Rambling On, Weekly Review

Show & Tell

Yesterday I had two different workshop students email photos of their completed quilts, and I have their permission to share. Sandy attended two workshops this past April when I was in South Florida. Both quilts are The Quilt Rambler patterns and available as a PDF download on the website or can be ordered as print… Continue reading Show & Tell

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How to Make a Fabric Basket, Part 1

With the lost hour due to daylight savings yesterday I didn’t get as far as I wanted to with my Sunday sewing. I shared in my last post that, among other things, I am working on a fabric Easter basket for our granddaughter’s first Easter. Here’s my progress report so far. How to Make a Fabric Basket… Continue reading How to Make a Fabric Basket, Part 1

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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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Sewing On Gilligan’s Island

A three-hour tour....a three-hour tour....we can all sing along to that famous theme song. It's been like a three-week tour as I sit here and wonder just where did May go? A week or two ago I posted about sewing outside and someone said: "just like Gilligan's Island!" So I just had to google to… Continue reading Sewing On Gilligan’s Island

The Quilt Rambler Displaced
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Around Town, Reconstruction Update, and Personal Thoughts

Thought I'd take a moment to catch my breath and "report in" a few details of this past week or two. So sit back, put your feet up, and settle in for a photo ramble before some transparent thoughts concerning my current worldview. It's been a wild four weeks! A month ago we were heading… Continue reading Around Town, Reconstruction Update, and Personal Thoughts

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That Was Then, This Is Now

Happy New Year 2018! What a difference a year makes! This time last year I was celebrating a brand new studio redo. That Was Then In all honesty, the room really never stayed like this - it's a working studio after all and I tend to make "creative messes."  It was certainly colorful! This is… Continue reading That Was Then, This Is Now

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My 2017 According to Instagram

Today is day 22 of the 31-day blog writing challenge and I really couldn't think of anything to ramble about besides Christmas quilts, or going out to lunch with my daughter-in-law yesterday - not that these events aren't significant- I just neglected to take photos yesterday... Ah, but I've got a whole year of photos… Continue reading My 2017 According to Instagram

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Which house? Or Perhaps We Should Say “Plan B”

It's two weeks until Christmas! It's also getting closer to our moving from "house to house" to begin reconstruction after Harvey.... A funny thing happened a few days ago - a little TMI actually - but I thought I'd share anyway concerning "which house?" After reading this you will probably think I belong in the… Continue reading Which house? Or Perhaps We Should Say “Plan B”

Red Aurifil thread matches the fabric perfectly for hand sewing a hanging sleeve on the back of a quilt
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Sunday Sewing – Christmas Style

Sundays are my day of worship. The afternoons I consider my "day off" and I generally spend it in the studio with a little Sunday sewing. As much as possible I try to do relaxing projects, usually personal vs business. That's my plans for today... Side note:  if you follow me on social media you… Continue reading Sunday Sewing – Christmas Style

Collection of quilts made by Karen Overton, Island Batik Ambassador
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My Adventures As An Island Batik Ambassador – So Far!

I have had a blast, an absolute BLAST, being a new Island Batik Ambassador. I  can't believe the year is half way over. Take a walk down memory lane with me as I review the quilt challenges so far this year! QUILT CHALLENGE ROUNDUP You may remember that as an Island Batik Ambassador I received… Continue reading My Adventures As An Island Batik Ambassador – So Far!