Author Archives: katyquilts

About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing adult kids, and a former librarian. I love making everything from traditional quilts to art quilts. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!

Slow Unstitching Sunday

I’ve had these blocks for some time. I take them out every now and again, trying to figure out what to do with them. You can see how much they vary in size. I finally have a plan. But it … Continue reading

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This and That

It’s good to be back in cactus country! And my lovely cactus are thriving. This made me laugh way too hard. I have my puzzle spot set up. And we are waiting for the rest of the family to fly … Continue reading

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September Wrap-Up

It seems to have been a month for minis! First, I finished this Temecula Quilt Company QAL. I also finished this red, white, and blue Bow Tie. Six little doll quilts. And this wasn’t really finished in September, but that … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday ~ Bow Ties

I started wondering just how many Bow Tie quilts I’ve actually made. That sure sent me down a rabbit hole! I know of at least four more that are not pictured here. Enjoy! Apparently I don’t have a full size … Continue reading

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Welcome QAL Progress

I knew the next few weeks would be busy, so I did a bit of prep work for the quilt along. I decided to make a bunch of four patches, since there are quite a few of those in the … Continue reading

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More Bow Ties

I know I just finished a bow tie quilt, but I love this simple pattern! I picked up some Kona White and got the background bits cut. Then I had to sew just a few. These will finish at 6 … Continue reading

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Trip Around the World

These are all 3 1/2” squares that I cut using my AccuQuilt Studio Cutter. This is the idea I’m going for, but I’m not sure if I want to do individual blocks with sashing, or have the blocks all run … Continue reading

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Slow Sunday Stitching

Growing…. Growing…. Growing…. I still don’t know how big this will end up, but at least I’m making progress. Mr. Wonderful and I are flying to AZ this week and this will be my take along project. I have posts … Continue reading

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This and That

Happy Saturday! Isn’t this a cool block? It’s called Lucky Star and it’s a new release from AccuQuilt . I wrote a blogpost for AccuQuilt that shows how I used this block. Having a degree in chemistry, I find these … Continue reading

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Layer Cake Tumble ~ Finished!

Ta daaa!!! I loved making this quilt for Fat Quarter Shop ! It was very quick and easy, but still makes for an interesting quilt. The gradation I was able to achieve with the layer cake really makes the design … Continue reading

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