I always use the zipper technique from the Fashion-Incubator website. There is a link in my favorite tutorials sidebar.
I think I made the lining a bit short. Oops. I didn't add seam allowances and I'm sure I should have done it. I may have to wear a slip with this one.
I love the butt shape it creates.
It is almost mermaid-y.
Here is the full review if you want to see it. No major issues or anything.
I finished my jeans too. The weather was much more conducive to driving today. I added brass snaps to the back flap pockets.