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Zippers Made Easy: It's All in the Details ...

  • Josephine's Dry Goods 2609 SE Clinton Street Portland, OR 97202 USA (map)

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It's All in the Details... a series of intermediate level 2 hour classes designed to brush up on basics, increase your skills in machine and hand sewing,  learn fine sewing techniques beyond those you find in patterns and discover how and where to use them in creating beautiful, one-of-a-kind garments. A kit for sample making will be supplied for each class.

Zippers Made Easy

Take the fear out of zipper applications in this 2-hour beginners workshop!  You will learn simple methods for inserting zippers - fly front and a traditional lapped for regular zippers and a four-step method for invisible zippers.  Practice each technique on a sample during class and you'll be ready for any zipper.


Instructor:  Marla Kazell


Fabric Kit for samples will be provided.


Tools provided for use during class:



Marking pencil or pen

Hand stitch needle


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You will receive a 15% discount the day of your class!  Please arrive 30 minutes early if you are purchasing your class supplies prior to class.


If you are unable to finish your project during the allotted class time - don't worry!  You will be granted one free hour of Open Sew at Josephine's to finish!


Earlier Event: October 6
Tote Bag Class
Later Event: October 11
Tank Top Class