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 ~ Gather

This is a most satisfying finish! I started the appliqué last summer while traveling. The verse is John 6:12. After Jesus had fed the 5,000, he told his disciples to gather up the fragments so nothing would be wasted. The … Continue reading

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QOV#4

This Quilt of Valor top was made by Val. In the photo above, the quilting looks like bunting to me. Below is how it is “supposed” to go. It reminds me of Baptist Fans that way. It is from Urban … Continue reading

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Little Hexie Quilt

Progress has been made on this little quilt. I added pieces to the ends of each row to square things up. I pieced my rows and then discovered this. Ugh. I’ve auditioned borders, but nothing is clicking for me. Hmmm…. … Continue reading

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QOV #3

Thus quilt top was made by Edie. It is a variation of theJelly Roll Race quilt. The fun part of these is that you never know how they will turn out! I used the variegated thread on this one also. … Continue reading

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QOV #2

Marianne from my Stitching Sisters group pieced this lovely top. I do not have any pattern info for it. I decided my red, white and blue variegated thread would be perfect for this top. It’s hard to see it in … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching Sunday ~ Gather

I decided to machine quilt this after all. I’m thrilled with how the quilting turned out! Now I’m finishing the binding. I ran out of the red I was using, but I think I like this binding choice better anyway. … Continue reading

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Dollhouse Chronicles ~ MCM

While wondering Hobby Lobby recently, I found a package of these tiny canvases. You know I immediately thought of my dollhouses! I went online and found a cute mid mod picture and printed it to size. I used this to … Continue reading

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