Added Jun 6, 2011
Press self-facings on slit edges to inside – along centre front on right and 5 mm (3/16 in) before centre front on left. Stitch zip under left edge of slit (underlap), stitching close to teeth of zip. Pin slit closed, matching centres. Stitch free zip tape to right facing, not catching trouser piece. Baste facing in place. Topstitch slit as marked, from upper edge to 3 cm (11/4 ins) before end. Fold underlap piece lengthwise, right side facing in. Stitch across bottom end. Turn right side out. Lay underlap under left slit edge and pin to facing. Stitch facing to underlap, close to zip joining seam. Lay slit closed again and topstitch to the end, catching underlap
. Topstitch opening as marked and again 5 mm (3/16 in) from first line of stitching.
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