View Full Version : magnetic clasps for bags....too strong?

24-11-2010, 10:52 PM
I have made a bag and decided to use a metal pop magnetic clasp as it is quite a big bag and thought it would be good for quick access.
I have made the bag and have been using it and am finding that the clasp is really really strong and I have to pull it really hard to open. Because I didn't quite attach it in the right way, it is causing damage to the fabric unless I pop it open with my nails.
In comparison to a shop bought bag I have, that clasp is much more workable with regards to the strength.
Do these clasps come in differing strength of magnatism?

25-11-2010, 01:33 PM
I dont know but I ordered some clasps on ebay and they where quite "weak".
Just try out other ones...

25-11-2010, 02:00 PM
I always get mine from one particular shop and these do vary, whether that is the general case I don't know.