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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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Liebster Award

I've Been Nominated This past week my fellow Island Batik Ambassador, Laura Piland, Slice of Pi Quilts, nominated me for the Liebster Award.  Naturally, I just had to ask ... what is this and what does it mean  (grin) and I'm sure you are curious too - According to The Global Aussie, where the Official… Continue reading Liebster Award

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

T-shirt Quilt, Graduation Quilt, Dickinson High School,
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Casey’s T-shirt Quilt made from High School Spirit Shirts

Once again, I've asked my friend Irma to share with us about her son's high- school -graduation-send-off-to-college t-shirt quilt. As a special note - today Casey is celebrating his 25th birthday! Happy Birthday Casey from your friends at The Quilt Rambler! This is my story about the various quilts that my friend, Karen Overton, has made… Continue reading Casey’s T-shirt Quilt made from High School Spirit Shirts

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Ode To The Unknown Quilter – A Double Wedding Ring quilt

Ode To The Unknown Quilter -  A Double Wedding Ring Quilt By definition, an ODE is "a lyric poem expressive of exalted or enthusiastic emotion." I'm not a poet, I'm a rambler...but this post does have what I hope to be enthusiastic emotion. As a longarm quilter for hire, it's my job and joy to… Continue reading Ode To The Unknown Quilter – A Double Wedding Ring quilt

Memory Quilts

Lulu’s MuuMuu’s Memory Quilt

The Story of Lulu's MuuMuu's Memory Quilt. It’s time to pour that second cup of coffee and snuggle deep in your lap quilt to sit back and enjoy this touching story by guest writer, Irma Cortez for The Quilt Rambler…fair warning, you may need tissues….Karen ****** This is the first of my stories about the various… Continue reading Lulu’s MuuMuu’s Memory Quilt

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WIP, UFO or working on your PhD?

Quilters seem to have their own lingo. Take for example the acronyms mentioned above. WIP in quilt terms means Work In Progress. Whereas UFO is stretching it a bit to mean UnFinished Object. Here's an interesting one, PIGS = Projects In Grocery Sacks. But I think my favorite one is PhD - Projects Half Done.  Doesn't that sound SEW smart!… Continue reading WIP, UFO or working on your PhD?

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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