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Anyone dead handy/a bit inventive about?

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SplitPeach Mon 29-May-17 22:09:28

I need to remove these press-studs without damaging this denim dress. They come in 2 halves; top/bottom. Anyone know how I can prise them apart without ruining the fabric? I know there'll be a tiny hole left after but that's ok. I just don't want to have to physically cut around these.

Dodie66 Mon 29-May-17 22:15:07

To be honest I think you will have a job to get them apart. Maybe somebody else will have a good idea.
Can I ask why you want to remove them?

NellieFiveBellies Mon 29-May-17 22:19:54

www.google.co.uk/search?ie=UTF-8&client=ms-android-tmobile-gb&source=android-browser&q=how+to+remove+press+studs+from+denim&gfe_rd=cr&ei=R5AsWfKbEq2N8Qfl5KuICA

looks like you can use plyers

Jayfee Mon 29-May-17 22:25:32

paint them black as a feature?

SplitPeach Tue 30-May-17 07:53:09

I need them off so I can place new ones but in a slightly different position so the garment fits better. The old ones would be visible after so they have to go.

Jayfee Tue 30-May-17 08:04:15

you might have a frayed hole beneath the stud

johnd2 Tue 30-May-17 08:06:54

I'd be tempted to get them gently in a vice on the blob and drill them from the other side a shallow depth with a big bit.

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