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Friends, Fall Market, Festival

Has it been that long already? I have had all intentions of sharing so much about Fall Quilt Market and Quilt Festival…Things don’t always go according to plan, do they? I will say that this was my busiest market ever. Generally, I’m doing a little shopping for my studio needs and mainly hang out with… Continue reading Friends, Fall Market, Festival

Rambling On

Between Fall Market & Quilt Festival

Hum...Fall Quilt Market was Friday October 25 to Monday October 28 .... I have sew much to share, but oh sooo little time. Don't despair dear quilting friend - the roving rambler reporter does have a few stories to tell in future blogs. The vendor mall and quilt exhibits at Houston International Quilt Festival actually… Continue reading Between Fall Market & Quilt Festival

Fall Quilt Market, Quilt Rambler Patterns

Fall Market & Pattern Release

It’s that time of year again, the rainy season....actually its when Fall Quilt Market comes to town! For those unfamiliar ~ this is the wholesale industry trade-show the week before Houston International Quilt Festival. This marks my 15th year to attend! I plan on posting a lot on social media so if you want a behind… Continue reading Fall Market & Pattern Release

Blog Hop, Studio 180 Design Blog Hop, Whistle Stop Tour

Union Station: Whistle Stop Tour

Hasn't this been a fun blog hop from Studio 180 Design and Studio 180 Design's Certified Instructors! Don't you just love the Steam Engine fabric collection from Island Batik! In an effort to have one complete reference I'm reposting the schedule with all the links and photos of each block. Each link will lead you… Continue reading Union Station: Whistle Stop Tour

Rambling On, Weekly Review

Show & Tell

Yesterday I had two different workshop students email photos of their completed quilts, and I have their permission to share. Sandy attended two workshops this past April when I was in South Florida. Both quilts are The Quilt Rambler patterns and available as a PDF download on the website or can be ordered as print… Continue reading Show & Tell

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Whistle Stop Tour: All Aboard!

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Do you hear the whistle blowing!  Welcome to the Whistle Stop Tour on behalf of Deb Tucker’s Studio 180 Design and Island Batik, I’m Karen Overton, The Quit Rambler, your conductor and tour guide, well, sorta! I’m more like the steam in the engine to get this train on track for a fun filled adventure… Continue reading Whistle Stop Tour: All Aboard!

Blog Hop, Rambling On, Whistle Stop Tour

Waiting at The Station

Waiting...it's not my finest character trait. Sometimes I can wait patiently, even quietly, but more times than not I might appear to be calmly waiting on the outside but, oh my goodness, on the inside I'm chomping at the bit ~ I just can't wait!! I've been eagerly looking toward the horizon, eager to spill… Continue reading Waiting at The Station

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August’s Adventures

What a wonderful whirlwind of a month! Thought I'd stop to catch my breath and touch base with a quick recap of my August adventures, sew far (grin). Corpus Christi or Bust! Coastal Bend Quilt & Needlework Guild invited me to speak at their morning guild meeting August 8th. What a fun group of quilters!… Continue reading August’s Adventures

Post Harvey, Rambling On

On A Personal Note: The Conex

We interrupt this quilting blog to share current happenings on a personal level concerning our continued post-Harvey dealings. I once had a lady tell me to my face, in the presence of multiple peers, that "no one cares about you" in reference to personal stories on a blog, stating instead that my blog should be… Continue reading On A Personal Note: The Conex