Articles in February 2012

Design Team Wednesday~Modern Log Cabin Pillow Cover

Posted: 29 February 2012 at 9 a.m.
Hello! I'm Heather Jones of I am so excited to share my first project as a member of Riley Blake's Design Team with you today! We'll be making a fun Modern Log Cabin pillow cover with an envelope closure using some of Carina Gardner ... more

Fabulous Foxy Flannel Quilt

Posted: 28 February 2012 at 9:42 a.m.

Today's Cutting Corner's tutorial is called Fabulous Foxy Flannels by Kim Hanson.  Kim demonstrates how to make a flannel rag quilt that incorporates machine embroidery, using our Fox Trail's fabric line.

Great idea you machine embroider? more

Where Women Create Giveaway!

Posted: 25 February 2012 at midnight
Remember when we told you that we are featured in this month's issue of Where Women Create For those who missed it, we're excited to announce a series of articles under the title of the Business of the Studio that will be running throughout the year.

To celebrate ... more

Dresden Sheep Pin Cushion

Posted: 24 February 2012 at 11:25 a.m.

Visit Cutting Corners College to see this week's pincushion by Sally's Angelworks.

Dresden Sheep Pin Cushion more

DARLING Baby Bib Tutorial!

Posted: 23 February 2012 at 4:01 p.m.
Hi everyone! Hope you're all enjoying your day. We just wanted to share this DARLING baby bib tutorial from our Project Design Team member Tam of Sew Dang Cute. She used our Mod Tod Laminated Cottons ... What a great idea for a bib! I wish I had them when ... more

Design Team Wednesday~Doll Sleeping Bag and Pillow Tutorial

Posted: 22 February 2012 at 9 a.m.
Hello! My name is Melissa Mortenson and I blog over at  I am extremely excited to be a part of the Riley Blake Design team and to be sharing my first project with you today.
Today I'm going to show you how to make this fun ... more

Mod Tod Quilt on Cutting Corners College

Posted: 21 February 2012 at 3:08 p.m.

Jackie White created this beautiful quilt using Mod Tod Fabric.  Visit Cutting Corners College today and see how easy it is to make. more

Cathedral Window Pincushion

Posted: 17 February 2012 at 6:18 p.m.

We love Pincushion Fridays!  Visit Cutting Corners College to see this week's tutorial.

Cathedral Window Pincushion Tutorial

by Susanne Klemm more

Quilts of Valor

Posted: 16 February 2012 at 8:35 p.m.

I wanted to share a beautiful story from Lynne of Page Arizonia.  Quilt of Valor is a  project that was started in July of last year. These ladies pieced all of these quilts and then Lynne quilted them. Each quilt was bound and labeled by the volunteers.  The quilts were ... more

Design Team Wednesday~Nursery Floor Pillow Tutorial

Posted: 15 February 2012 at 9 a.m.
Fly A Kite Nursery Floor Pillow Tutorial
Hi! I'm Maureen from Maureen Cracknell Handmade and I am SO excited to be a part of the Riley Blake Design Team!! Today I'm sharing a tutorial for a kite themed nursery floor pillow using Riley Blake's new Fly A Kite collection by October Afternoon. This step ... more

Happy Valentines day!

Posted: 14 February 2012 at 11:58 a.m.

Show your sweetheart some love.  

Learn how to make these Raw-Edge Machine Appliqué hearts today on Cutting Corners College taught by Deonn Stott.

Deonn demonstrates four different methods of raw edge applique...which one is your favorite? more

Ruffle Heart Pincushion.

Posted: 10 February 2012 at 3 p.m.

Did you see today's pincushion on Cutting Corners College..... brought to you by our own Jen Allyson!  Perfect for Valentines Day! more

Design Team Wednesday~Simple Spring Skirts

Posted: 8 February 2012 at 9 a.m.
One reason that Liz and I started our blog was to show everyone that if we could sew, then basically anyone could.  We sometimes feel like we are living out Gusteau's line from the movie Ratatouille, when he said, "Anyone can cook!"
But we have changed it to "Anyone ... more

Sun Hat!

Posted: 7 February 2012 at 11:34 a.m.

Don't miss today's Cutting Corners tutorial. I am dreaming of warmer days...your little ones will be ready for the beach with this Tulip Petal Sun Hat. more

Website Make-over

Posted: 6 February 2012 at 5:55 p.m.

What do you think of our new Blog make-over?  We are working on making our entire website more user friendly....stay tuned. 

FYI: We just released a new video today that talks about our new Riley Blake Designs' Project Kits.  We pre-sold these kits at Quilt Market in Houston and ... more

Where Women Create!!

Posted: 3 February 2012 at 9:55 a.m.

We feel very honored to be featured in this month's issue of Where Women Create and are extremely excited to announce a series of articles under the title of the Business of the Studio that will be running throughout the year.

This is a teaser page, we have two ... more

Design Team Wednesday~Notebook Folder Tutorial

Posted: 1 February 2012 at 9 a.m.
Hi there, I am Becky from Ucreate .  I am so excited to be a part of the Riley Blake Design Team. 
This year I look forward to sharing some great tutorials with you using the amazing fabric of Riley Blake Designs .  This month I chose some fabric from the Dainty ... more
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