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One Monthly Goal Update – April

Wow, April has been a whirlwind of activity! I'm still trying to catch my breath! What a fabulous month! Just a quick update on my One Monthly Goal and a few highlights. Goals and Accomplishments: I listed my goals for April in a previous blog (click here) and now it's time for the report card.… Continue reading One Monthly Goal Update – April

Antique Quilt, Island Batik Ambassador, Island Batik Fabrics, Personal Quilts, Scrap Quilt Creations, Tutorial

What’s Old is New Again – Vintage Family Quilts

The April Island Batik Ambassador challenge is to "Look Back" and allow vintage quilts to inspire new creations. I am blessed to own over 30 vintage family quilts and they are all so inspiring. Most were made by either my grandmother, Mary Brown Pliler, or my great aunt, her sister, Effie Brown Barker. Each of… Continue reading What’s Old is New Again – Vintage Family Quilts

I'm a Guest! Quilting Podcast, In The News, Quilt Story Saturday, Rambling On

Let’s Talk Quilts – On Pat Sloan’s Quilting Podcast!

If you know me or have met me at least once, you know that I love to talk about quilting! The other day, in fact, I was at the car dealership having my truck serviced and of course, I was wearing my logo t-shirt (grin) as a gentleman walked by leading another man into his… Continue reading Let’s Talk Quilts – On Pat Sloan’s Quilting Podcast!

Island Batik Fabrics, Quilt Rambler Patterns, Rambling On

Sweet Treats ~ Mint Chocolate Chip

Island Batik has the yummiest fabrics! As an ambassador and a new designer I  not only enjoy the eye candy but actually get to play with the fabric and make sweet concoctions. This week’s blog hop features Nan Baker’s collection Northern Woods with  patterns centered around the theme of a mother bear gathering “sweet treats”… Continue reading Sweet Treats ~ Mint Chocolate Chip

Quilt Rambler Patterns, Quilt Shops, Rambling On

My Bucket List ~ Hancock’s of Paducah

A trip to Paducah would not be complete without a visit to Hancock’s of Paducah! This has been on my bucket list since the turn of the century when I was first introduced to their catalog by my quilting friend Trish. Oh my goodness ~ for this quilter  that was better than being a kid… Continue reading My Bucket List ~ Hancock’s of Paducah

Little Lion Judah, Paducah, Quilt Shops, Quilt Show, Rambling On

Paducah or Bust

What a day! Got up early to finish last minute details to catch my noon flight to Nashville to hitch a ride with Deb Tucker and company on our way to Quilt City USA ~ Paducah KY for AQS Spring Quilt Week...and what an adventure it was...long story short I was scheduled to arrive at… Continue reading Paducah or Bust

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Island Batik Fabrics, Little Lion Judah, Monday Musings, Quilt Show, Rambling On, Studio 180 Design, The Quilt Rambler On The Road

Monday Musings: Quilt Shows – Where Friends Gather

We just returned from the Golden Triangle Quilt Guild Quilt Show and Market in Beaumont - what a fun weekend! I love quilt shows, they are like family reunions! I get to see and visit with friends who don't "live in my neck of the woods" and I love it when I am able to… Continue reading Monday Musings: Quilt Shows – Where Friends Gather

Little Lion Judah, Quilt Show, The Quilt Rambler On The Road

Little Lion Judah – Did Someone Say Quilt Show?!!?

Little Lion Judah is sew excited to be on another adventure with The Quilt Rambler on The Road. And guess where we are headed! The Quilt Rambler and company will be heading east on I10 to Beaumont for the Golden Triangle Quilt Guild Quilt Show and Market this weekend. And Company "And company" includes my… Continue reading Little Lion Judah – Did Someone Say Quilt Show?!!?

In The News, Island Batik Fabrics, Monday Musings, Product Review

Monday Musings: City Culture 2

When I worked in a quilt shop, back around the turn of the century, I was always delighted when the UPS man wheeled in boxes of new fabrics! We'd almost mow him down to get to the treasure boxes to be the first one to open them up to take a peek! I can almost… Continue reading Monday Musings: City Culture 2