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« on: April 14, 2004 08:22:15 PM »

I am not sure that this is a zipper problem, or what the heck is going on but.... I bought these jeans for my fiance from the gap outlet they have a weird gap in the front flap that covers the zipper. It curves off to one side, now I am not sure if the zipper is stitched in crooked (doesn't look that way) but can you girls take a look at these and see if you can figure out what's up with them?

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« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2004 06:42:06 PM »

hmm, looks like an error was made in the fly sewing.  like the front piece might be curved or too long?
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2004 06:46:35 PM »

the front piece seems to be straight, but the too  long idea may be totally right. So I should just measure it and take it down a bit, you think?
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2004 07:24:39 PM »

Hi'  I'm new to this site, but have been sewing for almost 40 years for at least 20 professionally.  Yes that makes me old! haha
I think the zippper is sewed in properly, the problem is with the waitband.  Unsew the waistband where the botton hole is about 2 or 3 inches from the  the beginning.  Feed the fabric at the folded edge of the zipper flap into the waitband until the bunp disappears.  Resew the waistband using a leather point needle and jean thread or buttonhold twist. Let me know if this works.  Loulou
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