DIY Zipper Bracelets

I love easy-to-make quirky jewelry, and these DIY zipper bracelets are just that! They are simple, quick, and fun to wear, making them a perfect craft for teens and tweens. 

 

Make this adorable DIY zipper bracelet to wear or to gift! An amazing beginner sewing and jewelry making craft for teens and tweens!

 

These DIY zipper bracelets actually incorporate basic sewing skills, not jewelry making skills. I like featuring jewelry projects that are out-of-the-box and fun, and use non-traditional techniques. So I got myself some colorful zippers and sewed myself some bracelets!

 

Make this adorable DIY zipper bracelet to wear or to gift! An amazing beginner sewing and jewelry making craft for teens and tweens!

 

I made these more as bangles, which are slipped over the hand, and not opened and closed. I normally leave the zippers half open, just because I like how they look that way. Play around with them, have fun, and make one in every color of the rainbow!

 

 

What you need to make DIY zipper bracelets:

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How to make a DIY zipper bracelet:

 

1. Trim the cloth from your zipper, as close as you can. 

Make this adorable DIY zipper bracelet to wear or to gift! An amazing beginner sewing and jewelry making craft for teens and tweens!

 

2. It should look like this. Since it can fray, I’d advise finishing it (on the outside) with clear or coordinating nail polish. 

Make this adorable DIY zipper bracelet to wear or to gift! An amazing beginner sewing and jewelry making craft for teens and tweens!

 

3. Sew your ends together! Make sure to measure how big you need it. Keep in mind, it will need to slip over your wrist. Start by threading a needle with embroidery floss. Insert it in the spot you need it on one side, in the center where the sides of the zipper connect.
Make this adorable DIY zipper bracelet to wear or to gift! An amazing beginner sewing and jewelry making craft for teens and tweens!

 

4. Join the two sides together, and stick your needle up through the other side. Make this adorable DIY zipper bracelet to wear or to gift! An amazing beginner sewing and jewelry making craft for teens and tweens!

 

They should overlap like this: Make this adorable DIY zipper bracelet to wear or to gift! An amazing beginner sewing and jewelry making craft for teens and tweens!

 

5. Wind your string around both sides until it is very secure. (You can do another stitch inside the zipper if you want.) When you are ready to finish it, thread it back through and tie a knot to secure in place.Make this adorable DIY zipper bracelet to wear or to gift! An amazing beginner sewing and jewelry making craft for teens and tweens!

 

6. Make sure it’s very secure before trimming your zipper. This is how it looks:Make this adorable DIY zipper bracelet to wear or to gift! An amazing beginner sewing and jewelry making craft for teens and tweens!

 

 

Aren’t these DIY zipper bracelets adorable? I love them! They are a great holiday gift to make and give in bulk! Or, you can make them at a party, since they take only a few minutes, and use inexpensive supplies.

 

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Make this adorable DIY zipper bracelet to wear or to gift! An amazing beginner sewing and jewelry making craft for teens and tweens!

Make this adorable DIY zipper bracelet to wear or to gift! An amazing beginner sewing and jewelry making craft for teens and tweens! Make this adorable DIY zipper bracelet to wear or to gift! An amazing beginner sewing and jewelry making craft for teens and tweens! Make this adorable DIY zipper bracelet to wear or to gift! An amazing beginner sewing and jewelry making craft for teens and tweens!

 

 

 

6 Comments

  1. These are cute, creative, and look easy to make. I can’t wait to give it a try 🙂

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