Say Hello to Jody Taylor

17 Jun 2010

We owe so much of Riley Blake Design's success to our Artists.  It is a partnership, that we take very seriously, and we are so grateful to our partners.  We have three new artists that will have their debut line with Riley Blake Designs this fall.  Welcome to Amanda from the quilted fish.  Kim and Jonathon Denton of October Afternoon, and someone that needs no introduction welcome Lila Tueller. We also will be introducing this year Jen Allyson, Deena Rutter and Zoe Pearn.  You are already familer with their work from MME.   Each artists brings their own unique style ... ...read more

Cutting Class

10 Jun 2010

1:30 am....finally a moment to myself to post pictures of our factory in Korea.    Click on "Cutting Corners" then click on  "Cutting Class". I give a brief tutorial on fabric manufacturing. Also, posted on facebook is video on the printing process.
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New Felicity Quilt for Cutting Corners College

08 Jun 2010

Easy-Peasy Simply-Strippy Fat-Quarter Friendly Quilt  
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If you were at quilt market you might have seen our latest tutorial for Cutting Corners College, a scrapy quilt made out of Felicity. This fun and easy quilt designed by Lisa Sipes is our newest tutorial on Cutting Corners College.  Thanks Lisa for bringing your quilt to quilt market and sharing your tutorial! ...read more

Spring Market 2010

26 May 2010

Minnesota 2010 we wanted to show off our colors. We worked with an amazing company, and they brought the vision of our booth to reality. We wanted to display our fabric on walls...and this is what they came up with.  Here is Jina showing it off.
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This was the first time we were able to set everything up.  After putting up 7 fabric walls, we were thrilled with how our booth turned out.   Here is the view from the front of our booth, showing off our "Summer Song" collection from MME. Round the corner and you can see our ... ...read more

HMQS Fabric Challenge

14 May 2010

We wanted to thank everyone who participated in the HMQS fabric challenge sponsored by Riley Blake Designs. $4,600 dollars was raised last weekend from the live auction of all of the challenge quilts.  This is the most money ever raised from a HMQS fabic challenge.  All proceeds will be donated to PJs Forgotten Children.  Thank you ladies for sharing your talents for this worthy cause and thank you for all of the generous bidders.  I won the bid on a couple of beautiful quilts made out of our Sublime fabric....and would have bought more if the bids did ... ...read more

Summer Song Sun Dresses

04 May 2010

Melissa Stamel is our featured Course Instructor at Cutting Corners College this month.  Melissa has created a pattern for any size Child or Adult using an existing dress! Very ingenious. Visit Cutting Corners to view Melissa's step by step instructions. 
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These gals are ready for Summer!  Check out Melissa's youngest daughters rain boots. Love it. Thanks Melissa!  T minus 17 days until Spring Market.  Jina and and I have been busy cutting fabric for quilt Market.   "Felicity" and "Boo to you" arrived yesterday.  We are a little behind on sewing and are so grateful to everyone that is ... ...read more

Winners

15 Apr 2010

Give-away winners: 1. "Andrea Victoria" Fat Quarter: Kim Bingham posted April 1 2. "Rainy Days and Mondays" pack of fat eights: Jessica posted April 2 3. "Summer Song" pack of fat eights: Angela Byram posted April 8 Winners please contact me via email with your address at cindy@rileyblakedesigns.com Thank you to everyone who posted a comment.  Riley Blake Designs has more great things in store! Say Hello to "Felicity" by Emily Taylor
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(In stock in two weeks) We welcome Emily Taylor to Riley Blake Designs.  Felicity is her debut line as a fabric designer. Emily hopes that “Felicity ... ...read more

New Tutorial

12 Apr 2010

We have a new tutorial posted on Cutting Corners College.  Amanda from The Quilted Fish has created this cute notebook and called it Writey Tidy. It only looks difficult, but if you can sew a strait stitch you can make this project. Click on Cutting Corners at the top of the page and follow Amanda's step by step instructions.  Thanks Amanda!
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  And since we are showing off a little of our Andrea Victoria line, I could not resist showing off my new travel bag.  Melanie Larsen made this for me.  Wow!  Her work is incredible, and now I will ... ...read more

April Fools give-away

01 Apr 2010

No April fools' joke here...we are having a give-away.  However, to be eligible you must be a fan (or become a fan) of Riley Blake Designs on facebook by April 14th.  And second you must post a comment on our blog about which  fabric line is your favorite: "Andrea Victoria", "Rainy Days and Mondays" or "Summer Song".  We will choose three winners (randomly) in two weeks. Our give-away includes one fat quarter bundle of "Andrea Victoria", a pack of three fat eight cuts of "Rainey Days and Mondays" and one pack of 5" squares of "Summer Song".  "Summer Song ... ...read more

Table Runner

19 Mar 2010

Checkout Cutting Corners College for our latest tutorial, Click on "Cutting Corners" on the top of this page.  This beautiful table runner is designed by Mary of Mary's Cottage quilts, using our "Bloom and grow" fabric. 
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So cute and so simple. Thanks Mary for the great tutorial.     ...read more

Pom Poms!

02 Mar 2010

What is new at Riley Blake Designs....Trims.  We are adding new trims.  Yes we still have our fantastic velvet ric-rac, but now we have so much more.  Lets talk Pom Poms.
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From traditional to baby to mini....Riley Blake Designs has the pom poms you want in the colors that you need. Above is baby poms and below is mini poms.  Both adorable! And how about our New Jumbo Ric Rac? Sorry no ric rac or pom poms on this all boy quilt....we love Wheels! This quilt pattern is from our Eye Candy quilt book.  I could not ... ...read more

Rainy Days and Mondays

16 Feb 2010

     We would like to introduce two of our new designers. Melissa Snyder Wood and Rebecca Snyder are sisters that have combined forces to create Melimba & Beccabury.
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They come from a long line of quilters and grew up in a crafty environment. In turn, they developed a love for anything with great design and color. They have continued their interest in the arts at Brigham Young University where Melissa received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Drawing and Rebecca is currently working toward her degree in Graphic Design.  Several years ago, Melissa gave Rebecca a few drawing lessons.  Umbrellas ... ...read more
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