Nancy Rink Blog

Quilt maker, pattern designer, fabric dyer, and lover of all things quilting.
Jul
13

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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Jul
04

Aunt Grace Dots Strip It

Strip It Three Ways: Series 3 is one of our newest patterns featuring pre-cut 2 1/2"-wide strips. There are instructions for three different quilts in the pattern, so you can get quite a bit of mileage from one pattern.  The pattern front is shown below so you can see all three of the quilts. Next to it is the back of the pattern that shows the fabric requirements. I made Ribbon Star, shown here on...strip it 3 beauty shot
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Jun
16

Marcus Fabrics Designer"Friends & Companions SEW-ALONG" Coming Soon

      Would you like to be part of a first? Make a gorgeous quilt? Meet some new friends? Win some great prizes?   If so, join me in the first Marcus Fabrics designer sew-along. It's called the "Friends & Companions Designer Sew Along" and will feature a 60" square quilt of nine original blocks designed by some of Marcus Fabrics' designers. Here's how it works. August 1 is the start date. Each Friday...
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Jun
12

Quilt Market--Pittsburgh More Pics Part 2

More photos from quilt Market for your enjoyment!
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Jun
12

Quilt Market--Pittsburgh More Pics Part 1

Here are photos from other booths at Quilt Market. Sorry I didn't get more. I was having too much fun soaking it all in. Quilt Market, Pittsburgh 2014
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