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!

Those Troublesome Tumblers

Gosh, wasn’t March just the longest year? I didn’t want to, but I decided I needed to tackle this “tumbler trauma”, as Wendy put it. I realized I didn’t want to have the print tumblers on the edges cut off. … Continue reading

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March/April Goals

Time to review my monthly goals. 1. Quilt five QOVs. Not done. Thanks to the corona virus, the group was unable to meet this month, meaning no tops for me to quilt. 2. Finish my leader/ender quilt. Done! 3. Come … Continue reading

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DWMonday ~ Neutral Scrappy Trips

I wasn’t too sure about this project, but I forged ahead. My neutral loving daughter approves. The more blocks I make, the more I like it. Of course, now I’m thinking it should be bigger than what I can make … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching Sunday

Today I have a little slow binding stitching on this secret sewing project. And then I hope to get some more work done on this. Since E1’s therapy is canceled for the time being, I haven’t gotten as much done … Continue reading

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Hands 2 Help~ Leaders/Enders

I’ve signed up for Hands 2 Help hosted by Sarah over at Confessions of a Fabric Addict. I’m making progress on my leader/ender blocks and this will become my donation quilt. I will send it on to Quilts of Compassion. … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ DS Hexie Quilt

I’ve been chipping away at my UFO list and today I have another finish. I started hand piecing these in 2016. I used the green I was considering for the border as binding and for part of the backing. Here’s … Continue reading

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Neutral Scrappy Trips

The tumbler quilt is in timeout. I opened the neutral jelly rolls. That’s the hardest part, right? I sorted into groups of eight that are roughly alternating light and dark. Sew these into pairs send press to the darker strip. … Continue reading

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