plaid shorts: zipper


so my jacket and shorts are almost finished, sorry, I am a little slow at the moment, I am alraedy planning some stuff with the move, and somehow I dont have a productive phase right now;).  Anyhow here are the steps for the zipper in the shorts:

DSCF4664use overedging for the centre front of both front parts and the sew the crotch seam until the beginning of the opening for the zipper

DSCF4665fold the right side inside a few mm next to the centre front line, and pin the open zipper under it and sew close to the edge

DSCF4666then pin the zipper-opening closed

DSCF4667close the zipper and pin it to the seam allowance on the left side

DSCF4668only to the seam allowance, the sew

DSCF4669next sew from the right a line, starting at the beginning of the opening in a 45° angle, and at the right distance parallel to the fold

DSCF4670looks like this from the side by now

DSCF4671next you need on part with the length of the opening and as wide as you stitching is, cut in fold, fold together and serge the open side

DSCF4672place it on the lower side of the zipper and sew it to the seam allowance

DSCF4673also sew it with a few stitches to the seam allowance at the end


I hope this was helpful for you, if you have any questions please let me know. You can still enter at the fabric giveaway.

keep sewing and smiling

your TailorFairy


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