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ZippyQuilts · 1d ago

Ironing Spray

I’m a big fan of Mary Ellen’s Best Press because it does a great job of getting out wrinkles and smoothing fabric without leaving flakes like starch can do. I recently tried Flatter and foun...
ZippyQuilts · 1W ago

New Year/New Look

This marks the beginning of my sixth year of blogging about quilts. To celebrate, I’ve upgraded to a paid plan so you shouldn’t see ads when you view my blog. I don’t ever take advertising o...
ZippyQuilts · 2W ago

Classes Coming

I recently started teaching at A Stitch in Time in Franklin, NC. It’s as “local” as quilt shops get for me in this rural area, so I’m very happy to be able to teach there. It’s an excellent ...
ZippyQuilts · 3W ago

Quilt for Jill

This little quilt was made for a woman who has volunteered at our clinic for years, providing physical therapy services to many of our patients who have hard physical jobs. She has accepted ...
ZippyQuilts · 1M ago

A Few Pictures…

…from a recent very productive quilt retreat! This string quilt by Rena was a very successful design, I thought: Here’s the back of the string quilt, and she also made this cute Halloween qu...
ZippyQuilts · 1M ago

Blue Ridge

My modern guild is having a challenge to produce quilts for display when the traditional guild has its next show in the fall.  The guidelines are: no more than 36″ on any side, and using som...
ZippyQuilts · 1M ago

Fun with Rickrack

Or ricrac, or rick rack, whatever. I found a lot of spellings when I was trying to decide! This fun way to piece curves was part of a class I taught this past weekend, and it was so cute in ...
ZippyQuilts · 1M ago

Scrappy Fun

First, let me say that the 505 spray that stained my quilt came out entirely with dry cleaning, just as the manufacturer suggested. Last weekend I taught my “Scrappy New Year” quilt at Studi...
ZippyQuilts · 1M ago

Some Fine Discoveries Online

I’m always looking for better ways to quilt, and recently I learned several things online that I think you may like, too. First, I just finished an art quilt that I wanted to face rather tha...
ZippyQuilts · 2M ago

So Many Plans!

I’ve been working on a project to be published in Modern Quilts Unlimited in late summer, so there have been no pictures of current sewing lately. However, that is now finished and I’m focus...