Nancy Rink Blog

Quilt maker, pattern designer, fabric dyer, and lover of all things quilting.
Aug
14

Holy Moly! I am the Aurifil August Designer of the Month!

Thank you, Pat Sloan! You make me look good! Please don't forget, dear readers, to pop on over to Pat's site to enter the Aurifil thread giveaway. Also, if you like “Grow Up” my FREE mini quilt project, you can purchase a kit with the fabrics as well as an Aurifil Thread Kit to go with it. Thanks and have a great August! Nancy Aurifil 2015 August Designer of the Month August 14, 2015 – Pat...Aurifil 2015 August designers logo
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Aug
06

Nancy’s Newest Needs a Name!

If you have a talent for naming things, then this is the contest for you! I am enlisting your help, quilting friends, to come up with a name for this new quilt pattern. It features the new GEORGETOWN collection by Judie Rothermel, and the central block features some of my signature appliqué. It’s easy to enter: SUBSCRIBE to the Marcus Mentions blog posts if you haven’t already, using the signup box. COMMENT to this post...rinkgeorgetownquilt
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Jun
16

Sharing Pat Sloan's Interview with Aurifil's Designer(s) of the Month for June 2015

Hello all, Today I am sharing Pat Sloan's interview with Aurifil 2015 June Designers of the Month--Barb Groves and Mary Jacobson of "Me and My Sister Designs." Their fresh, fun fabric and pattern design complement each other perfectly. I hope you enjoy learning about them as much as I did. Look for me in August when I get to share a free project as Aurifil's Designer of the Month! Enjoy! Nancy   Aurifil 2015 June Designers...Aurifil 2015 June designers logo
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May
07

Spring Market--Can I do it? Part THREE!

This is a happy post because I have two quilts made with my new INTRIGUE collection to show you that are virtually done. Okay--one needs to have its binding sewn down, but that is close enough, don't you think? First one done is called More Than Stars.  This quilt is 50" square. There is also a queeen size version (fourth photo) that is part of the pattern. A sample for the larger quilt will not be attending Market....more than stars 1
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May
02

Spring Quilt Market--Can I do It? Part TWO

Here is one sample sewn up from my new line called Intrigue by Marcus Fabrics.  The red color way is featured in this 40" x 44" wall hanging called It's Tulip Time. Now, just have to get it quilted. img 0347
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