Im trying to identify what these metal fasteners on my top are called? ?
They are not sewn on to the fabric but pressed in (kind of like an eyelet?).
Ive never seen anything like them before, but I would like to buy more for clothes that Im making - and its impossible without knowing what to call them. Photo attached!
- Common SenseLv 72 months ago
These Hooks and eyes are not your typical ones. Usually they are a lot smaller and sewn on to the top of zippers to keep the tab closed, normally used on skirts and zip up dresses and shirts.
The hooking eyes you have appear to be attached with rivets. And, they are jumbo size. You may find the size you're looking for if you search for hook and eyes for outerwear or fur type garments.
- I careLv 73 months ago
Agree with many yes, hook and eyes. Take your photo to a fabric shop and they will assist in finding these for you. Good luck
- Girlie ElectricsLv 73 months ago
Its hook and eye loops on a tape. Hopefully the link works
Ebay sells it. https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2...
- GoergeLv 73 months ago
They are called hook and eye fasteners.
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- GertLv 73 months ago
That's the eye of a 'hook and eye'.
- champerLv 73 months ago
Yes, those are the eye parts of hook and eye fasteners. The hook is on one side and the eye on the other and the hook is, well, hooked into the eye to close the garment. Normally they're stitched on.
- Anonymous3 months ago
They are the eye part of 'hooks and eyes' which were bought on cards together. Often ended up with these left over as my Ma made her own thread eyes and only used the hook. These ones appear to be riveted on rather than sewn so are either on a tape or were put on by a machine.
- JeffLv 63 months ago
Those are hooks and eyes but not hidden under fabric. There are some examples of both ways they’re used (as well as available for purchase) here:
- audreyLv 73 months ago
I can't remember for the life of me, but take the picture to any good fabric store like Joann's, and they will have them. It's possible even Walmart will have them.