How to Sew a Fly Zip

How to Sew a Fly Zip - Steps 1 & 2

Step 1

Fuse noted pieces. Sew fly facing to right side crotch.

Step 2

Turn to face & press. Set aside.

How to Sew a Fly Zip - Steps 3 & 4

Step 3

Sew zipper to left side crotch.

Step 4

Cover zipper with bearer & sew. Turn to face & top-stitch close to seam.

How to Sew a Fly Zip - Step 5

Step 5

Join left & right crotch seams up to zip. Make sure that zipper in covered by right side & top-stitching isn’t visible from face.

How to Sew a Fly Zip - Step 6

Step 6

Holding the top corner of right side fold right side to the left. Flatten the fly facing & pin zipper edge to facing. Fold fly bearer out of the way (you can pin it to secure). Sew zip to fly facing.

How to Sew a Fly Zip - Step 7

Step 7

With the bearer still folded out of the way return right front to it’s place & top-stitch from face up to start of curve.

How to Sew a Fly Zip - Step 8

Step 8

Return bearer to it’s place & top-stitch curve connecting right front to bearer. Zigzag to secure opening.