Congratulations! Your dress is finished!
Until next time, happy sewing and Merry Christmas!
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