Build up stitches to make two small pads of thread. They should be close enough together that when the pull goes by, it briefly touches both pads at once.

You want the knots away from the zipper, so stitch a bit back and tie off, then seal with a dab of clear nail polish. Let it dry before cutting the thread short.

This guide was first published on Nov 18, 2014. It was last updated on Nov 18, 2014.

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