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Union Station: Whistle Stop Tour

Hasn't this been a fun blog hop from Studio 180 Design and Studio 180 Design's Certified Instructors! Don't you just love the Steam Engine fabric collection from Island Batik! In an effort to have one complete reference I'm reposting the schedule with all the links and photos of each block. Each link will lead you… Continue reading Union Station: Whistle Stop Tour

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Whistle Stop Tour: All Aboard!

Do you hear the whistle blowing!  Welcome to the Whistle Stop Tour on behalf of Deb Tucker’s Studio 180 Design and Island Batik, I’m Karen Overton, The Quit Rambler, your conductor and tour guide, well, sorta! I’m more like the steam in the engine to get this train on track for a fun filled adventure… Continue reading Whistle Stop Tour: All Aboard!

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Waiting at The Station

Waiting...it's not my finest character trait. Sometimes I can wait patiently, even quietly, but more times than not I might appear to be calmly waiting on the outside but, oh my goodness, on the inside I'm chomping at the bit ~ I just can't wait!! I've been eagerly looking toward the horizon, eager to spill… Continue reading Waiting at The Station

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Bursting With News – Checking The Boxes

🎶summer breeze, makes me feel fine🎶always have a quilt on my mind 🎶🤦‍♀️ Okay, so maybe everything isn’t a song, but why not! I could be singing 🎶because I’m happy, happy, happy 🎶 Yes, I’m happy because it’s July  and here's my reasons why: (1) summer is my fav time of the year (2) it’s my… Continue reading Bursting With News – Checking The Boxes

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Fiesta Stars – The Rest of The Story

How many of you remember Paul Harvey, and “the rest of the story”? I remember back before the turn of the century (mid-1990’s) when I homeschooled our sons that the world stopped at noon so we could listen to Paul Harvey on the radio. In keeping with that spirit, I invite you to settle back,… Continue reading Fiesta Stars – The Rest of The Story

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The Quilt Rambler At Sea

It seems like yesterday that we returned from our quilting cruise, but in fact it was yesterday (or the day before) that I returned from my Certified Instructor training with Deb Tucker. Sew many adventures, sew many tales to tell! But let’s play catch up and return to Island Time! I’m sure you saw a… Continue reading The Quilt Rambler At Sea

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The Secret is Out!

Back in November, if you remember, I posted several "secret sewing" photos across social media - well dear readers, today is the day to let that secret out! Actually I'm a day late and a dollar short but such is life! Spring Market 2019 I am priveleged to belong to a group of fabulous designers… Continue reading The Secret is Out!

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How Fast Can The Quilt Rambler Ramble?

At the speed of lightening...or so it seems as we have had more than our fair share of lightening lately! Forgive me dear readers, it's been 15 days since my last ramble...and I promise I've not been muzzled (although some may wish that could happen every now and then)...life has been a whirlwind (and thankfully… Continue reading How Fast Can The Quilt Rambler Ramble?

Time, a quilt designed and pieced by Karen Overton
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Time

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

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Time to Getaway! Island Batik Blog Hop

Getaway... Island Batik style... Oh, my thoughts just naturally turn to a tropical vacation! I can't help it! I know I am blessed to live on the Texas Gulf Coast, just 23 miles inland from Galveston Island, so thankful I'm not shoveling snow. And yes, my favorite getaway is usually a cruise out of the… Continue reading Time to Getaway! Island Batik Blog Hop