Being a part of a quilting guild is sharing the love
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3 Reasons Why You Should Join a Quilting Guild

Today we are celebrating National Quilting Day and what better way than to discuss the top three reasons why you should join a quilting guild if you haven’t already done so.   Reason #1 To Join a Quilting Guild: to Meet New Friends It’s been my experience that quilters are some of the best people… Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Should Join a Quilting Guild

trimming a paper pieced block with the add-a-quarter rule
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March Mini Madness – Foundation Piecing

Who knew that being an Island Batik Ambassador would be this much fun! This month the event is March Mini Madness and our instructions simply stated “foundation  or English paper piecing 24” x 24” or smaller." Time to get my creative juices flowing using the always inspiring beautiful Island Batik fabrics. Foundation Piecing or English Paper… Continue reading March Mini Madness – Foundation Piecing

Hello March, In Like a Lamb, weather is perfect to kick back in the hammock
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Hello March – Fun Challenges Ahead

Hello March Just a quick hello to say that March entered like a lamb in the Houston/Galveston area today. It was a little overcast but still the high was around 80 degrees with 100% humidity. Gotta love it! Instagram Challenges So, while taking a quick break in my hammock under the tiki hut after lunch… Continue reading Hello March – Fun Challenges Ahead

Two palm trees at waters edge of Galveston Bay in Bacliff TX on a warm sunny February day
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What’s Up in The Quilt Rambler Studio – Weekly Review

Sometimes a rambler just has to ramble....and what better way than a weekly review of what's been happening professionally and personally...put your feet up with me and relax a bit as I share this week's happenings in and around the studio. Current Worldview: I don't do winters well and have been more than thankful that… Continue reading What’s Up in The Quilt Rambler Studio – Weekly Review

From fat quarters to ten inch squares to five inch precuts, Island Batik fabric is the beginning a a beautiful creation
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Island Batik Ambassadors – Bookmark This Reference

Island Batik Ambassadors I'm posting a reference to all the 2017 Island Batik Ambassadors for you to bookmark, follow, like, subscribe, etc. Check often as we are constantly sharing our love of these fine fabrics and inspirational ideas along with tutorials for working through your batik stash! Nan from Purrfect Spots Designs Turid from Den Syende Himmel… Continue reading Island Batik Ambassadors – Bookmark This Reference

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Galentine’s Day 2017 Island Style

Galentine's Day or Valentine's Day? Projects for both were made at this weekend's Sew In with the Island Quilters Guild of Galveston. What is Galentine's Day you say? According to google search Galentine's Day was "invented" by a fictional character on a program called Parks & Recreation to be celebrated each February 13th - it's all about enjoying… Continue reading Galentine’s Day 2017 Island Style

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Jesse’s Memory Quilt

Guest blogger Irma Cortez Once again I've asked my friend Irma to share her story concerning one of the quilts that I've made for her through the years.  This is about her brother Jesse who would have been 55 today, February 11. Among other things, Jesse served his country and for that I would like to… Continue reading Jesse’s Memory Quilt

Fabulous Batik Fabric
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What’s In YOUR Box? Island Batik Fabrics Arrive

Island Batik Fabrics Arrive If you haven't figured out yet, I'm a brand new ambassador for  Island Batik Fabrics and I am still pinching myself for the privilege and opportunity to promote and represent this fine line of fabrics. Have to admit I was getting over excited as I saw my fellow ambassadors posting photos… Continue reading What’s In YOUR Box? Island Batik Fabrics Arrive

Giveaway Island Batik fabric from The Quilt Rambler, Island Batik Ambassador
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New Island Batik Ambassador & Our First Giveaway!

I've been doing a happy dance in The Quilt Rambler studio ever since I received this email a couple of weeks ago... Thank you for applying to become a 2017 Island Batik Ambassador! Congratulations! We would love to have you join the team.   I couldn't be more thrilled or honored to be included in… Continue reading New Island Batik Ambassador & Our First Giveaway!

T-shirt Quilt, Graduation Quilt, Dickinson High School,
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Casey’s T-shirt Quilt made from High School Spirit Shirts

Once again, I've asked my friend Irma to share with us about her son's high- school -graduation-send-off-to-college t-shirt quilt. As a special note - today Casey is celebrating his 25th birthday! Happy Birthday Casey from your friends at The Quilt Rambler! This is my story about the various quilts that my friend, Karen Overton, has made… Continue reading Casey’s T-shirt Quilt made from High School Spirit Shirts