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10/2011 Houndstooth Bell Bottoms

Added Oct 2, 2011

by burda style ...

Munich, Germany




Step 8 Zipper opening

Press self-facings on opening edges to inside. On right edge, stitch along centre front. On left edge, stitch 5 mm (3/16 in) before centre front. Stitch zipper under left edge of opening (underlap), close to teeth of zipper. Pin opening closed, matching centre fronts. Stitch loose zipper tape to right facing, not catching pant piece. Tack facing in place. Topstitch opening from top to 3 cm (11/4 ins) before end, as marked. Fold underlap piece lengthwise. Stitch across bottom end. Turn right side out. Lay underlap under left opening edge and pin to facing. Stitch facing to underlap, close to zipper joining seam. Lay opening closed again and topstitch to the end, catching underlap.

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