End of Summer ... HUGE Giveaway!

15 Aug 2012

Hi everyone! We're participating in this FABULOUS end of summer giveaway courtesy of our friend Kristen Duke of  

 Here's what she's got to say ...  ~ The end of summer is drawing to a close, and what better way to go out with a BANG than to have a massive giveaway? I banded together with some of my favorite handmade shops and bloggers to offer this giveaway worth nearly $1200!! The most exciting part? We'll have 50 winners total! Do you want to see what is up for grabs?!? 1. Orange Blossom 11x14 Frame 2. $100 gift card ... ...read more

Pieces of Hope

13 Aug 2012


  We are so proud to announce that Pieces of Hope is shipping this week!  For those who haven't heard, this is our line that we have created to increase autism awareness. You can read more about Pieces of Hope HERE. ~ In honor of this event, we're giving away a FABULOUS Pieces of Hope prize pack including:   A Fat Quarter Pack containing 21 18"x22" cuts-one of each print, a 10" Stacker containing all 21 prints and a Rolie Polie containing 2.5" Strips of each of the 21 prints! All you need to do to enter the giveaway ... ...read more

Candy roll pincushion

11 Aug 2012

Shelly Pagllai, from Prairie Moon Quilts, shows you how to make a candy pincushion on Cutting Corners College using the soft colors of Willow.

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A word about our contests ...

10 Aug 2012

Hi everyone! First off, We'd like to congratulate Melonie who won our last contest of the Marguerite FQ bundle. CONGRATULATIONS! Next, we'd like to share some information about our contests. Facebook has VERY strict rules about running contests on a FB wall, therefore we have to use an app. This app takes the contest off of our main wall, which might have caused some confusion. You can always get to this area by clicking the "GIVEAWAY" tab right below our Timeline picture, as shown here:  

We will also be sure to post the app on our blog as ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Laminate Cafe

08 Aug 2012

   

    Good Morning - introducing my Laminate CAFE...  Big Thanks to Riley Blake Designs    #1 for making a laminate I absolutely love to work with #2 the opportunity to share with you my designs    Today I would like to share this laminate tablecloth with an easy way to string your casing!  It looks pretty easy, doesn't it?--- to get it to fit snug on a 30 inch square table..well let's see...       The problem I have every summer is my tablecloths never stays on my table.. I tried the weights that you put on each corner but with the extreme ... ...read more

Apple Blossom Quilt

06 Aug 2012

We have a great quilt tutorial featured on Cutting Corners College today. Tracy of 3 Little Birds is sharing a fun and fast technique. It is called the Disappearing Nine Patch and you won't believe how fast this quilt will go together using this technique.  Using Apple of My Eye fabric, the Quilt is called Apple Blossom. Click here to view the entire tutorial.

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Traveling pin cushion

03 Aug 2012

Our own Jina Barney is teaching us how to make this adorable Traveling Pincushion today on Cutting Corners College.

Any guesses on this fabric? Polka Dot stitches, by Lori Holt.  It will be available very soon.  Notice the pins....Jina made her own pins too. Click here to view the entire tutorial. I love that the top comes off and you are able to hide your stitching supplies below in the canister. Join the Club every Friday! ...read more

Sneak Peek of Cindy's Where Women Create Article ...

02 Aug 2012

We are pleased to give you a sneak peek into Cindy's latest article for  Where Women Create magazine. She's talking all about color trends ... You don't want to miss it!     Look for it on newsstands now.    

    And ...      Did you see our latest question on Facebook?            We want to know! Leave your comments here or on Facebook ~We want to get to know you~     PLUS you still have 1 MORE DAY to enter to win ...         Click HERE to enter!       ~Good luck and have a wonderful day~ ...read more

Laminate Lunch Sacks

01 Aug 2012

Summer is flying by and school is just around the corner. Get a jump on school supplies and make your kids their own designer laminate lunch sacks.

Jessica of Mama Jama Quilts has created a tutorial using Riley Blake laminates for lunch sacks. Click Here and visit Cutting Corners College and view the entire tutorial.  They are reusable....Go Green this school year! ...read more

Patchwork with Busy fingers

28 Jul 2012

There are some quilts that truly take your breath away and Sue Daley has many.  Her company Patchwork with Busy fingers is all about making pieced quilting easier.  These pictures where taken at Quilt Market in May...and I wish they were not so blurry...but Wow!

 I hope you can appreciate all the piece work that went into this Quilt. Simply amazing, look at all of the hand pieced scallops and the mitered border.   Sue Daley is one of our newest artists and her debut line, Prairie Rose is set to arrive in November.  Click here to view the ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Fat Quarter Tote

25 Jul 2012


Hi, my name is Lindsay Wilkes from The Cottage Mama and I'm back with an easy afternoon project called the 'Fat Quarter Tote'.  I fell in love with the fabric line, 'Seaside', by Riley Blake Designs the first time I saw it at quilt market back almost 9 months ago in Houston, TX.  The colors, the prints, the nautical feel......awwww, swoon.  I knew I had to use this line the minute it came out! Today's project, the Fat Quarter Tote, is a fully lined medium-sized tote bag made from six fat quarters (with a little bit of ... ...read more

Houndstooth quilt

23 Jul 2012

We have a quick and easy quilt tutorial featured on Cutting Corners College taught by Rebecca of Charley, Dee & Me.  This houndstooth quilt features Vintage Baby fabric by Lori Whitlock. Click Here to view the entire tutorial

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