By Rebekah Fox

We all know the sad but true story of zippers. Before the pocket tears or the elbows need patching, the zipper fails and the garment is soon sent to the darkest corner of the closet with a tear and a prayer that someday, someone will find a way to replace a zipper. Zipper repair can seem daunting, but this handy guide will show you how any home sewer probably already has all the necessary tools right at hand. I will show you step-by-step how to assess the zipper malfunction, how to buy a new zipper, and of course, how to remove the old and sew in the new!

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