Introduction: Zipper Heart Decoration

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In this instructable, I will teach you how to make a heart out of the zipper from an old pair of pants.

Step 1: Gather the Materials

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You will need:

an old pair of pants with a zipper

scissors or a seam ripper

hot glue gun or fabric glue

needle and thread (optional)

Step 2: Remove the Zipper

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Use a seam ripper or scissors to cut the thread that's attaching the zipper to the pants.

Step 3: Form the Heart

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Bring the ends of the zipper's teeth down and below the zipper. Glue or sew one end of the zipper to the other end of the zipper. This will make a heart shape. You can leave the heart like that if you want to, or you can glue the zipper to the bottom of the zipper and make a smaller heart.

Step 4: Decorate!

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You can put the heart on a necklace chain or ribbon,

You can attach it to a safety pin for a brooch,

You can hang it in your car,

You can put it on a key chain,

You can glue it to a decorative jar or vase,

You can sew it on to a hat,

You can give it to somebody you love,

and much more!


Blackcloud161 (author)2014-12-30


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