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!

Dollhouse Chronicles ~ A Last Look

Some of you that have been around a while, may remember my Dollhouse posts. If you are interested, click on the link in my sidebar to go back and look. Anyway, as part of our downsizing process, I sold my … Continue reading

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Prep Work

It won’t be long now and we will be heading back to the desert! Yay! That means it’s time to prep some projects. Here are a few I’m taking. I took apart a top I made years ago with these … Continue reading

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Two and Four QAL ~ Update!

My readers are just the best! Roseanne just left this comment and I had to share with you all. Hi Katy! I’m a little late to the party but ready to start cutting. Just an FYI – it takes 22 … Continue reading

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Two and Four QAL

Do you have your 4 patches done? If so, you are over halfway done with your blocks already. Woo hoo! Give yourself a Pat on the back. 😁 Time to get out those rectangles. Clearly I cut enough for several … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Monday

I enjoyed some hand stitching and finished this little piece. I had planned to use black quilting thread, but I didn’t have any on hand, so I went with this old crochet thread. My stitching isn’t all that even, but … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching Sunday

Thanks to travel sewing and a power outage, hand quilting on this has gone pretty fast! The center is done and I’ve started the borders. It feels like the borders need a bit more. But I love how it looks … Continue reading

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This and That

E3 checked out my new toy. He will get a chance to try it out soon! I listened to this book recently. It hits home for those of us with aging parents. Keep your Kleenex handy. Speaking of parents, I … Continue reading

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No Finish Friday

Thanks for all of your kind thoughts yesterday. Our power came back earlier than predicted, so that was nice. I have clean freezers and that feels good. No finishes today! But I do have a small start. Sometimes, you just … Continue reading

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At least that’s how I feel when the power goes out. We had some heavy storms here Tuesday night and we are still waiting for power to be restored. Hopefully, some time today we will be back in business. This … Continue reading

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A New Old Top!

Lucky me! I received happy mail while I was out of town. Sweet blight friend, Deanna, sent me this lovely top. Isn’t that a stunner? Let’s look a bit closer. It is both machine and hand pieced. I love the … Continue reading

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