Quick Zip Sheet Review

Changing crib sheets can be such a pain! Especially when the mattress is on the lowest setting. Trying to reach in to get the mattress, taking the sheet off and then putting it back on, is a challenge. Then add the fact that us Moms often have to do all of this in the middle of the night if our baby spits up or our toddler pees through their diaper.

When, I was asked to try out a crib sheet system called the Quick Zip by Clouds and Stars, I jumped at the chance. Especially being seven months pregnant at the time of this review, I really need an easier sheet changing solution.

All you have to do is put on the one-time base (you may want to take it off every couple of months to give it a clean), and then anytime you want to change the crib sheet, you just zip off and on a new sheet top.

Here is a three minute video to show you how it works.

All in all, I really liked it. I wish the price point was a bit more affordable, but considering it is a lot less hassle than a standard sheet, I personally would spend a bit more to have a few in my nursery. This speaks from a Mom who has been changing crib sheets for 2.5 years now and is about to change a lot more.

The starter set (a base and one zip top) starts at $39.99 for the standard cotton. Then you will need a separate zip top, which at full retail starts at $21.99. In essence, for two sheet changes, it will cost $60 compared to other crib sheets that are about $30 for two pairs. Yet, these sheets are made in India out of a fine cotton blend, and you can mix and match. So you can put a pink zip top on a green base or put a blue flannel zip top for winter on top of a white organic cotton base. (If you look around the internet, you may find them at a lower cost.)

I would also consider purchasing the zip-able mattress pad if you want a mattress pad for your crib mattress. That way, it is easy to change both in the middle of the night! The mattress pad starts at $19.99.

While it is hard to see in the video, the zipper sits within a flap/pocket so it is safe for little hands and feet. The only issue to watch out for is that some toddlers, at some point, may figure out there is a zip and start unzipping the sheet topper. However, my toddler, and the young children of many of my friends, can’t zip up his own coat yet, so it’s really is a minor worry. At a minimum, you probably will have gotten a good 2 years out of the sheets before that would possibly happen. The regular crib sheets we have owned had a shorter life span because the elastic, that grips the mattress, stretched out and no longer gripped so we have had to replace them every 6 months. So these Quick Zips may be a greater start up investment, but you won’t have to buy as many sheets over time; with the old adage, you get what you pay for, kind of thing.

They come in standard colors like pink, blue, sage and white, and a couple of classy patterns, as well as different fabric options like organic, flannel and poly mink. In addition to the crib sheets, they also have pack-n-play zip sheets, and twin bed zip sheets (perfect for those potty training days and months!)

If you can swing it, I would get a starter set and try it out. Then I have a feeling you will be purchasing more. (Like I will be doing for baby number two.)

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Disclaimer: I received a starter kit and a zip top for this post. However, all thoughts, opinions, and content are my own.


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Comments

  1. Kimberly Bauer says:

    I can’t stand when they pop off when the baby moves around too much.

  2. Patricia Mohl says:

    Getting one corner on while the other corner pops off.

  3. Betty Antibus says:

    Having to change the sheets so often!

  4. Shannon Baas says:

    I hate trying to keep sheets on.

  5. No kids yet, but this sounds great! I hate how making the bed always seems to take more than one person. Thanks for the giveaway!

  6. Hate when 1 corner pops off when putting on another!

  7. This sounds like the solution for my twins. If you hate changing one bed in the middle of the night, imagine two!

  8. Vanessa Urias says:

    My biggest frustration is with the sheets is that they are constantly slipping off of the mattress pad. Its hard to keep both of them together.

  9. ColleenMarie82 says:

    My sheets always get caught on the spring that support the mattress I despise it.

  10. Julie Lynn Bickham says:

    Its never an easy task to put sheets on!

  11. I hate that they always bunch up no matter how many times I fix them they seem to grow when you sleep and end up in one bunch under your hip so it bugs you all night long!

  12. Danielle Davis/Grady says:

    The sheets always come off or bunch up..Drives me nuts!

  13. lots of squirmy kids makes them hard to keep on!

  14. it is so hard to get the corners to stay on especially the last one

  15. Stacy Anderson says:

    With pillow top mattress my sheet allways come off !!

  16. Angela Hartness says:

    I can’t stand it when you get 3 corners tucked and it comes undone when you go to do the 4th.

  17. Janet Vickers says:

    I can’t stand the one edge always popping off!

  18. My biggest sheet frustration is pulling the mattress up to change the sheet on my little guys bed, and having the bumper get in the way and all screwed up or untied or even rip. And it’s such a hassle to take the whole bumper off to change the sheet on the bed. Grrr! LOL

  19. Being 5 feet tall and trying to reach down and put the sheet on the mattress once it is below the first setting.

  20. Trasina McGahey says:

    When you get one side on and move onto the other side just to have the first side come off. Ugh!

  21. shirley fin says:

    hate changing the sheets!

  22. rebecca w says:

    The sheet always come off, so frustrating in the middle of the night.

  23. I hate how thin they are now days

  24. Laura Jacobson says:

    Oh…was so much easier with the older drop side cribs….now…is so difficult leaning over…then getting all the corners to stay and not come off. This would be wonderful!

  25. I hate it when the baby lays down on the sheet and they are sleeping the corner always pops off!

  26. I have issues reaching the back side of the crib to put the sheet on..lol I’m short

  27. Jennifer Clay says:

    The main thing that I hate about sheets is that it does not stay on my kids beds very long. They are always coming off when my girls move around in their bed. It is a pain in my butt!

  28. Jennifer S says:

    The sheets always come off around the foot of my childs bed. I hate if I find her sleeping on the mattress itself!

  29. tamra childers says:

    every sheet set I’ve bought hasnt fit my crib too small

  30. I hate folding fitted sheets. It’s impossible.

  31. Jessica Eaton Ledford says:

    It always kills my back changing sheets!

  32. getting them to stay on kids beds!

  33. I don’t like how hard it is to FOLD sheets!

  34. I hate putting sheets on… I always show white stuff underneath!!! And you have to dance around the mattress to put it on!

  35. I hate changing crib sheets! They are so tight and the corners never seem to fit on properly.

  36. Lauren Knott says:

    I HATE changing crib sheets, this looks amazing!

  37. Getting crib sheets on and off is such a pain!

  38. Angela Qcrazy says:

    I hate putting on sheets!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  39. Harold D says:

    My frustration is that my sheets never stay in place!

  40. I hate how sheets get moved around so easily!

  41. julie l. says:

    It’s the mattress pad that gets me! It’s all bunchy under the sheets! So annoying!

  42. Mary Honer says:

    I’m still pregnant and don’t have a lot of experience with sheet changing woo’s, but Quick Zip sheet looks amazing and easy…even for an inexperienced new mom! 🙂

  43. Valerie Taylor Mabrey says:

    hate trying to put a fitted sheet on a bed against the wall
    vmkkids3 at msn dot com

  44. amanda roach says:

    i hate folding and putting them on.and they never stay on lol

  45. Lauren Marie says:

    Sheets are just an over all hassle!

  46. Someone gave us a hand-me-down crib mattress (we bought a new crib) and some sheets. Two of the three sheets will seriously NOT fit on the mattress! I don’t know if they shrunk or what. We also have a water proof sheet (also a hand-me-down) but it has a bunch of cracks in it so I really need to replace it.

  47. Laurie Emerson says:

    Even though I buy the right sizes when I tuck in one corner, the others pop off. I get a back ache just trying to make them stay tucked in!

  48. Les Johnson says:

    My frustration is putting sheets back on the bed. Ugh!

  49. Shirley Hicks says:

    i hate sheets that wont stay on the corners of the mattress

  50. Michelle H. says:

    I hate when they shrink and then it’s a struggle to get them on the mattress

  51. Farrah Morelli says:

    They always fall off the edges at night.

  52. Heather W says:

    I hate getting one corner on and the other side pops off

  53. Karen Gonyea says:

    I never seem to put it on the right way the first time…I wish they labeled one corner somehow so that I could easily remember which corner to start with !!

  54. sometimes it is hard to grab hold of the mattress & pull the sheet over the corner, and get them to stay put! a wiggily baby can make them pull off too.

  55. Dawn Reid says:

    Keeping the corners on.

  56. Michelle Tucker says:

    They NEVER stay…ultimately they are either bunched up or half on the floor. Very annoying.

    Michelle

  57. I loved this review, I wasn’t even in the market for new sheets but the video review was awesome and cute.

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