Author Archives: katyquilts

About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing kids, and a librarian. I have been making traditional quilts for ages but have ventured into art qulting in the last several years. I also love to knit socks and mittens and dye my own fabric. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!

Dear Betty 2.0

After looking at these blacks all last week, I decided to just sew them together. I was thinking about adding borders, but then I found the perfect backing in my stash. If I didn’t add borders, I could use the … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching Sunday

Remember this? I’m still working on it here and there. I’m getting close to the end and really want to finish it by the end of the month. I just have four more white blocks, the half claret blocks next … Continue reading

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Icelandic Animals

I really enjoyed seeing the animals in Iceland. Sheep are very common and a leading cause of car accidents! The number of reindeer has decreased in recent years, but we saw a few herds. The horses are beautiful and everywhere! … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ The Grad Quilt

I didn’t need to have this quilt finished until July, but I’m glad it is done and ready to go. Did you guess that I went with the Hypnotic pantograph? I like the juxtaposition of the straight lines in the … Continue reading

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QOV #19

This lovely QOV was pieced by Nadine from our Stitching Sisters group. This is the panto I used. I just got this from Urban Elementz and I think it is a new favorite! Have a great day! This post contains … Continue reading

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QOV Week

I picked up some QOVs to quilt this week! I love quilting these up. This one was made by Candy for our Stitching Sisters group. This panto is called Modern Waves 3. I think it works so well on these … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions

The grad top is done. Time to decide on the quilting. These are the pantos I’m considering. They are all from Urban Elementz . Hmmmmm….. Have a great day! This post contains affiliate links.

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