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After sharing how to make a zipper tab – so many of you asked pull tabs. So, to help get your wheels turning I put together a few fun examples of how you can incorporate creative zipper pull tabs into your favorite pouch project.

10 DIY Creative Zipper Pull Tabs

But before I start with all the eye candy, I thought it would be a good time to refresh your memory on how to create a zipper tab. These simple tabs are attached to the end of your zipper tape and are extremely simple to make. They provide the perfect opportunity for adding a splash of color while shortening your zipper. Learn all about them here.Learn how to reduce a zipper and the anatomy of a nylon zipper on The Sewing Loft


10 Creative Zipper Pull Tabs


Now, let’s dive in. These creative zipper pull tabs are the perfect way to spice up an simple zipper pouch project. Let’s take a look.

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1.Fussy Cut Zipper Pull Tabs

Make an instant focal point through fussy cutting.


2. Open Wide Zipper Pouch by Elsie Marley

Contrast fabric and top stitching is a fun way to add a functional action to your project.

Leather fringe tassel DIY

3. Leather Fringe Tassel

Add a splash of color to your project with a no sew leather fringe tassel.


4. Shaped Zipper Pull Tab

A piece of twine sandwiched between two fabric shapes is an easy way to make a zipper pull tab.

This metal zipper tab is just one of the creative zipper tabs DIY's in this round up.

5. Metal Zipper Pull

Add some sparkle and bling to your next sewing project with this metal zipper pull.  

6. Cross Knot Zipper Pull

This easy to make zipper pull is extremely strong for those heavily loved projects.

Up your sewing game with this easy to make leather zipper pull.

7. No Sew Leather Zipper Pull Tab

Add a splash of upscale with this easy to make zipper pull tab.

Up your sewing game with this easy to make fabric zipper pull tab.

8. Fabric Zipper Tab Pull

Coordinate your fabrics with this easy to make fabric zipper pull tab.

Beaded zipper pull tab DIY

9. Beaded Pull Tab

If you are looking to step out of the box with your hardware, this is perfect! It’s the perfect touch of crystal and bling.

Simple leather zipper pull tab DIY

10. Easy Leather Pull

Don’t toss that old worn out leather purse. Instead, cut it up and turn it into something wonderful.

Now, I know your creative wheels are turning and your itching to make a few zipper pouches. So, don’t forget to take a look at this round up of over 100 free zipper pouch patterns.

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  1. Gazwan Noori Noori says

    These are another great ideas on how useful zipper pull rings are. These could be some of the things that housewives could do, with awesome ideas to be practiced. Thank you for sharing it! You’ve been very helpful

  2. Gazwan Noori Noori says

    These are other options also where we could used the zipper pull rings. We can be more innovative or artistic in changing the the old things to a new one.