8. Damn Good Dress Tutorial – Sew Your Shoulder Seams
8A. Lay out your Front Top and Back Yoke with right sides up.
8B. Flip your Back Yoke over your Front Top to line up the shoulders. The inside Back Yoke should be facing up now.
8C. Taking just the inside Back Yoke layer, begin flipping it to the underside of your Front Top.
8D. You are going to sandwich the Front Top shoulder edges in between the Back Yoke shoulder edges.
8E. Line up all the shoulder edges, matching the shoulder notches.
8F. Line up the seam lines of your armhole edges from the Back Yoke and the Front Top. Place a pin through both seams, pushing the seam allowance towards the back.
8G. Line up the neckline seams and place a pin through both seams.
8H. Line up your shoulder notches and place a pin through the top layer of your Front Top and the top layer of your Back Yoke.
8I. Pin the remaining areas along the edges, working in a circle around the shoulder edges.
8J. Sew using 1/2” seam allowance.
8K. Repeat steps 8D-8J for your second shoulder seam.
Then, pull your Back Yoke up away from the Front Top.
8L. Open your seam allowances flat along the shoulder seams.
8M. Press your seam allowances open.