Nancy Rink Blog

Quilt maker, pattern designer, fabric dyer, and lover of all things quilting.

Market 2011--Houston

I know I haven't blogged in quite a while.  Getting ready for my FIRST market took over because I wanted to get everything right.  Market went well--I think--since I have nothing to compare it to.  But there were some unexpected glitches, but those will be for another blog! Amish With A Twist, our new block-of the-month quilt debuted, which we are doing in conjunction with Marcus Fabrics (http://marcusfabrics.com/).  Seven new solids have been added to their...nancy rink smaller
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Having A Bit of Difficulty With Block #3?

I've had a few emails reporting that there's a bit of trouble with block three of Ode To The Blue & Grey.  The pink and green  4-patch seems to be the trouble spot because it's coming out too small. So today I remade the block to see what's going on with this pesky four patch that should be so easy!  What I found was that it is indeed a bit too small.  Ideally, your four patch...Ode To The Blue & Grey block #3
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Block of the Month: Ode to the Blue & Grey

Finally! I squeezed some much needed sewing time into this week so that I could finish piecing my new BOM quilt that starts in January. Ode to the Blue and Grey features fabrics from Marcus Brothers Fabric's Adelaide collection. When I saw this fabric collection I fell in love with it and knew immediately I wanted it for my 2011 Block of the Month quilt project.Now I'm working on quilting it and thought I'd post some...p1010413
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