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 ~ Quilts of Valor

Two more quilted! The back is actually navy. It’s so hard to get a good pic of navy! Here is the panto I used. And the name of the pattern. Willy photobombed this one! Love the grunge backing. The panto. … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday

Good Morning! I am still working on Quilts of Valor, so I thought I’d show a few of my very first minis. These were all made by me back in the mid 1990’s. All were published in QUILT magazine but … Continue reading

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A Different Sort of Project

Before life got crazy on us, Daughter #1 gave me the neatest project kit. I was afraid to do the painting for fear of messing it up, but I really wanted to hang it up. So yesterday I went for … Continue reading

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Thank you!

I just wanted to take a minute to say thank you for all of your kind comments. Here’s another photo of the happy couple. My daughter received this as a gift. It says, I carried you for every second of … Continue reading

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Hero’s Tribute

Another lovely top by Nadine. It is called Hero’s Tribute and it is by Fons and Porter. Here is the back. And the panto I used. Have a great day!

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He Gives and Takes Away

This past week has been one of great joy and profound sadness. It reminded me of a song by the Newsboys, called Blessed Be Your Name. It comes from Job 1:21 which says, “Naked I came from my mother’s womb, … Continue reading

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Another QOV

Here is another QOV pieced by Nadine. Quilting it was good therapy for me yesterday. I used this panto again. Here is the pattern info that Nadine sent along. Have a great day!

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Taking a Little Break

I normally post every day. This week has been crazy and hard and there is no time for sewing. E1 has started virtual school this week and I’m giving Daughter #1 some help. I’ll be back soon.

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Another Beauty by Nadine

Nadine is a very prolific topper for our Stitching Sisters group. This is another of her tops quilted by me. Here is the pattern info she sent. I love this backing fabric by Timothy Holtz. I used to have some … Continue reading

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QOV Again!

This top was made by Lynda. I don’t have any pattern info on this one. It’s huge! Here is the back. Here is the panto I used. There will be more Quilts of Valor to share this week. I picked … Continue reading

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