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ZippyQuilts · 15h ago

Straight Pins: A Brief Review

I’ve used the same straight pins for years because they are smooth, sharp, and a little flexible, with glass heads that don’t melt if you happen to iron over them.  Pins are very important i...
ZippyQuilts · 1w ago

A Practice Piece

So, while I was on a Jane-Sassaman-fabric kick, I got this piece to use for practice. And I cut it up into triangles and made this top.  This was just for practice, so I sewed it together al...
ZippyQuilts · 2W ago

Finally, A Quilt Design

I’ve had this Jane Sassaman fabric for several (5?) years now, but I love it so much it’s been hard to decide what to do with it. Coincidentally, I’ve also been meaning for years (more than ...
ZippyQuilts · 3W ago

Threads of Resistance

My friend Claire made me aware of Threads of Resistance, “a juried exhibition of work created to protest the Trump administration’s actions and policies”. I usually avoid politics here, sinc...
ZippyQuilts · 4W ago

Not Arkansas Crossroads

Arkansas crossroads is a block I’ve wanted to make for some time, but I can’t put my hands on a picture of it right now.  Anyway, I ran across this very similar block last week and just had ...
ZippyQuilts · 1M ago

Which Permanent Markers for Quilts?

I’m making a quilt to be used as a wedding “guest registry” by a friend. It will be a “couch quilt” after the wedding, used for naps, watching TV, etc., so it will be washed. This led me to ...
ZippyQuilts · 1M ago

A Finish, and One Lovely Blog Chain

After several years (due to my dislike of free motion quilting) I have finished this little quilt, which I started in a class years ago at Quiltfest in Jonesborough, TN. In other news, one o...
ZippyQuilts · 1M ago

Pamela Wiley Quilts in Savannah

While in Savannah for QuiltCon, my husband and I happened on an exhibit of quilts by Pamela Wiley, a professor emerita of SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design).  I’m sorry I missed her c...
ZippyQuilts · 1M ago

Tech Shirts in a T Shirt Quilt

I’m making a T shirt quilt for a friend, so she sent a large sack of T shirts to be used. This friend and her future husband are both very athletic, so many of those T shirts are tech shirts...
ZippyQuilts · 2M ago

Review: Annie’s Soft and Stable

A while back a bag pattern called for “foam interfacing” and I had NO IDEA what that was. Luckily, the folks at my local quilt shop DID know!  They sold me Annie’s Soft and Stable and it has...