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Centered Zipper

Centered Zipper

This lesson will teach you how to sew a centered zipper. The centered zipper is the most common zipper application used in the industry and we will show you how easy it is to sew.

Module Description Step
1 Lesson Prep 1-6
2 Centered Zipper Setting Prep 1-2
3 Centered Zipper Setting 1-3
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MODULE 1 • Lesson Prep

Step Description
1 To begin this lesson, prepare 2 pieces of fabric, measuring 6” (15.24cm) wide cut in the width grain x 12” (30.48cm) long cut in the length grain of the fabric. The edges have been pinked to prevent the fabric from unraveling.
2 Identify the right side of the fabric. Then using your tailor’s chalk, mark an X on the wrong sides of both fabric pieces.
3 Also, on the wrong sides of the fabric pieces, measure and draw a line for the ¾” (1.91cm) seam allowance, on one piece from the left length edge and on the other piece from the right length edge.  These are the stitching guidelines for the zipper placement.

 

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