Articles in August 2011

Vintage cupcake Co.

Posted: 31 August 2011 at 7:03 p.m.

 I was invited to a get-together with a whole bunch of creative women from Utah. It was held at the Vintage Cupcake shop in Ogden, Utah   Yes, they had me at vintage. ...Here is Michelle, the owner of Vintage Cupcake Co.

Look at one of her beautiful cakes.

But the ... more

Last Chance

Posted: 31 August 2011 at 4:32 p.m.

Take a moment to look over all of our entries in our quilt contest. Last chance to vote for your favorite.  Good Job to all of the finalists. We love the details! We close the voting tomorrow at noon (I had to recheck my facts), we will announce the winner ... more

New Zoo Dwellers Quilt Tutorial

Posted: 30 August 2011 at 6:41 a.m.

 Check out our Zoo Dwellers Quilt Tutorial on Cutting Corners College. 


 This quilt uses Alphabet Soup Boy fabric, but you could easily use a few prints from Alphabet Soup Girl and have a new quilt.  We made the coordinating prints to each line interchangeable.

 Thanks for the great tutorial Andy ... more

Carina Gardner

Posted: 25 August 2011 at 2:37 p.m.

We are pleased to announce that Carina Gardner has joined our design team. We have long admired her work and feel she brings a new and exciting look to Riley Blake Designs.

Carina has a wealth a talent, She has a MA and Ph.D. in Design from the University ... more

Trick or Treat Table Runner

Posted: 23 August 2011 at 4:03 p.m.

Have you seen our New tutorial today?  It is a Trick or Treat table runner brought to you by Rebecca Woods.

Now that the kids are back in school (first official day today), it is time to get started on some sewing projects.  Get to work on this one and ... more

Quilt Finalists

Posted: 19 August 2011 at 12:29 p.m.

The 10 finalists in our Quilting Contest are posted and voting can begin. A big thanks to everyone who entered, there were so many beautiful and interesting quilts.  Take a moment to view the quilts and cast your vote on your favorite.  I think you will find it is hard ... more

Gather Love baby quilt

Posted: 17 August 2011 at 9:29 a.m.

Did you happen to see our latest tutorial on Cutting Corners College.  If not take a look....Mandy of Little Birdie Secrets, uses Sew Cherry fabric to create this adorable baby quilt.

Look how she made her center blocks.  Clever!

Thanks Mandy!


Posted: 16 August 2011 at 8:08 a.m.

Lori Holt recently finished a fabric line called Millie's closet due out next spring. Lori shared with us the inspiration for this line, her Grandma Millie, and told us some endearing things about this sweet lady. So, when we heard last week that Lori's Grandma Millie passed away ... more


Posted: 12 August 2011 at 6:54 p.m.

We are adding something new, an e-Newsletter, for friends of Riley Blake Designs. If you would like to receive our Riley Blake newsletter, click on Newsletter (above) to subscribe.   We would love to keep you in to loop of all the happenings at Riley Blake Designs! more

Winner of Promenade bundle

Posted: 12 August 2011 at 9:30 a.m.

Winner of Promenade fat quarter bundle is:

55. This summer I've been clearing out those pesky UFO's. Got 2 back from the quilter and am binding the second one now as a gift for a friend. Also working on a big a** tote bag for myself. Patty C ... more

Flying geese and Lone Star quilt blocks

Posted: 10 August 2011 at 12:55 p.m.

Just one more week to get your quilts entered into our contest....don't delay....get them done and entered!

Have you always wanted to learn how to make the perfect 

Lone Star or Flying Geese quilt block ...visit Cutting Corners today and learn how.  Deonn gives great step by ... more

Quilts for those we love...

Posted: 3 August 2011 at 2:43 p.m.

Do you ever feel like time is flying by, even when you would like to put the brakes on? Everyday?! My oldest child graduated from high school in June and is off to college in a couple of weeks and I am really trying to put on my big girl ... more

Happy Market Sack

Posted: 2 August 2011 at 2:37 p.m.

You need to get this.....

And visit this...Cutting Corners College

To make this....

This happier bag is designed by Micky Zimmer and is this weeks tutorial on Cutting Corners College. What a great idea for using our Rolie Polies (2 1/2 strips). more
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