Articles in June 2011

All Dolled up quilts and a blogger/shop owner give-away

Posted: 28 June 2011 at 8:38 a.m.

We mentioned 'All Dolled up last" month but we wanted to show off the All Dolled Up quilts one more time.  They were so fantastic we really hated to part with them. Amanda Herring of the quilted fish put together a fun event for quilt market  Riley Blake Designs and ... more


Posted: 24 June 2011 at 6:53 p.m.

I love June...summer is just getting underway, market is over and we can move at a little slower pace.. no warp speed (ok I am a closet trekkie) until September.  So now I have a little time to post pictures of our first Riley Blake Quilt retreat that was ... more

Cowboys and Indians

Posted: 21 June 2011 at 6:55 a.m.

New quilt tutorial on Cutting Corners College. Now where do you think the designer for this Wild West Quilt is from... Utah, Arizona...somewhere in the mid west?  Guess again. This quilt was brought to you by a designer from Ireland.  Love the cowboy and Indian theme, Karen Maxwell uses ... more

Lila's Art Bag and more

Posted: 18 June 2011 at 8:56 a.m.

Thanks for all of the kind words about our studio 5 spot.  It is always interesting to try something new.  I have had many requests for the art bag pattern that I showed using Lila Tueller's new line Lola's Posies.  The bag is also designed by Lila Tueller ... more

Quilt Contest

Posted: 15 June 2011 at 8:05 p.m.

Our Quilt Contest begins today!  You have from now and until August 17th to create and post your favorite Riley Blake Quilt.  Your pattern does not need to be original, but your fabric must be Riley Blake.  Visit your local quilt shop or fabric store and pick out what you ... more

Going Live

Posted: 14 June 2011 at 4:01 p.m.

Riley Blake Designs went live today.  I was asked to be on Studio 5 (a local station), and talk about our fabric tree at quilt market plus five projects using Riley Blake designs fabric. Here is Jina and I before the show...Jina helped me set up and also helped ... more


Posted: 10 June 2011 at noon

After thousands of votes we are pleased to announce the winners of our apparel contest.  It was really close! Thanks to everyone who entered and to all who voted.

1st place and winner of our Riley Blake Beach Cruiser bike:

5 tier ruffled skirt, t-shirt and cap featuring Riley Blake ... more

We are crazy about hoops

Posted: 8 June 2011 at 9:18 p.m.

We have a quick and easy tutorial on Cutting Corners College taught by Angela Ellsworth.  Look how fun Riley Blake fabric looks in hoops.

Place the hoops on a wall and watch how it brightens up a room.

Thanks Angela!

Tomorrow is the last day to vote for your favorite ... more

Vote now

Posted: 6 June 2011 at 8:05 p.m.

  Vote now for your favorite apparel item in our Cruisin with Riley Blake Contest.  The apparel item with the most votes wins our 1st place prize, a beach cruiser bike. Winner will be announced on June 10th.

Vote now by clicking on the Cruisin with Riley Blake icon on the ... more
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