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You Are Now Entering A Stress-Free Zone

Or so the sign says! It will be a stress-free zone once it's in full operational mode. Yep, today we began moving shelving and totes from the storage unit to the studio. As our youngest son commented  "Its good to see the rooms cluttered with things instead of debris" - that was certainly a welcomed way… Continue reading You Are Now Entering A Stress-Free Zone

Illuminated Journey by The Quilt Rambler Karen Overton
Illuminated Journey Pattern, Quilting Class, workshops

The Journey is Best Shared With Friends

I am so blessed...When I designed Illuminated Journey in 2014 I had no idea the true journey that I was beginning. Quilters are such lovely people! Today I had the pleasure of teaching Illuminated Journey at TEO's Treasures Quilt Shop in Dickinson Texas - my husband's hometown by the way. Even though I've shared this… Continue reading The Journey is Best Shared With Friends

The Great Outdoors - Island Batik Blog Hop

Island Batik Ambassador Great Outdoors Blog Hop Giveaway Winner Announced

Thank you, everyone, for participating in the Island Batik Ambassador Great Outdoors Blog Hop these past 5 weeks. In case you missed a few I'm reposting the links at the bottom of this ramble. Island Batik had a "grand prize" for all who hopped around with us as well as most of the ambassadors offered… Continue reading Island Batik Ambassador Great Outdoors Blog Hop Giveaway Winner Announced

Giveaway, My Happy Place Row Along 2018

My Happy Place Row Along 2018 – Building Blocks

I am sew excited and extremely happy to be a part of this row along 2018 with the theme of My Happy Place. If you are like me, you might be new to a "row along"  but Marian at Seams To Be Sew is a pro! This is her 4th year for coordinating these type events.… Continue reading My Happy Place Row Along 2018 – Building Blocks

Quilt Rambler Patterns

Geese Over Galveston Bay

I am so excited to finally announce the pattern release of Geese Over Galveston Bay. Patterns will ship next week! In true rambler style here's the story behind the quilt! The Goose Flew East Back around the turn of the century our family lived and worked on the road as modern day gypsies - we… Continue reading Geese Over Galveston Bay

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Summer Lovin’ – The Great Outdoors Blog Hop

  Ah, summertime ~ don't you just love being outdoors in the summer! Do you have summer memories as a kid (or with your kids) of picnics on the beach, boat rides, hiking, biking, camping or just enjoying the sunset together? I'm an endless summer sort of gal and I like nothing better than dreaming… Continue reading Summer Lovin’ – The Great Outdoors Blog Hop

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I'm a Guest on Quilt It! The Longarm Quilting Show Season 8, In The News, Longarm Quilting, Rambling On, The Quilt Rambler On The Road

Lights, Camera, ACTION!

"Let's go and say we went!"  That's something I remember my dad saying...this week has been a whirlwind but oh sew much fun. Time to settle in for "the rest of the story"  in true rambler style. And She's Off! To Utah That Is On the morning of Friday, July 13th I awoke to an… Continue reading Lights, Camera, ACTION!

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Sew Much To Do Sew Little Time

Don't you feel that way sometimes? That the to-do list or calendar obligations seem to just run together as you race to check things off. Oh summer, you are going too fast! Forgive me, dear reader, it's been 13+ days since my last blog (grin). Settle in for a while and catch up on The… Continue reading Sew Much To Do Sew Little Time

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Let’s Talk Feathers

Friends don't let friends be featherless especially if that friend happens to be a longarm quilting friend - and one with a new machine learning new skills! Time to pull out my teacher hat and share how I make free flowing formal feathers...won't you join us? Over The Causeway To Gloria's House We Go! My… Continue reading Let’s Talk Feathers