Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Plush Bunny Toy

01 Apr 2015

Bunny Plush Toy by Lindsay Wilkes from The Cottage Mama.

  My children love stuffed animals. With Easter upon us, I wanted to make a sweet little bunny plush toy for our new baby girl, Josephine Mae. This bunny rabbit takes no time at all to sew, so if you're still looking for something to make for your little ones, give this a try! Bunny Plush Toy Fabric: Milk, Sugar, Flower from Riley Blake Designs by Lindsay Wilkes from The Cottage Mama Supplies: 1 Fat Quarter woven cotton fabric 14" ribbon or trim Hand sewing needle Embroidery floss (if you want to add an eye to the ... more

RBD Knit LOVE Blog Tour: Lilly Giggle

31 Mar 2015

Today's stop on the RBD Knit LOVE Blog Tour takes us to Lilly Giggle, where Beth shows us how to add a yoga waistband to her Petunia Petal Pants pattern. Yoga waistbands are so comfortable and easy to incorporate into clothing, so we are excited that she is sharing such fantastic, detailed instruction with all of us! Beth, owner and creative mastermind behind Lilly Giggle, manages to homeschool her 5 darling children while also finding time to design and sell fabulous PDF patterns! Amazing! Hop on over to Lilly Giggle to get the details on these cute patterns and ... more

RBD Knit LOVE Blog Tour: Heidi & Finn

30 Mar 2015

As our RBD Knit LOVE Blog Tour continues, we are excited to introduce you to Heidi & Finn: Modern Wears for Kids. Their name says it all - clothing patterns that are modern, yet timeless in design and wearability. The Heidi & Finn blog is full of tutorials and information on her patterns, which can be found in her Etsy Shop. We are excited to get a peek at Heidi & Finn's brand new pattern release, the "Sugar n' Spice Dress & Romper" made out of our also newly released Aztec Knit in Blue. We think it looks fabulous! We also get a peek ... more

RBD Knit LOVE Blog Tour: Foo Foo Threads

28 Mar 2015

Today's stop on the RBD Knit LOVE Blog Tour takes us to Foo Foo Threads. Jocelyn, owner of Foo Foo Threads, designs PDF Patterns for little girls clothing FILLED with yummy ruffles and girly details.  Today, Jocelyn shows us her Cricket Top and Strawberry Fields patterns made with our darling Cottage Garden and Houndstooth knit fabrics. We love all of the ruffle and rouching details. So comfortable and cute! Head on over to the Foo Foo Threads blog to find out how you can get a free pattern from her Etsy shop! RBD Jersey LOVE Blog Tour Schedule:  March ... more

RBD Knit LOVE Blog Tour: Elegance & Elephants

27 Mar 2015

Today's stop on the RBD Knit LOVE Blog Tour takes us to Elegance & Elephants - how cute is that name? Heidi, the creative talent behind Elegance & Elephants is the mom of two adorable children. Heidi has set a personal goal of no longer purchasing clothing for her children that she could make herself. Judging by the photos on her blog, her kids must be the best-dressed kids in town! Talk about inspiring! Today, Heidi shows us this adorable little boy t-shirt pattern and is also offering this FREE Bubble Sleeve Dress Pattern! Head on over to Elegance & Elephants for the ... more

RBD Knit LOVE Blog Tour: Free Time Frolics

26 Mar 2015

Today we are excited to introduce you to Adrienne of Free Time Frolics. Adrienne is mom to 4 adorable kids, blogger, and talented pattern designer. Adrienne's blog, Free Time Frolics is full of ideas, recipes, crafts, and sewing tutorials. Her patterns, sold under the name Cosette's closet, can be found in her Etsy shop and in independent quilt shops. Today, Adrienne is showing us her 30 minute tunic pattern made with both our Quatrefoil and Aztec print jersey knit fabrics. Hop on over to Free Time Frolics to find out more! RBD Jersey LOVE Blog Tour Schedule:  March ... more

Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Fabric Basket Tutorial

25 Mar 2015


Hello fabric friends. I'm Amy and love to share my latest projects at my blog, Diary of a Quilter. Just in time for spring and Easter, I thought it would be fun to use Carina Gardner's latest collection, Wiltshire Daisy, to create a quilted fabric basket and eggs. The basket comes together quickly - and looks like patchwork thanks to the fun 'cheater' prints that are part of the Wiltshire Daisy collection. The fabric requirements for this project are: 1/4 yard outside fabric (patchwork cheater print) 1/4 yard lining fabric (pink polka dots) 1/4 yard Pellon ... more

RBD Knit LOVE Blog Tour: Lucy Blaire Handmade

24 Mar 2015

Today on the RBD Knit LOVE Blog Tour, we introduce you to Lucy Blaire Handmade, where she shows us how to transform her adorable Lucky Girl Dress Pattern into this equally cute and comfy sweatshirt made with our super soft Roots & Wings jersey knit fabric. Lucy fine-tuned her sewing skills while working in a custom drapery workroom. Eventually, she decided to break out on her own, and Lucy Blaire Handmade was born! Lucy has an adorable array of stuffed animal patterns, which we at Riley Blake LOVE to work with. She recently invited us to participate in a blog tour ... more

RBD Knit LOVE Blog Tour: Sew Straight & Gather

23 Mar 2015

We are excited to introduce you to Sew Straight & Gather today as we begin a new week on the RBD Knit LOVE Blog Tour! Sew Straight & Gather offers sewing patterns for children's clothing that are beautiful, fresh and modern. Terri, talented designer and owner of Sew Straight & Gather, is offering this FREE Geo Dress pattern in the coming weeks - wow! Hop on over to her blog for all of the details. We love how Terri contrasted the sharp angles of her dress with the soft curved motif of the Cottage Garden floral knit fabric. This is a look that ... more

RBD Knit LOVE Blog Tour: Ellie Inspired

21 Mar 2015

Ellie Inspired is today's stop on the RBD Knit LOVE Blog Tour and we are in for a treat! This Ellie Inspired Sporty Girl dress is absolutely adorable! The layered shirt look and kangaroo pocket juxtaposed against the floral fabric and ruffled skirt make it the perfect combination of girly and sporty. They opted to use knits designed by Patty Young exclusively for Riley Blake Designs, and they look fantastic! The folks at Ellie Inspired didn't stop there - they also made a matching dress for an 18" doll. Sweet! Hop on over to Ellie Inspired for more details ... more

RBD Knit LOVE Blog Tour: Fishsticks Designs

20 Mar 2015

Today, on our RBD Knit LOVE Blog Tour we are excited to feature Fishsticks Designs! We have had many opportunities to work with Bonnie, owner of Fishticks, over the years, and we think she is amazing. Bonnie is the mom of 6 beautiful children, and most recently, two precious foster children. In addition to being supermom and running her pattern business, she also homeschools her children - whew! We're exhausted just thinking about it all! Bonnie made these totally awesome Charlie Tees out of our equally awesome Ninja knit fabric. Hop on over to Fishsticks Designs for more details on ... more

RBD Knit LOVE Blog Tour: Greenstyle Creations

19 Mar 2015

Today's stop on the RBD Knit LOVE Blog Tour takes us to Greenstyle Creations. Angie, from Greenstyle used Patty Young's Spearmint Vivid Fireworks fabric to make up the beautiful Katy Dress pattern. She didn't stop there! She also found time to whip up these seriously awesome Lucy Leggings using our popular Cottage Garden Triangles knit fabric. Greenstyle has patterns for the whole family that are modern, versatile and comfortable. You'll also find fantastic tutorials for sewing with knit fabrics on their blog. Hop on over to Greenstyle Creations to find out more about the Lucy Leggings ... more
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