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!

Slow Stitching Sunday

I’ve finished this appliqué! I’m not certain where this is headed yet, but I had the idea of combining it with this pattern from Fun with Barb. Wish me luck! Have a good one.

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The Dollhouse Chronicles

Nothing on the outside has changed, but I’ve made lots of progress on the inside. The interior has all been painted and all the floors are done. I knew as soon as I got this that I wanted a 1930s … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Square in a Square

My little quilt is done! These first pics are before washing. I almost always quilt these little quilts on my long arm. I used my small Baptist Fan pattern boards on this. You can see how this works here. Pattern … Continue reading

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I have had this top loaded in the frame for a week! Now I have to finish it so I can get to some QOVs. Things started out okay…. Until this happened. Ugh. Tension issues. I am really just playing … Continue reading

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Another Treasure

My sister found this quilt for me at Good Will for $2! I love it! It is well worn and the fabrics span decades. I love this one block with the applique circle in the center. Looks like something I … Continue reading

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What if? Part 2

When we left this project last, I had gotten this far. Then took what might seem like drastic measures and sliced it diagonally. I rearranged. And sewed it back together. Then I turned it and sliced again. After rearranging and … Continue reading

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What if?

I saw an antique quilt on Instagram and fell in love with it. You can see it if you click here. Isn’t it lovely? It is a simple square in a square quilt. I wanted to make a small one, … Continue reading

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