Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Messy Painted Aprons...


The Harlan Valley Quilters are creating

Messy Painted Aprons



We do LOVE painting on canvas!




Messy Painted Apron





The gang's all here!





Acrylic Craft Paints





Found Objects and Stamps



Let the FUN begin!

We will be painting 5 layers on the canvas today:


Layer 1.....Rolling on 
light color paints...





Layer 1......DONE!




Layer 2.....Stamping with 
Found Objects





Choosing a found object 
to stamp with...



Medium colors of paint for Layer 2


Layer 2.....DONE!





Layer 3......Foam Stamps





Dark color paints for Layer 3





Layer 3....DONE!





Layer 4....Rubber Stamps



Only Black & White paint for Layer 4:


Layer 4...DONE!



Layer 5:  Black and White Paint Pens


Layer 5:  all of the details are added with the pens
































Along with the canvas aprons...


we painted a piece of canvas.





Close-Up view shows the detail work

created with the 

black and white paint pens.



Here is the BEFORE shot:




Here is the AFTER shot:


Messy Painted Aprons...

FUN for the whole group!




Invite your friends over and Play!



Everything is Better when it is Quilted,

The Harlan Valley Quilters

Friday, April 26, 2019

Spring Quilters Retreat....2019


It is Spring...

time for our annual

Quilters Retreat



We began the week with a

Quilters Tea Party










The Quilt Palace has a large kitchen...







Plenty of room for everyone...


Cheers!





The Quilters are creating a 

wedding quilt...





String blocks 

created on a fabric foundation...





Design Wall...





Many Hands....make light work





The Quilt Top is....DONE !



Personal Projects.....Show 'n Tell:


Boat Quilt





Jelly Roll Rug





Felt Mug Mats





Snap Bags.....Eyeglass cases



It was a FUN week

listening to the hum of those 

sewing machines !



Everything is Better when it is Quilted,

The Harlan Valley Quilters

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Quilters Holiday Luncheon...2018


We are having our annual

Quilters Holiday Luncheon























The Quilters are ready to.....PARTY !





Yummy Food




















Let's get the party started !





Show 'n Tell:



Linda....Grandmother's Flowergarden











Lani....Hawaii Quilt





Betty....Chicken Pillows





LuAnn.....Stormy Portrait Quilt





Kathi.....Felted Acorns





Linda made her basket





Lani....Strawberry Quilt



Then we played the Scriblets Game:



First person writes a sentence...





Next person draws a picture of the sentence...





Next person draws a picture of the sentence...





Lots of laughing happens !




Party Favors !



Personal Projects:



Linda is creating vinyl bags





Kathi is making a crab bag




Linda is making a pancake quilt



What a FUN day filled with laughter and love!


Everything is Better when it is Quilted,

The Harlan Valley Quilters