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The Nov-Dec-Jan 2013 issue of Altered Couture magazine has just come out — with an article I did on using new or vintage zippers to make zipper spirals or ruffles to embellish your shoes. I have added the article to our As Seen In…  page. If you click on the little picture of it, you will open a pdf so you can read the article and learn how easy it is to make zipper ruffles. Orange crush zipper heels

This shoe was sponged with four colors of gold and orange, then embellished with a ruffled orange zipper that was itself lightly sponged with crimson paint


Leopard zipper necklace

Here’s the other half of that orange zipper, painted with black dots on both sides, ruffled, and transformed into a very cool necklace

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