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Zipper Mania

Learn to insert 4 types of zippers. 

Centered Zipper
Lapped Zipper
Front Fly Zipper
Invisible Zipper

You bring the fabric pieces, tools (pins and scissors) and Wash Away Tape Click Here.  I will provide the zippers and sewing machines*.

Prepare before class - Cut 32 pieces of fabrics in to 3” by 6” pieces. Use any fabric you have on hand. Pick fabrics you would put a zipper in.

*Unless you want to bring your own sewing machine. If you bring in your own machine, you need to know how to operate it and bring in your zipper foot, all purpose sewing thread in any color.


Skill Level:
Skill Details:
Advanced beginner, one who has sewn before.
Materials Included:
zippers and sewing machine with all purpose thread
Fabric, sewing tool such as scissors and pins, Wash Away Tape
Instructor Name:
Ryliss Bod
Instructor Bio:
Ryliss Bod is the Founder and Director of the Sewing & Design School and has extensive experience teaching Fashion Construction and Design at a Washington State Technical College. She instructed courses for both continuing education and career training in all levels of sewing construction, home d├ęcor construction, fashion accessory construction, fashion design, fitting & pattern alterations, pattern-making, textiles, history of fashion and quilting.

She received her teaching degree in K-12 grades and studied art, clothing and textiles at Central Washington University, pattern-making and CAD at Gerber Technology, fashion design at the Paris Fashion Institute, pattern-making and construction techniques with Kenneth D. King and countless others.

Throughout her career she developed workshops and fashion shows, hired instructors and conducted fashion and fabric shopping field trips to Portland, San Francisco and New York. Ryliss has been a Contributing Editor at Sew News Magazine, Threads Magazine, judge for the 2014 RAGS Benefit, Make it With Wool and the Washington State 4-H Dress Revue and host of Instagram's Sew Photo Challenge #sewApril2017 through 2022. She may be contacted at

Zipper Mania

$ 65.00