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!

A Few Wedding Photos

It has been a crazy few weeks around here, but it has been wonderful!  I didn’t take more than a handful of pictures myself the day of the wedding, I just wanted to live in the moment. But family members … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Eagle QOV

I made this quilt for Daughter #2’s SO. I used a free pattern for the eagle that was offered in a Quilt of Valor forum. I’m not sure it is still available. When I looked for the link to add … Continue reading

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Something New!

First, thank you all for the kind comments and prayers for my dad. It is good to be home with my parents just now. And it is nice to have some sewing here to work on. I feel like I … Continue reading

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Remember I said I wanted to make some small blocks? Well, I decided to cut out pieces for a tiny version of the Panama Pyramids quilt that has been floating around a the interwebs lately. I used scraps to cut … Continue reading

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A Little Therapy

I saw an adorable little quilt on Instagam a few weeks ago while I was avoiding things I needed to do. I tried to ignore it and got to work on my list. But before bed, I cut some 2 … Continue reading

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Travel Prep

Before my kids even left, I was starting to get ready to go to Wisconsin again. My dad has been fighting cancer for the last eight years. He is at home, but now in hospice care. So I’m going back … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching Sunday ~ Hand Quilting

I’ve made progress on hand quilting this small vintage top. It has been nice to have something to pick up and work on whenever I have a few minutes. Little L helped me move the hoop the other day! I … Continue reading

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