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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!

Bits and Pieces

I was feeling rather uninspired after the holidays, so I started casting about the sewing room for something to do. I found these. Hmmm….no idea what these are leftover from. But I decided to stitch the HSTs together. I don’t … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ 36 Patch

This quilt turned out so much bigger than I thought! But I couldn’t be happier with it. It’s actually a very simple design. The quilting took forever, but it was worth it. The backing will give an early wake up … Continue reading

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Pinterest Project Finish

I loved all your suggestions for what to do with my extra pieces! Thank you! My thrifty side won out and I used the extra bits. The border will got trimmed down after quilting. I rarely do this, but I … Continue reading

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UFO Parade 2021

I’m so pleased with my UFO progress last year. Let’s see if I can do it again. Here’s the current list of my UFOs. 1. I cut this Brick quilt out last year. I hope this will end up queen … Continue reading

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A Pinterest Project

I found a tiny project on Pinterest and decided it was perfect for a wintry day. Here is a screen shot of the original page from an auction site. I have no idea what size that is, but it looks … Continue reading

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Baby Quilts 2020

At the end of every year, I like to look back at the quilts I’ve finished. I do this over several posts. In this post, I’m looking back at the baby quilts I made. This one isn’t really a baby … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching Sunday

I’ve made a bit of forward progress with these EPP Hexies. I did add a date on the back, but I’m thinking this will be a small quilt, so not really necessary. I joined an Instagram doll quilt swap and … Continue reading

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UFO Parade 2020 ~ Results!

I’m patting myself on the back over here, because I smashed this UFO list last year! Out of 23 items on this list, only one remains unfinished. Two were given away, one was pitched, 19 were completed! So here’s the … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Churn Dash

Four years ago, I participated in a block swap hosted by Barb at Fun with Barb. It’s taken me ages to decide how to set these, but I’m glad I waited until I was truly happy with the plan. These … Continue reading

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Small Quilts 2020

At the end of every year, I like to look back at the quilts I’ve finished. I do this over several posts. In this post, I’m looking back at the smaller quilts I’ve finished this year. This includes anything from … Continue reading

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