In this video you will learn how to stitch the shoulder seams of a Top.
To learn how to stitch a facing to the back neckline, watch the previous video.
Watch the video: How to Stitch a Top: 2/6 Back Neckline Facing .
Spread out the back piece of the garment on top of the front piece with the right sides together and the shoulders aligned.
Use the notches as a guide to help you align the layers.
Ensure that the creased lines marking the shoulder seamline are also aligned.
Place the neckline end of the shoulder under the needle with a half inch seam allowance, start with a reverse stitch and proceed along the crease towards the other end of the shoulder.
Finish with a second reverse stitch.
Now, lift the presser foot with the needle inside, flip the garment over and push the presser foot down.
Run a second stitch over the first one.
When you reach the end of the seam, finish with a reverse stitch, cut the thread and repeat the steps on the other shoulder.
Make sure the stitches are uniform.
You have now learnt how to stitch the shoulder seams of a Top.
Now that the front and back pieces are joined, you can proceed to stitch the sleeves.