Nancy Rink Blog

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

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...more than stars 1
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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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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! img 0362
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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...AurifulDesigners2015Nancy
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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...country crossroads corrected
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