Press along one marked line. Stitch 1/8″ from pressed edge.
Repeat pressing and stitching along remaining marked lines. Press all pintucks in desired direction (if you made an even number of pintucks you may want to press each half towards the nearest side seam).
Your bodice front and lining will now be the same size!
You can now stitch the shoulder seams of the front to the back (of the main fabric and lining) and then stitch the main fabric and lining together at the neckline.
Continue to attach the sleeves onto the bodice as directed by the pattern…
And attach the skirt and back closure!
That’s it! Now that you’ve learned this technique, have fun adding pintucks to any pattern you’d like!