Inserting a Lapped Zipper for Beginners | Sewing Tutorial with Callie Works-Leary

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If you’ve got 5 minutes, you can learn to sew lapped zippers. Callie Works-Leary helps you “up your game” with these quick tips. Want more? Get the full suite of zipper techniques (in minutes!) here —
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This is a clip from the online tutorial “Mastering in Minutes: Zippers.” Students rave:

“If you need a quick and focused tutorial on installing zippers, then this is it. Callie has the technique down pat!”

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  2. That doesn't look very good. I would rip it out and start again.

  3. Ryan M says:

    this was very helpful, but i do have one question. What was your seam allowance for the first seam up the CB of the garment? 5/8?

  4. Wow…that is an awful looking zipper.

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