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ZippyQuilts · 4d ago

Building A Better Pincushion

My modern guild loves dirty Santa games and loves pincushions, so a recent challenge involved making a pincushion to swap.  I found a nice cup and saucer at a thrift store and decided to mak...
ZippyQuilts · 1W ago

The Condom Quilt Goes Home

In case you haven’t been reading my blog long enough to know about the condom quilt, here is a brief summary: A couple of years ago I wanted to make a quilt from a QR code in such a way … Co...
ZippyQuilts · 2W ago

Fun Teaching Projects

Last Saturday I taught my “secret valentine” pillow at Studio Stitch in Greensboro (NC).  Here are a few pictures of the finished pillow covers with their proud makers. I’ll be teaching Yow ...
ZippyQuilts · 3W ago

Gypsy Wife Adopted

The Gypsy Wife quilt is quilted, and bound, and ready to go to its “forever home”, as our daughter calls it when one of the animals she fosters is adopted. I recently read a post listing pic...
ZippyQuilts · 1M ago

With a little help from my friends…

One of the things I love about blogging is hearing from people who comment and share their ideas.  Here are a couple of ideas that I thought you might enjoy, too. When I blogged about some h...
ZippyQuilts · 1M ago

A Little Break for Fun

After finishing a big project and preparing classes for the next quarter, I took a little break and used some of the scraps from the unsorted pile.  This is where scraps go before I cut them...
ZippyQuilts · 1M ago

Classes Coming Up

I’ll be teaching two classes at Studio Stitch in Greensboro, NC, this coming quarter. First is a “Secret Message Pillow”. Go by the shop to see the sample and sign up!  That class will be th...
ZippyQuilts · 1M ago

An Unfortunate Event

But luckily just the one, not a series.  Here goes… I’ve said before that I enjoy Pinterest and I use it to save everything from quilt ideas to recipes.  I mostly ignore the ads, though I do...
ZippyQuilts · 2M ago

Favorite Quilt Tools 2017

There are lots of great tools on the market these days to make quilting easier.  Here are my three favorites of 2017. (As always, please note that I receive no payment or product in exchange...
ZippyQuilts · 2M ago

Pinwheels!

Jayne published instructions on how to make fabric pinwheels on her blog.  This was just in time for me, since I needed decorations for my Christmas packages.  Check out her tutorial here. N...