You have to hand baste the seam lines with a colored thread so you can know how to lay out the pattern because you won’t be sewing it at the seam line but around the edges of the raised flowers. Don’t use red thread for the seam lines because it leaves lint behind. The net around the edge of the motif also needs to be neatly trimmed.
Lining up the two blue thread seem lines. You can pin it so it doesn’t shift when you sew it.
|Sewing the motif down with a fell stitch.|
|I also sewed the lace down from behind to make the seam stronger. This is after I trimmed away the excess from behind on the wrong side of the lace.|
|This is the finished bodice shoulder seams .The seams are not noticeable|
|Pinning the lace bodice to the silk charmeuse dress underneath. The neckline will have a silk bias binding and it will have a flannel hand stitched lining inside to make it warmer for the Paris winter.|
|The one seam in the skirt has to be overlapped the way I overlapped the lace at the bodice. Do you see how the seam need to be overlapped?