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!

The State of the Arts Show

I mentioned that I created a couple recent pieces for our local art show. I visited to see the winners and find out what got juried in. Here is a small selection from the show. No ribbons for me this … Continue reading

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Let There Be Light

This is the last of the quilts that I entered into the local guild show. I was shocked to see my quilt hanging with this ribbon, which was different from all others in the show. Here is the explanation. I’m … Continue reading

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Quilt Show Part 2

These quilts that I had hung in our local guild show. I was thrilled to be able to hang my Gwenny Medallion! Our guild was given thousands of ties and the show committee decided our show theme would be Tie … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Union Square

I’m so excited to share this finish with you today! For the Fat Quarter Shop Classic and Vintage Quilt Along, we were asked to make one Union Square block. You know I couldn’t do that! I decided to go big … Continue reading

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Quilt Show Part 1

My local guild’s show was last weekend so I have several posts showing some of my favorite quilts scheduled over the next couple weeks. This next picture is a photo taken by my friend Jane. This is her quilt. Isn’t … Continue reading

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FQS Union Square Part 3

Remember this? It is my Union Square top all ready to quilt! I decided to use my pattern boards to quilt Baptist Fans on this. They are placed on the long arm table like a pantograph, but a stylus fits … Continue reading

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Sewing Diamonds Tutorial

Janice recently acquired some 60 degree diamonds and asked for tips on sewing them together. I wanted to make a mug rug, so I decided to create a tutorial and kill two birds with one stone. Here are my scrap … Continue reading

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