how to sew flared pants with appliqued flowers: zipper


so here are the next steps for the flared pants, the first parts can be found here: part1, part2 and part3.

DSCF5992first I closed the front crotch seam

DSCF5993then I folded it like it should in the end

DSCF5994DSCF5995the right centre front is the lower part

DSCF5996I folded it about 3mm parallel to the line and then placed the zipper

DSCF5997and pinned the zipper in place, just through one layer of fabric

DSCF5998sewed and folded it back over

DSCF5999pinned the slit shut and closed the zipper then pinned the other side of the zipper to the left front, also just one layer, sewed

DSCF6005and then sewed the decorative stitching on the right front

DSCF6006starts looking like the end result

DSCF6007now I needed one piece to lay under the zipper, and serged around the open edges

DSCF6008DSCF6009then pinned it to the lower end

DSCF6010then I sewed it close to the zipper

DSCF6011DSCF6012the finished fly.

I hope this was helpful for you. Let me know if you have any questions!

keep sewing and smiling

your TailorFairy




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