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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) 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.  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

Beautiful Quilts at HandiQuilter headquarters
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Lights, Camera, ACTION!

"Let's go and say we went!"  That's something I remember my dad saying...this week has been a whirlwind but oh sew much fun. Time to settle in for "the rest of the story"  in true rambler style. And She's Off! To Utah That Is On the morning of Friday, July 13th I awoke to an… Continue reading Lights, Camera, ACTION!

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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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Let’s Talk Feathers

Friends don't let friends be featherless especially if that friend happens to be a longarm quilting friend - and one with a new machine learning new skills! Time to pull out my teacher hat and share how I make free flowing formal feathers...won't you join us? Over The Causeway To Gloria's House We Go! My… Continue reading Let’s Talk Feathers

Rainbow over Galveston Bay, Bacliff TX Photo by The Quilt Rambler
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Rough Roads and Rainbows

Life is full of ups and downs, disappointments and times of joy - what I like to call "rough roads and rainbows." Some days you feel on top of the world, other days you just want to go back to bed and start over. Yesterday was like a rollercoaster - not bad, or scary, but full… Continue reading Rough Roads and Rainbows

Modern Quilting in the wild
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Modern Quilt Island Batik Challenge – Part 2 – Quilting The Quilt continue.... Quilting A Modern Quilt As a review, I'm an Island Batik Ambassador and our May challenge was to make a Modern Batik Quilt (here's Part 1 in case you missed it). I have totally enjoyed stepping out of my comfort zone with this challenge....and the challenge it was soon time to quilt… Continue reading Modern Quilt Island Batik Challenge – Part 2 – Quilting The Quilt

Close up of hand guided quilting design element by Karen Overton
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Secret Quilting – A Secret No More

If you have been following The Quilt Rambler on social media the past few weeks you have seen little snippets or sneak peaks of a "secret quilting" project I have been working on ....and now...the big reveal! Why was it a secret you ask? Well, on occasion, as a longarm quilter I am asked to keep… Continue reading Secret Quilting – A Secret No More

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Ode To The Unknown Quilter – A Double Wedding Ring quilt

Ode To The Unknown Quilter -  A Double Wedding Ring Quilt By definition, an ODE is "a lyric poem expressive of exalted or enthusiastic emotion." I'm not a poet, I'm a rambler...but this post does have what I hope to be enthusiastic emotion. As a longarm quilter for hire, it's my job and joy to… Continue reading Ode To The Unknown Quilter – A Double Wedding Ring quilt