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!

March/April Goals

It’s that time of the month……hahahaha! I crack myself up! It’s time to look at my goals.  This is what I put down at the end of February. I want to get this quilt top marked for quilting and basted … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday ~ Eagle Progress

I started work on the eagle quilt. The eagle is done with fusible appliqué. I creased the fabric square I am starting with to find the center. I also folded the pattern into fourths so I could use the guidelines … Continue reading

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Piecemaker’s Quilt Show ~ Part 1

My local guild held our Quilt show last weekend. My City Sampler Quilt took second place in the Art Quilts category. There were so many beautiful Quilts! I thought I would share a few with you today and some more … Continue reading

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DWMonday ~ Eagle QOV

I mentioned before that I have a second QOV to present in May. For months, I knew exactly what I wanted to make. And then last week it happened. Someone posted a free pattern that could be downloaded to make … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching Sunday ~ Another Binding

All I have left for this Quilt of Valor, is the binding and label!  Here are a few glimpses of the quilting. The color is way off in the first picture. I won’t show any more of this until after … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Gwennie!

Today’s finish is a big one! I’m happy to say my Gwennie Inspired Medallion from the QAL is finally done! While most people made wall or throw sized quilts, I added enough borders to make mine fit my queen bed. … Continue reading

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Slow News Day

Still working on the same two projects. But I hate to miss a day of blogging, so how about a dog on a quilt? This old dog will soon turn 15 so he does a lot of this. Oh, and … Continue reading

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