08 Mar 2011
I have known Deonn for about a year; she is very talented and shares her talents by teaching sewing basics to 4H students. The quilt featured below took third place at the HMQS fabric challenge contest last May. Riley Blake Designs sponsored that event and we are the proud sponsors again this year. Sublime (by Shari Butler) was used for this quilt, and for this year's contest Isabella by Lila Tueller is the fabric of choice. Isn ... ...read more
01 Mar 2011
Sugar and Spice just arrived. Designed by the Quilted Fish, this is sure to be a spring favorite. ...read more
26 Feb 2011
Samantha designed our first Wanna be a Cowboy line in 2009 which was an instant hit. Here is a rag quilt made by Samantha out of flannels from the first Wanna be a Cowboy line. You will never catch Samantha without a brightly colorful purse hanging off her shoulder, she loves color and her fabric shows it. Due to popular demand we provided a follow up, and we just released Wanna be a Cowboy 2 this month. Samantha is not limited to cowboy artwork, she also designed the bright and beautiful Enchanted Garden, released in ... ...read more
25 Feb 2011
Thanks for all of your comments! We loved reading each and every one. Cross my heart I did not cherry pick any winners, but I loved the comment in particular about being a foster care giver. Anyone who opens their home to children in need, is a Hero to me and deserves to win. Congrats!
Here are the winners 1-6:
1. Posted by Kari Feb. 11 "I get inspired by fabric, other quilters, and just because. Some of the best ideas just come out of seemingly thin air."
2. Posted by Deb Feb 11th
"I read tons of quilting blogs ...
11 Feb 2011
Time for a give-away! Share with us your Inspirations and post a comment.
Shared Inspiration is our local quilt groups theme for the year. I get inspired every time I go to quilt group....and the running joke in our circle is that it "puts us in the mood" (to sew that is). Flora, the leader of our group, introduced the theme for the year by sharing some of her inspirations.
What inspires us at Riley Blake Designs. We find inspiration everywhere. Our Designers have to top the list. When we are reviewing artwork, certain designs leap off the page ......read more
08 Feb 2011
03 Feb 2011
Here is a picture of their booth this past CHA (notice doodlebug's booth in the background). They have a team of talented artists that provide them with beautiful and unique designs. You might have noticed the names of artists with My Mind's Eye fabric lines, and we wanted to introduce you to ... ...read more
01 Feb 2011
Using Quite Contrary by MME you can see how cute our crochet flowers blend with our new ribbon. Here is just sneak peak of two of our basics, tone on tone dots and gingham ribbon. Our new ribbons and buttons are scheduled to arrive early next week and we cant wait. Benay also incorporated some of doodlebug's buttons plus their striped ribbon onto her hanging ... ...read more
21 Jan 2011
Speaking of patterns.... We have a new tutorial on Cutting Corners College that uses ALL Star fabrics. Brought to you by The Sprout Store, it is a quilt that works up quick and easy. If you have never made a quilt before, this is a great pattern to get you started. Also, Buttons are coming....check out our landing page ... ...read more