Author Archives: katyquilts

About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing adult kids, and a former librarian. I love making everything from traditional quilts to art quilts. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!

Granny Squares

A granny square quilt has been on my short list for a while. When I came across a pile of Ruby Star scraps ( I don’t remember buying these 🤦🏻‍♀️), I decided it was time. My sizes were dependent on … Continue reading

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Morning Star

I picked up this AccuQuilt die a while back and finally took the time to try it out. I used red, white, and blue scraps from the bin. There is so much potential with this die. While my sample is … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching Sunday

I enjoyed making the little Valentine quilt so much, I decided to make a few more! So today, I’m hand sewing tiny bindings. I cut my strips for these at 1 1/4”. So much quicker than a big quilt! You … Continue reading

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This and That

A dear friend gave me fresh picked oranges from her tree. Wow! What a treat! Another puzzle finish. This was called 90s Icons. It was a fun blast from the past! It’s been a bit chilly here at night so … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ A Tiny Valentine

There is a free pattern on the Temecula Quilt Journal for a tiny Valentine quilt. Of course, I had to try it! The heart blocks finish at one inch! It didn’t take long and it was ready for a bit … Continue reading

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Leader/Ender Update

After a whirlwind trip to Missouri, I’m back in Arizona. Yesterday, was a nap with dogs/reading/rest day. I hope to get caught up on comments soon. Adding triangles to these as a leader/ender project worked out very well. That was … Continue reading

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A Diversion

I was supposed to be working on something else…but this AccuQuilt die caught my eye in the sewing room and the rest is history. It didn’t take long to cut my pieces out. They have these little notches built in. … Continue reading

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January Wrap-up

I managed a bit more than one finish per week this month. One finish is secret sewing and will be revealed in March. So the final tally is two baby quilts, one wall quilt, and one throw quilt. Not my … Continue reading

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2022 Baby Quilts

I lied! This is the last wrap up post! These are the baby quilts I finished last year. I love making baby quilts! People really need to have more babies. 🤣 Have a great day!

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2022 Small Quilts

Not as many in this category as I expected! I think of small quilts as bigger than minis and smaller than throw quilts. And I think this is the end of my 2022 wrap-ups. Have a great day!

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