3 Tips for Using Zippers as Embellishments

How to Use Zippers as Embellishments in Art Quilts

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Zippers started appearing in my work in 2007, and now they have become part of my signature style. I have two techniques to share with you: 1) sewing with zipper trim, and 2) inserting a zipper into an art quilt.

Grandma Camp part 2 - Zipper Critter Dogs by Kerri Finn #sew #diy #camp #weallsew

Grandma Camp, Part 2: Zipper Critter Dogs

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My campers love dogs. What could be better than their own dog pillows, to sleep with and to hold their pj’s? I used bright, leftover fabrics in all different colors, old buttons and my collection of colored zippers. They were constant companions all camp long!