How To Fix Any Zip With Sugru

If a zip-pull falls out and gets lost, that can ruin a whole jacket. We can't have that!

With just a paperclip, and a small piece of Sugru, you can create a new one that's even better than the original in some cases.

Sugru is a soft-touch mouldable silicone that sticks to most materials. 

Heavy Duty

Sugru is durable enough to be used on suitcases

Save your jacket from landfill

Sugru is soft-to-touch and comes in a variety of colours. 

Not just practical

Exercise your imagination with a creative fix. 

Here's how you do it

What you'll need

  • One pack of Sugru
  • A Paperclip
  • Time to do this fix: 5 minutes
  • Cure time: 24 - 36 hours

Step 1

Feed a paper clip through the broken zip loop

Step 2

Open a pack of Sugru. Roll half a pack into a flat disc. 

Step 3

Roll the Sugru around the paperclip

Pro Tip

Smooth with soapy water (that’s just a drop of dish soap in water) to achieve a super-smooth finish.

Step 4

Leave to Cure. Ideally 24 hours.

Zip up!

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