Articles in June 2012

Blowfish pincushion

Posted: 29 June 2012 at 6:57 a.m.

We have another fantastic pincushion this week, a Bohemian Blowfish pincushion.

This kitschy pincushion uses Bohemian Festival fabric and is brought to you by Bree McElroy of Distant Pickles. Have you ever seen anything like this, fabulous!

Click here to see the entire tutorial.

Also featured this week on Cutting ... more

Project Design Team Wednesday~ PVC Lemonade Stand

Posted: 27 June 2012 at 9 a.m.
A few weeks ago Elizabeth and I took a whirl wind one day trip to the LA fashion district.  It was so much fun but at the end of the day we were worn out! 
As we sat in the airport waiting for our late flight we talked about the ... more

Bohemian Festival Pincushion

Posted: 24 June 2012 at 10:10 p.m.

Molly Culley from Stitch-N-Thyme Designs shared with us a quick pincushion that is really beautiful.  "This project showcases Lila Tueller's gorgeous Bohemian Festival fabric...the perfect fabric for fresh summer sewing!" Visit Cutting Corners College to view the entire tutorial. more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Raggedy Scallop Baby Quilt

Posted: 20 June 2012 at 9 a.m.
Hi, it’s Becky at Ucreate again.  I love being here and sharing my latest creation with you. 
This month I used the Riley Blake fabric Apple of My Eye and made a Raggedy Scallop Baby Quilt with a full tutorial just for you.  ENJOY!
Reggedy Scallop Quilt Tutorial 
Let’s get started!        
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Puppy Placemat

Posted: 19 June 2012 at 11:45 a.m.

 Ok dog lovers, this tutorial is for you! Sara from Porcupine Quilts has designed this doggy placement for man's best friend. She used our new fabric collection Puppy Park.

Visit Cutting Corners College to view the entire tutorial. more

Two For One Pincushions!

Posted: 15 June 2012 at 3:51 p.m.
Today we've got TWO FOR ONE Pincushions!
First up is this DARLING Pincushion Cottage from Doodlebug Design!
Click HERE for the complete instructions, plus information on purchasing the embellishment kit.

Next, we've got the lovely Let's Fly a Kite Pincushion from Natt Smith of Awesomeness of Crafting ... more

Pat Sloan Interviews Cindy!

Posted: 14 June 2012 at 1:04 p.m.

Pat Sloan's Creative Talk Radio 

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Cindy sat down with Pat Sloan at Quilt Market to talk about all about Riley Blake Designs! If you want some behind the scenes information, you MUST check it out! We just love Pat and are thankful to her for taking the time to chat. Click HERE to listen and ... more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Simple Basket Liners

Posted: 13 June 2012 at 9 a.m.
Hi everyone! I’m Tam from Sew Dang Cute, and I’m thrilled to be back here to share another tutorial with you.
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Last time I made a quilt, so this time I wanted to do something a little more simple, and went with basket liners.
Simple Basket Liners
My son’s toys ... more

Applique made easy

Posted: 12 June 2012 at 8:43 a.m.

Ever wonder how to applique those perfect circles? Deonn Stott teaches you how, visit Cutting Corners College to learn her time tested technique. more

Alpine Wonderland pincushion

Posted: 8 June 2012 at 7:48 a.m.

 Have you seen this week's featured pincushion? Brooke of Silly Mama Quilts created these fun Christmas trees using our new Alpine Wonderland fabric collection. Click here to view the entire tutorial. more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Bohemian Skirt

Posted: 6 June 2012 at 9 a.m.
Hi. I'm Char from

Today I am sharing a super easy skirt tutorial using Lila Tueller's new
First you'll want to measure the waist of the intended wearer. Determine the finished length you want the skirt to be.
Yardage requirements
Provided the waist of ... more

"Tumbling Blocks" pattern winners

Posted: 5 June 2012 at 6:49 p.m.
Congrats to the 10 winners of a free Quilt pattern "Tumbling Blocks" designed by Kim Jolly using Vintage Baby fabrics (winners chosen by Random Number Generator)
2. I love Millies closet and Ombre, the dots. Cant go wrong with dots! I love the vintage look of Millies closet. They all ... more

Jane Bag tutorial

Posted: 4 June 2012 at 4:05 p.m.

We have a fantastic bag tutorial today on Cutting Corners College Click here to see the entire tutorial.

We will announce the winners of the free Vintage baby pattern tomorrow...there is still time to let us know your favorite fabric line shown at Quilt Market. more

Baby news! and a Vintage baby pattern give-away

Posted: 1 June 2012 at 1:03 p.m.

News Flash:

My husband hates his picture taken, but this was a special occasion.  This Sweet Lady dropped by our booth to tell us the name of her new grand baby girl....any guesses.  Riley Blake!  We are honored.  I have waited until now to post this picture because I ... more
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