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Re: skirts dresses etc
« Reply #15 on: September 09, 2017, 11:54:36 AM »
The notion of "cheap" here was "Low Cost" and zippers can be bought generally for peanuts if you go to the right place. Most of the ones I have seen are nylon or similar and since one or two in a lining are not subject to any real loading, they don't have to be heavy weights like a jacket front zipper.

"lack of confidence" ? Probably but if I was faced with the task of manually unpicking a hand sewn lining or undoing a zipper or two, the choice would be an easy one.
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Re: skirts dresses etc
« Reply #16 on: September 09, 2017, 05:17:56 PM »
Having the lining attached to the coat at the sideseams makes it less sloppy. If letting out the sideseams that would include the linings, too. Not sure what the zipper will do since the seams are being opened anyway.