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I've noticed it other places besides Project Runway......where the
zipper is sewn to the outside of the garment and becomes almost an

Personally I think it looks like the poor schmuck just didn't know how
to install a zipper the right way.

Does anyone else have comments on this.?

On 14/11/2011 14:44, Chris R wrote:
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I'm with you on this one!

Su and I had to bling up a frock the other week.  Posh evening type
frock...  We put crystals all over the top, and then I had to mend the
seam at the bottom of the zip.  I just wanted to rip the whole thing out
and 'put it in properly'!  :D

Feature zips with crystals on have been around a while, and properly put
in they can look great up the back of a gown.  But you sew them in like
a concealed zip (one of the best inventions in clothing EVER!) so that
only the crystal line shows when it's done up.

Kate  XXXXXX  R.C.T.Q Madame Chef des Trolls
Lady Catherine, Wardrobe Mistress of the Chocolate Buttons
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That does sound like a very spiffy garment.  But where could I wear one?
Not to visit granddies, I have to watch the older one ride her horse in a
show; nor to travel some 1800-miles in a couple weeks.  Oh maybe at
Christmas.  LOL.

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