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Furry Fridays With Island Batik Ambassadors

Piece for Shelter Pets  and the Island Batik Ambassadors have been publishing Furry Friday posts featuring adoptable pets via the PetFinder Foundation for a number of weeks now as an encouragement to bring attention to animals needing to be adopted. You may recall that our Island Batik Ambassador project for February was the making of Kennel Quilts and… Continue reading Furry Fridays With Island Batik Ambassadors

Being a part of a quilting guild is sharing the love
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3 Reasons Why You Should Join a Quilting Guild

Today we are celebrating National Quilting Day and what better way than to discuss the top three reasons why you should join a quilting guild if you haven’t already done so.   Reason #1 To Join a Quilting Guild: to Meet New Friends It’s been my experience that quilters are some of the best people… Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Should Join a Quilting Guild

trimming a paper pieced block with the add-a-quarter rule
Island Batik Ambassador, Quilt Challenge, Quilting, Scrap Quilt Creations, The Quilt Rambler's Blog, Uncategorized

March Mini Madness – Foundation Piecing

Who knew that being an Island Batik Ambassador would be this much fun! This month the event is March Mini Madness and our instructions simply stated “foundation  or English paper piecing 24” x 24” or smaller." Time to get my creative juices flowing using the always inspiring beautiful Island Batik fabrics. Foundation Piecing or English Paper… Continue reading March Mini Madness – Foundation Piecing

Hello March, In Like a Lamb, weather is perfect to kick back in the hammock
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Hello March – Fun Challenges Ahead

Hello March Just a quick hello to say that March entered like a lamb in the Houston/Galveston area today. It was a little overcast but still the high was around 80 degrees with 100% humidity. Gotta love it! Instagram Challenges So, while taking a quick break in my hammock under the tiki hut after lunch… Continue reading Hello March – Fun Challenges Ahead

Two palm trees at waters edge of Galveston Bay in Bacliff TX on a warm sunny February day
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What’s Up in The Quilt Rambler Studio – Weekly Review

Sometimes a rambler just has to ramble....and what better way than a weekly review of what's been happening professionally and personally...put your feet up with me and relax a bit as I share this week's happenings in and around the studio. Current Worldview: I don't do winters well and have been more than thankful that… Continue reading What’s Up in The Quilt Rambler Studio – Weekly Review

A colorful quilt made from a collection of Harley Davidson t-shirts
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How Doing Just 3 Simple Things Can Help You Keep Your T-shirts Forever

  We Have a Solution - Make a T-shirt Quilt T-shirts. Everyone has them. Perhaps the favorites, all worn and well loved, are hidden away in an overstuffed dresser drawer. Perhaps your collection of vacation t-shirts are overflowing in the closet. Maybe you have saved your student's shirts from high school events or you have a vast… Continue reading How Doing Just 3 Simple Things Can Help You Keep Your T-shirts Forever

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Galentine’s Day 2017 Island Style

Galentine's Day or Valentine's Day? Projects for both were made at this weekend's Sew In with the Island Quilters Guild of Galveston. What is Galentine's Day you say? According to google search Galentine's Day was "invented" by a fictional character on a program called Parks & Recreation to be celebrated each February 13th - it's all about enjoying… Continue reading Galentine’s Day 2017 Island Style

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The Big Reveal

[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CXP20gxj3o[/embedyt]  Exciting things have been under wraps in my colorful quilting studio this past fall just waiting for the first of the New Year to officially announce! Are you holding on to your computer mouse  with sheer excitement eager to scroll down to the big reveal? Drum role please.....or better yet ... let me hear… Continue reading The Big Reveal