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!

Finish It Up Friday ~ Ila’s Favorite

It’s done! Dear bloggy friend, Ila, sent me this lovely feed sack top last winter. I was immediately smitten with it! It’s nearly all made of feed sacks. It had the craziest seam allowances, but in spite of that, the … Continue reading

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Finish It Up ~ Kite Quilt

Problems not withstanding, I made it through and finished this little quilt. I love the design and it reminds me of a small quilt I had when I was very small. It was the only quilt I ever had until … Continue reading

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Broken Star Take 2

I haven’t forgotten this. I’ve been contemplating my next step. Sheri suggested that I use a point trimmer to make the diamonds easier to line up. BTW, Sheri has a fun Facebook page called Mommo Quilts and Crafts. Anyway, I … Continue reading

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May Wrap Up!

It has been a busy month around here. I didn’t set any goals, but still accomplished quite a bit. Here is a recap of my finishes. Have a great day!

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QOVs Part 3

Here are the last of the Quilts of Valor that I long arm quilted this month. The first one is called Interlocked. I do not have pattern info on the rest. Pantograph is Fantasy Flame. Pantograph is Calder. Pantograph is … Continue reading

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QOV Part 2

I have more Quilts of Valor for you today! Again, I only quilted these, I did not piece them. I only have pattern info for the first one. Pantograph is called Any Which Way. The maker of the top included … Continue reading

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Quilts of Valor!

I’m finally back to quilting Quilts of Valor! I picked up a batch of tops from the Stitching Sisters group. I’m only quilting the tops. I do not have any pattern info. Enjoy! It seemed appropriate to share these this … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Jack in the Box

It’s done! My third hand quilting finish of the year, outside of a few minis. The first few pics are before washing. You may be able to see the blue washout pen markings. Gotta love that texture! After I was … Continue reading

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Leader/Ender Update

I am back to working on these blocks. This is my block tally so far: And this is the tub of 30s print squares I still have to use. I will probably quit at 36 blocks. I’d love 64, but … Continue reading

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Quilt Repair Process

Remember this top from my bloggy friend, Ila? I started working on repairing it. This was my first repair. I carefully removed that block with the tear. Then I took a tuck in the back of the block. It’s hard … Continue reading

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