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!

Finish It Up Friday ~ Kaffe Stripes

This quilt idea has been on my bucket list for a while. It was quick and easy. My machine binding is getting better, but by bit. I used a solid red for the back and quilted it with red thread. … Continue reading

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QOV #2

This Quilt of Valor top was pieced by Candy. The back is actually a pretty pale blue. This is the panto I used. It is available from Urban Elementz . Have a great day! This post contains affiliate links.

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QOV #1

I picked up my first batch of Quilt of Valor tops this week. This top was pieced by Gloria. The back is a pretty blue, bug my camera wouldn’t cooperate to show you. This is the panto I used. It … Continue reading

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Mini Quilts 2018

I made quite a few small and mini quilts this year. Gotta love a quick finish! Here is a recap of the small quilts I completed in 2018. No doubt there will be more to come in 2019. Have a … Continue reading

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Kaffe Stripes Update

This project is moving along. I used one of my custom sized pantos from Urban Elementz . I used red thread in the top and bottom. Time to bind! By the way, Accuquilt has 40% off all Studio dies (use … Continue reading

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Hand Quilting 2018

My hand quilting took a bit of a hiatus last summer due to carpal tunnel issues. My hand/wrist is much better following surgery and I’m thankful to be hand quilting again. I’ve slowly gotten back into it. Here are the … Continue reading

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String Along Update

I told you already that’s Lori at Humble Quilts is hosting a String Along this year. It will run for ten months. In order to make the quilt I want, I need to make 8 of these each month. I’m … Continue reading

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