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How to Sew an Invisible Zipper in a Knit Garment

How to Sew an Invisible Zipper in a Knit Garment

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Stabilize, baste, and take your time sewing for a flat, ripple-free zipper installation.

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A Close Look at the Stitching Inside 2 Dior Garments

A Close Look at the Stitching Inside 2 Dior Garments

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Claire Shaeffer looked to two Dior garments for inspiration when coming up with a method for inserting a standard zipper without visible topstitching. Here’s a closer look at that stitching and other exquisite hand sewing and details on these couture garments.

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9 Zipper Installation Techniques

9 Zipper Installation Techniques

Take the mystery out of installing zippers with these 9 techniques. You'll learn how to install lapped zippers, exposed zippers, replace zippers and more.

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A Look at Exposed Zippers

A Look at Exposed Zippers

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In the August/September issue of Threads we demonstrated how to install exposed zippers. Check out extra detail photos that we couldn't fit in the magazine.

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Pulling Teeth: Tips to Shorten Zippers

Pulling Teeth: Tips to Shorten Zippers

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Sewing instructor Jacque Goldsmith shares quick solutions for trimming too-long zippers

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Spring Sewing Projects - What Do You Plan to Sew?

Spring Sewing Projects - What Do You Plan to Sew?

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Taking a different tack this year, I've planned exactly what I want to finish sewing before May.

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A Time to Sew, A Time to Mend

A Time to Sew, A Time to Mend

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Some reasons to appreciate the old-fashioned tools and skills of mending.

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Installing a Decorative Zipper

Installing a Decorative Zipper

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This installation is a little different - the zipper is placed into a partially-sewn seam.

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20 Ways to Improve Your Sewing

20 Ways to Improve Your Sewing

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Use these sewing principles to streamline your work and greatly enhance its quality.

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Change a Sleeve Pattern to Add a Quilted, Zippered Cuff

Change a Sleeve Pattern to Add a Quilted, Zippered Cuff

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See Angela Wolf's pattern change for the SewStylish 1467 jacket

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