How to Add a Recessed Zipper to a Tote – Free Sewing Tutorials

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Add a Recessed Zipper to a Tote - Stitch Lab Blog

The folks at Stitch Lab Blog show us how to sew a recessed zipper into a basic (and gorgeous) tote bag, turning it into a fantastic shopping bag or weekly errand tote. We usually add a zippered closure to the top of a bag to keep belongings secure inside, going without the risk of having everything tumble out if the bag tips over. A zippered main/top closure is a good idea when you have a bag without enough body and sturdiness to hold itself straight and tall.

Go to: How to Add a Recessed Zipper to a Tote

…or watch Izzy Meimsaab‘s free video tutorial:

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More ways to use zippers for your bags:

How to Shorten a Metal Zipper for Your Bag and The Hump Jumper How to Add a Zippered Lining to a Bag Recessed Zipper Tote Tutorial by Sarah of My Spare Time How to Add a Zipper to A Finished Tote Bag  Exposed Zipper Teeth Insertion How to Shorten a Zipper Ingrid Convertible Canisters Sewing Pattern Triangle Nesting Zipper Pouches



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