I hate pictures of pants. They do not give justice to the pattern.
Jalie original zipper insertion. Too close to center. Zipper head shows.
Jalie insertion. The right hand side insertion should me off set by at least 1/4 inch from centre.
My way. Off set the right hand side.
I use this nice fly guide to trace the outside top stitching.
My zipper. The dots are the centre. The zipper is nicely encased and keeps the zipper head inside.
I sew the back seam with the waistband. The same as mens clothing.
Overlock inside edge of waist band. Fold over and press. Stitch in the ditch on good side.
Stitch in the ditch
Finished waistband and zipper.