Sewing Tutorials

Zippity doo da: All Our Zipper Tutorials in One Place

We are continuing our round-up of sewing tutorials pulled from our tutorial archives. This post is going to focus on our favourite thing to sew: Zippers! Oh wait, you don’t love sewing zippers either? Well, let’s see if we can change your mind with some handy tricks and a few different kinds of zips, as well as methods for installation. Bookmark this page and next time you’re doing a zipper installation, we got ya covered.

COAT ZIPPER

Tutorial round up // Zippers // Closet Case Patterns

This tutorial from our Clare coat sewalong has all the info for installing a coat zipper.

ZIPPER PLACKET

Tutorial round up // Zippers // Closet Case Patterns

This tutorial gives you all the instructions for how to sew the zipper placket in the Kelly Anorak: lined or unlined!

JEANS FLY ZIPPER

Tutorial round up // Zippers // Closet Case Patterns

This tutorial from our Ginger Jeans sewalong shows you how to install the zipper fly. Nothing makes you feel like more of a superhero than getting a jeans fly to work!

TROUSER FLY

Tutorial round up // Zippers // Closet Case Patterns

The Sasha Trousers have a fly front zipper as well, here from the sewalong, we show how you how to install it. The principles are the same for any trouser zip!

LAPPED ZIPPER

Tutorial round up // Zippers // Closet Case Patterns

The Jenny overalls/trousers have a lapped zipper (which means it’s hiding) in the hip. Here we show you how to do it!

EXPOSED ZIPPER

Tutorial round up // Zippers // Closet Case Patterns

The exposed zipper in this Clare coat adds a visual interest and this tutorial shows you how.

INVISIBLE ZIPPER

Tutorial round up // Zippers // Closet Case Patterns

The Amy Jumpsuit has an invisible zipper in the side but this tutorial would be relevant to any zipper you’d rather not see!

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How to install every kind of zipper // Closet Case Patterns