Did you know that the ideal place to end a zip insertion is 9 inches (23 cm) beneath the highest part of your waist? According to the law of body averages, this is where the widest part of your hip will be. No wriggling into outfits again!
And to prevent the base of your zip flapping around or out, anchor it to your seam allowance. Such a small tip that has made a big difference when I’m clambering into my Ultimate Trousers.
What are you up to this weekend? I plan to put the finishing touches to my red lace dress, as documented on Instagram. I’m going cross-eyed. Will my sight or sanity survive?