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Video: Finish a Lapped Zipper at the Neckline
As with any detail, beautifully inserted zippers rely on precision sewing. Follow along in this video from Industry Insider Techniques Vol. 7 as Louise Cutting demonstrates her method for adding a lapped zipper to the neckline.
In Volume 7 of this series, Louise Cutting shares years of expert experience. It’s amazing how much you’ll learn as this gifted instructor demonstrates professional techniques, such as fine hand stitching and flawless miters. This level of workmanship is second nature to pros, and now you’ll see how they contribute to the quality of the garments you are making – and how to do them yourself. In this 15-part series, you’ll learn how to match stripes, prints, and plaids, reinforce underarm seams, sew a smooth neckline zipper finish, and many more expert techniques.
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Good looking finish. I wonder if the zipper tape cut so close to the top stop might have the coil end sticking out and creating a scratchy point. It seems it is possible to install the zipper before the facing, then folding the facing as prescribed.