Sunday, 20 January 2013

A new shop section! Sunglass / Eyeglass cases.

I just launched a new section in my Zest4colour shop!
Colourfull, delicious, funky, stylish cases for your sunglasses or eyeglasses or any other small object that gets lost in your purse.
And... just in time for Valentines day.
This could be the perfect gift (always hard to find) for men too!
To celebrate this launch you get a 10% discount with coupon code LAUNCH10 till February 14th.

Here are some examples of what is coming:
I hope you like them.
Warm regards

Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Inserting a concealed recessed top edge zipper? Part 2

In my last post, I ended with a picture of an installed top edge zipper with a huge , ugly gap at both top sides. How to solve this problem??

After some thinking I found this, very simple solution.
In my view, you get the best result with a gap width which is exactly the same as the height of the zip top band: for my bag 4cm + 1 cm seam allowance.
I also had to reduce the size of the top edge of my exterior bag: I cut from both front and back piece of the exterior, on each side the same 5 cm, starting at the top and cutting obliquely downwards ending halfway ,as I didn't want to reduce the width of my bag base.
After assembling lining and exterior bag I got this:

What do you think?
Warm regards

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