Vintage Zipper Flower

01 Aug 2010

We have had many requests for tutorials on our new "Zippers by the Yard" product line.  Visit Cutting Corners College for our first tutorial on zipper flowers.
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I love vintage buttons.  Here is a great way to use your favorite button to make this stunning zipper flower.  Add a pin on the back and it easily adds character to your favorite hat, bag, coat or jacket. Or even Sandals. Too much bling...we are working on a video tutorial for this sweet and simple daisy flower.  Watch for it on facebook. more

We are Back

20 Jul 2010

We are back from vacation.   Our family visits Jackson Hole, Wyoming every year and I am always taken back from the beauty of the Grand Tetons. 
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Here is one of the most photographed barns in America.  This is Moulton Barn on Mormon row and with the Tetons as a background it is Amazing! I could not help but take a picture of this big guy in Yellowstone Park.  Bison are just so enormous.  Look at the crazy man in the background, I am not sure I want anything wild that weighs a ton that close to me.  I was in ... more

What's Hot!

10 Jul 2010

What is Hot?....Zippers by the Yard. We will have them in stock Tuesday July 20th. Our silver tooth zippers come in 10 different colors. White, Cream, Hot pink, Baby Pink, Orange, Green, Aqua, Brown, Black, Red. Watch for pictures of our zippers in an upcoming issue of Quilt Magazine.
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Nantucket Summer

07 Jul 2010

Nantucket Summer arrived yesterday. If you preordered this line you should have it.  I was visiting a local quilt store today and it did my heart good to see one of their customers with an arm full Nantucket Summer fabric. Here is our Free Quilt pattern for this line. To download the pattern navigate to our website's main page click on "Notions" then click on "Free quilt patterns". It is so beautiful made up, I will post a picture of the actual quilt soon....this is why I love this quilt. My husband and I used to live on ... more

Halloween Countdown

01 Jul 2010

Our Cutting Corners instructors are so clever!  Our latest tutorial is by JaiCi Razak and is a Halloween Countdown.  How cute is this!  JaiCi fussy cut our "Boo to You" characters and placed velcro on the back, allowing little ones to post one Halloween character per October day.  So watch for this tutorial on Cutting Corners College, I am working on posting it tomorrow.
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Baby Girl

27 Jun 2010

Congrats to Jody Taylor on a healthy baby Girl!  
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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 ... 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! 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... more
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