Sewing Hacks: Change a Zipper to a Button Closure

Whether zippers are on your list of sewing horrors, or maybe you just don’t have a zipper in the right length or color on hand, sometimes it’s nice to have options. Luckily, this sewing hack will show you how to change a zipper to a button closure without causing you stress or ruining your garment.

Sewing Hacks: Change a Zipper to a Button Closure

I especially like the method linked here because it’s a simple, straight-forward solution that’s also quite beginner-friendly—it’s compatible with most back-zip tops and bodices, and it will play nicely with existing patterns with little to no fuss.

Ready to banish the zip?

This easy-to-follow tutorial from Delia at Delia Creates will show you how to change a zipper to a button closure in a snap!