Karen P Harvey
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  • Talkeetna, AK
  • United States
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Sherill Powell-Balsley May 15. 3 Replies

Hi,I'm from Talkeetna, Alaska and live out away from everything except animals and birds.  I'm a retired RN, gardener, seamstress, quilter, horsewoman, soapmaker.   Two years ago, I was finally able…Continue

 

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Sherill Powell-Balsley replied to Karen P Harvey's discussion Intro
"Hi Karen - I left Alaska after 34 years to care for elderly parents.  They have since passed and I am still in Montana - I have a wonderful group of quilting friends here although its abit of a drive to quilt shops!  I was in Anchorage so…"
May 15
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Mar 29
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Welcome to A Quilting Bee.  We have a few challenges that are year long events.  In 2017 we will have week-long stitching bee challenges & month-long FIUP challenges.  Each event will be posted as a separate discussion to try and keep things organized.See More
Mar 29
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Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone

This Group is for All to come and join in on the Swapping fun. PLEASE READ THE RULES BEFORE JOINING. This is group is for all to SWAP...no matter where they get their fabrics...as long as its a good quality. Give Quality nice fabrics if you would like to GET Quality.  We will be swapping from fabric to potholders. Its great to make new friends and see what surprises you get in your mail box. People from all over the world join in on the Swaps.See More
Mar 29
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UFOs

If you're a REAL quilter, you have at least one UFO (unfinished object) and one WIP (work in progress) stashed in the closet or stacked on a shelf. Maybe you just need quilting suggestions, or maybe a fresh eye from a new online friend can help with block arrangements. How about a UFO swap? Any UFO conversation is welcome.See More
Mar 29
Callie Randall left a comment for Karen P Harvey
"Ohhh, I would hate to leave your wonderful cabin in Alaska for the lower 48, but as you said you don't want to miss on the new family members growing up. Will you keep your place in AK? We have been through your town on our way to Homer. My…"
Mar 29
Karen P Harvey replied to Karen P Harvey's discussion Intro
"Thank you Riana!  I live in a one room cabin in Talkeetna and I'm not sure I'll ever be able to manage driving in PA.  So many people!  So, I take some deep breaths and think about being with family.  It'll…"
Mar 29
Riana Noyes replied to Karen P Harvey's discussion Intro
"Your big heart has landed you right in the middle of quilt central! Although time for sewing may be a bit limited for a while, there will be no regrets. Grandtreasures keep us young:))"
Mar 29
Karen P Harvey posted a discussion

Intro

Hi,I'm from Talkeetna, Alaska and live out away from everything except animals and birds.  I'm a retired RN, gardener, seamstress, quilter, horsewoman, soapmaker.   Two years ago, I was finally able to build a studio for sewing, quilting and soapmaking.   I love it, my happy place!  So, as these things go sometimes, I will find myself moving to PA in a few months to take care of my grandson.  I came to help take care of the baby when my daughter went back to work and she asked me to say and…See More
Mar 29
Karen P Harvey is now a member of My Quilt Place
Mar 28

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Tell us about yourself—as much or as little as you like.
I'm a retired RN, seamstress, quilter, gardener, horsewoman. Creating beautiful things brings me great joy and satisfaction. Now that Im retired, I'm moving from Alaska to PA to take care of my grandson! Life is certainly full of surprises!
How many quilts have you made?
Lost count, less than 50(?)
Do you want to make quilts, or simply enjoy them?
Both!
How long have you been a quilter?
Made first quilt about 37 years ago. It was awful, but used it for many years.
What is your favorite quilting technique?
Don't know
Why do you quilt?
Satisfaction is creating something beautiful.
Do you have a website?
http://www.talkeetnagirl.com

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At 11:58am on March 29, 2018, Callie Randall said…

Ohhh, I would hate to leave your wonderful cabin in Alaska for the lower 48, but as you said you don't want to miss on the new family members growing up. Will you keep your place in AK? We have been through your town on our way to Homer. My Aunt and Uncle lived there for over 20 years, he was a teacher. They now live in KS.    Maybe you'll get inspired with a new Hobby while in PA? Keep us posted on your new adventure and all that you have created. Best travels.

 
 
 

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