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 ... ...read 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 ... ...read 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 ... ...read 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 ... ...read 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 ... ...read 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 ... ...read 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 ... ...read 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 ... ...read more

RBD Knit LOVE Blog Tour: Smashed Peas & Carrots

18 Mar 2015

Today, we are excited to hop on over to Smashed Peas & Carrots to see how Maggie, one of our amazing Project Design Team members, has put together this fabulous infinity scarf! Maggie is mom to 4 beautiful children. Her blog functions as a repository for her creative projects, recipes and family memories. Today, Maggie gives us the secret to making this infinity scarf out of our jersey knit fabric. Hop on over to Smashed Peas and Carrots for the details! RBD Jersey LOVE Blog Tour Schedule: March 2: Riley Blake Designs March 3: Figgy's March 5: EYMM March 6 ... ...read more

RBD Knit LOVE Blog Tour: My Childhood Treasures

17 Mar 2015


CUTE! That pretty well sums up our thoughts on the model, the dress and the fabric featured on the next stop of our RBD Knit LOVE Blog Tour. Dixi from My Childhood Treasures is showing off her darling Charlotte Dress pattern made with Riley Blake jersey knit fabric. Dixi worked for years in women's fashion design, but made the transition into children's patterns when her daughter was born. My Childhood Treasures patterns have a classic, yet very modern feel to them. Hop on over to the blog to see more of these fantastic patterns and to get the ... ...read more

RBD Knit LOVE Blog Tour: The Cottage Mama

16 Mar 2015

Today's stop on our blog tour takes us to The Cottage Mama, where Lindsay shows off the newest addition to her family wearing a darling outfit sewn with our luscious Riley Blake Jersey Knit Fabric. Lindsay, mom of 4 beautiful children, is the amazing talent behind The Cottage Mama blog and pattern shop. The Cottage Mama patterns have a timeless quality to them, destined to become cherished heirlooms. Stop by The Cottage Mama to find out more about this darling outfit, which features the Maisie Skirt & Legging Pattern. Be sure to also find out about Lindsay's newly released ... ...read more

RBD Knit LOVE Blog Tour: Tie Dye Diva

14 Mar 2015

Today's stop on the RBD Knit LOVE Blog Tour takes us to Tie Dye Diva Designs where you'll get a quick tutorial for this cute little headband! Jen, owner of Tie Dye Diva, is a mother of 3 children, an avid sewist and crafter. In addition to sewing and creating patterns, Jen loves to hand dye items, hence the name Tie Dye Diva. Jen sells her patterns through her Etsy shop, where you'll find a sweet assortment of patterns for children and babies. Today, Jen is showing off one of her patterns sewn with Riley Blake Jersey ... ...read more
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