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Here, we show you how to make a slit without a seam. For instance, if you had made a simple, knee length skirt with a side zipper, and no center back seam, but you decided you wanted a center back slit. For this demonstration, the green fabric represents the skirt, and the navy blue fabric represents the slit facing.

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a project you want a to add a slit to.

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    Apr 10, 2017, 01.54 PMby L0rien

    Thank you so much for this tutorial. This is EXACTLY what I was looking for! I made a long fitted dress out of fabric that wasn’t as stretchy as I thought…and walking in it felt very awkward…to the point that I was considering hacking the dress up and making something else out of it—a smaller dress for my daughter or something. Now that I’ve read this tutorial I feel empowered to modify the dress so that I’ll actually want to wear it! Thank you! (Is there a tutorial for making a back split in the bodice or adding a zipper? It’s really tough to get on and off!)

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    Jan 2, 2016, 10.57 AMby ryanpowell

    i like this color.

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