Nancy Zeiman Quick Column Blog tour...with some fun pictures from Norway!

16 Sep 2014


I am exited to be apart of the Quick Column Quilts Blog tour, 2nd to last day! 09/04/14         Nancy Zieman 09/05/14         Quilt Taffy and Simple Simon & Co. 09/06/14         Diary of a Quilter  and Stitchin Jenny 09/07/14         A Woman a Day  and Craizee Corner                 09/08/14         Jina Barney Designz, Lilac Lane Patterns, and Totally Stitchin’  09/09/14         Esch House Quilts and The Cottage Mama 09/10/14         Designs in Machine Embroidery and Pat Sloan 09/12/14         Happy Valley Primitives, Doohikey Designs, and Quilt in a Day 09/13/14         Quilt ... ...read more

RBD Flannel Blog Tour: Week 1 Recap

15 Sep 2014


Stay tuned as the RBD Flannel Showcase Blog Tour continues this Thursday 9/19. We can't wait to see what the Stitching Scientist has concocted for us! 9/5 Riley Blake Designs - Flannel Play Dress 9/9 Quiltscapes - Pajama Pants & Pillow 9/12 Fishsticks Designs - Reversible Button Bibs 9/19 The Stitching Scientist - Toddler Nightgown 9/23 Sassy Quilter - Patchwork Dog Bed 9/26 Simple Simon & Co. - Flannel Pajamas 9/30 Fabric Mutt - Seat Cushion 10/3 Just Let Me Quilt - Nightgown & Quilted Cape 10/7 Jedi Craft Girl - Baby Blanket & Burpers 10/10 Rose and Odin - Christmas Pillowcase ... ...read more

Cake Block

15 Sep 2014


  Block of the Month for September...let it be CAKE. This is the last block for the BOM: Happy Birthday Quilt.  Wahoo! It is quick and easy, click on the video link above and take a look. Next month we will show you how to pull it all together.  ...read more

RBD Flannel Showcase Blog Tour: Reversible Button Bibs

12 Sep 2014


Our next stop on the RBD Flannel Blog Tour is with Bonnie at Sew Fishsticks. Bonnie shows off these bright, cheerful, easy-to-make Reversible Bibs. Bonnie includes some helpful tips and a link to a free pattern. Head on over to her blog for the full scoop!Be sure to follow along as we continue to feature more of our bloggers using Riley Blake Flannel:9/5 Riley Blake Designs - Flannel Play Dress 9/9 Quiltscapes - Pajama Pants & Pillow 9/12 Fishsticks Designs - Reversible Button Bibs 9/19 The Stitching Scientist - Toddler Nightgown 9/23 Sassy Quilter - Patchwork Dog Bed 9 ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Fast Four Patch Quilt

10 Sep 2014


This is one of my favorite go-to quilt patterns for a quick baby quilt. It works really well to show off a main 'focus' print contrasting with a variety of prints in scrappy four-patch blocks. For this quilt I am using the new Riley Blake collection Trendsetter, in stores now. I really love the color palette in this collection. The collection includes some versatile basics like the stars ad the mini houndstooth print. I'm especially smitten with those multi-print circles. I added in some coordinating solids in Seafoam and Coral as well as the Navy Swiss Dots for variety ... ...read more

RBD Flannel Showcase Blog Tour: Pajama Pants & Pillow

09 Sep 2014


It is Day 2 of our RBD Flannel Showcase Blog Tour and we are excited to give a big shout out to Deonn at Quiltscapes, where she not only shows us the Pajama Pants & Matching Pillow she made, but gives some great sewing tips along the way. Hop on over to her blog to see more pictures and get the full scoop!Be sure to follow along as we continue to feature more of our bloggers using Riley Blake Flannel9/5 Riley Blake Designs - Flannel Play Dress 9/9 Quiltscapes - Pajama Pants & Pillow 9/12 Fishsticks Designs - Reversible Button Bibs ... ...read more

Nancy Zieman Quick Column Quilts Blog Tour

08 Sep 2014


Speaking of Blog Tours, Nancy Zieman has a blog tour going on right now featuring quilts made from her brand new book, Quick Column Quilts. Our very own Jina Barney blogged about a gorgeous quilt she made, called the Happy-Go-Lucky Chevron Quilt, which features our Riley Blake solids. Here is a sneak peak, but hop on over to her blog for more details. Nancy Zieman is pleased to announce that 27 bloggers will feature various projects or techniques from Quick Column Quilts, starting September 4 and ending September 17th. Please follow along! 09/04/14 Nancy Zieman 09/05/14 ... ...read more

The RBD Flannel Showcase Blog Tour is Underway!

08 Sep 2014


Our RBD Flannel Showcase Blog Tour is officially under way and we can't wait to see what all of our fantastic bloggers have been creating! If you missed our first post, be sure to check it out. Have you thought about making dresses in flannel? If not, think again, because this adorable little play dress may just change your mind. Our next stop on the Blog Tour is with Deonn at Quiltscapes. Deonn has been contributing to our blog on a regular basis and always has some nuggets of sewing wisdom to share with us! Be sure to check ... ...read more

RBD Flannel Showcase Blog Tour: Play Dress

05 Sep 2014


It's time to kick-off our Riley Blake Designs Flannel Showcase Blog Tour! This blog tour is all about inspiration. Bloggers from near and far will be showcasing their favorite Flannel projects, using Riley Blake Flannel fabrics.Day 1: The Flannel DressNothing speaks of summertime outings and picnics like a simple, traditional cotton Gingham check, but pair that same Gingham print with our top quality Flannel and you have a cozy fabric perfect for cooler temperatures.Today, I will be showing off this fun play dress I made with my cute little friend, Mia, in mind.Let me tell you ... ...read more

RBD Flannel Showcase Blog Tour!

04 Sep 2014


Our Riley Blake Flannel Showcase Blog Tour begins tomorrow! We are kicking off the fall season with 7 weeks of ideas and inspiration for sewing with Riley Blake Flannel! 9/5 Riley Blake Designs - Flannel Play Dress 9/9 Quiltscapes - Pajama Pants & Pillow 9/12 Fishsticks Designs - Reversible Button Bibs 9/19 The Stitching Scientist - Toddler Nightgown 9/23 Sassy Quilter - Patchwork Dog Bed 9/26 Simple Simon & Co. - Flannel Pajamas 9/30 Fabric Mutt - Seat Cushion 10/3 Just Let Me Quilt - Nightgown & Quilted Cape 10/7 Jedi Craft Girl - Baby Blanket & Burpers 10/10 Rose and Odin - Christmas ... ...read more

How to Make Quilted Letters

03 Sep 2014

     

  Hi all, it's Becky from U Create! I love when I get to share cute things here at the Riley Blake blog.  Everything here is beautiful and I love being in such great company.     School started last week for my little ones and my baby is now in Kindergarten.  As I practiced her letters with her one night I thought about how my mom had made her kids a ton flannel board stories to help us learn.  I decided to make my daughter some flannel board letters to practice on her own.     Supply List: 1/2 yard Riley Blake ... ...read more

Blog highlights this week

30 Aug 2014


Our friends at Simple Simon Company featured a dress made out of a main print from Olivia, a Penny Rose line. You would never guess this is a reproduction 1920's print. Click here to visit Simple Simon Company's website and view the post.Nancy Zieman featured a jewelry caddie tutorial. Click on the link above to watch the video. We were able to visit with all three of these fantastic ladies (plus other friends) at Baby Lock Tech, which Jina and I were fortunate enough to attend in St. Louis. It was an amazing event...and we were ... ...read more
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