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