What is the use of side zip in dresses?
The main reason for installing the zipper on the side of the dress is to help conceal it and maintain the original look of the garment. In most simple designs, you can cut a straight, vertical line down the front or back center of the dress and install a zipper.
What side does a side zipper go on?
Traditionally the closures on a woman’s garments are right over left. If we start with a lapped zipper at center front and right over left, the zipper would be worked more easily with the left hand. Keeping to right over left, we go to the side zipper, and, again, a bit easier to manipulate with the left hand.
How do you wear a zip side dress?
Flip the dress inside out so you can only see the top of the zipper. Using the zipper foot on your machine, stitch the zipper in place, sewing from the bottom to the top. Remove the pins or basting stitches to finish.
How do you put an invisible ZIPM in a side seam?
Inserting an invisible zipper: the definitive tutorial
- You will need:
- Open your zipper as far as it will go.
- With the right side facing down, place the righthand side of the tape down the lefthand open edge of your fabric (right side facing you) and pin into place.
- Attach the invisible zipper foot to your sewing machine.
What is an invisible zipper foot?
An invisible zipper is always inserted before stitching the garments seam. The Invisible Zipper Foot has two grooves underneath the foot to accommodate the zipper coils and hold them in place as you stitch. Buy a zipper that is at least 1 1/4″ (3 cm) longer than the zipper opening.
What is a hidden zipper?
An invisible zipper is a zipper that is hidden within a seam. An invisible zipper is sewn in a different manner than other visible zippers. With an invisible zipper, you do not need to bother with topstitching on the finished zipper, but rather you install the zipper before the seam it is installed in is sewn.