Handy hack reveals how to fix a broken zipper using a FORK - and even actor Ryan Reynolds is among the fans whose 'mind is blown' A viral video has revealed how to put a zipper back on an item of clothing using nothing but a fork. The Engineering Twitter account uploaded the short but informative clip, simply captioning it: "Fixing a zipper." In response to the footage, one social media user commented, "Are you telling me a fork could have saved my six-year-old daughter's favorite velociraptor coat?" while a second joked: "I could cry."
placing the zipper on the tip of a fork, then position the bottom of the teeth with the zipper over the crotch, before gently releasing it all the way through.
You can then see the zipper closing and tightening – and the jacket then appears as new.