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Sewing Zippers: Zipper Projects and Fun Ideas

Beth Bradley teaches you fun and funky ways to use zippers on your garments or other projects. Learn the many creative ways to utilize your zippers as well as see the many kinds of zippers that are available. Find out how to make zippers a part of your design or how to best hide them.…

How to Sew a Zipper

Stephanie Ohnmacht demonstrates helpful tips on how to properly install your center zipper. See how beneficial tape can be when installing a center zipper. Learn a few of her tricks to assist you in creating a strong center zipper. Related Article: 6 Tricks for Sewing Zippers

How to Install a Zipper

Krista Williams demonstrates how to install a center (or slot) zipper using a self-basing zipper. She shows you every step including preparing the opening, marking a 5/8th inch seam, ironing the fusible interfacing and more. Related Article: 6 Tricks for Sewing Zippers

How to Sew a Zippered Pouch

Aurora Sisneros demonstrates step by step instructions on how to create strong and durable zipper pouches. Learn the best techniques as well as what materials you need to make your own little zipper pouch. Related Article: Zippered Pouch Pattern

How to Shorten a Zipper

Jackie Pacitti provides helpful tips and techniques for shortening a zipper for a zipper pouch. Find out how to add beautiful accents and tabs to your zipper pouches. See what materials you need as well as specific materials that work best. Have fun making zipper pouches and use these awesome tips today to advance your…

A Guide to Zippers

Guide: A Guide to Zippers Zippers can be one of the trickier closure methods to install into a garment or other project, however, choosing the right zipper for your project can make a big difference. Understand the difference between metal, plastic and coil zippers as well as regular, two-way and separating. Zippers can either be…

How to Sew a Zipper: Helpful Hacks

Sewing zippers can be one of the most intimidating and sometimes frustrating part of a sewing project. It always seems like the zipper or top fabric – or both – wants to move around. Here are some tips and tricks that can make sewing zippers a little easier. 1. Pin the zipper to just the…

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Top 5 Types of Zippers

Ashley Hough reviews the five most common types of zippers, including the different materials used to make the teeth in different types of zippers. Types of Zippers Invisible Zipper This zipper type has the coil on the wrong side of the zipper. Only the zipper tape is visible on the right side. When sewn in…

Sewing a Lapped Zipper

Jill Case goes through each step with you for sewing a lapped zipper in this National Sewing Circle video. Find out how this great sewing technique can be less intimidating to work with than an invisible zipper. You’ll learn how you only need a zipper foot to perform this sewing technique, and you’ll see how…

Zippered Fanny Pack Pattern

Pattern: Zippered Fanny Pack Carry your belongings hands-free with this fun zippered fanny pack. Contrasting colors of cotton fabric, and a coil zipper make up the main body of the fanny pack, while a buckle clip and webbing strap keep the fanny pack securely around your waist. This pattern is delivered as a 7-page Downloadable…