How to Insert a Zipper in a Pillow

from Ms. Elaineous

How to Insert a Zipper in a Pillow Pattern


PDF Digital Download

Have you made this pattern?
Share with the Craftsy community.

Sewing: How to Insert a Zipper in a Pillow
rollover image to zoom

Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Read blog or news article about this pattern




Home Decor



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Sew a straight line
  • Sew a consistent 1/2" seam

Pattern Description:

This free tutorial shows you how to put a zipper in a pillow. It's surprisingly easy -- and just takes a little practice working your foot around the zipper.

I've used this technique in pillows, in a duffle bag, and in a pouf.

You Will Also Need:

  • A zipper foot

About Designer

About Designer

Ms. Elaineous on

I began sewing as a child - my mother did tailoring and alterations. In 2004, I began designing, making, and selling purses at arts festivals - I named my business Ms. Elaineous. In 2009, I opened Sew You Can where I taught sewing lessons. I closed my studio in 2012 to focus on designing patterns. You can follow me at

Let me know if you'd like to ...

Read More »

Other popular patterns:

View all Sewing patterns »