Fear Not the Zipper


Sometimes, your first instinct is to run and hide when you see one.

But I’m here to tell you that armed with these simple zipper tricks, you can put away your fear and show those zippers who’s boss! As a matter of fact, when you learn how, you’ll want to put zippers in everything from dresses and skirts to bags and pillows.

It’s so much fun!!! Really!

So click here to find out everything you need to know about sewing in a zipper.


Have a great day!


About The Renegade Seamstress

I'm a busy wife, mom, grandma, and teacher who loves to create. I've joined the refashion scene and I 'd like to share and connect with all those talented and creative people out there doing similar things.
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17 Responses to Fear Not the Zipper

  1. Sari Graham says:

    I was simply delighted to learn your “Fear Not the Zipper” technique! I think back when my mother was teaching me how to put in a zipper and I had made my mind up then and there, that the zipper was my nemesis. Not now…My mother would have loved this version. Thank you!

  2. Hah! This is surprisingly genius!

  3. Margie says:

    Fantastic idea! Thanks so much for sharing.

  4. rkmmke@yahoo.com says:

    Thank you thank you thank you! I’ve been bungling around the zipper slider for years! I can’t wait to try this on my daughter’s (refashioned, thankyou) pencil skirts. Beth, you are an inspiration!

    Sent from Windows Mail

  5. Tory says:

    Best zipper instructions I’ve ever seen! Can’t wait to try this.

  6. Amy Jo Trager says:

    Fantastic tutorial! Thank you!

  7. Like this technique – looks easier and faster than pinning and basting the zipper first!

  8. Such a great tutorial! Thanks so much… !

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