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How to Insert a Zipper in a Pillow


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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. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Sew a straight line Sew a consistent 1/2" seam

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  • A zipper foot

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Ms. Elaineous
Ms. Elaineous
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 And my real name isn't Elaine - she's my alter-ego! PATTERN STORE POLICY: E-Patterns are NOT REFUNDABLE.