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Cuff made from zip and can really keep something too!
A quick a simple cuff made from zip and ribbon - it's not only pretty to wear but functional too to keep some coins and secret messages!

Posted by Pei Ching L. from Malaysia • Published See Pei Ching L.'s 11 projects »
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  • How to make a cuff. Functional Zip Cuff - Step 1
    Step 1

    You will need a zip, a piece of ribbon (about the same width as the zip)...

  • How to make a cuff. Functional Zip Cuff - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut the zip and the ribbon according to the measurement of your wrist.

  • How to make a cuff. Functional Zip Cuff - Step 3
    Step 3

    Stitch the zip and ribbon together by running a line of stitch (by sewing machine is lot faster - but I hand sewn because I don't have one - Sorry for my poor workmanship!)

  • How to make a cuff. Functional Zip Cuff - Step 4
    Step 4

    And add in this old fashion 'buttons' at the ends. You may use a 'zap on' method or whatever you have on hand.

  • How to make a cuff. Functional Zip Cuff - Step 5
    Step 5

    You will have something like this

  • How to make a cuff. Functional Zip Cuff - Step 6
    Step 6

    This is how it looks when buttons

  • How to make a cuff. Functional Zip Cuff - Step 7
    Step 7

    Unzip and you can keep some pennies for urgency - like ...if your hand phone failed you! or you need a coin for something...

  • How to make a cuff. Functional Zip Cuff - Step 8
    Step 8

    You can decorate it a bit with some beads or ribbons. I use some beads here as I have a lot leaf over...

  • How to make a cuff. Functional Zip Cuff - Step 9
    Step 9

    There is all done!

  • How to make a cuff. Functional Zip Cuff - Step 10
    Step 10

    Maybe to keep some secret message...when you discover....

  • How to make a cuff. Functional Zip Cuff - Step 11
    Step 11

    Have a little help from my little model.

    Have fun and have a nice day!

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Willow Bon-Bon
Willow Bon-Bon · London, England, GB · 29 projects

What an interesting idea! Very cool!

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