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Step 1: Pin & Sew The Crotch Seam

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Step 2: Press Back Half Right Side Seam Allowance.

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Step 3: Pin & Tack Zip On Right Side.

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(While you're at this side, it could be a good time to prepare the zip shield & sew it all up together now rather than later)

Step 4: Prepare The Left Fly Facing...

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Zig zag the curved edge.

Step 5: Sew On The Left Fly Facing

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Step 6: Pin Left Fly Facing Back

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Press & top stitch.

Step 7: Prepare The Zip Shield

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Step 8: Pin, Tack & Sew Right Side

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Through all layers, locking the zip between the right fly front & zip shield.

Sew close to the zip at the front.

(In this picture I have already tacked the left side of my zip to the left fly facing)

Step 9: Pin Left Side Of Zip To Left Fly Facing...

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Check it looks ok from the front & tack left side of zip to left fly facing only.

Pin the zip shield out of the way & sew the left side.

Step 10: Top Stitch The Fly

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In a curve from the bottom of the fly opening, up in a straight line to the top of the waist seam.

Step 11: Finished Zip Fly

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busteroriginals (author) 1 month ago
Cool, hope it helps!

Gonna have to save this 'ible for the next time I'm working with zippers. Thanks for documenting this so thoroughly!

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