Step 10: Join Fabric and Lining
a. Place lining and shell collars right sides together. Fold excess out of center back lining, and sew from ½” past notch on right front where A /B join to left front notch where A/B join (this helps with turning seam allowances under binding later). .
b. Press seam allowance toward lining and stitch just inside seam, changing thread color to match lining and department fabric
c. Grade allowance and clip curves
d. Clip at end of stitching half way into seam allowance
e. Turn stitched collar portion right sides out and press