It’s April 29th and today is dedicated to a sewing notion that’s zipped into our hearts, ZIPPERS! We love zippers to make bags, pouches, cases and everything in between. We’ve had some very special guests film zipper tutorials with us and to celebrate National Zipper Day, here are a few of our favorites:
1. Learn How to Attach Zippers with ByAnnie
Get the basics down to any zipper project by learning how to attach them! ByAnnie is truly the zipper queen and her zipper collection will make you want to start a project right away.
2. Single Scoop Zipper Bag by Dana Willard
Hold all your essentials in this super cute and very easy Single Scoop Zipper Bag Dana Willard shows us how to make!
3. Make a Mesh Bag with ByAnnie
Annie from ByAnnie shows us how to make this very functional mesh bag, perfect for storing anything from delicates in the wash to toys on the beach!
4. Simple Zipper Bag by Sherri McConnell
We were so happy to have Sherri McConnell join us and show us how to make this super cute zipper bag, perfect for storing notions, for retreats and anything while traveling! All you need is a Charm Pack and you’re ready to go.
5. How to: Mini Scrap Patch Bag (A FQS Original Tutorial)
A Fat Quarter Shop original, the Mini Scrap Patch Bag is awesome for storing away small notions and use your Mini Charm Packs!
We hope you got inspired by these projects and want to make a zipper project of your own!
If you make one of these projects, be sure to share it with #NationalZipperDay and tag @fatquartershop so we can see and share your work!
I just had to chuckle when I saw that this is National zipper day because I was working on a bag for myself today and MELTED a zipper with my iron! I was not thinking! It worked out OK since it was too long anyway and I cut it down.