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The Dapper Bun DIY Style Replacing An Invisible Zipper Needles

The Dapper Bun DIY Style Replacing An Invisible Zipper Needles

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Cut out existing zipper from fabric and lining.

Prepare new zipper according to zipper package instructions. I aligned the new zipper with the old and hand-stitched a tack bar and ironed it open.

Prepare new zipper according to zipper package instructions. I aligned the new zipper with the old and hand-stitched a tack bar and ironed it open.

Prepare new zipper according to zipper package instructions. I aligned the new zipper with the old and hand-stitched a tack bar and ironed it open.

Prepare new zipper according to zipper package instructions. I aligned the new zipper with the old and hand-stitched a tack bar and ironed it open.

I hand-stitched the hook and eye back into place.

Prepare new zipper according to zipper package instructions. I aligned the new zipper with the old and hand-stitched a tack bar and ironed it open.

Pin new zipper onto fabric, following zipper package instructions, and stitch via machine with invisible zipper presser foot.

I hand-stitched the lining back in place, starting with the seams I cut open at the top of the zipper.

That's this gist....there's a few small hand-stitching steps I left out, but if anyone decides to try this, feel free to contact me with questions.

I hand-stitched the lining back in place, starting with the seams I cut open at the top of the zipper.

I hand-stitched the lining back in place, starting with the seams I cut open at the top of the zipper.

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