Project Design Team Wednesday~ Chevron Tote Bag Tutorial

25 Apr 2012

Quilted Chevron Tote Bag 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 Quilted Chevron Tote bag using very simple instructions and Riley Blake's new Chevron fabric collection. This step by step tutorial is for making a casual and useful tote bag, however you can take this method of tote bag making and go crazy with your own ideas, just by adding a few steps. You can see a great example of that at the end of this post. If you ... more

Paper Piecing Happy Skies

23 Apr 2012

Paper piecing is a great way to quilt. Jessica gives you step by step instructions on how to piece this quilt on Cutting Corners College.  Click on the link below and get the details.
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Double Ringed Pincushion

20 Apr 2012

This week's pincushion is designed by Carina Gardner, who also just happened to design the fabric- Dainty Blossoms.

 To view the entire tutorial, visit Cutting Corners College: more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Tooth Fairy Pillow

18 Apr 2012


  Today we are sharing a simple but cute project for any little girl in your life.  A little doll tooth fairy pillow which can hold teeth and a little something that the tooth fairy brings in return.  It is a PERFECT project for all experience levels...and if this is your first sewing project....we promise it is simple and quick.   This project came about because the Tooth Fairy is not finding teeth at our house!  When a certain little girl puts her lost teeth under her pillow, that Tooth Fairy is not finding them....and therefore not taking them ... more

Creating with Buttons!

16 Apr 2012

Button button .... Who's got the button?   We've got a GREAT tutorial today on Cutting Corners ALL about creating with buttons!  

  Check it out and make sure you let us know what YOU create!   ~Have a great day~ more

~Aqua and Orange Chevron Tufted Pincushion~

13 Apr 2012

Today we're featuring our Design Team Member Heather Jones and her FABULOUS Aqua and Orange Chevron Tufted Pincushion!  

  Click on over to Cutting Corners Cottage for the tutorial and, as always, please share with us on our FACEBOOK page if you make one! We'd love to see:)    ~Have a wonderful Weekend~ more

Project Design Team Wednesday~High Chair Makeover

11 Apr 2012

  Hey fellow fabric lovers, I am Becky from Ucreate here again to share my latest project with you.
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You know how when a high chair is handed down from child to child and it starts to look pretty nasty.  The padding gets worn, the belt straps are not even worth saving, but your child still needs a high chair.  Here’s a great way to breathe new life into your old high chair…{not to replace Mr. Clean Erase and bleach! } A couple years back I created a high chair pad that I could just throw in the washer when ... more

~Woodland Cottage PinCushion~

06 Apr 2012

Today we've got a DARLING pincushion from Project Design Team Member  Lindsay  of  The Cottage Mama

  Click on over to Cutting Corners Cottage for the tutorial and, as always, please share with us on our FACEBOOK page if you make one! We'd love to see:)    ~Have a wonderful Weekend~ more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Peak Hour Quilt

04 Apr 2012

Hi I’m Tam of Sew Dang Cute.

I’m excited to be here today sharing with you my Chevron Peak Hour Quilt. I absolutely LOVE the new fabric line Peak Hour! It’s so cute and the colors are perfect for my son’s nursery. Did you know that Riley Blake Designs has a free quilting pattern for almost every fabric line they release? Isn’t that awesome?! I’ve wanted to make a chevron quilt for a long time, so when I saw this Vintage Chic pattern, I knew it would be perfect! I printed it off and ... more

Autism Awareness

03 Apr 2012

Yesterday was World Autism Awareness, I think we all know someone that has been affected by Autism.  My nephew has autism and he was the catalyst for designing a new fabric line to bring awareness to Autism.   Pieces of Hope will be released late summer and we're donating a significant portion of the proceeds from the sale of this fabric line to Autism Speaks.

Who do you know that is affected by Autism? Please share. more

Stars and Stripe Quilt

02 Apr 2012

Todays Cutting Corners project is this amazing quilt called "The Warden's Cross: A Stars and Stripes Quilt" designed by Bree McElroy from Distant Pickles. 

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Dainty Blossom's Couch Pincushion

30 Mar 2012

Today's  pincushion is called Dainty Blossoms Couch Pincushion designed by  Bree McElroy. And look how holds more than pins.

   Perfect to set beside your sewing machine! Visit Cutting Corners College and make one for yourself. more
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