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Use old zippers to create flowers for pins, shoe clips, photo frames, etc. I prefer the zippers with silver metal teeth, but the nylon zippers also work for this project.
Approximate Time: about 45 minutes
By Rachel's Mom from Wilkesboro, NC
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Can anyone provide exact directions for making a brooch out a zipper? I saw one on the Coldwater Creek outlet website. Very cute! It doesn't look like it would be very difficult to make.
By Jane Foley from South Portland, ME
I found this on Chicsteals.com.
Martha Stewart had a gal on the show that demonstrated the crafts she does with zippers (made into flowers that you can use as a broach or a hair accessory). I can't find it anywhere. I went to the Martha Stewart Living website and it's not there. She was on her show the week of Dec 21, '09. Can you help?
By Tori Allison-Reiber from Spokane Valley, WA
Apparently there was a copyright challenge made and the article was pulled. There may still be a cached version of the article on google:
This is the same content here:
And here is another tutorial: