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Tips for a Successful Zipper Insertion

Threads #179, June/July 2015
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There are many things that can go wrong when you’re installing a zipper. Avoid the frustration with this article from Threads #179 (June/July 2015), which will teach you to avoid many of these common pitfalls.

We’ve all seen wavy, uneven, and puckered zippers, and struggled with them in our own sewing. The truth is, a poorly sewn zipper can make or break a garment. While some zipper insertions are more straightforward, certain fabrics and styles require extra steps to guarantee successful results. Follow these expert tips, and you will be proud to show off your garments from all angles.

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