Recessed Zipper Tutorial

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I prefer to have some type of closure on my bags so I thought a recessed zipper would be neat.  I didn’t actually try one out until my coworker said that she wanted a basic reversible tote, but with a zipper.  You probably remember that I attempted it a few times before coming up with… Read more »

Recessed Zipper

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I’m pretty excited that I finally figured out the recessed zipper.  I tried multiple ways and just wasn’t happy with them until this version.  I took pictures for a tutorial so stay tuned for that in the next few weeks.  I’m hoping that you are able to use the tutorial to help add a recessed… Read more »

Lined Drawstring Bag

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For awhile now I have been eyeing Jeni’s Lined Drawstring Bag.  She has a free tutorial and also sells a pattern.  I used the tutorial for this bag, but I also purchased the pattern.  The advantage to buying the pattern is that you get multiple sizes, as well as calculations to make whatever size bag… Read more »

Recessed Zipper Attempt No. 2

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Do you remember my first attempt at a recessed zipper?  It didn’t go so well so I tried again.  Since the first one had way too much bulk in the corners, I tried a completely different way of installing the zipper.  This means that there will still be slight openings in the top, but not… Read more »

Recessed Zipper Semi-Success

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A lady I work with would like a basic tote bag, but with a zipper.  I have tried a few different ways so far and wanted to show you one today, even though it didn’t really work out the way I wanted it to.  I looked at different tutorials online and pictures of recessed zippers… Read more »