You're just about ready to squish this half of the snap into place. You have to position your fabric so the ball will be facing up when it's installed.
A complete snap has four parts: Try the Babyville plastic snaps linked above for lightweight fabrics or consider a different fastener, such as a sew-on snap or hook-and-eye. There is no one snap just for bibs, although the Babyville plastic snaps are a favorite of many because they are plastic and cute.
Of course, it also depends on the thickness of your vinyl.
That raised end will face the cap of the snap. It's probably time for a new one.
As always, you best best is to try a few tests with your chosen materials to see if you get a result you like. On our sample, the front is the side with the fabric folded back to simulate the facing on a shirt. Next Post. This is the tool that's readily available at fabric stores in store and online and the one we're using for the following instructions.
Our favorite supplier is Tandy Leather.
Very much appreciate the link! Louis, MO area sells the Snap Setter and snaps. I was amazed that you took the time to link me to the perfect products so that I don't have to go searching on the internet.How to Set Snaps in Leather with Dritz Snap Setting Pliers
Hoping you might have some ideas. The metal punch is for eyelets, so for snaps, make sure the plastic holder is opposite the other side's metal holder. Installing the snap ball Take your remaining ring with the prongs on it, and insert it, prongs poking up, into the metal holder on the pliers.
Kyra - You are so welcome. Now my husband uses a large mallet and whacks it good a few times.
Hope it all works out. How do you seal it?
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