All About Sewing Zippers

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Duration: 20:34

Discover how easy it can be to install slot (centered) and lapped zippers with perfect results. Sewing expert Janet Pray walks you through her best tips for professional zippers every time using garment industry techniques that add precision and speed to your sewing. Janet shows you where to mark the fabric using a disappearing gel pen or chalk marker, how and why to interface the seam allowance that supports the zipper, and how to stitch. For a lapped zipper set along the hip curve of a skirt, Janet demonstrates how to manage the curve and keep the zipper covered by the lap. You’ll never fear zippers again!

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