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!

Bow Ties

I pieced all the blocks I could with the pieces I had cut. The above shows the blocks I pieced this week. I think I actually have somewhere north of 120 blocks. I started piecing some rows, hoping to generate … Continue reading

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Arizona UFOs

Since I was taking stock, I thought I’d look at the AZ UFO piles. Never touched these while I was out there this summer. Didn’t touch this either. I think this will be a good one to jump into when … Continue reading

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TQC Sew Along

Part 2 of this sew along came out just when I needed a quick little project. Again, I’m using dies from my 5” Qube, so that made things even quicker. Ready for Part 3. Before I go, I was asked … Continue reading

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Michigan UFOs

I’m still feeling the summer sewing slump. Getting sick didn’t help. I thought I’d inventory my UFOs in hopes of finding my lost sewjo. This has languished,. Not having a deadline or decision on size hasn’t helped. I love these … Continue reading

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…..comes in the most unlikely places. I rode down to Flint with Mr. Wonderful , yeah, THAT Flint, and saw this. He indulged me in a second trip around the block to get a better shot. I have dies for … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ 30s Bricks

I finished this up just before I got sick. I’m so glad it is finally done and on the guest room bed. It’s another big one and therefore, it is difficult to photograph. The pantograph I used it called Feather … Continue reading

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Not much new to share, so here is a post from October 2020, showing a favorite finish. Enjoy! My Grandmother’s Flower Garden is done! I bought the vintage flower blocks many years ago and began piecing them together. There was … Continue reading

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Chisel Progress

When I shared this last, I had just this one block sewn. I wasn’t thrilled with the colors and threw a few more bits up on the wall. Nope. Nope. Nope. I opened up another FQ bundle that had more … Continue reading

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A Wee Sew Along

Temecula Quilt Company is having a little Scrap Basket Sew Along. You can find the first post about it here. The blocks finish at 2 1/2” and I have the perfect dies for that in my AccuQuilt 5” Qube. So … Continue reading

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Something New ~ Chisels

I have a couple of these FQ bundles and finally decided what to do with them. I’m using these dies. They work in my Studio Cutter, but you could also use the 12” Qube and 12” Qube Angles Companion Qube. … Continue reading

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