3. Cut off the collar
4. With the shirt inside out sew up the side seams. Tuck the raw edges of the collar inside the collar and top stitch shut to form a mandarin collar.
5. With wrong sides together fold each ruffle strip in half and gather along the raw edges. Finish one end of each ruffle by folding over twice and top stitching.
11. Finish the shirt sleeves by sewing a piece of elastic onto the cuff. Stretch the elastic as you sew it down with a zig-zag stitch