Nancy Rink Blog

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

Designer Duo QAL Block Five

Can you believe we are already to Block Five in our quilt along? One more set of blocks to go after this one and then you will be working on the thirteen alternating blocks. If you have been sewing your "Let's Work Ahead" four-patches, you will be so, so, SO glad you did.  If you haven't been sewing those four-patches, you might want to squeeze a few in now and next week so that you can zoom...

Block 5
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The Big Reveal!

Today is the big reveal for the Marcus Friends and Companions Sew Along. Head on over to red Crinoline Quilts for the final installment. Then get busy finishing your quilts because I am dying to see yours! Here's the link to red Crinoline Quilts: Oliver and I are vending at Quilt Fest Oasis in Palm Springs California. If you are in the area and want to see some stunning quilts and shop at lots of...

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Last Block in the Marcus Fabric Sew Along

Today is the last block post in our Marcus Friends and Companions Sew Along. For Lisa Stewart's block click here. Lisa is a very talented lady whose technical work is top notch. She is also incredibly personable and a music lover to boot! Ready to drool? Here is a photo of just SOME of the items one lucky person will win in a little over a week. Good luck to everyone, and we will see you...

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And the WINNERS are . . .

 The responses to last week's post included MANY great tips for how to improve sewing accuracy. Thank you to everyone who posted a comment--it was fun to read through them and hear about how you are coming with our Friend & Companions SEW-ALONG. This week's three winners will receive Five fat quarters from my Color Love collection along with Playa Del Sol, a pattern perfectly suited for fat quarters! Here are the winning comments: Heather Gunter...

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Marcus Fabrics Friends & Companions Designer SEW-ALONG

  Thank you for joining me and the other Marcus Fabrics friends and designers in our FIRST ever sew-along. By now you are probably itching to see what the final quilt is going to look like. Let me just say that you will not be disappointed. When I saw the quilt I was thrilled with how great it looked--and it had not even been quilted yet! So, a bit about Nancy Rink Designs.  Obviously, my company...

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