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

Little Lion Judah, Monday Musings, Post Harvey, Quilt Retreat, Rambling On, The Quilt Rambler On The Road

Monday Musings – Can You Say Quilting Retreat!!!

My Monday almost got away from me! But not before I packed the truck to head out tomorrow for a Quilting Retreat of sorts....more on that in a moment! We Interrupt This Week For Very Exciting Happenings! Today marked 7 months post-Harvey and we had a very exciting day around the homestead and The Quilt… Continue reading Monday Musings – Can You Say Quilting Retreat!!!

The Trimmings from a future project
In The Quilt Rambler Studio, Monday Musings, Quilt Rambler Patterns, Studio 180 Academy 2018, Studio 180 Design

Monday Musings: Let’s Be Colorful

Over the weekend I posted this photo on facebook of me "shopping" for paint chips to consider for our reconstruction with the caption "think we will go neutral."  I'm cracking up at all the responses! Everything from "Egads!" to "they all look like you." Yep, this gal loves color! I'm going to keep you guessing… Continue reading Monday Musings: Let’s Be Colorful

Debris from Hurricane Harvey
Current Worldview, Monday Musings, Rambling On

Monday Musings – 6 months post Harvey

Today marks the 6 month anniversary of Hurricane Harvey's flooding of our home. My Monday musings are not focusing on what has been "lost" but instead the blessings that have come through this experience and the things I am learning. For example - it's people that are important, not stuff. Don't misunderstand, it's not a… Continue reading Monday Musings – 6 months post Harvey

Island Batik Ambassador, Product Review, Quilt Rambler Patterns, Rambling On, Studio Remodel

THE Box has arrived!

Indeed, it has! My first 2018 Island Batik Ambassador box actually arrived Thursday afternoon, 2/8/18, the same day reconstruction began on our post-Harvey flooded home…Friday was a whirlwind of activity, so I planned on filming early Saturday morning before workers arrived…only to be plagued by technical difficulties.   Without future ado – here’s my box… Continue reading THE Box has arrived!

City Culture 2 fabric from Island Batik Fall 2017
One Monthly Goal 2018

Down For The Finish – January One Monthly Goal

I've always said "finished is good" when it comes to my quilting. I love the process but I really get excited when I see the projects completed and being enjoyed. I'm linking up with Elm Street Quilts for the One Monthly Goal challenge and am happy to report that I completed each of my goals… Continue reading Down For The Finish – January One Monthly Goal

Current Worldview, In The Quilt Rambler Studio, Post Harvey, Rambling On, Reorganize, Studio Remodel

Is Time Standing Still?

It does feel like time is standing still. But things are actually moving forward. Here’s the status update for things at the Overton household and The Quilt Rambler Studio (all under the same roof!) Yesterday the Repipe Specialist dropped the water lines to replace the old galvanized pipes. This is not part of Harvey damage… Continue reading Is Time Standing Still?

2018 Goals, challenges, Post Harvey, Studio Remodel, Weekly Review

That Was Then, This Is Now

Happy New Year 2018! What a difference a year makes! This time last year I was celebrating a brand new studio redo. That Was Then In all honesty, the room really never stayed like this - it's a working studio after all and I tend to make "creative messes."  It was certainly colorful! This is… Continue reading That Was Then, This Is Now

31 Day Blog Writing Challenge 2017, Current Worldview, Distractions, Post Harvey, Reorganize

And So It Begins

The day after Christmas marks the official "beginning to move out" process. We have a week until Repipe Specialist come to replace our old galvanized pipes. We have been instructed to have certain areas cleared so they can work. It does help that we don't have walls, thank you Harvey, makes their job easier! Today it… Continue reading And So It Begins