Project Design Team Wednesday~Pelmet Box Window Makeover!

20 Mar 2013


  Hi RBD! I'm Nikkala from The Crafting Chicks and I'm so excited to show how I gave my kitchen window a make over in 20 minutes and for $5! We've painted our kitchen cabinets, the walls, and replaced the light above the sink but something was still missing in here. That something happens to be the Serenata peacock fabric. I love the entire line, but this particular fabric makes my heart sing (in fact I had a hard time deciding which room to use it in, and have restrained myself to only using it in 2 rooms ... more

Lindsay's FABULOUS Rainbow Unicorn Birthday Party!

18 Mar 2013

      Did you see this ADORABLE Rainbow Unicorn party    Lindsay AKA The Cottage Mama created?    She was inspired by our  line and it's oh-so-cute! Here's the dress she created ...     And a super easy fabric banner ...        You've got to visit her blog to see the whole thing ... She even has some free printables so you can create your own Rainbow Unicorn Birthday Party :)     While you're there, check out Lindsay's tutorials on her blog. Isn't she talented? Don't you wish you could learn some of her tips and ... more

Riley Blake Designs is on INSTAGRAM!

14 Mar 2013


Is on       Look over to your left ... Can you see the little Instagram logo?    Click it and follow us!    We'll be posting lots of great stuff including SNEAK PEEKS of new lines ... You can't miss it!  Don't have Instagram? Now's your chance to sign up! You can also use the #tag RileyBlakeDesigns. We always love to see what you've made!    ~See you there~   :) more

Fat quarter bundle give-away!

12 Mar 2013

Lets celebrate World Wide Quilting Day! Fabshop is giving away a fat quarter bundle of our fabric ....hop on over and enter to win:

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March Mystery Block of the Month

11 Mar 2013


Simplicity is the name of March's block of the month. We love simple things and we love the color of lavender. Which is a new color in our basics.  Next month's block is pretty easy too. But we have a homework assignment for the May mystery block. Save all of your fabric selvages.   We are going to be using strips of selvages to make the May block of the is going to be cute! Click here to view the March block of the month video. more

Project Design Team Wednesday~ Shagg It Rug

06 Mar 2013

    Hello RBD gatherers and project makers.... I am pleased to be here today to show you where my mind sometimes wander... Today or rather weeks ago it wandered into gingham and flannel land!          I have had a love affair with gingham for as long as I can remember, mix that with Riley Blake's Flannel and you have yourself a winning project.    I chose to make a carpet for my bathroom.   This is what you will need!   Let's SHAGG IT!      Ingredients ( like a recipe, you need the correct ingredients to get the same results)   non grip backing, it is ... more

Pantone's color of the year

05 Mar 2013

Pantone named the "Color of the year" for 2013, Emerald Green. What do you think of the color choice? If not Emerald Green, what color would you choose? more

Zipper pouch

04 Mar 2013

Today on Cutting Corners College you can learn how to make this cute bag and conquer your fear of zippers (and laminates). Deonn Stott created this tutorial, click here to see it in it's entirety. She and I have made many video tutorials together including quilting here if you would like to watch any of the videos in the "how to quilt" series.  Deonn is a fantastic teacher and she will be running our make and take classes at Fabric Fest! more

Last stop for Nancy Zieman's Hobo tote

28 Feb 2013

This is my new favorite bag!  I am thrilled to be the last stop on Nancy Zieman's blog tour featuring a Hobo tote bag.  Click here to see everyone on the tour: Below are the supplies needed to make this bag designed by Nancy, brought to you by Clover: Trace and Create bag template, Create a Strap interfacing Shape and Create bottom 1 magnetic snap closure 4 D rings 1 pkg. bag feet Choose your fabric:  I chose 5 different Riley Blake fabrics: 2 prints from our Geekly Chic collection, 2 polka ... more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Fabric Covered Inspiration Board

27 Feb 2013

Hi! I'm Jen from Tatertots and Jello and I am so thrilled to be on the Riley Blake Design Team! I am working on a big Craft Room/Office Redo at my house. And one of the main projects I wanted to tackle was a BIG inspiration board. I love the new Indie Chic line of fabric that just came out:     I was so excited to use some of the fabrics from this design line for my project! Here's how I made a GIANT Magnetic Fabric Inspiration Board for my office: Materials: Frame -- I used a 30 x ... more

Hobo tote tour

26 Feb 2013

Serenata by Samantha Walker just arrived...this quilt is the free downloadable pattern. Ladybug garden just arrived and this is also a free downloadable pattern. Here is the link to our free quilt patterns: Click Here We are thrilled to be apart of Nancy Zieman's Hobo bag blog tour. Click here to see everyone on the tour: Thursday is the last day on the tour and I will be sharing my completed hobo bag.  I will be adding the finishing touches tonight. I love it! more

Sue Daley at Fabric Fest

26 Feb 2013

Let me introduce you to another fantastic Fabric Fest teacher traveling half way around the globe to teach her method of English paper piecing.  This is Sue and she will not be teaching this quilt in class but she will be teaching you techniques of Enlish paper piecing which are featured in this quilt Sue Daley is from Australia and is an amazing quilter, fabric designer and teacher. Never paper pieced problem she teaches you all the tips and tricks to make a beautiful quilt. Even if you have paper pieced before, I am sure you will learn ... more
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