Invisible zippers are the sweethearts of all garment sewers, and they deserve the perfect finish at the neckline. This method for installing an invisible zipper minimizes bulk at the top edge of the garment and gives a clean finish on the wrong and right sides. It couldn’t be easier because there is no hand sewing with this method. It can all be done with your sewing machine. Once you’ve mastered this technique, you’ll never want to use traditional zippers again.
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This article, by Threads staff seamstress and alterations expert Norma Bucko, is from Threads #156, Aug./Sept. 2011
For another sewing expert’s take on installing and finishing invisible zippers, check out the Industry Insider Techniques video “Finish the Invisible Zipper Top,” featuring Louise Cutting.
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