Santa Fe High School is 12 miles from my home. Two of my nephews graduated from this community school. This is not the time or place to voice opinions on what should be done, what could be done, or any what if's. It's a time for this community to come together, to grieve, to weep,… Continue reading A Time To Weep
To everything, there is a season! And it's now the season for "secret sewing" and quilting classes! Time to Sew: Secret Sewing Tis the season! Secret Sewing happens several times a year for this rambler when it's time to start piecing new unpublished patterns and designs. As I've mentioned I am blessed to be… Continue reading Time To Sew: Secret Sewing and Classes
Quilt Blog Repeat - what a perfect description of my life! Welcome new readers, my name is Karen Overton, The Quilt Rambler, and I am so pleased you are "hopping around" this year's annual New Quilt Blogger's Blog Hop. This is week 4 and I'm eager to share with you a little of my ramblings!… Continue reading 2018 New Quilt Blogger Blog Hop Rambler Style
Today was THE day. A day before Mother's Day when we gathered with family and friends to celebrate our newest Mother-to-be! Friends kept the secret for almost two weeks! He or She - what will "Baby O" be? Ya' gotta love technology! Proud Pappa is also a skilled photographer including the expert pilot of a… Continue reading He or She? We’re having a grand baby!!!
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
There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: 2 a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, 3 a time to kill and a time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to build, 4 a… Continue reading To Everything There Is A Season
Wow, April has been a whirlwind of activity! I'm still trying to catch my breath! What a fabulous month! Just a quick update on my One Monthly Goal and a few highlights. Goals and Accomplishments: I listed my goals for April in a previous blog (click here) and now it's time for the report card.… Continue reading One Monthly Goal Update – April
The April Island Batik Ambassador challenge is to "Look Back" and allow vintage quilts to inspire new creations. I am blessed to own over 30 vintage family quilts and they are all so inspiring. Most were made by either my grandmother, Mary Brown Pliler, or my great aunt, her sister, Effie Brown Barker. Each of… Continue reading What’s Old is New Again – Vintage Family Quilts
If you know me or have met me at least once, you know that I love to talk about quilting! The other day, in fact, I was at the car dealership having my truck serviced and of course, I was wearing my logo t-shirt (grin) as a gentleman walked by leading another man into his… Continue reading Let’s Talk Quilts – On Pat Sloan’s Quilting Podcast!
Island Batik has the yummiest fabrics! As an ambassador and a new designer I not only enjoy the eye candy but actually get to play with the fabric and make sweet concoctions. This week’s blog hop features Nan Baker’s collection Northern Woods with patterns centered around the theme of a mother bear gathering “sweet treats”… Continue reading Sweet Treats ~ Mint Chocolate Chip