You asked: How do you sew an invisible zipper into a cushion?

How do you put a hidden zipper in a pillow?

Place the zipper on the bottom edge with the right side down and the coils pointed towards the center of the pillow. Space the bottom, open end of the zipper tape 1″ from the side of your pillow. Use your ruler to be precise. Place a pin in the zipper to mark the spot at which the coils end.

What size zipper do I need for a 20 inch pillow?

For example, I use a 18” zipper for a 20” pillow insert and a 22” zipper for a 24” pillow insert, etc. and I always sew my covers 1 inch smaller than the insert (the seams for a 20” pillow insert are actually 19” for the pillow cover) so a zipper that is two inches smaller than the size of the insert works best.

What kind of zipper do you use for pillows?

Zipper which is 3 inches (7.5cm) shorter than your pillow inserts. Remember, zippers are measured along their teeth and not along the tape. Plastic (nylon coil) zippers are better for cushion covers than metal ones as they are smoother and easier to sew.

What is the difference between an invisible zipper and a regular zipper?

An invisible zipper is a zipper with very fine teeth. … These feet hold the zipper coil so that the stitching is properly placed to keep the zipper invisible. Unlike a regular zipper, when sewing in an invisible zipper, the seam is sewn after the invisible zipper is sewn.

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