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Monday Musings – Can You Say Quilting Retreat!!!

My Monday almost got away from me! But not before I packed the truck to head out tomorrow for a Quilting Retreat of sorts....more on that in a moment! We Interrupt This Week For Very Exciting Happenings! Today marked 7 months post-Harvey and we had a very exciting day around the homestead and The Quilt… Continue reading Monday Musings – Can You Say Quilting Retreat!!!

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Monday Musings – Make New Friends But Keep The Old

"One is silver and the other's gold." Do you remember that childhood song? I couldn't help but think of it these past few weeks as I traveled to North Carolina and back for Deb Tucker's Certified Instructor (CI) retreat and training. On our journey, we were able to stop and see friends, both new and… Continue reading Monday Musings – Make New Friends But Keep The Old

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My Little Lion Judah

While on the road to North Carolina last week for Deb Tucker's Certified Instructor Retreat we picked up a little hitchhiker. Meet my new traveling companion, Little Lion Judah.  Oh, The Places You Will Go! Do you remember "Where's Waldo?" or "Where in the World is Carman Sandiego?" - yep! You guessed it - Little… Continue reading My Little Lion Judah

Photo Credit Eric Overton
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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

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Quilt Market – Where Friends Meet

Today was the first day of the vendor mall at the Fall International Quilt Market held annually in my "hometown" of Houston Texas. Yesterday was a sneak preview fondly called Schoolhouse - where attendees have hundreds of "classes" to visit and see the newest products and fabrics being introduced into our industry. In case you… Continue reading Quilt Market – Where Friends Meet

photo of quilting workshop with Karen Overton
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What Do You Get When You Add Friends And Fabric?

 ...A quilting day with friends of course! The Quilt Rambler has been on the road again (yes, you can hum the Willie Nelson song while you read along, I don't mind). You may recall my recent trip to Arizona to teach my pattern Illuminated Journey....well I have to confess that the bags have been in… Continue reading What Do You Get When You Add Friends And Fabric?

Karen Overton holding her quilt Illuminated Journey outside near a breathtaking view of Arizona
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Illuminated Journey – Arizona!

Arizona, We have landed! I have been looking forward to this journey for months! This past week I had the honor of being a guest speaker at the Lonesome Valley Quilt Guild in Prescott Valley, Arizona and able to teach a workshop with my original pattern Illuminated Journey. I have to say the hardest part… Continue reading Illuminated Journey – Arizona!

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As the Crow Flies

For over a week I've been humming that old song "I'm leaving, on a jet plane..." yep. Today is the day! According to Siri "as the crow flies" (or in my case, Southwest Airlines") I'm a little over 1000 miles into a new adventure! Several months ago a quilting friend of mine contacted me concerning… Continue reading As the Crow Flies