Align the knot with the strip of gathering.
Along the orange lines. The knot layer will overhang but should still be straightened up (don't mind the bit slipping on the left side in this photo. Should be like the right.)
Once you've done that, you will baste the arm hole as well. This is what it looks like from the back.
Pin the shoulders, and clip into the corner on the front piece (to the point marked with a green dot on cutting out). Then align the band with the strip. Sew around neck and shoulders. I have some notes on stabilising shoulder seams here.
flat construction or set in sleeve guides.
I basted the side seams for fit first, and tweaked the fit slightly to bring the waist in snugly.
Hem sleeve edges and bottom edge.
And you're done!
Did you have a go?If you had any questions around the instructions here, please leave a comment below and I'll be sure to address it.
If you do make your own version, I would LOVE to hear about it.