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!

Visiting the UP

If you aren’t from Michigan, you may not know that the Upper Peninsula is known as the U.P. When I went home to Wisconsin to see my mom, we took a day and drove through some of the UP to … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Batik Rectangles

I finished up my batik rectangles quilt!  I really love the lavender binding. I finished it by machine and I’m pleased with how well that turned out. I spent way too much time trying to decide on a backing fabric … Continue reading

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Blogger’s Quilt Festival 2017 ~ Entry #2

I had a really hard time choosing my second entry for BQF hosted by Amy at Amy’s Creative Side . I finally settled on this quilt that I made for Daughter #3 and SIL for their wedding shower.  Most of the … Continue reading

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Blogger’s Quilt Festival Fall 2017 ~ Entry #1

It’s time once again for the Blogger’s Quilt Festival hosted by Amy at Amy’s Creative Side. Long time readers will have seen this quilt before, but it remains one of my favorite finishes this year so I decided to share it … Continue reading

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Happy Mail!

fThis arrived on my doorstep recently! These first two pieces are quite out of character for me, but they are for a certain little girl I know. I’ve been wanting a bundle of this line for a while. This was … Continue reading

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Table Runner

I decided to make my machine quilted piece and turn it into a table runner. I’m really happy with how it turned out!  Have a great day!

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DWMonday ~ Border Quilting

I’m trying to decide how I will quilt the border of this quilt. I used my no longer available Adobe Ideas app to try a few things out. I’m not good at drawing with my finger! Don’t laugh but this … Continue reading

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