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How to Fix a Zipper Pull

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Zipper fix using FixIts

It can be frustrating when a zipper pull snaps and comes apart leaving you with nothing to hold onto to open your zipper. With FixIts and a paperclip you can create a new pull in under 5 minutes. 

What you'll need?

  • A kettle or a pan on a hob to boil water
  • A glass or ceramic cup (avoid plastics as FixIts can stick to it)
  • Hairdryer 
  • Paperclips
  • FixIts sticks.


Step 1 - Attach a paperclip through the zip loop

paper clip through zipper loop


Step 2 - Soften the FixIts stick

Softening the FixIts stick


Step 3 - Mould a blob of FixIts around the paperclip

Mould your molten FixIts around the paperclip and give it a smooth finish. Pro tip : If you make a bit of a mess of it the first time around, you can always reheat your FixIts by dipping it in hot water or using a hairdryer to make it soft again, at which point you can reshape it and give it a nicer finish.

Mould FixIts around the paperclip

Zip Up!

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