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How to Repair a Broken Zipper

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Stitch it Up
Zipper Repair

Replace the bumper with stitching.

Using a needle and thread, sew around the place where the metal stopper was. The idea is to replace it with thread. Sew around and around the bottom of the zipper until you have about six stitches in place. Use more stitches if you need to. Tie off in a knot on the backside of the zipper.

Next Step: Now we can zip it up.

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