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!

Finish It Up Friday ~ Moda Love

I should call this the 24 Hour quilt! It was so fast. I started it at noon one day, and I had it quilted and bound by noon the next. I used the other half of the Pottery Barn duvet … Continue reading

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Crosshatching on the Long Arm

I’m often asked how I do crosshatch quilting on the long arm. It isn’t hard, just time consuming. It does require a ruler base and a straight edge ruler designed for use with a long arm. A rotary cutting ruler … Continue reading

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Madder #2

Remember my recent swap quilt? I had leftover pieces cut and they begged me to do something with them. At first, I thought I’d make a similar quilt. But maybe have dark triangles on the edges. But then I thought, … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Tuesday ~ Mini Trip Around the World Quilts

Remember the two leftover blocks from my Many Trips Around the World quilt? Here they are! I hand quilted the first one. I found this pretty peachy pink feed sack for the back of both. My cherry trees were in … Continue reading

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Moda Love Quilt

I’m making another quilt for a young girl. I’m sort of following the Moda Love pattern found here, except I’m basing mine on an 8 inch finished block instead of a 9 inch finished block in the pattern. Also, I’m … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2020

Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. ~ John 15:13

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Slow Stitching Sunday

You may remember that I had two of these vintage blocks leftover from my Many Trips Around the World quilt. I decided to hand quilt one and machine quilt the other. They are the perfect size for doll quilts. I … Continue reading

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