Zippers 101

Zippers OverviewI don't know about you, but when I was first learning to sew, I avoided zippers. They were just so scary! But then something comes along that you really want to make, you found the perfect fabric, and the vision of the completed garment is enough to be worth the risk of trying it. And yet, putting in that first zipper is so scary! Except when you finish and then realize, it actually wasn't that bad and maybe zippers aren't scary after all. Not to add to zipper anxiety, but did you know there are several types of zippers? That's right! And you want to make sure you pick the right one for your project. This video will give you an overview of the most common ones used in garment sewing so you can learn the difference between them. It also will direct you to the best video for installing them. Picking the correct zipper is important so make sure you get it right. To see a playlist of all our zipper videos, click here.

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