Time, a quilt designed and pieced by Karen Overton
Island Batik Fabrics, Studio 180 Design, Twilight Chic Week Blog Hop


Time.  Generally speaking, we all have the same amount of time each day, 24 hours, to fill at our discretion. Time is precious. Time is something we tend to take for granted. Sometimes we don't think about time until it's time to do something, such as an appointment, or when time is running short, as… Continue reading Time

Island Batik Ambassador, Island Batik Fabrics

Big Reveal – 2nd Island Batik Ambassador Box Opening

Talk about Christmas in July! I just opened my 2nd box as a 2018 Island Batik Ambassador and my oh my the fabrics are so bright and colorful! As an Island Batik Ambassador, we are given two boxes a year with fabrics to use in completing our monthly challenges. The first box came back in… Continue reading Big Reveal – 2nd Island Batik Ambassador Box Opening

In The News, Rambling On

He or She? We’re having a grand baby!!!

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!!!

2018 Goals, challenges, In The News, Link Party

One Monthly Goal Update – April

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

Island Batik Ambassador, Product Review, Quilt Rambler Patterns, Rambling On, Studio Remodel

THE Box has arrived!

Indeed, it has! My first 2018 Island Batik Ambassador box actually arrived Thursday afternoon, 2/8/18, the same day reconstruction began on our post-Harvey flooded home…Friday was a whirlwind of activity, so I planned on filming early Saturday morning before workers arrived…only to be plagued by technical difficulties.   Without future ado – here’s my box… Continue reading THE Box has arrived!

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?

31 Day Blog Writing Challenge 2017, Quilting Cruise, Quilting With Friends, Studio 180 Design

Tropical Dreaming

While others are dreaming of a white Christmas I'm tropical dreaming!     Five Hundred Twenty Seven Day Countdown! I am sooo excited to announce publicly that I will be teaching on a Stitchin Heaven Quilting Cruise in 2019! The website just went live a few hours ago and I couldn't wait to blog about this! Perfect… Continue reading Tropical Dreaming

Quilt Rambler Patterns

October Announcements: Part 2

Oh my, the month seems to have escaped me! I apologize, dear readers, as I did plan on making this announcement much sooner...but no time like the present! Introducing Mint Chocolate Chip! This is my second pattern that will be introduced at Quilt Market this upcoming weekend here in Houston. I can hardly wait!! Mint… Continue reading October Announcements: Part 2