Fall Quilt Market 2018 is a wrap! Right behind its heels is the Houston International Quilt Festival, around here in the Houston area we just call it Festival for short. If you follow my social media you've had a small taste of Fall Market through the eyes of this rambler. Trust me, I've got more photos… Continue reading Product Spotlight – Sew Batik
Welcome! For my first-time visitors let me introduce myself. I'm Karen Overton, The Quilt Rambler, a certified instructor with Studio 180 Design. I am so excited that you are joining me today as we kick off the Evening Elegance Blog Hop showcasing Deb Tucker's brand new signature line of Island Batik fabric, Twilight Chic, officially… Continue reading Evening Elegance – Day One of Deb Tucker’s Blog Hop!
I'm excited to share this link with you! Island Batik has begun a blog hop today with my favorite line up ~ Deb Tucker, Marie Bostwick, Jackie Kunkel, Aurifil threads, and of course Island Batik - all focused around the beautiful quilt, New Beginnings by Deb inspired by Marie's book Just in Time, with Jackie's… Continue reading Just In Time Blog Hop
"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!
I'm so proud to announce that you are now reading this on a SECURE NETWORK! The Quilt Rambler has been verified and issued an SSL Certificate! I don't begin to even understand all the wonders of modern technology, I just know I enjoy using it! But the wonderful wide world of connection isn't without its… Continue reading Let Freedom Ring – SSL Certification
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!!!
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
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!
When I worked in a quilt shop, back around the turn of the century, I was always delighted when the UPS man wheeled in boxes of new fabrics! We'd almost mow him down to get to the treasure boxes to be the first one to open them up to take a peek! I can almost… Continue reading Monday Musings: City Culture 2
Little Lion Judah loves going to quilt shops and this weekend the little roaring reporter helped celebrate the grand opening of TEO's Treasure's Quilt shop in our "hometown" of Bacliff. Don't let the front of this quaint cottage fool you, there's room after room of delightful treasures...take a look around... Hidden Treasures in TEO's Treasures… Continue reading Little Lion Judah Celebrates Grand Opening of TEO’s Treasures Quilt Shop