Lapped Zipper with a Back Facing - University of Fashion

Lapped Zipper with a Back Facing

Lapped Zipper with a Back Facing

Learn the nuances of how to sew a back neck facing onto a garment with a lapped zipper. Our method will help you transform your zipper skills from home-made to professionally – produced in only 2 modules!

Module Description Step
1 Lesson Prep 1-6
2 Sewing the Left Facing & Zipper 1-6
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MODULE 1 • Lesson Prep

Step Description
1 For our lapped zipper with back facing sampler, we have prepared 2 back body pieces and 2 back facing pieces. If this were not a sampler but an actual garment we would interface the facings.
2 We stitched the zipper to right side of our back sampler piece following the instruction from our Lapped Zipper lesson.
3 We pressed back the ¾” (1.91cm) seam allowance of the body’s left side to form a crease. Now, position the zipper at ¼” (0.64cm) away from the crease on the seam allowance and stitch the zipper in the middle of the zipper tape.

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