Nancy Rink Blog

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

Little Baskets Quilt Up Close with Sound Effects

  Using a fat quarter bundle from my On Plumberry Lane collection to make all the little baskets for this quilt was a delight.  As is typical for me, I usually jump right in and make a few blocks. Then it's time to go back and do a lot of cutting. My plan at this point is to now chain sew--vroom, vroom, vroom! Fire up that sewing machine! Go to the ironing board--press, press, press! Back to the sewing...OPL Fat Quarter Tower
Basket block in sections
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Little Baskets Detail1
Little Basket Kit 1
litttle baskets beauty
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Buffington Walk-Help Me Decide & Giveaway

In my last post I introduced you to On Plumberry Lane , my newest fabric collection with Marcus Fabrics that will start shipping to shops sometime in January of 2016. Also, I shared some photos of Lovely Ladies , a quilt I am making with the pinks and greys from the collection. Well, Lovely Ladies is almost done--it just needs an inner border, an outer border, quilting, a binding--okay, I suppose it is not really...On Plumberry Lane Swatch Card
Buffington Walk Lavender Grey
Buffington Walk Peach Grey 44 x 56
Buffington Walk Grey Pink
Buffington Walk Grey Tan
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Let the HST Trimming Begin!

Sample yardage of my new collection with Marcus Fabrics called Point Pleasant arrived this past Saturday and naturally I was eager to jump right in. I already had the project mapped out. The plan is to make an updated and expanded version of my Country Crossroads quilt. So on Saturday I got most of the cutting done. Sunday I did a little piecing because I just couldn't help myself, but then focused on prepping the...country crossroads corrected
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The Big Reveal!

Today is the big reveal for the Marcus Friends and Companions Sew Along. Head on over to red Crinoline Quilts for the final installment. Then get busy finishing your quilts because I am dying to see yours! Here's the link to red Crinoline Quilts: redcrinolinequilts.blogspot.com Oliver and I are vending at Quilt Fest Oasis in Palm Springs California. If you are in the area and want to see some stunning quilts and shop at lots...salrevealed
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Last Block in the Marcus Fabric Sew Along

Today is the last block post in our Marcus Friends and Companions Sew Along. For Lisa Stewart's block click here . Lisa is a very talented lady whose technical work is top notch. She is also incredibly personable and a music lover to boot! Ready to drool? Here is a photo of just SOME of the items one lucky person will win in a little over a week. Good luck to everyone, and we will...
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