Applique basics

09 Jul 2012

Ever wonder how quilters get those intricate little pieces appliquéd onto quilts?  Today on Cutting Corners College Deonn Stott gives great tips for practical, portable, everyday quilting techniques.

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Spool Pincushion

06 Jul 2012

It's Friday!  We have a great pincushion for you today brought to you by Rebecca from Charley, Dee & Me.  Rebecca has used Dress up days fabric to create this very useful pincushion.

What a great idea! Click here to see the entire tutorial. ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~ Seaside and Chevron Picnic Quilt

04 Jul 2012

Seaside & Chevron Picnic Quilt Tutorial

Hi! I'm Maureen from Maureen Cracknell Handmade and I am SO excited to be a part of the Riley Blake Design Team!! Today I'm sharing a tutorial for a Hand-tied Picnic Beach Quilt using a simple patchwork of Riley Blake's new Seaside Collection for the quilt top and their Yellow Chevron Laminate Fabric for the back. If you have any questions feel free to email me at maureencracknell@hotmail.com. Now let's get started!!   What you'll need : : 24 - fabric squares of Seaside Measuring 11.5" 2 - fabric strips of a Seaside print measuring 4.5 ... ...read more

Countdown to Christmas

02 Jul 2012

It is Christmas in July. We have a fun tutorial on Cutting Corners College today using our Santa's Workshop fabric line

Bree McElroy from Distant Pickles shows us how to make a Countdown to Christmas chain. ...read more

Blowfish pincushion

29 Jun 2012

We have another fantastic pincushion this week, a Bohemian Blowfish pincushion. This kitschy pincushion uses Bohemian Festival fabric and is brought to you by Bree McElroy of Distant Pickles. Have you ever seen anything like this, fabulous! Click here to see the entire tutorial.

Also featured this week on Cutting Corners College a table runner designed by Debbie using our Paris and Company fabric line.  It is called Plumb Pudd"n Table runner. Never quilted.... a table runner  is a great project to get you started. Click here to see this tutorial. ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~ PVC Lemonade Stand

27 Jun 2012

 

  A few weeks ago Elizabeth and I took a whirl wind one day trip to the LA fashion district.  It was so much fun but at the end of the day we were worn out!  As we sat in the airport waiting for our late flight we talked about the upcoming summer, all of the fabrics we had seen, and how much we could use a drink.  Out of this jumbled converstaion was born the idea to make a Lemonade Stand for kids as soon as we got home.  (Which we did, literally just days later.)  This is how it ... ...read more

Bohemian Festival Pincushion

24 Jun 2012


Molly Culley from Stitch-N-Thyme Designs shared with us a quick pincushion that is really beautiful.  "This project showcases Lila Tueller's gorgeous Bohemian Festival fabric...the perfect fabric for fresh summer sewing!" Visit Cutting Corners College to view the entire tutorial. ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Raggedy Scallop Baby Quilt

20 Jun 2012

  Hi, it’s Becky at Ucreate again.  I love being here and sharing my latest creation with you.  This month I used the Riley Blake fabric Apple of My Eye and made a Raggedy Scallop Baby Quilt with a full tutorial just for you.  ENJOY!
Reggedy Scallop Quilt Tutorial

  Let’s get started!         Supply List: 2 yards Apple of My Eye-Basket {Pink} 1/2 yard Apple of My Eye-Petals {Pink} 1/2 yard Apple of My Eye-Stripe {Pink} 1/2 yard Apple of My Eye-Dot {Yellow} 1/2 yard Apple of My Eye-Floral {Yellow} 1/4 yard Riley Blake Basic Solids {Pepper} 1 yard ... ...read more

Puppy Placemat

19 Jun 2012

 Ok dog lovers, this tutorial is for you! Sara from Porcupine Quilts has designed this doggy placement for man's best friend. She used our new fabric collection Puppy Park. Visit Cutting Corners College to view the entire tutorial.

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Two For One Pincushions!

15 Jun 2012

Today we've got TWO FOR ONE Pincushions!   First up is this DARLING Pincushion Cottage from Doodlebug Design!   Click HERE for the complete instructions, plus information on purchasing the embellishment kit.  

Next, we've got the lovely Let's Fly a Kite Pincushion from Natt Smith of Awesomeness of Crafting       Click HERE for this super easy and very cute project!      Have a wonderful weekend and remember to share what you create!    ~We love to see your projects~ ...read more

Pat Sloan Interviews Cindy!

14 Jun 2012

Pat Sloan's Creative Talk Radio

    Cindy sat down with Pat Sloan at Quilt Market to talk about all about Riley Blake Designs! If you want some behind the scenes information, you MUST check it out! We just love Pat and are thankful to her for taking the time to chat. Click HERE to listen and then let us know what you think!  ~Have a great day~ ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Simple Basket Liners

13 Jun 2012

Hi everyone! I’m Tam from Sew Dang Cute, and I’m thrilled to be back here to share another tutorial with you.
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Last time I made a quilt, so this time I wanted to do something a little more simple, and went with basket liners. My son’s toys have been in desperate need of storage, so these were just the ticket! The genius behind the baskets part comes from Amy of Positively Splendid with her canvas-covered diaper boxes tutorial. So I started out with a couple of empty diaper boxes. Then following Amy’s tutorial, I lined them ... ...read more
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