Me and Santa's Elves
31 Day Blog Writing Challenge 2017, Chrsitmas, In The Quilt Rambler Studio, Memory Quilts, T-shirt Quilts

Me and Santa’s Elves Are Working as Fast as We Can!

Oh me, oh my! It's 6 days until Christmas! I need more of Santa's elves! Sewing machine humming, longarm warming up...I have to take a moment to report we've been making good progress! Besides, it's day 19 of the 31-day blog writing challenge - admit it, you'd be disappointed if I didn't at least report… Continue reading Me and Santa’s Elves Are Working as Fast as We Can!

Close up of quilted reverse appliqué lettering saying "He is Risen"
Applique, Island Batik Ambassador, Quilt Challenge, Quilting

Easter Appliqué With Island Batik Fabrics

The April challenge for the Island Batik Ambassadors is "Adventurous Appliqué'" and since Easter is in April this year I wanted to make an Easter Appliqué reflecting the meaning behind the holiday. I found the perfect Island Batik fabrics in my stash to represent the idea in my head.... First off I need to apologize… Continue reading Easter Appliqué With Island Batik Fabrics

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

Two palm trees at waters edge of Galveston Bay in Bacliff TX on a warm sunny February day
Customer Quilts, Island Batik Ambassador, Quilt Challenge, Quilting, The Quilt Rambler's Blog, Uncategorized, Weekly Review

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

Island Batik Ambassador, Quilting With Friends, Scrap Quilt Creations, The Quilt Rambler's Blog, Uncategorized

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

Fabulous Batik Fabric
Island Batik Ambassador, Quilting, The Quilt Rambler's Blog

What’s In YOUR Box? Island Batik Fabrics Arrive

Island Batik Fabrics Arrive If you haven't figured out yet, I'm a brand new ambassador for  Island Batik Fabrics and I am still pinching myself for the privilege and opportunity to promote and represent this fine line of fabrics. Have to admit I was getting over excited as I saw my fellow ambassadors posting photos… Continue reading What’s In YOUR Box? Island Batik Fabrics Arrive

charity quilts, kennel quilts
Charity Quilts, Island Batik Ambassador, Kennel Quilts, Quilting, Scrap Quilt Creations

Kennel Quilts – An Island Batik Ambassador Project

The February challenge for the Island Batik Ambassadors is to make one or more Kennel Quilts - which are  used in animal shelters across the country. This project is coordinated by the volunteer organization TQPM Small Kennel Quilt Team sponsored by The Quilt Pattern Magazine (TQPM). Island Batik is also among the industry partners.  When disasters strike,… Continue reading Kennel Quilts – An Island Batik Ambassador Project