Cotton, 5 inches square.

Cotton, 21/4 x 1 inch, for facing the first placket.

Cotton, 21/4 x 11/2 inches, for extension hem of second placket.

(a) Make a faced hem on the upper side, and an extension hem on the under side. Fasten the angle as directed above.

(b) Make a narrow hem on both edges of the second opening, and fold back 1/2 inch on the side to be lapped over. Lay the right side of the hems together, and stitch a half circle on the wrong side to fasten the angle of the opening.

(a) Make 1/2 inch hem on one side of the first opening, a narrow hem on the other side, and fasten the wider hem over the other, with two rows of stitching across the angle of the opening.

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Illustration 21. Model 14 (Plackets For Dresses) (b).

(b) Bind the second opening with the band, fold back the side to be lapped, and extend the other side under it.

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Illustration 22 (a). Basted pleats.

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Illustration 22 (b). Bias strips. Join by overhanding the selvedge edges or by a narrow seam.