2019 Making This My Best Year Ever, Quilting With Friends, Rambling On, The Quilt Rambler On The Road

Own Your Dreams

Have you ever had so many thoughts and ideas floating around inside your busy brain that anyone casually looking at you would say "she must have her head in the clouds".  I've found these are the times its just best to sit quietly and listen to the still small voice inside. What's My Dream? I've just… Continue reading Own Your Dreams

Quilt Shops, Quilting With Friends, Rambling On

Putting the International in International Quilt Festival

Even though it's been over a month, some things are just too monumental not to document! Such is the case with meeting up with friends from all over the world for the fall events known simply as Quilt Market and Quilt Festival held annually in Houston ~ think of it as a quilter's Disneyland and… Continue reading Putting the International in International Quilt Festival

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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

Quilt Story Saturday, Quilting With Friends, Tips

What To Pack For a Sew-In or Quilt Retreat

I dearly love sewing/quilting with my friends. Sew-ins and quilt retreats are, well, sew much fun! There's the opportunity to work on old projects (UFO's), new projects, and sometimes a quick trip to a local shop to purchase more fabric for an impromptu project! I thought I'd share a few tips and thoughts for your next… Continue reading What To Pack For a Sew-In or Quilt Retreat

A collection of The Quilt Rambler's Quilts
Quilt Story Saturday, Quilting With Friends

Quilt Story Saturday – Why I Love Quilting With Friends

I love quilt retreats, guild sew-ins, or just setting aside time for quilting with friends, don't you? It's almost indescribable! Getting away from the responsibilities and taking time to focus just on the pleasure of quilting. Today's Quilt Story Saturday is a walk down memory lane of these special times with friends. Quilting With Friends… Continue reading Quilt Story Saturday – Why I Love Quilting With Friends

In The News, Quilting With Friends, Rambling On, Studio 180 Academy 2018, Studio 180 Design

Guess Who Is Teaming Up to Teach in 2018?

I am over the moon excited to announce that the rambler and the redneck are teaming up to teach this fall at Studio 180 Academy! What is Studio 180 Academy? Imagine three days of quilting bliss with  Deb Tucker's Studio 180 Design Certified Instructors in a luxurious setting in Zion, Illinois. You can read more… Continue reading Guess Who Is Teaming Up to Teach in 2018?

Photo Credit Eric Overton
2017 in review, 31 Day Blog Writing Challenge 2017, Baby Quilts, challenges, Charity Quilts, Chrsitmas, Current Worldview, In The Quilt Rambler Studio, Island Batik Ambassador, Post Harvey, Quilting, Quilting With Friends, Rambling On, Studio 180 Design, The Quilt Rambler On The Road

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

(Photo Credit, Eric Overton, Dickinson Texas after Hurricane Harvey) How do I say thanks to the many people who have influenced my life this past year? With tears in my eyes, actually.  This wasn't exactly the post I had planned for today but in going through photos of 2017  I knew this had to be my… Continue reading It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

31 Day Blog Writing Challenge 2017, Product Review, Quilting With Friends, Studio 180 Academy 2018, Studio 180 Design

What To Gift That Serious Quilter on Your Holiday List

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

31 Day Blog Writing Challenge 2017, Quilting With Friends, Rambling On

Island Quilters Holiday Party

The Island Quilter's Guild of Galveston sure know how to throw a good holiday party! We are a small group, about 90+ members. We call this our "holiday" party, not to be politically correct but out of mutual respect - we have members that celebrate Hanukkah, members who celebrate the birth of Christ, and members… Continue reading Island Quilters Holiday Party