Nancy Rink Blog

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

It all begins with the Fabric

Fabric.  We love to touch it, to pet it, to stockpile it.  It's why we quilt.  It's why we keep starting new projects before finishing the old. The fabric collection I am using for my upcoming book Away From Home: The Story of the Mill Girls is being designed by Judie Rothermel and Faye Burgos, two of Marcus Fabrics' designers.  I had to pinch myself several times this past week because I received the strike-offs (the...
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My First Book--Join Me

I know it's cliche', but "Pinch me! I can't believe this is happening!" Over a year ago my husband, Oliver, and I came up with an idea for a book. We mulled it over, did some research, made an outline.  Then I ran the idea past Pati Violick, the Marketing Director of Marcus Fabrics. As I ran through my idea with her and was elaborating on all the details, I couldn't help but think --am I...
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