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NEW Metal Parachute Buckle Item #: 16031

Dritz Metal Parachute Buckle


This Dritz® metal parachute buckle is a fastener that can be used to make belts; or straps on bags, luggage, backpacks and sporting equipment.

  • Buckle has a slim profile that is less bulky than typical parachute buckles making it ideal for a variety of sewing projects, especially bags and purses where a polished, professional look is desired
  • Use with Dritz® polypropylene belting
  • For 1” strap
  • Polished nickel
For 1" (2.54 cm) strap
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  1. With buckle right side up, loop strap end through female side of buckle, turn end under and secure by stitching.
  2. On male clip side, bring strap end up through clip side hole. Loop strap back down into last hole. (Strap end will be on top of strapping.) Pull tight to secure.
  3. Finish strap end by turning under ¼” twice and stitching.
  4. Push male clip into female side to close buckle.
  5. Push male clip tabs in and pull to open buckle.

Tip:  For extra strength, secure strap end to strapping by stitching a square with an “X” through it.