How'd you like to WIN a FQ bundle?

01 Oct 2012


  This week we're giving away a Fat Quarter bundle of our latest line, The Simple Life! That's 22 18"x22" cuts! One each of the entire line! Think of all the great things you can make:) We love this line and are so excited to share it with you, so don't miss this giveaway! You can either enter here or on our FACEBOOK page, just get your entry in by 10/9 at 12:01 EST.    a Rafflecopter giveaway ...read more

Fabric Silhouette cover

01 Oct 2012

Today on Cutting Corners College, we have a new tutorial on how to make a Silhouette cover. Andrea of Knitty Bitties, uses The Simple Life fabic line to create this fabric cover.  Look at the adorable hand embroidery block that was added.

This is a great idea to keep this expensive machine protected and now it is cute enough to leave out on display. Click here to view the entire tutorial.  ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Scrappy Improv Wall Hanging

26 Sep 2012

 

      scrappy improv wall hanging designed by Heather Jones for Riley Blake Designs   Looking for something to make with your leftover scraps of fabric? This simple project transforms leftover bits and pieces of fabric and makes a completely unique wall hanging out of an improvised log cabin quilt block. It's a great project to polish up your quilting skills with, too.   Please read all instructions before getting started. All seam allowances are 1/4 inch.           materials:   scraps of Riley Blake cotton fabrics (I used a variety of Riley Blake basics in chevron and solid cotton) all purpose thread machine quilting ... ...read more

Hourglass Quilt

24 Sep 2012

Need a new Quilting project? Shelly Pagliai from Prairie Moon Quilts, has a tutorial on making this beautiful Hourglass quilt, featuring Good Life fabric. Click here to view the entire tutorial. 

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Halloween Wall Hanging

24 Sep 2012

Did you see this cute wall hanging posted on Friday. Brought to you by Kaylynn's creations, Kaylynn makes good use of our Costume Clubhouse panel. The wall hanging is reversible click here to view the entire tutorial.

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Daisy Cottage fabric dress

21 Sep 2012

It is always fun to see our fabrics in unexpected places. What a cute Daisy Cottage dress.  

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Announcing ... The Create Kids Couture/Riley Blake Designs GIVEAWAY!

21 Sep 2012

 

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Project Design Team Wednesday~Halloween Apron

19 Sep 2012


Hi! I'm Melissa Mortenson from the Polkadot Chair blog! Today I'm sharing with you a tutorial for this very "batty" apron! Stop by my blog for a chance to win some Costume Clubhouse Fat Quarters and Gray Chevron Fabric!!     I love Halloween! I thought it would be fun to have a cute apron to greet the trick or treaters this year. This apron is make from the amazing Riley Blake Chevrons (the small chevron) and the Costume Clubhouse line of fabric. This apron is fully lined, features 2 pockets and adjustable ties for the back and the neck ... ...read more

Swaddle Blanket

18 Sep 2012

Jamie from SunFlower Quilts has a tutorial to share on Cutting Corners College using flannel fabrics. It is a swaddle blanket, which would make a great gift for a new mom.   Click here to view the entire tutorial

Our Riley Blake flannels are so soft.......flannels are not just for babies, our family loves flannel blankets!  They are the best for snuggling with the ones you love! ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~ Dresden Pocket Half Apron

12 Sep 2012

Dresden Pocket Half Apron

  Today I'm sharing a tutorial for a new Half Apron Pattern, using the gorgeous Willow fabric collection by My Mind's Eye for Riley Blake Designs. I used the fabric prints as inspiration to create a Flower Dresden Pocket on each side and a little pleated detail down the center! If you have any questions leave a comment or feel free to email me at maureencracknell@hotmail.com. anytime!! Now let's get started!!     What you'll need : : 4 - Willow prints measuring 4.5" x 18" from which you'll cut your Dresden pieces (you'll need 20 pattern ... ...read more

Cowboy Boot pincushion

07 Sep 2012

Howdy!  All you cowgirls out there are going to love today's pincushion tutorial.  Samantha Walker designer of Saddle Up fabric, used her designer cloth to create this adorable cowboy boot!

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Project Design Team Wednesday~Bow Pocket Tutorial

05 Sep 2012

If there is one thing that we like to make over at Simple Simon and Company it would be skirts. (Lots and lots of skirts.) We think that skirts are the perfect sewing project for anyone from beginners to advanced seamstresses and today we are sharing two simple ways to embellish any skirt.   Elizabeth and I will each be using some of Riley Blake's solid fabrics (they have some of the most delicious colors) with a detail from one of our favorite lines.    Elizabeth will be going first with her Bow Pocket Tutorial.

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