Nancy Rink Blog

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

QSC Show in Reno

QSC Show in Reno, NV. June 20-22 Come and shop in our booth or take one of the classes I am offering at the QSC chow in Reno, NV. The workshops are Akimbo, Machine Applique Technique, and Ring of Stars.   This is the first time for Oliver and I at this show.  It is also the first time I have taught classes at a show where we were vendors.  Lucky for us, our son David...
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Tweet Friends - Block One Dresden Friends

Block OneDresden 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 fabric line:)...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 that shows the...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 I...Glory Days
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