Temporary Delay on the video

18 Feb 2014

 

Sorry for the Temporary Delay on our video!   Here is a link to the PDF pattern. Click here. We are making an adjustment to the video for the "Candle Block". A wrong take was used for the cut measurements and we are re-editing the video and will republish the video today. The PDF pattern on our website is correct. ...read more

Nancy Zieman's book Seams Unlikely

17 Feb 2014


  Nancy Zieman is an icon in the industry and a person I have long admired. I met Nancy several years ago at a conference we were both attending (The Creative Connection).  I happen to be seated at the same table she was sitting at, at one of the workshops.  After the workshop I introduced myself and we struck up a friendship that day. She is so genuine and is very personable.   Each quilt market Jina and I try and get together with Nancy and her assistant Deanna and talk fabric collections. She has been very good to use Riley Blake ... ...read more

Home Decor Fabric has arrived

15 Feb 2014


Did you know that Riley Blake Designs now makes Home Decor fabric? We have a wonderful tutorial featured on Cutting Corners College using our first range of Home Decor fabrics from our Lost & Found collection. We have more Home Decor ranges coming soon. ...read more

Nancy Zieman's blog tour

13 Feb 2014


Monday, February 17th we will be featuring Nancy Zeiman's new book  Seams Unlikely. Here is the list of blogs participating in the tour. February 4          Nancy Zieman           http://www.nancyzieman.com/blog/blog-tour/seams-unlikely-book/ February 5          Eileen Roche          http://dzgns.com/blog/ February 5          Pat Sloan          http://patsloan.typepad.com/ February 6          Melissa Stramel          http://melissaslilaclane.blogspot.com February 6          The Long Ladies          http://www.mariemadelinestudio.typepad.com/ February 6          Tori Thompson          http://totallystitchin.net February 7          Amy Barickman          http://www.indygojunction.com/blog/ February 7          Melissa Mora          http://mellysews.com February 8          Shari Butler          http://www.doohikeydesignstudio.com ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Mod Messenger Bag

11 Feb 2014


Hello fellow fabric lovers! I am Amy and I blog about how to make quilts along with my own fabric fetish on my blog, Diary of a Quilter. Today I am sharing a quick and simple Mod Messenger Bag tutorial. I have two daughters who I am teaching to sew and wanted to create a simple bag tutorial perfect for beginning sewer. Today I am using fabrics from one of Riley Blake's latest collections, Mod Studio by Holli Zollinger. I love these modern, graphic prints. The simple bags really let the fabric do the work to create a chic ... ...read more

Carina's Glamper Tour

11 Feb 2014


    Carina Gardner is camping out with her glamper at Quilt stores this spring. She has planned 4 fun filled events and everyone and anyone is invited to come join the fun.  The Riley Blake team will be there! ...read more

Cotton Carnivale in Australia

09 Feb 2014


Say hello to FiFi...our host at Cotton Carnivale! Jess, aka FiFi, was the bell of the party and is Sue's creative personal assistant. At Saturday night's party everyone wore a mask...some masks were provided and some people chose to bring their own. Miss Piggy decided to attend the masquerade party. All of our Australian friends were dressed for a fun night. Notice in the photo below....even the men wore masks ...way to go boys! It was really a fun night that we will all remember! Here is a picture of all of our instructors for ... ...read more

Our trip half way around the world....

07 Feb 2014


I have a few days to catch up...Jina and I made it to New Zealand and enjoyed a little time seeing this beautiful country.  I had to include a photo of one of our stops....Hobbiton. Are you a fan of The Hobbit or Lord of the Ring series?  Then, this is a must do on your bucket list. I am a fan...and this far met my expectation. Look at this hobbit house...enchanting. There are over 40 unique homes and although they are just a facade they look like a hobbit could walk out that door at ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~DIY Fabric Canvas with Applique

05 Feb 2014

DIY Canvas with Fabric Applique at u-createcrafts.com

I have had this idea of covering an old canvas with fabric for a long time now and finally made the time to make it.  This is a great way to perfectly coordinate the nursery décor and add a personal touch.  I am going to show you how I made this canvas for a little boy, but really you can take the concept and do ANYTHING you want.  Supply List: Old Canvas (or new if you want) (9) 2.5 inch strips of fabric (I used an ON THE GO Rolie Polie from Riley Blake) Clear thread Bright Blue ... ...read more

Leaving on a Jet Plane …

31 Jan 2014

Happy Friday everyone! Hope you're all ready for the weekend :)     Cindy and Jina are on their way to New Zealand to visit our distributor there ...  

  Then on to Australia for Millhouse Collections    AMAZING   Cotton Carnivale!         I'm jealous ... I hope they bring me back a souvenir!    Oh and did you see our latest Cutting Corners tutorial?    How cute is this apron?    Thanks www.bomshellbling.com for sharing your tutorial with us.    Click HERE for all the instructions to make one.        We also have another FUN Quiet Book page.    This time it's a PIZZA!    Click HERE to be taken ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Valentine Bunting and Table Runner

29 Jan 2014

Hi Riley Blake readers! I'm Melissa and I blog at Sew Like My Mom and I'm so excited to be sharing with you today! I'm giving away an awesome Riley Blake prize on my blog, so be sure to jump over and check it out!
Sew Like My Mom | Riley Blake

I love Valentine's Day. It's not that I love all the lovey dovey hearts per se--I do--but I love pink. I'm a pink girl at heart (see what I did there?). I've got pink dishes, pink utensils, a pink mixer. You name it, I've got it in ... ...read more

Valentine's photo props and more

24 Jan 2014


We had two fantastic tutorials this week on Cutting Corners College. Tonia of Threads Alamonde, showed us how to create this Valentine's photo props.  Remember the video with the Christmas photo props, same concept just  for Valentines!  I love it!!!! Our second tutorial of the week is by Doohikey Designs called a Monster and his cookies It is part of our Quiet book series, every Friday look for a new quiet book page. Thanks Shari Don't forget tomorrow to visit your local quilt shoppe. Buy local, it helps support your community.     ...read more
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