Prym snap Fastening
KAM snap tool

Step 1

Using an air/heat erasable pen, mark where the snaps need to be inserted on the outside of the fabric.

Install a snap fastener

Step 2

Using a stitch unpicker, awl or darning needle, push through to make the hole – this makes it easier to insert the snap.

Plastic snap tool

Step 3

Align the first hole with where you want the snap to fasten and push the darning needle through the next piece/set of fabrics.

 

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Prym vario snap pliers

Step 4

On the top flap of the purse, use one of the snap covers and push the spike through the hole.

Applying plastic snaps to a beg project

Step 5

Open the purse flap and place the male snap on top of the spike – the sticky out part needs to be facing towards you (outwards).

 

Using Prym pliers

Step 6 – Preparing the pliers

Insert the white cup and clear plastic pieces onto the pliers – these will only go on one way (see the picture). Ensure they are on tight.

Using plastic snaps in sewing

Step 7 – Securing the snaps

Position the snap cover in the white cup side of the tool. Squeeze the tool firmly so that the snap is squashed and secured into place.

Sewing with plastic snaps

Step 8 – Securing the female snap

Insert the snap cover through the hole from the inside of the purse. The spike end will be sticking out through the top of the purse.

Step 9

Place the female snap on top on the spike, with the hollow side facing upwards.

Applying snaps for sewing
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Step 10

Position the snap cover in the white cup side of the tool. Squeeze the tool firmly so that the snap is squashed and secured into place.

Your snap fasteners are now ready to use.

Using KAM snaps in sewing
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