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!

This and That

I am home! It is hard to believe that just a year ago I was finishing last minute packing to head to Arizona for the winter. Visiting this time truly felt like going home! We spent most of our time … Continue reading

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AZ State Fair

We are traveling home today after a wonderful time in AZ with our son and his family. Last weekend we went to the Arizona State Fair and I took photos of some of the quilts. Enjoy! I couldn’t believe this … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ HSTs Quilt

I cut the pieces for this quilt before I had my  Accuquilt die cutter, I think it was back in 2012. I cut them at the same time that I cut out Daughter #1’s wedding quilt. The top was pieced … Continue reading

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Finish on Thursday!

Today I’m sharing my latest baby quilt finish. I’m really pleased with this one! You can find my block tutorial for this here.  And here is some oversharing of the quilting, just because I love it! The backing is an old … Continue reading

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QOV #4

Here is the last of the QOVs I quilted this month. The top was made by Val from our Stitching Sisters group. The background fabric is a beautiful mottled gray fabric. Here is a look at the back. This is … Continue reading

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On my last trip home to see my mom, I brought home this cabinet. It belonged to my dad and he used it in his garage/workshop to store little bits of hardware that he might need some day. I have … Continue reading

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I recently received this charm pack as a freebie from Missouri Star. I thought it would make a cute baby girl quilt. And I need yet another for a gift. So I used my 5 inch square die from Accuquilt and cut … Continue reading

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