14. On the extension side,
stitch from the point of the
angled clip out to the 1/4" mark,
turn a sharp corner and continue
up to within 1/4" of the top.
Stop on the pressed fold line.
Stitch the center back seams of
the dress and lining separately,
matching the stitched ends of
the overlap and extension. Do a
few stitches by hand at the top
of each center back seam if all
the seams do not meet perfectly.
Press the center back seams open.
Turn the dress and lining to be
in position, slipping the armholes
into place. Press the back overlap
and extension edges.
17. Line up the neck edges
along the top edges of the back
closely and pin into place, turning
in the pressed edges to meet.
18. The pressed edges of
the lining around the neckline
will be matched to the 'ditch'
of the piping on the inside.
The piping will show both on
the inside and the outside.
19. Hand finish by
stitching the lining down
around the entire neckline
20. Press the dress hem
up 1/4" or more as desired for
the length you want. Press the
lining up 1/8" more than the
dress. Finish by hand, matching