How do you sew a zip step by step?

What Stitch do you use for a zipper?

Use a long basting stitch (length 4.0) on the part that will be open for the zipper.

Can you sew over a zipper?

When sewing across the zipper, nylon zippers and plastic zippers sew very easily — just use the handwheel and go slowly and you’ll be fine. Be aware, though, that sewing across a nylon or plastic zipper will almost always damage that part of the zipper, so there’s no going back! … Remember that you can pin zipper tape!

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