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Posted on:4/27/09 12:57 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people    Very Helpful by 5 people   
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the baja diva said... (4/28/09 9:57 AM) Reply
thanks for the tip about sewing the seam below the zipper first. My always pucker! I will definatly try that.
cleverkitty said... (4/28/09 9:51 AM) Reply
I'm going to try your method on the invisible zipper, I struggle with the pucker. Beautiful work on the skirt!!!
becca a said... (4/28/09 7:48 AM) Reply
What a beautiful skirt. Your curved seams are so neat and meet up perfectly. Nice work!
wildberrymom said... (4/27/09 4:20 PM) Reply
Gorgeous skirt!
Gold said... (4/27/09 2:24 PM) Reply
What a lovely skirt!!Great job!
nglalala said... (4/27/09 2:16 PM) Reply
Beautiful skirt!
Mamselle Miele said... (4/27/09 1:21 PM) Reply
The instructions have you put in the zipper before you sew the side seam. I like to put in invisible zippers after sewing the seam below the zipper, so I avoid any pucker below the zipper. I baste the seam opening closed & press the SAs flat (this is also important since if I'm sewing a Big 4 pattern, I'm not following the pattern seam lines on the side seams). Then baste in the first side of the zipper and stitch before removing the basting and basting & stitching the second side. I also mark the top of the zipper tape where it will line up with the waistline, so it stays even when I'm sewing it in.
Mamselle Miele said... (4/27/09 1:20 PM) Reply
The instructions have you put in the zipper before you sew the side seam. I like to put in invisible zippers after sewing the seam below the zipper, so I avoid any pucker below the zipper. I baste the seam opening closed & press the SAs flat (this is also important since if I'm sewing a Big 4 pattern, I'm not following the pattern seam lines on the side seams). Then baste in the first side of the zipper and stitch before removing the seam basting, then basting & stitching the second side. I also mark the top of the zipper tape where it will line up with the waistline, so it stays even when I'm sewing it in.
Amanda S. said... (4/27/09 1:11 PM) Reply
Gorgeous skirt. I love the construction lines of this design. I just might need to pick this pattern up...
EleanorSews said... (4/27/09 1:05 PM) Reply
Your skirt is elegant! Outof curiosity, how does your method of puttingin the zipper differ (or did V use a regular zipper and you chose an invisible zipper?). I have skirt envy....
 
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