Timberland Henley Sew-Along: Pocket and Placket #2
For this portion of the sew-along have ready the front, two front placket pieces, and the chest pocket.
Press the top edge of the front pocket to the wrong side 1" (2.5 cm).
Using a straight stitch, stitch 3/4" (1.9 cm) down from the folded edge.
Transfer all markings to the center front neckline for the placket.
Fold the placket pieces in half lengthwise, matching the long edges, and press.
With the right sides together match the placket pieces to the front of the placket opening.
Using a straight stitch, stitch from the neckline down to the bottom of the rectangle placket marking at 1/2" (1.25 cm).
Finish the seam allowances together using a zig-zag, serge, or stretch stitch.
Press the placket pieces towards the center front.
Press the triangle flap and bottom edges of the placket pieces to the wrong side of the front.
With the right side facing up, overlap the right placket piece with the left.
Neatly press and make sure they are evenly overlapped.
Lift up the hem of the front to expose the triangle cut-out and the two bottom edges of the placket pieces. Pin and stitch the layers together using the fold line created from pressing the triangle flap as a stitch guide.
Finish the edges together using a zig-zag, serge, or stretch stitch.
(view from the wrong side of the front)
Optional: To keep the seam allowances in place, topstitch around the placket opening making sure to catch the seam allowances underneath.