Sunday, January 14, 2018

A Day to Play....


Our sewing machines are resting today...

We are playing with paint on canvas!




Messy Painted Canvas







We begin with a white canvas...







Acrylic Paint...







Foam Paint Rollers...






Layer 1.......Rolling on the Paint







Layer 2.....Stamping with found objects

like this metal stove burner







Frame from a lamp shade














Layer 3......Stamping with foam stamps






Layer 4......Black and White 

paints and markers







We painted 6 canvas today!






We will cut up the canvas into thirds,

each member will choose 

3 different sections.

We will sew the canvas into projects!



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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Betty has been busy...




All of the Harlan Valley Quilters 

received hand made gifts from

Betty...



Holiday Table Mats

Thank You Betty!






Betty recently put the finishing touches 

on her mystery quilt.

She paper pieced the green diamond units.


Betty has been busy!



Everything is Better when it is Quilted,

The Harlan Valley Quilters

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Quilt Retreat...Spring 2017



After a long, wet Winter

it is time for our Spring Quilt Retreat...



Let the good times roll...






Ralph, the Quilting Kitty, 

welcomes everyone

as they come through the door!






Lani is creating a new Dresden Quilt...






Debbie is stitching up Art Tote Bags

with pockets for the sharpie pens.....FUN!






Linda is strip piecing 

1930 depression fabrics...







Claudette is working on a 

raw edge flower quilt...






Kathi is designing a quilt made from her

grandmother's embroidery...






Linda C. is creating a 

Laurel Burch quilt...






I stitched up a couple of pillows...










Tea Party Time...








Everyone brought FUN 

Tea Party Treats...






Here's to a great week of 

Quilting and Laughing!






Ralph made himself cozy all week...






Ralph is showing off his new 

Comfort Quilt...






Ralph is resting up for our 

Quilt Retreat in the Fall.



Everything is Better when it is Quilted,

The Harlan Valley Quilters



Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Comfort Quilts...



It must be the first Monday of the month...

We are creating comfort quilts today!



We are making comfort quilts from

 donated fabrics

for members of our community...







Rachelle is pressing a 

disappearing patch quilt top...







Ralph, the Quilting Kitty

keeps our fabrics warmed up for us!







We are also creating another 

raw edge heart quilt...







The blocks are done,

we are now piecing them into rows...







The first disappearing 9 patch 

quilt top is complete...







The quilters are tying it...







Tools of the Trade







Karri is piecing a back for the next quilt 

to be tied...







Linda continues piecing the heart blocks...







She has the inner and outer 

borders pieced...







It is amazing what you can put together

with donated fabrics...







Next month we will machine quilt

this heart baby quilt...







Ralph approves of the first 

disappearing 9 patch quilt...













The quilters are hard at work 

tying the second quilt...







Many Hands.....Make light Work







Ralph had a great day with the Quilters!



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