Two pieces of checked gingham: 5 inches square; 4 inches square.

Cut from the center of the first a 2 inch square, clip the corners of the opening on the bias, fold back the edges to a color line in the gingham, fold back the edges of the second piece to match, baste one side at a time, and overhand. Trim and overcast the raw edges of the patch and of the opening.

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Illustration 26. Cloth prepared for Models 17 and 18.

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Illustration 27. Overhanded patch.

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Illustration 25. Slash of placket, clipped before sewing.