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Learn to Fix Your Own Zipper! - Shared screen with speaker view
Kim Harrison
17:34
thanks!
aaron andrade
33:39
how to identify YKK
Andrew Grewal
33:52
Says YKK engraved on the slider normally
Linda Robertson
33:59
what is YKK?
Colleen O'Brien
34:01
I missed what does “YKK” mean?
Sasha Orme
34:26
it’s the brand name of the better zips on the market
Gigi Lascurettes
34:31
It's a brand, like Nike. They put their initials on the zippers
Sarah Rabeda
34:32
It's one of the largest zipper manufacturers
Sarah Rabeda
34:42
RiRi zippers are also AMAZING
Linda Robertson
34:50
thank you
aaron andrade
35:03
but if not listed on label....?
lisahamilton
37:44
How do you fix a pocket zipper that has become separated?
Richard Sato
37:56
YKK has been the standard of excellence for a long time. It’s the Japanese company: Yoshida Kogyo Kabushikikaisha. I always wondered what that stood for.
Richard Sato
40:04
Lisa you can ask that question in the Q&A.
D Jones
41:10
Those jeans where the tab does not lock and slides down. What is wrong?
Cynthia McMahon
41:33
Can you repeat how to size the slider
Terra Heilman
41:35
Nice! You’ve made it very approachable!
Gigi Lascurettes
42:05
You should look at the website: ZipperRescue.com
Victor Dan
42:08
Thank you
Linda Robertson
42:23
your website looks fantastic. thanks so much !!!
Denise Slattery
42:29
so if the pins are broken or missing - this is nt a repairable zipper? did i get that right
Judith K.
43:08
Would the lubricant come off in the laundry?
angela creais
43:51
Do you have a service for zipper repair? In Portland?
Cynthia McMahon
44:08
I have struggled with alignment of the teeth when reattaching the slider. Any tips?
Michelle Ouellette
45:25
I have a 2-way zipper on which one of the sliders came off. did i understand correctly that this is a fixable repair?
Anne Taylor
45:28
How do know which pull to use from the kit? And can you put a metal pull on a plastic zipper
lisahamilton
45:56
Gotta go, thanks!
Makenna Dubler
45:59
When you are measuring the length of a full zipper for a replacement (my box/stopper broke on a hoodie, RIP), do you measure the length of the tape, or from where the teeth start and stop?
Steph Routh
47:43
Thanks for joining, Lisa!
Terra Heilman
47:57
What’s the weirdest or most satisfying repair you’ve done? :D
Kirsten Comandich
49:56
So if a zipper keeps getting stuck, it just needs some lubricant?
D Jones
51:59
Those jeans where the tab does not lock and slides down. What is wrong?
Terra Heilman
52:39
Those are awesome!
Colleen O'Brien
53:01
Zipper on a backpack, has. Plastic teeth, non-separating. The slider came off one side (or one side of the teeth came out of the slider. I don’t know how else to describe … can I show it to you by holding it up to my computer’s camera?
Lori kovacevic
54:23
gotta go, but thanks so much!!
Judith K.
54:27
I don’t have anything to share, I’m here to learn.
Marsha Hanchrow
54:38
I'm out - I have no interesting mysteries.
L Streiff
54:42
thanks - bye
Linda Burian
54:52
I'm leaving now.
Bryan & Shari
54:57
North Face jacket- zipper goes up, but can’t get it down.
Linda Burian
54:58
Thanks
Nancy
55:17
Thanks. I'll look forward to looking at the web site!
Sasha Orme
01:05:38
there are so many skilled tailors and menders in town too! Hidden Opulence is very good
Terra Heilman
01:11:02
Thank you to PUGS, Repair PDX (Lauren!) and Clay! This was great. I had no idea there was so much to zippers and I’m excited for someone to bring in some broken zippers now!
aaron andrade
01:13:37
thanks Clay and all! Really informative. Great website too. Empowering. Bye!
Suzanne Piluso
01:13:55
Thank you!! This was so helpful. Bye!
Jen Knight
01:14:44
I came in late, did you record this and how can we access it? And the Powerpoint?
Richard Sato
01:15:39
Jen I would say talk to Lauren at PDX repair.
Steph Routh
01:16:20
Yes, it has been recorded (as far as I can tell!), ad we can send out the link in the follow-up email.
Judith K.
01:16:51
Great! Can you send his email as well? Thanks!
Steph Routh
01:17:28
Yes!
Terra Heilman
01:17:45
Thanks!
Narjala Bhasker
01:18:05
Thank you! This was great!
Sasha Orme
01:18:10
thank you so much, this was such a wealth of knowledge!
Kirsten Comandich
01:18:45
Thanks so much, very informative!
Michelle Ouellette
01:19:13
thanks a bunch! this was great.
Cynthia McMahon
01:19:19
Thank you! I appreciate all the efforts!
Jen Knight
01:19:42
So awesome, I miss being able to go to Repair PDX!
Makenna Dubler
01:19:57
So helpful! Thank you very much for sharing your knowledge on this!
D Jones
01:19:57
That was very informative. Thanks. I look forward to next time.
Denise Holley
01:20:52
Thank you for demystifying the zipper. Right now, my jacket zipper is behaving.
Jennifer Young
01:21:53
Thank you this was awesome!