ZIPPERS 101: There are so many different types of zippers out there it may be a little difficult to decide which zippers will work best for your projects. Here is a little bit of information on the different types of zippers, how to properly measure a zipper, the parts of a zipper, and an easy way to shorten a zipper.
Sewing patterns call for fabric. Many times there are special fabric requirements you need to consider to choose fabric, such as nap, without nap, one way designs, obvious diagonals and more. Find what these fabric terms mean and why they are important here.