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  • A Smart Technique for an Imperceptible Zipper

    Take a look at this expert method and nifty trick for installing an almost invisible zipper.

  • Spring Pineapple Print Jacket

    I used the Kelly Anorak pattern by Closet Case Patterns and some fun Pineapple fabric that I ordered online to sew up this super fun spring jacket!

  • Insert a Zipper into a Side Seam

    Smooth your silhouette by moving the center-back zipper to the side seam.

  • Make an Asymmetrical Design

    Angela Wolf demonstrates how to turn a basic jacket pattern into an asymmetrical zipped style.

  • Disguise a Zipper

    A blind-hem stitch replaces traditional topstitching.

  • Sheath Dress

    I made this dress using the Sew a Sheath Dress from Threads Jan 2014 magazine. I put in the zipper using Zipper by Machine from Threads March 2014 and I…

  • My Baby Totoro

    We love Hayao Miyazaki's cartoon "My Neighbour Totoro". I thought my 8 month old son would be an adorable Totoro. I designed this hooded sleeper out of grey fleece and white…

  • Video: How to Install a Zipper

    Learn how to sew a zipper into a garment in the latest episode of our beginner sewing series, Teach Yourself to Sew.


    Do you have some scrap ZIPPERS laying around???? well here's your solution. Contiuing with my theme this month, I decided to get GREEN with some zippers. These were actually given…

  • How to Insert an Invisible Zipper into a Side Seam

    Learn the tricks to inserting an invisible zipper into a side seam--Like how to create a "garage" for the top of the zipper to pull into!