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IrishQueen1971
« on: May 11, 2006 05:54:20 AM »

I am working on this pattern for my daughter (scroll down to last pattern on page--#4262).

http://www.simplicity.com/index.cfm?cat=5&type=0&sec=0&id=85&startrow=1



This is one of the fabrics I am using...

The other two fabrics are a red and cream Oriental fan cotton fabric and a black fabric with chili peppers on it (Wal-Mart!!!!)

It's a tank top/jumper dress and everything works out "okay".  Until I get to the damn zipper--HELP!  I want to either figure out how to do this neatly (by hand is fine) or reconfigure the dress to have no zipper or buttons...
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« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2006 06:37:42 AM »

I don't know exactly what your zipper problem is - perhaps you can expand on that a bit so we know what kind of tips and help to give you?

(The dress is really cute. Smiley )
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« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2006 10:46:25 AM »

Zippers always seem to give me problems too.  I find it helps to hand baste the zipper into place before I sew it on the machine.  Much less slippage.
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« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2006 08:38:25 PM »

I don't know exactly what your zipper problem is - perhaps you can expand on that a bit so we know what kind of tips and help to give you?

(The dress is really cute. Smiley )

I am "zipper phobic"!  I can't seem to get them just right (LOL!) and am maybe looking for a way or a tutorial on installing them...

Yeah, I like the dress pattern Smiley  I finished all three today, and am constructing one out of a shirt from my husband's clubbing days...
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CharmCityMama
« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2006 07:05:55 PM »

Did you make the bloomers, too?  Were they easy? 
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