It happens to the best of us. On a jacket, pair of jeans, backpack. Zippers are moving parts, and as the ManMade law of physics #4 goes, anything with moving parts will eventually wear out or break. But, no worries. When a zipper splits, you don't need to toss your goods. It's a simple, one-tool repair you can complete in five minutes.
A broken zipper can be frustrating, especially when it happens on an expensive item of clothing, camping gear or luggage. Zippers themselves are inexpensive, but professional replacement can be costly and time-consuming. Though many modern zippers are self-repairing, malfunctions do occur. The most common zipper problem is a split -- a part in the...
How to sew the perfect zipper tab. These fabric stops on the end of exposed zipper tape make for a professional finish and here'ss exactly how it's done, step by step. Secret trick to help you sew neatly without pins!
How to Repair a Broken Zipper--Sometimes the teeth on a zipper don’t line up right, causing the zipper to catch. At this point, most people will get rid of the entire garment. What a shame, because this is such an easy fix! Follow these basic instructions to easily fix your zipper.