Island Batik Ambassador, modern quilting, Personal Quilts, Rambling On

Summer Lovin – Blow flowers

When was the last time you made a wish on a blow flower? Okay, officially it's called a dandelion but my grandmother who lived in the country called it a blow flower, so blow flower it is. Make a wish, blow, and watch in childlike wonder the aerodynamics of nature's way to spread seeds. Ah,… Continue reading Summer Lovin – Blow flowers

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Summer Sewing: Party of One Quilt Retreat

Honey, I'm home! I shared a tad the other day about my "party for one" quilt retreat at an undisclosed location (grin). Well, I'm home so now I will backtrack and tell you the rest of the story... Settle in as I ramble on.   Quilt Retreat: Okay, so I stretched it a bit -… Continue reading Summer Sewing: Party of One Quilt Retreat

Summer Lovin X and O pillows
Island Batik Ambassador, Island Batik Fabrics, Quilt Challenge, Quilt Retreat, Rambling On, Scrap Quilt Creations, Studio 180 Design, Tutorial

Summer Lovin – X’s and O’s

By far, summer is my all time favorite season. It's a good thing since I live on the Texas Gulf Coast where we have several variations: "almost summer", "summer", "still summer", and then a short break before "summer again" which translates to the rapid succession of fall, winter, and spring in a race to get back… Continue reading Summer Lovin – X’s and O’s

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Sewing On Gilligan’s Island

A three-hour tour....a three-hour tour....we can all sing along to that famous theme song. It's been like a three-week tour as I sit here and wonder just where did May go? A week or two ago I posted about sewing outside and someone said: "just like Gilligan's Island!" So I just had to google to… Continue reading Sewing On Gilligan’s Island

Current Worldview, In The Quilt Rambler Studio, Monday Musings, Rambling On, Secret Quilting Project, Tips

Rainy Days and Mondays

Ever notice how many cliches there are about rain? "Rainy days and Mondays always get me down"....according to a popular song back in my generation. "Saving for a rainy day" can sometimes result in all those rainy days coming during your vacation! Or what about "anyone who thinks sunshine brings happiness has never danced in… Continue reading Rainy Days and Mondays

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Time To Sew: Secret Sewing and Classes

  To everything, there is a season! And it's now the season for "secret sewing" and quilting classes! Time to Sew: Secret Sewing Tis the season! Secret Sewing happens several times a year for this rambler when it's time to start piecing new unpublished patterns and designs. As I've mentioned I am blessed to be… Continue reading Time To Sew: Secret Sewing and Classes

2018 New Bloggers Blog Hop, Rambling On

2018 New Quilt Blogger Blog Hop Rambler Style

Quilt Blog Repeat - what a perfect description of my life! Welcome new readers, my name is Karen Overton, The Quilt Rambler, and I am so pleased you are "hopping around" this year's annual New Quilt Blogger's Blog Hop. This is week 4 and I'm eager to share with you a little of my ramblings!… Continue reading 2018 New Quilt Blogger Blog Hop Rambler Style

In The News, Rambling On

He or She? We’re having a grand baby!!!

Today was THE day. A day before Mother's Day when we gathered with family and friends to celebrate our newest Mother-to-be! Friends kept the secret for almost two weeks! He or She - what will "Baby O" be?  Ya' gotta love technology! Proud Pappa is also a skilled photographer including the expert pilot of a… Continue reading He or She? We’re having a grand baby!!!

The Quilt Rambler Displaced
Current Worldview, Post Harvey, Quilt Show, Rambling On, Weekly Review, workshops

Around Town, Reconstruction Update, and Personal Thoughts

Thought I'd take a moment to catch my breath and "report in" a few details of this past week or two. So sit back, put your feet up, and settle in for a photo ramble before some transparent thoughts concerning my current worldview. It's been a wild four weeks! A month ago we were heading to Beaumont… Continue reading Around Town, Reconstruction Update, and Personal Thoughts