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Rising zippers
January 2020

Rising zippers

If you are constantly looking stupid, because the belly again peeks through the fly, gasping for breath and the zipper always rises like magic, here's the ultimate tip: Take a keyring, pull it...

Kaputter zipper in leather pants renew for little money
January 2020

Kaputter zipper in leather pants renew for little money

I recently broke my zipper or the full zipper into 2 parts with my beloved motorcycle leather pants (very thick leather), so that I could not close them anymore. I could not find a suitable new...

Zipper from the duvet cover broken? Sew on the Velcro tape
January 2020

Zipper from the duvet cover broken? Sew on the Velcro tape

Recently, the zipper on the pillowcase of my youngest favorite bedding broke. What now? I can not throw it away, do not go shopping either, I can not sew a new zipper, bring it to the seamstress, so...

Close / open long zipper on the back
January 2020

Close / open long zipper on the back

Now is Wasen- or meadow time and what is there to buy? A dirndl. But how do you get that darned zipper in your back when you're alone? This is not really a problem with other clothes. Only dirndls...

Zipper slider handle broken? No problem
January 2020

Zipper slider handle broken? No problem

With me, the zipper slide handles are often broken (for example, on bags ...) then I came up with the idea to just followers to turn it, now I can open my bag back to normal. (see image) ...

Open the wrong closed zipper again
January 2020

Open the wrong closed zipper again

Zipper (abbreviated RV) wrong (offset) closed, can not be opened? Here is my tip: The part of the RV, which is used in the slide (slide open and close) before closing - and after an incorrect...

Zip is always on - so you can fix it
January 2020

Zip is always on - so you can fix it

So far I've always thrown away such zippers that opened in the middle of the spiral as "broken". On the occasion of dealing with the threading of a zipper, I have withdrawn in such a broken...

Make plastic zippers smooth again
January 2020

Make plastic zippers smooth again

Hello. I am cycling a lot and now in autumn it is still quite cool. That's why I'm wearing a pair of running pants over the bike wash and it keeps you warm (picture 1). What annoys me about these...

Around the zipper
January 2020

Around the zipper

Because I'm about to tackle the next bag, I was u. a. looking for a zipper with a slightly wider spiral, which is often used in ready-to-go pockets, but is difficult to find in a clothing...

Make zipper slider invisible on the decorative cushion
January 2020

Make zipper slider invisible on the decorative cushion

For pillow cases I'm always annoyed that the slider (actually it's the sliding body and the attached handle plate) often protrudes from the cushion cover (and you sometimes get stuck with textiles...