Free Stuff Friday!

Enter to win Zipper Accents from Indygo Junction by Amy Barickman. We’re giving away two sets that include each include 1 yard of five cool zipper colors. The sets are perfect to use for any zipper embellishment project.

Check out Sew it All episode 205, “Hipper Zippers,” for a fun flower brooch using zippers.

zipper 300x231 Free Stuff Friday!Answer the following questions in the comments section to be entered to win:

Have you ever used zippers as a project embellishment?

Post your answer by 9 AM ET on Monday, when we’ll announce the winner. Good luck!

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160 Responses to Free Stuff Friday!

  1. Joyce Wagner says:

    No I haven’t but I like to do all kinds of crafts and would like to try.

  2. Barbara says:

    Yes…I made a flower pin from zippers!!! I got many compliments…I love the unusual

  3. Marianne H says:

    I have not but I love some of the projects I have seen. These zippers would give me a great start.

  4. Kim Carter says:

    No. I love the pictures you have using them for something other than clothing or purses. I can’t quite get the hang of how to do them, but would like the idea of experimenting.

  5. Carol Eschmann says:

    I am always intrigued by the ingenuity of those who create such clever designs!

  6. Debra Berry says:

    No, I have not used them but have been considering their use in my other crafts.

  7. Robin Drake says:

    No I haven’t, but I like what I see, would like to try them.

  8. Sharon Smith says:

    No, I haven’t used zippers as an embellishment … YET! I would love to try making something out of these! What a wonderful technique to try.

  9. Martha W. says:

    Love all the new zipper embellishments. A sewing friend presented a program at an ASG guild meeting recently and we made flower pins with zippers. Really cute!

  10. Maria Kievit says:

    Haven’t yet, but would love to try. Thanks for the giveaway!

  11. Carol says:

    I have tried, and failed to do a zipper project. I had no instructions and was just winging it.

  12. Rose says:

    Not yet.

  13. Linda says:

    I have made a zipper purse!

  14. DJ says:

    I have not, but have been wanting to…I’ve seen some really nice things that others have made.

  15. Madelyn Whitley says:

    I’ve never used them but would love to try this! :D

  16. Lori G says:

    decoratively on a purse and a friend beaded me a bracelet this Christmas that is beautiful.

  17. Bonnie Harrison says:

    NO, but it looks like a fun project, I would like to give it a try.

  18. Cheryl says:

    I have used zippers in my crazy quilt work for years. I gather them up as flowers. I have used them on monster dolls for lips and teeth. I saw a great idea at the sewing machine store today. They used the dif colors on a throw pillow as decoration. They are such fun.

  19. kelli says:

    I have not used zippers for embelishments but have watched a few quilting/sewing shows that have shown projects and would love to try using them.

  20. Laurel says:

    Not yet, but I have a cool dipper to give it a whirl.

  21. Kathy says:

    Not yet, but I have been looking at this site and their books on making zipper flowers and have searched the web for instructions. It is definitely on my project list.

  22. Diana says:

    Not yet. I’ve only used the zipper as a zipper but I sometimes use a coordinating color instead of a match to add some interest to my garment. Or play with the zipper pull.

  23. Chris says:

    No,but I plan to do so soon.


  24. Chris says:

    No,but I plan to do so soon.

  25. I made a red zipper flower. would like to make other things with zippers.

  26. Brenda says:

    I have not but looks like fun. Thanks for the giveaway.

  27. Jean Boothe says:

    yes, I have made flowers and other things with zippers and they are cute!!!

  28. Lisa L says:

    I love these zipper flowers but have never made them – this would be fun to win & make!!

  29. Annette Haney says:

    I love the zipper jewelry!

  30. BJMarley says:

    No, I haven’t used zippers as an embellishment, but would love to.

  31. Yes, …flowers and …the full or half zippers at pockets that don’t open.

  32. Maria Caprile says:

    Yes! I made a zipper rose to attach to a hat.

  33. Lydia V says:

    I have not used zippers in this way before but it looks interesting!

  34. No, but I sure would like to give it a try!!

  35. Perri Hogue says:

    No, but I’d love to try. There are so many things you could do with them.

  36. Carolyn H. says:

    I haven’t yet, but I’ve been saving zipper pieces for a future project.

  37. Linda Herron says:

    If I win, I would love to make something with zippers.

  38. Patty Swatzell says:

    I haven’t had the chance to use the zippers yet but look interesting!

  39. Blossom says:

    Never used zippers as an embelishment, but that flower is cute!

  40. Kathy bruce says:

    No but it looks like fun ,would love to thanks

  41. Rhonda Burgan says:

    No .. but I love the look.. will have to try it sometime.

  42. Grace says:

    Not yet although I’d like to make a bag from just zippers alone. These would come in real handy!

  43. Kim says:

    I have never used zippers for embellishments but have wanted to. My upcycle business starts with used clothing to make personal and whimsical accessories. Zipper art would be the perfect compliment to my designs.

  44. Barbara says:

    Not yet, but if I’m picked to win…guess what?! I will !!

  45. Judi W says:

    i recently made some zipper pins .. you can see them here:

    very fun!

  46. Gina says:

    I used them to edge a cuff bracelet, they looked pretty cool. I would love to get more zippers to use.

  47. Janice McLain says:

    Zipper accessories have such a rich jewelry look. I would love to try this.

  48. Ann Sovec says:

    I haven’t tried yet but I’ve some of the projects in Sew News and I’t like to try it.

  49. Charlou says:

    No. I do have a heart shaped pin I bought several years ago made with the zipper teeth.

  50. Evelyn says:

    No, not yet. I’d like to try it out.

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