To unstick a zipper, use a pair of tweezers to remove any foreign material stuck in the tracks. Use a lead pencil or ball of oily cotton to lubricate the teeth and smooth out the movement of the zipper. This process takes 10 minutes.
Examine the teeth of the zipper for tiny pieces of cotton, paper or other material that might be gumming up its movement. Grab the debris with a pair of tweezers, and gently pull it free. Use the tweezers to remove any leftover parts of the debris, and then test the movement of the zipper while checking for more obstructions.
If the zipper still feels jammed, rub the point of a lead pencil along both sides of the zipper's teeth. Move the pencil up and down until the surface of each side is flat and uniform.
Dab a cotton ball in olive oil, and rub the oil along both sides of the zipper's teeth. Gently run the zipper up and down the teeth. While moving the zipper, jiggle it to force the oil into the workings of the teeth.
Sew a simple and easy white lace skirt with zipper and lining in about an hour on a sewing machine. After gathering the necessary supplies, including lace, fabric, zipper, thread and scissors, create a pattern, cut the fabric, sew the skirt and then complete the finishing touches.Full Answer >
Seven jeans can be identified by searching for the letters "YKK" engraved on the zipper, a "7" stamped on the back portion of all buttons and a double-locked inseam. These factors are present on all authentic Seven jeans.Full Answer >
To stop a zipper from unzipping, you'll need a key ring. Attach the key ring to the zipper pull, and hook it over the pants button.Full Answer >
To remove a splinter under a fingernail, gain access to the splinter with a needle, and then remove it with a pair of tweezers. You need a small needle, tweezers and a first aid kit.Full Answer >