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zipper application open and closed zipper application

There are two types. Both types of applications can use many different methods.

a) Exposed zipper

Exposed zippers not covered or hidden by fabric can be both aesthetically pleasing and functional. Zippers can provide color accents and texture variations for styles. Exposed zippers can be used with seams, but seams are not required. Exposed zipper applications are symmetrical and are typically used for neck openings in knitted garments, front openings for jackets and sweatshirts, and pocket closures for various outerwear. Exposed zippers require minimal fabric.

b) Closed zipper

The placket at the seam conceals the closed zipper. Closed zipper applications can be either symmetrical or asymmetrical plackets.

A generation. Symmetrical plackets can use seam openings and consist of seam allowance and continuous top stitching. Symmetrical applications usually appear on the center front and back of the garment, on the cuffs, pant legs and the lower ends of the side seams. A type of zipper, called an invisible zipper, that is often used with a symmetrical fly.

ii. Asymmetrical applications include lap flaps or plackets.

The overlapping placket (about ½” wide) also uses a seam opening that is overlapped by the corresponding seam allowance and lapped at the bottom. The zipper is offset below the seam opening and covered with half of the seam allowance. It is usually used in skirts and.

Plackets are traditionally used on trousers. Flying door panels are wider (1-1.5 inches) than typical welt door panels and have a neater construction. To construct the placket, either an extended seam allowance or a separate shell fabric is required.

Post time: Aug-02-2022