21 mins



Being able to size your own zippers is a critical skill in creating your own leather goods. In this tutorial Peter Nitz will guide you through the ins and outs of quickly removing zipper teeth, the best tools for the job, as  well as showing how to resize existing zippers for repairs or alterations.

Tutorials Skills

1. How to safely remove zipper teeth
2. Choosing the best tools for the job
3. Adding top & end stops
4. Removing end & top stops from          

    existing zippers

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Book Private Leatherworking Lessons with Peter Nitz in Zurich​

In the heart of Zurich, Peter Nitz offers private leatherworking and leather crafting classes at his Atelier studio. Individuals or groups who partake in Peter’s week-long course will gain exclusive access to his luxury leather materials, tools and Atelier workshop. More importantly, they’ll be privy to Peter’s unparalleled leather crafting knowledge, having the opportunity to ask detailed questions while learning a broad range of leather crafting skills and techniques from the master himself. 


At the end of the week, students will leave with a self-made leather good of their choosing. To book a private leather course in Zurich with Peter Nitz, please fill out the contact form below.

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