How to Sew a Zipper | Hidden Patent Zipper | Sewing Zipper

Lapped zippers are often found on skirts at the waistband. A lapped zipper is constructed so that the zipper is not visible. The zipper will remain closed throughout the process of inserting the zipper. All sewing is done on the inside of the garment except for topstitching. Remember to always keep the needle positioned between the zipper foot and the zipper teeth when sewing.
NOTE: Throughout this tutorial, the term “placket” will be used. A placket is the fabric that surrounds and reinforces fasteners in a garment. In this instance, the fastener referred to in this tutorial is a zipper.