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Zippers
 
 

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If the pull tab comes off your zipper, you have a couple of choices.  An easy fix to save money and make it work is to attach a safety pin to where the pull was attached and use it to pull the zipper up and down. You can take it up a notch by putting decorative beads on the safety pin for a more decorative look.

 

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Frugal footnotes:

Here are some additional frugal tips to save money on zippers.

 

- Most thrift stores have craft sections that sell zippers.
 
- Use 40-50% off coupons at sewing stores to buy new zippers.
 
- Find a seamstress to replace a zipper for a quality item.
 
- If you don't need the zipper, such as in a pillow, just sew up the seam.  You can undo your sewing when you need to wash the pillow covering.

 

 

 

 

 

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A - Frugal Tips: Acne - Automobiles

 

B - Frugal Tips:  Babies - Buttons

 

C - Frugal Tips: Cakes - Cutting Boards

 

D - Frugal Tips:  Dandruff - Dryers

 

E - Frugal Tips:  Eating Out - Eyeliner

 

F - Frugal Tips:  Fabric - Furniture

 

G- Frugal Tips:  Garage Sales - Groceries

 

H - Frugal Tips:  Hair Humidifiers

 

I - Frugal Tips:  Ice - Ironing

 

J - Frugal Tips:  Jars - Junk Mail

 

K - Frugal Tips:  Ketchup - Kitchen Pot Hangers

 

L - Frugal Tips:  Ladders - Lotions

 

M - Frugal Tips:  Mac and Cheese - Mushrooms

 

N - Frugal Tips:  Nail Polish - Nuts

 

O - Frugal Tips: Oatmeal - Ovens

 

P - Frugal Tips: Paint - Pumpkins

 

Q - Frugal Tips: Quiche - Quilting

 

R - Frugal Tips: Radishes - Rubbing Alcohol

 

S - Frugal Tips: Sales - Sweetened Condensed Milk

 

T - Frugal Tips: Tablecloths - TV Dinners

 

U - Frugal Tips: Upholstery Fabric - Utilities

 

V - Frugal Tips: Vacations - Vinyl Tablecloths

 

W - Frugal Tips: Wallpaper - Wreaths

 

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