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Zip Techniques: Trouser & Lapped Zippers

May 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Sewing shorts, sewing class, shorts class

Wednesday evening 9 May, 6-8:30pm – (this is a single-session class)

Cost: $45

Upskill your zip techniques with a masterclass in zipper techniques.

Learn how to install the perfect trouser/jeans zipper with a placket and back facing, as well as the simpler lapped zip.

Sewing shorts, sewing class, shorts class

Over the course of the class you’ll learn all the tips and tricks needed to create perfectly set zippers, essential for sewing jeans, trousers, shorts, dresses, skirts, and bags.

We’ll go through each zip step by step twice, once facing from the left, and once from the right, to give you experience in all options.

You’ll leave with four samples, and fully illustrated instructions for all four installations, as well as tons of tips for getting the best results.



Sewing Level:  Suitable for intermediate students and upwards.  Students should be familiar with a sewing machine, and have some experience sewing zips.

Cost: $45 – includes all the materials needed for the class, including 4 zips, calico, interfacing and thread.

To register for this class, please e-mail Leimomi with your name, a contact number, and the name of the class you would like to be in as the subject line.


May 9, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Made Marion Craft
166 Cuba St
Wellington, 6011 New Zealand
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