...to clean the attic!?!!?? I know - we are certified crazy over here .... but there's a good reason to take the morning off yesterday from quilting... namely, it was predicted to be almost 80 degrees Wednesday - by the weekend about 57. Well, that, and in less than two weeks we will have workers… Continue reading We Interrupt This Christmas Countdown
If you are counting down to Christmas there are five days left. If you are participating in the 31-day blog writing challenge it is Day 20 🤔 If you are me, then it's time to put on those shoes and get this day rolling! As a follow up to yesterday's post my elves came in… Continue reading Hit The Floor Running
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!
One of my favorite Christmas TV shows growing up was Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer. A quick google search told me it debuted in 1964 - I dare say I've watched it all my childhood and all of our boys' younger years. As much as I like the story I do believe I'm drawn more… Continue reading Silver and Gold – an Island Batik Christmas
I remember growing up giving to special offerings at our church around Christmas time for foreign missionaries. I remember seeing "angel trees" in the mall where you took home the name of a family in need and shared of your abundance. I remember donating toys through the Marine's Toy for Tots or other charitable events… Continue reading More Blessed to Give Than to Receive
With Christmas fast approaching I thought I'd share the perfect gift for that serious quilter on your holiday list...hum....that could even be YOU! Have you thought about a Quilt Vacation? Maybe more along the lines of a Quilt Retreat in a beautiful setting surrounded by luxury accommodations and more importantly - sewing machines and fabric! Better… Continue reading What To Gift That Serious Quilter on Your Holiday List
The days are moving too fast! The countdown to Christmas is getting really serious here in The Quilt Rambler Studio. It's day 15 of the 31-day blog writing challenge but only 10 days until Christmas! Sew much to do! Our youngest son lives next door and his cat Oscar has in and out privileges coming… Continue reading Count Down To Christmas in The Quilt Rambler Studio
Yesterday the DJ on the radio asked listeners to use one word to describe their 2017. My busy brain got to thinking and I thought of several one-word descriptions ... of course I did! You don't expect a rambler to be limited to one word, do you? I asked the question of my husband who… Continue reading What is Your Word of the Year?
I'm having so much fun with this 31-day blog writing challenge, especially finding graphics to support what day it is on the countdown! This little construction guy is just the perfect fit as there are so many things "in the works" around The Quilt Rambler Studio! Projects in the Works Yesterday I completed another customer… Continue reading In The Works
I remember, as a newlywed, moving 1000+ miles from our home state of Texas to upper East Tennessee. Someone at church gave me a little refrigerator magnet with the words "bloom where you are planted," we were planted there almost 20 years! Those words still ring true as I was reminded of that yesterday when… Continue reading Bloom Where You Are Planted