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2 Liter Plastic Pop Bottle “Purse”

Cut and measured just above the bumpy “feet” all the way around, a zipper fastened in a color coordinated color is sewn onto the plastic ends. This makes a perfect little pouch for a lunch item or to keep change … Continue reading

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Zipper History

On August 29, 1893, Whitcomb L. Judson, a mechanical engineer in Chicago, received a patent for the first “clasp-locker”—a series of clunky eyes and hooks that fastened together with a slider. Judson replaced the long, buttonhooked shoelaces on his boots … Continue reading

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