Articles in March 2012

Dainty Blossom's Couch Pincushion

Posted: 30 March 2012 at 1:29 p.m.

Today's  pincushion is called Dainty Blossoms Couch Pincushion designed by  Bree McElroy. And look how holds more than pins.


 Perfect to set beside your sewing machine!

Visit Cutting Corners College and make one for yourself. more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Laminate Shower Curtain

Posted: 28 March 2012 at 9 a.m.
Today's tutorial comes from our friend Char of
Early last month I got the chance to explore the Riley Blake warehouse…and it was every bit as fabulous as you’d imagine. There were laminated cottons as far as the eye could see.

(Crappy cell phone pic)
I knew ... more

Spring has Sprung

Posted: 26 March 2012 at 10:05 p.m.

There is something special about seeing the first crocuses pop out of ground.

Spring is in the air.

With spring.....comes spring cleaning.

Today's tutorial will help you organize.

Sara of Porcupine Quilts has designed this Children's Accessory Holder. Visit Cutting Corners College and take a look. more

Western Star pincushion

Posted: 23 March 2012 at 1:36 p.m.

Howdy cowboys and cowgirls, check out this week's pincushion designed by Shelly Pagliai using Saddle Up Fabric. more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Indoor Awning

Posted: 21 March 2012 at 9 a.m.
never looked sew good!
Materials needed:
Less than 1.5 yds  for topper material ( same for backing)
No tools
Thread notions
And some lumber and felt pads.
If you have admired outdoor awnings as much as I, then you will love the ease of this indoor awning, that ... more

Sew Together project

Posted: 19 March 2012 at 1:01 p.m.

 Jackie White has a new tutorial on Cutting Corners College using our Sew Together products.  

If you have a crafty child this would make a great project to do together. more

New: Organic Cottons and Knits!

Posted: 17 March 2012 at 9 a.m.

Coming this Summer! more

Patchwork Pincushion

Posted: 16 March 2012 at 10:28 a.m.

Check out this week's pincushion tutorial on Cutting Corners College.  Melissa Mortenson is one of our Project Design team members and has used Fly a Kite fabric for this patchwork pincushion. Adorable.

 We also want to let you know that Tam of Sew Dang Cute is having a- give-away ... more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Laminated Scalloped Tablecloth

Posted: 14 March 2012 at 9 a.m.
Hi there!!
 I'm Jen from Tatertots & Jello. I'm a mom of 4 and I love to share creative ideas and tutorials on my site. I am thrilled to be on the Riley Blake Design Team. And, to tell you the truth, I'm also a little intimidated to ... more

Farm Fresh baby book!

Posted: 13 March 2012 at 10:50 a.m.

Check out this adorable baby book made out of Farm Fresh fabric designed by Danny of Mommy for Reals.

This is only one of the pages from the book. You can tell that this is made by a quilter because when you flip each page there is a new quilt ... more

Chenille Appique Basics

Posted: 12 March 2012 at 9:37 a.m.

Deonn Stott WOWS us again with today's tutorial,

Chenille Appliqué Basics on Cutting Corners College.


Learn how to make your own Chenille that can be appliqued to a pillow, quilt or anything that needs a little pizazz.

Plus our friends at Fabric Shop Network have been busy making ... more

Triangular Log Cabin Pincushion Tutorial

Posted: 9 March 2012 at 11:05 a.m.

Today's pincushion is  by Jeni of In Color Order and is called Triangular Log Cabin Pincushion using Woodland Tails fabric.

Visit Cutting Corners College to see the entire tutorial. more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Embellished Hoodie Tutorial

Posted: 7 March 2012 at 9 a.m.
Hi, my name is Lindsay Wilkes from The Cottage Mama and I am so excited to be part of the Riley Blake Designs Project Design Team!  I was thrilled when they invited me to be part of the group and I still can't believe that I am here sharing ... more

Dainty Blossom table runner

Posted: 6 March 2012 at 2:36 p.m.

Today on Cutting Corners College we have featured a Dainty Blossom table runner tutorial by Silly Mama Quilts.

Perfect for spring! more

Fabric and Fun in New Orleans

Posted: 5 March 2012 at 4:35 p.m.

Bret and I recently went to New Orleans and enjoyed the food, the music and the architecture.

This is Emeril's kitchen in New Orleans...the best food around.

The live Jazz music made us melt in our seats.

And the beautiful homes located by Tulane University made us stop ... more

Spring Chicken pincushion

Posted: 2 March 2012 at 9:31 a.m.

Deonn Stott shows us how to make Spring Chicken pincushions! Visit  Cutting Corners College and see all the different varieties you can make.

The angry bird pincushion made my day.

I am ready for spring how about you? more
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