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!

Slow Stitching Sunday

I’m knitting again! Just a simple scarf, but an important one. I went shopping at Hobby Lobby with Daughter #1 and E3 the other day. We walked through the yarn aisle and E3 grabbed a skein and said, “Mommy! We … Continue reading

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This and That

This little guy spent the night last week and we had fun playing in the leaves. This was a fun news story from my high school. It’s a strange time of year to buy sandals, unless you are going to … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Mini 4 Patch

Since I got so much done on the boys’ quilts last week, I let myself take some time out to make another mini. This is another Kit from Temecula Quilt Company. I love tiny 4 patches! While adding these triangles, … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday

Here is a post from almost four years ago. I still love this one! Enjoy a look back with me. Originally Posted on July 26, 2019 by katyquilts This quilt was started 25 years ago. I got templates from Sharlene … Continue reading

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Bow Tie Blocks

Remember when I cut these blocks out? I finally started working on them. These are 6” blocks and are so easy to piece. One would think this would be farther along by now. But progress is still progress. Have a … Continue reading

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Leader/Ender Update

I started this leader/ ender project a month or so ago. This was my inspiration. I’m using squares that finish at 1 1/2” and I’m going with rows of 8 instead of four. Have to have my notes to keep … Continue reading

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Couching Experiment

I told my husband I wanted to try out couching. He said I was already pretty good at it. 🙄 Anyway, I got these couching feet for my long arm a few years ago. I used some cheap muslin and … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching Sunday

I haven’t forgotten this! I did set it aside for quite a while, but I’m back to it. I press after each row that I add. I found part of a layer cake and I think I will cut some … Continue reading

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This and That

I loved this book so much, I had a copy sent to my mom. My sweet AZ neighbor sent me these photos of one of our cactuses blooming! It’s so pretty! I always feel like somebody’s watching me 🎵🎶…. Peeps … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Confetti

Gosh, this was fun! Ahhhh… my favorite quilt hanging tree isn’t working so well since most of the leaves fell! Anyway, here is a full shot. I had just enough of this perfect fabric in my stash to back it. … Continue reading

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