LOVEly Zipper Pull


I am delving more and more back into my crafting roots, playing with beads and flowers and jewelry. Katie got a plain zippered hoodie jacket for Christmas and being a teen, she loves to accessorize. I knew she would be game for me accessorizing this jacket!

I created a charm using the Epiphany Crafts Heart 25 Shape Studio to make a custom embellishment using some Bella Blvd paper that Katie loved. I mounted the embellie to an Epiphany Crafts Heart 25 Charm Setting–I love beaded detail along the edges of the heart! Next I adhered the heart to part of a felt flower, also by Epiphany Crafts, sandwiching a bow made with American Crafts ribbon between the charm and flower. Then I threaded a row of beads onto a eye pin and attached that to the charm with a jump ring. Next I attached the eye pin to the zipper. Easy peasy! 



Katie can easily change the zipper pull to match the season or her outfits, especially if I add a clasp to attach it to the zipper pull rather than a jump ring.


Supplies:

  • EC Heart 25 Shape Studio, Bubble Caps, and Charm Setting
  • EC Frayed Flowers Cherry
  • Paper by Bella Blvd
  • Beads, Jewelry Findings by Bohemian Crystal
  • Ribbon by American Crafts
Happy Crafting :)
-Jennifer

P.S. Don't miss out on the giveaway I posted on my Jan 21st post — it ends Feb 2, 2011 so there is still time to enter!!

Author: Jennifer Priest

It started with jewelry, beading, sewing, home decor, painting, basket weaving, pottery, and cross-stitch. Marry that to an entrepreneurial spirit & at 9 years old a girl is selling her wares at craft fairs as far as her parents and grandparents would drive her. These days, Jennifer enjoys crafts of all genres from sewing to scrapbooking to jewelry with a little dabbling in the mixed media world. Her style is approachable and she wants everyone who sees her work to feel that they too can embrace creativity and make their home and life beautiful.

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3 thoughts on “LOVEly Zipper Pull

  1. Katie is stylin… great item for her first etsy?

    Posted on January 23, 2012 at 8:07 am
  2. Very girly! I’m sure she likes it.

    Posted on January 23, 2012 at 3:27 pm
  3. That is a cute zipper pull..love the Epiphany products ..would also love to win your box of kits ..so wanted the sewing kit to force me to learn how to sew lol. Thank you so much for your personal and crafty inspiration ..I will keep you in my prayers for a pain free CHA ..it’s too exciting to be hurting right?
    Cheers~Scrappy Val
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    Posted on January 23, 2012 at 7:16 pm