Genavieve Sew-Along Day 4: Back Yoke Style #1 and Attaching Back Bodice

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After cutting out your Back Yoke Style #1, you will have one main piece and one lining piece. Lay the two pieces right sides together and pin around the neckline.

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Make sure to mark a dot 1/2" down and in on each side of the shoulder piece.

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Then pin your armholes. *Note: make sure that you are leaving your shoulders, sides, and bottom unpinned.

Sew around the armholes and neckline with a 1/2" seam allowance, making sure to start and stop 1/2" away from the shoulder piece.

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Clip your seam allowance making sure not to cut through your threads. Turn yoke right side out and press well.

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Place your back yoke right sides together with your back bodice along the top edge, pin, and then sew with a 1/2" seam allowance. Finish your raw edges. Press bodice seam allowance towards bodice.

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Optional: top stitch along the bodice edge.

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