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Let's Talk... Zips

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The invention of Velcro... undoubtedly due to the anxiety experience when inserting zips! Get confident with a great knowledge of zips. 

Join our 2 hour session where we will get to know zips. We'll talk types of zips, styles of inserting zips, the right feet to make short work of zips. See how to insert a centred zip, a lapped zip and an invisible zip, 

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What you will learn
  • Types of zips
  • Feet required for sewing zips
  • Styles of inserting zips
What you will get
  • A better understanding of sewing zips
Parking Info
  • Level 1, 329 Brunswick St, Fitzroy. Look for the red door.
  • Most Brunswick St parking is ticketed & max' 2hrs. However, longer time parking is available in the paid Coles Car Park.
  • Public Transport is the ideal way to get here - jump on the 11 tram & get off at Johnston St.

What to bring
  • Note book & pen
What to wear


Appropriate for

All levels of sewing enthusiasts


Thread Den

Vendor since 2013

Learn to sew and make your own clothes.

Located on Melbourne's vibrant Brunswick Street, in Fitzroy. At Thread Den you can start at the very beginning, take your skills to the next level, and find your own unique style.

At Thread Den it's just like a friend (a super nice clever one) teaching you and a few friends to sew. There is no need to clear off a space and find somewhere to work at home. When you come in; take advantage of having all the equipment on hand, lovely big cutting tables, smooth running Janomes with plenty of feet accessories, inspiring resources, and friendly people to chat to. Everything is right here. 

Students simply need to bring along their fabric, matching thread and notions like buttons, zips, etc.  Your teachers have years of experience, their own labels and businesses, and the desire to share their skills and craftsmanship with you.

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Cancellation & Refund Policy


  1. Cancellation requests received the day before, the day of, or any time after a course start are not be eligible for a refund, are not eligible for transfer, and are not eligible for credit towards another course.
  2. All cancellations are subject to a 25% cancellation fee.
  3. Refunds will be processed back to the original payment method less the 25% fee.
  4. Refunds are processed as soon as notification of cancellation is received, allow approximately 3 days for your banking institution to show the refund to your account. 

Request for Transfer:

  1. Bookings (without date changes) are fully transferrable to another person without incurring any penalty.
  2. Participants may request a transfer to their booking without penalty up until fourteen (14) days prior to the course or workshop start date.
  3. Participants transferring their booking within fourteen (14) days prior to the course or workshop start date incur a $10 administration fee.
  4. Requests to transfer received the day before, the day of, or any time after a course start will not be eligible for a refund, are not eligible for transfer, and are not eligible for credit towards another course.

Notice periods above are based on your original booking date, if a transfer has been made, the notice periods do not reset.

Effective 1 November 2019

This policy is available for viewing on our website - https://threadden.com/about/bookings-and-cancellations-policy/ 

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Terms & Conditions

We require full payment to be made at the time of booking to secure your place. Payment can be made conveniently online with credit card, or at the studio in cash, EFT or credit card.

Unfortunately, we can’t tentatively hold or pencil in places without payment.

The full terms and conditions are available on our website - https://threadden.com/about/bookings-and-cancellations-policy/

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25 May 2019 • Let's Talk... Zips

Great seminar, accommodated the different skills levels within the group, as well as bring informative, fun and useful! Thanks for the extra trips.

Thread Den


Thank you Chantelle, we are so happy that we were able to show you some tips and help you improve your confidence working with zips.


05 September 2018 • Let's Talk... Zips

Great little class with many tips on sewing with all different types of zips.


29 August 2018 • Let's Talk... Zips

This workshop on zips was great I learnt lots and finally realised where I was going wrong with inserting invisible zips. Thanks Danielle.