Online class with Sara Alm

Mastering Construction: Zippers & Waistbands

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About

Designer-quality sewing is all in the details. Learn to choose, apply and finish the perfect zippers, fly fronts and waistbands for every design.

Taught by

Sara Alm started sewing dresses at age 6, and she's never looked back. After graduating from the Apparel Arts patternmaking program in 2005, Sara work...Read more

Lessons (8)

Introduction
1. Introduction
Meet designer Sara Alm and learn how to use this class and the "Mastering Construction" series as a reference for all your sewing projects to produce ...Read more
2min
Zipper Considerations
2. Zipper Considerations
Sara gives an overview of different zipper types and their applications, then shows how to set up your fabric for a zipper application and how to shor...Read more
24min
Slot & Invisible Zippers
3. Slot & Invisible Zippers
Try the vintage appeal of a slot zipper, especially on garments with lots of topstitching. Or consider Sara's favorite, the invisible zipper. Sara wal...Read more
34min
Lapped, Exposed & Separating Zippers
4. Lapped, Exposed & Separating Zippers
Lapped and exposed zippers pose unique challenges, but follow Sara's guidance and you'll have rewarding results. A hidden lapped zipper is perfect for...Read more
40min
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Taught by

Sara Alm started sewing dresses at age 6, and she's never looked back. After graduating from the Apparel Arts patternmaking program in 2005, Sara work...Read more

What you'll make

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Created by: Sara Alm
Created by: Sara Alm
Created by: Sara Alm
Created by: wittychix11157452
Created by: wittychix11157452
Created by: Sewrendipity
Created by: cherilynm1498820
Created by: Traci Hartley
Created by: LeahBoyan
Created by: Vicky Rex
Created by: sue mochrie
Created by: Ann-Hartley
Created by: I have to sew