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!

Virtual Garage Sale Continued…….

I keep finding stuff that I’ve hung into, but will probably never use. So here is your chance for some fun goodies. Here is the fine print. I will only sell and ship to addresses within the US. I take … Continue reading

Posted in For Sale, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

A Date with Eleanor!

Who doesn’t love Eleanor Burns? My kids still remember me watching her on PBS. They thought it was hilarious when she’d throw scraps over her shoulder and say, “We don’t need that anymore!” Eleanor will be a guest on this … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Slow Stitching Sunday

I finished one Pomegranate block and have started the second. I played around a bit with this in a layout app. This isn’t actually the first Pomegranate quilt I’ve made. I machine appliquéd this one a long time ago. Like … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Leader/Ender Update

Very little sewing has been happening this week. I’ve been focused on cleaning closets and getting rid of stuff. Not fun, but it feels good to see a bit of progress. Once again, I’m also very behind on responding to … Continue reading

Posted in Leader/Ender | 3 Comments

Finishe It Up Friday ~ A Lotta Triangles

I pieced this top last winter in Arizona and finally got it quilted. I’m quite pleased with how it turned out! It is my original design. I freehanded the quilting and while it is simple, it feels just right for … Continue reading

Posted in Bed Quilts, Finishes 2021, Uncategorized | 5 Comments

More Scrap Busting

I found a bag of vintage scraps in my closet. It was time to deal with these. They were pretty small so I grabbed these dies. I ironed scraps and piled them up on the dies. Ta daaaa! Actually, there … Continue reading

Posted in Scraps, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Quilts of Valor

Here are the last two QOVs for this month. Here is another big one! Here is the pattern info. And the pantograph. This top was lovely. Here is the pattern info. And the pantograph. I thought this one would be … Continue reading

Posted in QOV 2021, Quilt of Valor, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Quilts of Valor

I finished a few more Quilts of Valor. I used a panto called Any Which Way on this first one. No pattern info. This was a big one! Here is the pattern info: And the pantograph used. I used a … Continue reading

Posted in QOV 2021, Quilt of Valor, Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Quilts of Valor

It’s QOV week again! No pattern info on the first two quilts. The panto I used for the first one is called Scalloped Grass. Turn it upside down and I think it looks like bunting! The panto I used for … Continue reading

Posted in Finishes 2021, QOV 2021, Quilt of Valor, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Pomegranates

I picked up this book at a garage sale a while back. I love every quilt in it! Since I am caught up on the applique blocks for my BOM, I decided to try this. Looks easy enough. Until you … Continue reading

Posted in Applique, Uncategorized | 3 Comments