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.
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.