Learn to be an ace at installing all kinds of different zippers for a wide range of sewing projects

Installing a zipper can seem intimidating at first, but this class will help break down several different techniques for zipper installation. Zippers can be used in anything from garments to bags, and you will learn several different ways you can apply these installations methods.

What You'll Learn

You will make samples using these types of zippers:

  • Top zipper
  • Centered zipper
  • Zipper pocket
  • Invisible zipper
  • Exposed zipper
  • Lapped zipper


This class is for anyone who already knows how to sew, or the confident beginner who knows how to use a sewing machine and basic sewing techniques. If you're new to sewing, check out the Intro to Sewing Course or the Quick-Project Workshops.

Materials to Bring

  • Thread
  • Your sewing machine, along with regular zipper and invisible zipper presser feet
  • All other materials will be provided

2 hours


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Address: 4903 Woodrow Ave

  • Ages: Adults and kids (13+)
  • Walk-ins are not available
  • If needed for the class, a small selection of materials are available for purchase at Me & Ewe - review material requirements above for this class
  • You will be directed to Me & Ewe's website to complete the registration

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Making a Lapped Zipper
A quick demonstration showing one of several techniques you'll learn in this class.

About the Instructor

Vanessa has a long history of teaching, and was an instructor at the Stitch Lab where she taught intro and specialty sewing classes, gave private lessons, hosted parties, and ran summer camps. In addition to sewing, she has also taught art, English and grammar to children as young as two all the way through high school-aged kids. Her teaching experience extends overseas as well when Vanessa was in the Peace Corps and she taught grades 1-12, and ran clubs and summer camps. Vanessa has taught adults and kids of all ages, and especially likes seeing how everyone applies their newfound sewing skills to express themselves.

Vanessa is also a machine service technician and likes to share helpful tips with her students on the operation and maintenance of their machines.

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