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34 mins


Zipper Pouch "Sellier"

One of the most versatile styles of handbag is the zipper pouch. In this two-part tutorial Peter will show you a couple different zipper pouch constructions. Part 1 focuses on the "Sellier" (external saddlestitched seam) version. He will guide you through critical techniques of skiving, piping, zipper installation and more. 

Tutorial Skills

1. Start to finish zipper pouch project
2. Installing a zipper
3. Skiving and lining techniques
4. Pricking and Saddlestitching


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