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Date: 1/1/10 1:48 PM

I'm working on a dress that has a zipper in the back. It is a vintage pattern that calls for an lapped zipper but I'd like to use an invisible zipper instead. My question is, how do i insert an invisible zipper on a garment with a neck facing? Do you guys know of any tutorials for this out there? TiA!

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Date: 1/1/10 2:45 PM

Fashion-Incubator Invisible Zipper Part 1

Fashion-Incubator Invisible Zipper Part 2

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Date: 1/1/10 4:33 PM

Thank you!

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Date: 7/11/13 7:36 AM

New question on this:

To alter a scoop/zipper neck like this with contrast band (like tunic) about 2" wide on the OUTSIDE, what to do? Consider that as the facing flipped out?
Any videos?

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Date: 7/16/13 4:56 AM

Thank you for posting these links, they helped me with invisible zip and facings also :)

Glad you asked the question Luckylibbet hope your worked out ok

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Date: 7/16/13 9:47 AM

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The pressing jig used in the linked tutorial is brilliant. The 'words' above can be used in the search function to get back to this post to find the tutorial. I was happily surprised to find out that it is not necessary to fill in the name of a poster when using the search function with the message board. The first pinned post under Miscellaneous contains a list of active 'search terms'.

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