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Let's Start to Make Garments! (Part 11 in the series) Zippers

Skill Builder: Let's Start to Make Garments
Part #11 Zippers
Format: Lecture / Demo / Skills Lab

Have you ever avoided a garment because you were afraid to put in a zipper? Zippers are in the top 5 things that people avoid when they sew!

Zippers are an integral component in many garments! Learn how to tackle this, sometimes agonizing, process and get it right the first time. We'll teach you all about the many types of zippers out there. We'll also show you machine set up and construction techniques including Slot, Lap, and Invisible zippers.

In zipper class "A", we will insert zippers using the slot and lap method! November 15
In zipper class "B", we will insert an invisible zipper! November 29

Tools needed: 
     Sewing machine
     Zipper foot

    2 ea. 7" -9" zipper all purpose zipper
    1 ea. 9" invisible zipper

Let's Start to Make Garments Series can be taken in part or in it's entirety!
Class #1: Choosing your Garment Pattern!
Class #2: Fabric choices!
Class #3: Making it fit!
Class #4: Pattern layout and cutout
Class #5: Let's start to sew! Beginning construction
Class #6: Pressing Matters!
Class #7: Seam finishes
Class #8: Neck edge finishes
Class #9: Elastic Applications
Class #10: Sleeves
Class #11: Zippers (2 sessions)"A" Slot and Lap method, "B" Invisible zipper application

Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details:
Instructor: Cathy Queitzsch
Class fee is for 2 sessions

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