Month: May 2005

Centered zipper template

If you’d like to follow along with the centered zipper sewing exercise, you can download the pattern here. The sewing demonstration is soon to follow.

By the way, I didn’t make a new pattern for this so you may not need one either if you cut the patterns for the lapped zipper.…

Lapped zipper specs

Regarding the drafting specifications for the lapped zipper, all measures are made from the center back seam line (designated as CB). CB is the zero point. You’ll add allowances from the zero point of CB.

Normally a garment has a CB seam allowance of 3/8″ and this is no exception in the area that lies beneath the zipper inset area.…