Velcro Crafts?

Answer Kids get stuck on making charming Velcro crafts for themselves, or as gifts for friends and family members. Velcro is a hook-and-loop fastener you can use to make various art projects. The reusable... Read More »

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When was velcro first used?

Velcro---the hook-and-loop style fastener that carries the "Velcro" brand name---was first used in 1953. George de Mestral, a Swiss outdoorsman and inventor, conceived the idea for Velcro after not... Read More »

What does Velcro do?

Velcro is a brand of hook and loop fastener inspired by the tiny hooks of grass burrs that attach to clothing, fur and other looped surfaces. Velcro fastenings are used in clothing, footwear and ot... Read More »

How Velcro Works?

Velcro brand fasteners would not have been invented if George de Mestral, of Switzerland, had not gone for a walk in the woods with his dog in the 1940s. After the stroll, de Mestral noticed that h... Read More »

Why does NASA use velcro?