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

Tweet Friends - Block One Dresden Friends

Block One Dresden Friends Technique: How to make the Dresden wedges What you Need: Fabric Strips, cut 4 1/4" x 11" Background Fabric Square, cut 17" Easy Dresden Ruler by Wrights Prairie Pointer Pressing Tool Rotary Cutter What to Do: Align the 6 1/2" line on the Easy Dresden ruler with the top edge of one of the fabric strips. (You may notice that I am using a fabric from my upcoming El Camino Real...tweet friends banner

















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Tweet Friends Quilt Along--Welcome Post

Welcome to my first quilt-along. To kick off Tweet for Two , my first fabric collection with Marcus Fabrics, I've designed Tweet Friends , a 72" x 72" block-of-the-month sampler quilt. The pattern and fabric kit are available at quilt shops and on my website nancyrinkdesigns.com. The fabric is currently shipping, so if you'd like your local quilt shop to participate in the program and need some info for the shop owner. Download a flyer...Tweet Friends Quilt Along
Tweet Friends Quilt Along

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Tweet Friends Quilt Along--Save the Date

Save the Date, Quilt-Along begins June, 2013
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Glory Days Finished

Yippee! Glory Days is finally finished. The pattern jackets arrived from the printer, we assembled the patterns and have begun shipping them to shops. They will also be available through United Notions. The quilt shown is 88" x 88" and features easy piecing using stitch-and-flip techniques. The applique shapes are relatively large and simple, so believe it or not, the borders come together rather quickly. The freezer paper and starch technique is the applique method...Glory Days
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New Project--Glory Days

This project called Glory Days has been in the planning stages for what seems like forever. I sure love the classic red and blue color story.  Why I don't work more with these colors is a question I am asking myself, because I sure like the crisp look.  Gallery in Red and Blue by Faye Burgos for Marcus Fabrics is the fabric collection I am using. And yes, I am somewhat "old school". I use...Glory Days Project
Glory Days Project
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