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!
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. 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
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
It's time to getaway the Island Batik Ambassador way! Today starts the month-long blog hop with the Island Batik Ambassadors! Today's featured fabric collection is Crystal Ball Your journey begins here! With the kickoff blog post from Island Batik that will provide you with today's blog links as well as the full schedule! AND there will… Continue reading Day One Island Batik Getaway Blog Hop
I am so excited to finally be sharing my December Island Batik Ambassador project, on this last day of 2018, AND as an added bonus ~ I've created a PDF tutorial for Reagan's Rainbow Blocks! Oh, but I'm getting ahead of myself as I know you are hungry for "the rest of the story" in… Continue reading Reagan’s Rainbow Blocks
While the year isn't over yet for the 2018 Island Batik Ambassadors ~ we have December and January to go ~ I thought I'd take time to post a review of my projects from this year so far, as well as remind you (and encourage you) that the last day to apply for the 2019 Island… Continue reading Looking back – Island Batik Ambassador 2018, so far
With a Cozy Log Cabin Quilt that is! 'Tis the season! It's been a busy busy busy month: Quilt Market, Festival, customer quilts, secret sewing, and the November Island Batik Ambassador challenge Cozy Cabins! Settle in with that second cup of warm beverage and get all cozy as this rambler shares the thought process and step… Continue reading Let’s Get Cozy
October's Island Batik Ambassador challenge was to create a project, any size (thankfully) using either foundation or English Paper Piecing with the fabrics provided by Island Batik in our Ambassador boxes. Did someone say challenge? Admittedly, paper piecing or foundation piecing is very challenging for me - somehow it is confusing with all that flipping… Continue reading Needle, Paper, Scissors…and zippers, oh my!
I'm excited to share this link with you! Island Batik has begun a blog hop today with my favorite line up ~ Deb Tucker, Marie Bostwick, Jackie Kunkel, Aurifil threads, and of course Island Batik - all focused around the beautiful quilt, New Beginnings by Deb inspired by Marie's book Just in Time, with Jackie's… Continue reading Just In Time Blog Hop