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Tips & Techniques > Broken Zipper Pull - Quick and fun fix

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Posted on: 9/27/09 3:52 PM
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If the metal pull tab on your zipper is broken, don't replace the zipper, just raid your jewelry making supplies and add a charm with a jump ring to the zipper slide.

Attach the charm or some beads on a wire, attach to jump ring and insert jump ring through the hole in the zipper slide where the pull tab used to be.

I added a silver palm tree to my broken zipper, just to make me smile!

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Passion4Sewing said... (12/29/09 8:52 AM) Reply
Great idea! I may be able to use this at the alteration shop!
sewingbarn said... (11/11/09 11:33 PM) Reply
Good idea!
sewingbarn said... (11/11/09 11:33 PM) Reply
Good idea!
caje1une said... (10/21/09 7:12 PM) Reply
lovely!
Susan M said... (9/28/09 11:09 AM) Reply
Necessity IS the mother of invention. Thanks for the creative and fashionable tip.
sewknitful said... (9/28/09 10:56 AM) Reply
Great idea!
kerrynw said... (9/28/09 3:27 AM) Reply
Great tip!
 
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