There is no need to throw out a good suitcase , backpack or winter jacket just because the zipper broke. All you need is a zip tie and you can repair your broken zipper.

Follow these instructions .

Step 1: Broken Zipper

No need to buy a new jacket or backpack just because the zipper broke . All you need is a ziptie and you can fix that broken zipper.

Step 2: Remove the Broken Zipper

remove the zipper

Step 3: Make Sure the Hole Is Big Enough for Your Zip Tie

Step 4: Place Zip Tie Through Hole

Step 5: Close the Zip Tie Till Its Fully Around the Zipper

Step 6: Cut to Desired Length

Cut the zip tie and sand the sharp edges if needed.

Step 7: Now You Have a Makeshift Zipper

<p>the loopy-thingy is gone on mine, just 2 sharp nubs, and it's my fave coat! so frustersting!</p>
If you still have the coat, try this Instructable instead...<br><br>https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-zipper-that-wont-stay-up/?ALLSTEPS
<p>Us humans have been so blind to these simple geniuse things.</p>
This is a very helpful idea but may I suggest that your title implies that you are going to help us fix the actual zipper apparatus not just a broken zipper pull. Thanks
<p>That's a great idea, But you might want to sand the edge of the cut zip-tie, They're usually pretty sharp after being cut</p>
<p>Good idea.</p>
Ahhhhhhhhhh! Why didn't I think of that!

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