Conceal the Zipper Pull on a Hand-Picked Zipper
This method for concealing the zipper pull when installing a hand-picked zipper was taught to me by my friend Emily.
Many of us who sew were taught by a family member, neighbor, home economics teacher, or friend. Often, it was a combination of several of these sources, along with available books. Even if you’ve sewn for a long time, it’s important to acknowledge those who helped along the way. A fellow custom clothier, Emily showed me a trick that conceals the pull for a neat and clean appearance.
This method came in handy a few years ago when I did lots of hand-finished details on my client’s garments. I never liked seeing the zipper pull near the waistband or facing at the top of the zipper.
Stabilize and baste
1. Determine the length of the zipper you will use, and cut a piece of fusible stay tape…
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