Learn How to Make a Zipper Skirt With No Sewing Involved

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5 Minutes

A DIY clothing hack with no sewing involved? Yes, such a thing does exist! No sewing skills needed to throw together a fun skirt out of nothing but zippers! Learn how to create a super simply no-sew zipper skirt. You won’t believe how easy it is!

Tools and materials:

  • 30 16 inch separating zippers
  • Hot glue or fabric glue
  • Glue gun
  • 1.5 inch elastic
No-sew zipper skirt

Fit the elastic 

Grab your elastic and fit it to your waist. Make sure not to stretch it when measuring.

Multi zipper skirt

Glue the first zipper

Separate one zipper and glue the zipper to both sides of the elastic. The zipper teeth should face outward.

Zipper mini skirt

Apply glue to zipper

Starting at the top of each zipper, rub glue onto it and lightly press down. Overlap the zipper with the next one and repeat this process for all the zippers along the skirt.


Work in small sections - hot glue dries fast.

How to make a zipper skirt

There you have it! A no-sew DIY zipper skirt. A really funky and quirky piece of clothing. You can zip/unzip the zippers to create your desired look.

Suggested materials:

  • 16 inch zippers
  • Hot glue
  • Glue gun
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