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Topic: Bag/purse with hidden/covered zipper ends?  (Read 822 times)
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« on: August 24, 2008 06:44:14 PM »

I'm looking for a tutorial that shows how to cover up the ends of your zippers - so the zipper doesn't curve down into the side seams... does that make any sense?

I've seen it in store bought wristlets and can't figure out how they do that...  the sides of the bag are topstitched, and then the zipper almost looks tucked in, the edges sit a little down but the zipper is at the same height of the sides.

Oh, and one more thing.... the top of the bagis like a rectangle - it's not 'tapered' at the ends.

I will look around for a pic but wanted to get my question out there just in case anyone else thinks the way I do and can figure out what I'm looking for  Shocked

Thanks!!!
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« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2008 07:21:45 PM »

Is this the way you do or don't want it to look? or neither Grin

if that is what you mean - try this blog...
http://pinoyinoz.blogspot.com/2008/08/tutorial-zippered-wristletpouch-made.html
or if not...try this:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=176509.0
the shape is triangular - but the zipper part may be what you are looking for

hope it helps
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« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2008 07:38:42 PM »

Is this the way you do or don't want it to look? or neither
or if not...try this:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=176509.0
the shape is triangular - but the zipper part may be what you are looking for

hope it helps

THANKS!  The second one is what I'm looking for when I say 'hidden' zipper ends....  now I just need to figure out how to set the zipper in a little lower (still looking for a pic)....
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