Enjoy a complete guide to the different types of zippers you come across most often. Know which types of zippers are used for fashion and function.
Whether you’re pulling up the zipper on your favorite jacket or zipping up your tent, the last thing you want to deal with is a broken pull tab or stuck slide. Understanding the main causes of zipper failure can help you avoid common zipper accidents and extend the lifespan of your items that have zippers…. Read more »
Making and mending clothing requires knowing the difference between right and left-sided insertion pins. A busted zipper could mean anything from missing zipper teeth to a cracked slider. Getting the right zipper repair parts isn’t always easy, which is why you should keep a universal replacement zipper handy. When repairing items like jackets, it helps… Read more »
Find out how to properly clean and maintain a zipper on any item. You don’t have to throw away broken backpacks or tents if you maintain their zippers.
You’ve been using zippers your entire life, but when it comes to understanding how zippers work, you likely only care when one breaks. Few people know the fascinating history of the zipper, let alone the mechanics of how they work. Keep reading to learn more about this timeless piece of engineering. Know the Components of… Read more »
Find out how to choose the right zipper for your project before you begin. Don’t give up on your favorite clothes when you follow these tips and tricks.
Most people don’t think twice before using a zipper. They’re common on pants, boots, coats, and many other pieces of clothing—not to mention camping gear. Prior to the zipper, buttons were the only option for securing clothing, and we all know how difficult buttons can be to use. Today, designers mainly use buttons for fashionable… Read more »
A busted zipper is not the end of the world. Whether you can sew or prefer no-sew techniques, you can replace a zipper on anything with these tips and tricks. For some projects, you might have to figure out how to tell what size zipper slider you need before you get started. Keep reading to… Read more »
Learn how to replace the zipper on your favorite jacket with a no-sew zipper repair part. Forget the needle and thread next time you’ve got a broken zipper.
As the weather begins to warm up, you might start to crave the great outdoors again. Spending time in the backyard and going on hikes is one way to enjoy nature, but if you really want to try connecting with the natural world, plan a camping trip. Figuring out how to prepare for your first… Read more »