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!

Antique Quilts

Here are more quilts that I saw at the antique mall. The blocks in this first one appear older than the sashing. I suspect from the feel of it, that there was an older quilt used for batting. This top … Continue reading

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A Family of Quilts at the Antique Mall

Mr. Wonderful and I rode our bikes to the antique mall last weekend. I saw so many quilts and tops, that I’ll be sharing several posts this week about them. Isn’t this one gorgeous? This is only a quarter of … Continue reading

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Cleopatra’s Fan

I bought some new AccuQuilt Dies recently. I’m working on some secret sewing lately and making a sample block of this was my reward for getting one of those projects done. This is called Cleopatra’s Fan. This was not on … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching Sunday

I’ve made some great progress on this over the last week. I have all the fans around the outside edge quilted, so I was able to get the binding on. The center still needs to be quilted, but because the … Continue reading

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Keepsake Quilting

Mr. Wonderful had a meeting in Mount Pleasant, Michigan and I tagged along to shop while he was busy. I quite enjoyed a visit to this shop! They had a good variety of fabrics, including reprise, batiks, solids, and modern … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Chisel Stars

Well, this photo is anticlimactic! The day was bright and this quilt has little contrast. Lessons were learned. It does show more contrast in person. I love this backing fabric and used some of it for the binding as well. … Continue reading

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Finally Quilting

I finally have this loaded up. I marked the border with a cable and decided to do this in the strips. I’m really happy with the strips. I’m not so sure about the cables. I’m not sure I can do … Continue reading

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Chisel Stars Progress

Before I get into today’s post, I want to comment on comments! WordPress has changed the emails I get when someone comments and I’m having trouble responding because the commenter’s email is no longer included. I’m not ignoring anyone, I’m … Continue reading

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A New Class and a Fun Surprise!

I picked up this magazine last week. I’d been planning to buy it for a class being offered via Zoom by Lori from Humble Quilts. She has this lovely quilt patterned inside. Before I picked it up, I got a … Continue reading

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Something New

After spending too much time, aimlessly wandering around my sewing room, I finally grabbed these dies and a little bundle of five fat quarters. I didn’t have any white for the background, so I decided to use this gray. Cutting … Continue reading

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