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karmmelk66
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Date: 12/2/12 8:01 AM

The zipper appears to be 10in.
I took out the back seam. Now what do I do?
It looks a mess. It appears that if I sew it back together there will still be more slack under the zipper. I am determined to learn how to do this. Can someone guide me through this from scratch or tell me where to go?

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Subject: Topic moved Date: 12/2/12 8:56 AM

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In reply to karmmelk66 <<


Date: 12/2/12 1:31 PM

Taking in the inseam near the crotch will shorten the length of the back and front center seam.

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