First challenge with the dress was that I needed to start with the zipper. And it was an invisible zipper. Also, I needed to find the right foot among the other feet for the sewing machine (more about this later). I did, however find a pretty good video in youtube which helped me a whole lot.
Kuinka ommella piilovetoketju:
How to sew an invisible zipper:
Joten sitten vaan ompelemaan. Tästä aloitin:
So, then let's get started. Here's what I started with:
Ehkä kuvasta huomaakin, että jotain on pielessä. Ehdin jo laittaa nuppineuloilla kiinni (mutta onneksi en vielä harsia), kunnes huomasin, että vetoketjuhan on väärin päin. Aloitin siis alusta.
One might notice from the picture, that something is wrong. I had already pinned the zipper (but luckily I didn't baste it yet), when I noticed that the zipper is facing the wrong way. So, I started again.
So, this looks better! And finally the actual sewing of the zipper went fine, as you can see from the result. So I was nervous for nothing. I did decide to buy a more narrow zipper foot and an invisible zipper foot (which they used in the video), because I noticed that if the zipper is exactly the size you need, the method I used now, is a bit more complicated. This time the zipper was fairly long (50 cm), so it doesn't matter if it doesn't open all the way.
Charleston-mekon ompelu jatkuu... Ensimmäinen käyttökerta olisi tänään illalla, joten ryhdynpä työhön (olen hieman pidemmällä, kuin mitä tämä postaus antaa ymmärtää).
The sewing of the charleston dress continues... The first use would be tonight, so I think I'll start working now (I've advanced a bit further than this post lets you understand).
Previously on charleston dress:
Charleston mekko - Charleston dress