zipper-lapped

Gallery: Zippers - Lapped Application

Londa's Lapped Zipper application.  



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Eliminate the bulk at the top of a lapped zipper with this technique - found in an OLD Vogue Sewing Book. 


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Fine finishing at neckline diagram - this is the underlap side. 
Consult your PDF written directions for complete directions. 


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Position of zipper on extended seam allowance. 


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Baste underlap side to seam allowance.

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Roll underlap side close to coil and stitching. 

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Lay remaining seam allowance over right zipper tape and stitching.


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Stitch seam allowance to right zipper tape. 

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Hand pick option.

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Machine stitch option.


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See why using a LONGER zipper just works??? 

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Listen to fabric handling technique to keep the overlap side from G-R-O-W-I-N-G in length! 


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Pull thread from front to the back and knot.


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Thread these threads on a needle and bury threads to secure between the layers instead of cutting threads close to the knot. 

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Back Neck fine finishing details. 




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