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Zipper storage idea

Postby KarenVA » October 12th, 2017, 7:12 am

I found this nifty idea for storing zippers!! She uses binder clips and push pins on a cork board:

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Re: Zipper storage idea

Postby KathyD » October 12th, 2017, 7:52 am

Great idea! Mine are currently in a vintage metal shoe box.

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Re: Zipper storage idea

Postby nonie » October 12th, 2017, 8:59 am

Great idea,mine are in a plastic bag. Not a good solution
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Re: Zipper storage idea

Postby angelalee511 » October 12th, 2017, 3:04 pm

I have three times that many! Mine are in a dresser drawer.
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Re: Zipper storage idea

Postby Karens Krafts » October 12th, 2017, 4:35 pm

Why do we buy and save so many zippers? It seems like when I need one, I still have to go out and buy one. Never have the ‘one’ I need. Unless you do repetitive projects, it’s hard to have the right one when needed. But, with that said, I wish I had a cork board I could hang mine from. I love that idea. But there is just not a wall without cabinets, windows, or something to keep me from being able to do that. I used to have a cork board above my sewing machine. I’d hang the instructions with the push pins. So handy to just be able to look up when i had a construction question. But there is a window above the machine now, and I guess I’d pick that in place of a wall anyway if given the choice
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Re: Zipper storage idea

Postby angelalee511 » October 13th, 2017, 3:09 am

Same here Karen. I have so many that I don't use but am afraid to get rid of. I really need to purge some. If you have a door, you could use a towel bar or drapery rod and get the drapery rings with clips to accomplish the same thing. Kind of like this but not the hooks. I would knock these hooks off every time I needed a zipper.

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I'm afraid to hang mine like this because they'd get dusty in my room. But I did toy with the idea of using them as a window top treatment. I wouldn't like all the colors though. :rotflo:
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Re: Zipper storage idea

Postby peacechick » December 12th, 2017, 10:28 am

Cool idea. Mine are currently in a nice rectangular basket.
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Re: Zipper storage idea

Postby KathyD » December 12th, 2017, 12:16 pm

I like the towel rack idea! I could do that on the back of the door to the sewing room - that door is never closed. I'll be thinking about this and how I could manage it. Hmmmm.......... My metal shoe box has to be tied shut with the plastic stuff you put around embroidery spools to keep them from becoming unruly. It's overflowing.

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Re: Zipper storage idea

Postby sewmuchstyle » December 12th, 2017, 5:17 pm

Great idea!
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