Project Design Team Wednesday~Heating Pad Cover

17 Oct 2012

    I love heating pads... I suppose it brings back memories  when my wee cuddle bugs would come by the bed with  "it hurts" and my response would always be.. "let's make it all better".   I would dress them warm, dish up their favourite chicken noodle soup and tuck a heating pad under their covers...   I used to tell them we will just sweat out those viruses... And it worked, usually within 24 hours...they would be jumping out of their bed with "all better" in their voices...   Ok, so they are all grown up now..  ( I don't think ... more

Laminate liners

16 Oct 2012

Festive Fridge

Look inside this fridge...see anything unusual?  How about some laminate Chevron. Tracy from 3 little birds shows off a very interesting concept. Laminate liners for your fridge.... love this idea. Click here to read more. more

Pincushion ring

13 Oct 2012

Did you see our pincushion ring tutorial posted on Friday?  Brought to you by Julia of Arcadia Cotton. Click here to view the entire tutorial. We enjoyed our time at Sewing Summit!  The picture is a little fuzzy, but you can see we had many things to display.  We loved showing off our fabrics to so many sewing enthusiasts. more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Super Simple Rag Quilt

10 Oct 2012

Hi Riley Blake readers!!

It's Jen from Tatertots & Jello. I am learning so much being a member of the Riley Blake Design Team. My sister had a baby this summer and I was so exited to make her a quilt for her baby shower. I had never made a quilt on my own before, luckily my mom agreed to help me - thanks mom!! For this quilt we used the beautiful Riley Blake Verona, Daisy Cottage and Emily Taylorfabrics. Here's how we made this simple quilt: First we cut the front, back and batting into 8" squares. Then we ... more

Eleanor Burns visits Riley Blake Designs

08 Oct 2012

Eleanor with Deonn Stott. We were lucky to have Eleanor Burns visit our warehouse last week, she was in town teaching at a conference for the Cotton Shop.        Eleanor enjoyed seeing all of our quilts and thought Deonn Stott's QR code quilt, featured at our booth spring Quilt  Market, was so clever. We attended Eleanor's lecture Friday night (What Fun!) with Tales of the First Ladies and their Quilt Blocks.   Interesting coincidence, Deonn and I just filmed a tutorial on Thursday using one of Eleanor's fantastic rulers. *Watch for Deonn's basic quilting tutorial at the end ... more

Simple life pillow tutorial

06 Oct 2012

We have a great tutorial posted on Cutting Corners College using The Simple Life fabric line.  Wendy Sheppard incorporates the blue panel in these two pillows.  Click here to view the entire tutorial. more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Scrappy Ruffle Headband

03 Oct 2012

I'm excited to be back here again at Riley Blake Designs. Today I'm sharing a tutorial for the Scrappy Ruffle Headband Tutorial. This headband is made from Riley Blake Fabrics (The Sweetest Thing) and Sew Together Trims and Buttons. These headbands come together in no time with very little sewing involved. Use up the scraps from whatever quilt or outfit you have around and you've got a fun accessory any little girl would love to wear! Scrappy Ruffle Headband Tutorial by Lindsay Wilkes from The Cottage Mama for Riley Blake Designs   Supplies: 2 coordinating fabrics (scraps) 1 ... more

How'd you like to WIN a FQ bundle?

01 Oct 2012

  This week we're giving away a Fat Quarter bundle of our latest line, The Simple Life! That's 22 18"x22" cuts! One each of the entire line! Think of all the great things you can make:) We love this line and are so excited to share it with you, so don't miss this giveaway! You can either enter here or on our FACEBOOK page, just get your entry in by 10/9 at 12:01 EST.    a Rafflecopter giveaway more

Fabric Silhouette cover

01 Oct 2012

Today on Cutting Corners College, we have a new tutorial on how to make a Silhouette cover. Andrea of Knitty Bitties, uses The Simple Life fabic line to create this fabric cover.  Look at the adorable hand embroidery block that was added.

This is a great idea to keep this expensive machine protected and now it is cute enough to leave out on display. Click here to view the entire tutorial. more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Scrappy Improv Wall Hanging

26 Sep 2012


      scrappy improv wall hanging designed by Heather Jones for Riley Blake Designs   Looking for something to make with your leftover scraps of fabric? This simple project transforms leftover bits and pieces of fabric and makes a completely unique wall hanging out of an improvised log cabin quilt block. It's a great project to polish up your quilting skills with, too.   Please read all instructions before getting started. All seam allowances are 1/4 inch.           materials:   scraps of Riley Blake cotton fabrics (I used a variety of Riley Blake basics in chevron and solid cotton) all purpose thread machine quilting ... more

Hourglass Quilt

24 Sep 2012

Need a new Quilting project? Shelly Pagliai from Prairie Moon Quilts, has a tutorial on making this beautiful Hourglass quilt, featuring Good Life fabric. Click here to view the entire tutorial. more

Halloween Wall Hanging

24 Sep 2012

Did you see this cute wall hanging posted on Friday. Brought to you by Kaylynn's creations, Kaylynn makes good use of our Costume Clubhouse panel. The wall hanging is reversible click here to view the entire tutorial. more
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