Monday, December 14, 2009

Challenge Projects Revealed...2009

Welcome to The Harlan Valley Quilters

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Quilters Holiday Luncheon

We revealed our yearly challenge projects today!
The Challenge theme is.....HOME

Explaining Rust Dyeing Fabric
Kathi is a welder and has lots of metal around to rust on fabric

Kathi's Rust Dyed Challenge Quilt

Rust Dyed House, Photo Transfer Images, Batik Borders

Kathi's Motto.....
Everything is better when it is RUSTED

CLICK HERE to check out Kathi's Rusty Blog

Betty's Photo Transfer Quilt

Betty transferred family images in the center.
Yes, those are miniature 9 patch blocks!

Barbara's HOME Quilt

Silhouette Applique Motifs

Cabin with Barbara's silhouette in the window

Label on the front of the quilt describes what HOME means to Barbara

Barbara's quilt won Viewer's Choice

LuAnn's Transfer project using TAP
CLICK HERE to find out more about the TAP product

CLICK HERE to find out more about LuAnn's transfer quilt.

2009 Challenge Participants

Claudette with her Moon Over the Mountain block

Dana is machine quilting a baby quilt

Linda is weaving fabric strips

Linda is working on her snowflake applique quilt.
CLICK HERE to find out more about these snowflakes.

CLICK HERE to view: Challenge Quilts

CLICK HERE to view: Free Motion Quilting

CLICK HERE to view: Raffle Quilts

Our Comfort Quilts and Raffle Quilts are created with donated Fabrics, Battings and Threads.
If you would like to donate cotton fabrics or other materials to this worthy cause, please contact LuAnn Kessi

Everything is Better when it is Quilted,
The Harlan Valley Quilters


  1. WhoooHooo!!! we have a Blog !!! let me know if I can help, Kathi
    Looks great,and the party it was fun to see everyone.

  2. Hi there! I just want to tell you that I wish there is a quilting club like yours, which I could join up. I have been going through the posts & wow! much things happening, so much fun, so much to learn! My name is Xue, which means snow in Chinese. Greetings to all of you, from Tokyo, Japan!