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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!

Finish It Up Friday ~ Black Diamonds Mini

This was a fun, easy finish after traveling. The first two photos were taken before washing. I hadn’t planned this, but it fits this doll bed perfectly. This is how it looked after washing. Have a great day!

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More Tumbler Progress

I was in a real dilemma about how to proceed with this monstrous tumbler top. I finally decided a wack a strip off one side. That left me with a top 100 inches square. That’s plenty big, but it just … Continue reading

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Vintage Quilts

Today I am sharing some more quilts I saw last weekend while out junking with the mister. None of these came home with me. Mmm This top was tempting. It was foundation pieced. I loved this one too. It was … Continue reading

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A New Old Quilt

Mr. Wonderful and I went to a few antique malls on Sunday and I found this! I just couldn’t leave it, even though I DO NOT need another quilt! And I rarely buy tied quilts. But the condition is so … Continue reading

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Tumbler Progress

I’m glad I took this project with me to AZ. I only spent a few hours on it, but it was enough to get me going. After being home a few days, I got back to it. I sewed 25 … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching Sunday

I’m finishing up the binding on my little quilt today. It shouldn’t take long. Then I’ll be back to working on my Liberty hexies. Have a happy Sunday!

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This and That

I came home from my trip to a wonderful package from Ila! She is so sweet. I can’t wait to try out these long arm rulers. She also sent along this muslin. And thread and bobbins! Thank you, Ila! I … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Batik Rectangles

I was starting to think I’d never see the end of the batik rectangles I cut from my stash! But I can happily say they are now ALL gone. My machine binding isn’t my best work, I think I just … Continue reading

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A Little Something

Sometimes it takes me a while to get back into the sewing room after a trip. So I decided to make something small. These are the dies I planned to use. I say planned, because I didn’t need the HST … Continue reading

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Playing with Apps

Thank you to everyone for your kind comments on my post yesterday. I spent my day on the couch with my Velcro puppies yesterday, thinking I’d get caught up on comments. That didn’t happen! I spent time going through photos … Continue reading

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