This ensemble was inspired by Marilyn Monroe's unfinished 1962 film "Something's Got to Give".
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Lining shoulder seams
Turn sheath right-side out and press
Cut 1/4" off the bottom of the lining.
Stitch the bottom of the sheath to the lining.
Back extension for the FM Marilyn doll
Turn the back extension right-side out and press.
Stitch back opening
Stay-stitch the neckline
Stitch the collar, trim the corners.
Turn the collar right-side out and press.
Baste the collar to the neckline between the markings.
Ease-stitch the top of the sleeves.
Stitch the sleeves to the armholes.
Coat: Stitch the center back seam, shoulder seam, stay-stitch the neckline, sleeves.
Stitch the bottom of the coat sleeves to the lining. Under-stitch the lining.
Stitch the lining to the coat at the fronts and bottom.
Turn the coat right-side out and press. Stitch the back opening closed.