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Sewing Separating Zipper?
Same as sewing a concealed or exposed zipper?
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Date: 2/10/14 10:13 PM

Not sure if this is the right place to be posting this...

Tried to find tutorials on how to install a separating zipper. Couldn't find any! Is it the same as sewing a concealed zipper? Exposed? Thanks for the help...

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Date: 2/10/14 10:53 PM

I think you could do it as an exposed zipper or you could insert it in a way that looks similar to a centered zipper, used maybe on the back of a dress or skirt when you do not choose to do a lapped application. The difference being that the seam in which the separating zipper is placed is open on both ends.

You might try googling separating zipper tutorials. I am certain you will find many online.

How you choose to install the zipper may be influenced by the style of the garment in which you are installing the zipper.

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Date: 2/10/14 11:01 PM

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Learn how to sew a separating zipper

There is a utube tutorial by Coats and Clark.

Sorry but I sometimes have issues copying a link and posting it from my iPad.

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Date: 2/10/14 11:01 PM

Google
Learn how to sew a separating zipper

There is a utube tutorial by Coats and Clark.

Sorry but I sometimes have issues copying a link and posting it from my iPad.

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Date: 2/10/14 11:13 PM

I had the idea that an exposed method would be the best route (just seemed logical... so things don't get stuck)! Thank you for the reply. Found the video!

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