Nancy Rink Blog

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

Spring Market--Can I do It?

So .... fabric from my new Intrigue collection just arrived this week. Can I get some samples made up in time for Market which is less than 2 weeks away. Time to get sewing! Here are some pretties from the red color way . . . Stay tuned to see what gets done!

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Aurifil Designer of the Month

I am thrilled to be one of the Aurifil 2015 Designers. Here is a photo of most of us at Quilt Market, with our fearless leader Pat Sloan. Holy cow, do I feel lucky to be part of this talendted group!   Each month Aurifil Thread  has assigned one of us to design a block and project. My month is August, but I will be sharing each designer's post so you can see what's coming out of our sewing rooms. ...

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Let the HST Trimming Begin!

Sample yardage of my new collection with Marcus Fabrics called Point Pleasant arrived this past Saturday and naturally I was eager to jump right in. I already had the project mapped out. The plan is to make an updated and expanded version of my Country Crossroads quilt. So on Saturday I got most of the cutting done. Sunday I did a little piecing because I just couldn't help myself, but then focused on prepping the applique'....

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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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