How to Fix a Broken Zipper

How to Fix a Broken Zipper

Vintage hunters know that there are some great finds out there. Unfortunately, some of those great finds come with a broken zipper.

Similarly, zippers on our everyday garments often either get stuck or the teeth break. But broken zippers can be replaced to give new life to your favorite piece or fabulous find.

Navigating around zipper

To navigate around the zipper pull, lower the needle into the fabric once you’re at the zipper pull. Lift up the presser foot and move the pull out of the way by either opening or closing the zipper 1” (2.5 cm). Lower the presser foot and continue sewing.

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