Here is your basic layout.
Another view of your basic layout.
Apply fusible interfacing to half of each shoulder strap piece. Fold in half lengthwise and sew long raw edges together. Turn straps to right side and topstitch long edges.
Make pockets. See bottom of image for help.
Sew side seams. Double fold dress hem, then toptstitch.
Sew underarm facings to dress.
Apply interfacing to yoke pieces. Sew sides and top edges of yoke pieces to yoke facings, enclosing straps as shown.
Gather top edge of dress front between notches to fit lower edge of front yoke. Sew lower edges of interfaced yoke pieces to dress front and back pieces. Fold in lower edges of yoke undersides, then topstitch all yoke edges ...
... like this.
This tutorial is excerpted with permission from <a href="http://amzn.to/1sk4rpn" target="_blank">Sew Chic</a> by Yoshiko Tsukiori (Tuttle Books).