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!

Slow Stitching Sunday

I’m making progress on my Dutch Hexies! I got a bit of sewing done while visiting my mom last week. Here is where it is at now. I was feeling really good when I realized I only had this much … Continue reading

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MCM Dollhouse Chronicles ~ Kitchen

I’ve been working on the kitchen! First up, appliances. I created these from solid blocks of wood. I sawed grooves to look like the edges of the doors. I used buttons for stove burners, and I cut the pull handles … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Never Enough Time

I started this quilt in January of this year. Lori at Humble Quilts hosted a ten month quilt along making string blocks. That was the push I needed to get started. I made quilt for my mom out of my … Continue reading

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VA Quilts

My friends, Donna and Pam, pieced these tops for veterans at our local VA hospital. I got to quilt them. Donna is a veteran and Pam’s husband is as well. Now they are serving others who have served. All of … Continue reading

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My Dutch UFO

This is currently my oldest UFO. I cut my hexies from fabrics I purchased on a visit to Amsterdam in 1999. I think I started this in 1999 or 2000. I finally got this far about five years ago. But … Continue reading

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Before and After

Remember the Chisel Star Quilts? You may recall that each were quilted with different batting. I thought it might be fun to show a side by side comparison to see how they changed after washing. This first one was quilted … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day 2019

Happy Veteran’s Day to all those who have served, especially my beautiful Daughter #2. I have no words to adequately express my thanks to those who have served. Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life … Continue reading

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