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!


I mentioned that we were traveling last week. You know I always bring home treasure! These two beautiful jelly rolls were a gift from my sweet MIL. I already have an idea for the blue one. Repro fat quarters in … Continue reading

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Bliss Progress

Now that I’m putting this up on the wall, I’m less sure about it. The fabrics are gorgeous, but maybe they should have more separation to really shine? Hmmmm….. Have a great day!

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Applique Progress

Progress has been made! I originally prepped this applique on one long piece of fabric. Then I changed my mind, so I cut the bits apart and puzzled them together. We took a road trip to a family reunion last … Continue reading

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Iceland Part 9

This was the last waterfall we visited in Iceland. After that, we headed back to Reykjavik. You’ve likely seen photos of this church with Lief Ericsson in front. There was an interesting art installation inside. This first piece is thought … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Baby Stars

One more UFO to check off the list! I made these star blocks ages ago from my hand dyed fabric. I finally came up with an arrangement for them. And used this long hoarded Ikea print on the back. Gotta … Continue reading

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Independence Day

IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Wednesday ~ Thistle

Now it’s done! I had crosshatching in mind for the quilting, but as soon as I got it on the frame, I decided to do pebbles and swirls instead. I’m loving the background, but less than thrilled with the quilting … Continue reading

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