Nancy Rink Blog

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

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,...
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What's on My Design Wall?

First up is a remake of our pattern called Kris Cross . This is a great pattern for a collection of fat quarters. The pattern comes with instructions for quilts in three different sizes. The finished block size is 9". Cindy DeUnger did the sewing for me. Didn't she do a great job? I sent her 15 fat quarters in an assortment of red, green, cream, and beige fabrics. Right now, the quilt has moved...kriss cross red and green
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At the Halfway Mark of Marcus Fabrics Designer "Friends & Companions SEW-ALONG"

We, or should I say "you", are now at the half way mark of the Marcus Fabrics Designer Friends and Companions SEW ALONG. This week's block is brought to you by the team of Gloria Parsons, Vicky Ianuucci, and Heather Lynn at The Olde Green Cupboard Designs . These three talented ladies design some gorgeous quilts along with other great patterns for decorating items like pillows and runners. They also coordinate the Camp Blanding Retreats...
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Join Me on Pat Sloan's Radio Show

    I am sharing this from Pat Sloan's blog  . . . . Join us today or any time! Pat Sloan: Nancy Rink, Latifa Saafir, and Terri Degenkolb Join me on my All Quilting Podcast Be sure to  CLICK HERE to catch up  on Pat's prior podcasts!   Author, fabric designer, and amazing quilter Nancy Rink is back with me today to share her story about her book El Camino Real and the quilts...Pat Sloan American Patchwork and Quilting radio Nancy Rink July 204 guest
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Mill Works Sneak Peek

  It's a Sunday morning and I have to admit that I slept in late today. Last night I stayed up well past midnight, determined to finish hand sewing the binding down on my new Mill Works quilt. This morning, the first thing I did was toss the quilt in the washing machine. Yes, I always wash my quilts once they're done. It cleans off the dust and such that the fabric picks up during...

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