Place bodice front pieces right side together.
Make sure notches are marked (center front notches, and neckline opening notch).
Center front notch marked at hem:
Connect notches with ruler to create guide for stitch line.
Pin along center front seam allowance as needed.
Pin at neck opening as a friendly reminder to end your stitch.
Stitch center front, begin at bottom of center front.
Stop stitching at neck opening. Make sure to back tack sufficient amount so opening is strong (I back tack 3-4 stitches and back tack 2-3 times).
Press center hem seam flat
Press center front seam open.
Placing center front notch in fold, press neckline flat.
Note center front notch in fold: