Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Little Camper Water Bottle Holder

09 Jul 2014

Little Camper Water bottle holder - tutorial by Melly Sews

Hey y'all, I'm glad to be back on the Riley Blake blog today, sharing this Little Camper Water Bottle Holder. It's hard to believe, but this guy now camps at the same camp I worked at every summer through college and beyond. So one thing I remember from working outdoors in the Central Texas heat and humidity every day was how important it is to drink lots of water. We counselors took our kids by the water fountains constantly, but one of the suggested things to bring to camp is a water bottle. And I know my ... ...read more

RBD Quilted Cotton Blog Tour: FINAL DAY!

08 Jul 2014


Today we wrap up our Quilted Cotton Blog Tour with a giveaway! We hope you have enjoyed all of the fabulous tutorials shared by our extremely talented blogging friends who have so generously shared their creative know-how with the rest of us. We are giving away 3 yards of our Riley Blake Quilted Cotton fabric! To enter the giveaway, stop by each blog, then come back and tell us which project was your very favorite on the Rafflecopter widget below. 6/5 - Jedi Craft Girl - Baby Play Mat & Zipper Pouch   6/10 - Nancy Zieman - Retro Glasses Pillows   6/12 - The ... ...read more

Get the look you want with Riley Blake Designs

05 Jul 2014


              * Ellie Inspired pattern: Sweet Pea coat   Riley Blake Designs is right on trend. Watch for our fashion forward posts of "Get this look" with fabrics and trims. Are you following us on Pinterest?  We have created a pinterest board just for "Get this look",   Click here  and follow us today!                  See how easy it is to get the look you want.   ...read more

Happy Fourth of July!

04 Jul 2014


Thank you to all the men and women who dedicate their lives in the service of our country. I am proud to be wearing my red, white and blue today. ...read more

RBD Quilted Cotton Blog Tour: Day 9

03 Jul 2014


We love projects that are cute and quick & easy-to-sew. This iPad Sleeve Tutorial from Leigh Laurel Studios fits that bill! You can expect to whip this up in just minutes - a perfect project for beginners! Check out the full tutorial here. Be sure to go back and check out all of the fabulous tutorials from our month-long blog tour: 6/5 - Jedi Craft Girl 6/10 - Nancy Zieman 6/12 - The Sassy Quilter 6/17 - Just Let Me Quilt 6/19 - Simple Simon and Co. 6/24 - Haberdashery Fun 6/26 - Sew We Quilt 7/1 - Jina Barney Designz 7 ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Roll -Up Travel Jewelry Case

02 Jul 2014

 
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Hey friends! It's Stef from Girl. Inspired. and I'm excited to be here again today to share a tutorial for this handy roll-up travel jewelry case. I first made one of these when I was traveling to a blogging conference last year and I have used it so many times since. It's a great way to keep all those stylish necklaces safely stowed away so that the chains don't get tangled with each other or themselves! Let's get started! Supplies: 1/2 yard main fabric 1/2 yard accent fabric 1 yard piping 1/2 ... ...read more

RBD Quilted Cotton Blog Tour: Day 8

01 Jul 2014


We are in love with this cute little smock! Perfect for our quilted cotton, this smock has a sweet retro appeal while sporting a fresh twist with fun embellishments and applique. Check out the full tutorial here. Also, be sure to check out the other blogs on our tour for more ideas and inspiration: 6/5 - Jedi Craft Girl 6/10 - Nancy Zieman 6/12 - The Sassy Quilter 6/17 - Just Let Me Quilt 6/19 - Simple Simon and Co. 6/24 - Haberdashery Fun 6/26 - Sew We Quilt 7/1 - Jina Barney Designz 7/3 - Leigh Laurel Studios 7 ... ...read more

RBD Quilted Cotton Blog Tour: Day 7

26 Jun 2014


It is Day 7 of our RBD Quilted Cotton Blog Tour, and we hope you are getting as inspired as we are! Quilted Cotton is a huge time-save, easy to use and extremely versatile Did you see the adorable little footstool tutorial on our blog last week? It turns out it was just a teaser for this fantastic Boudoir Chair Tutorial by Sew We Quilt. Together, the chair and stool will make a lovely pair!Hop on over to Sew We Quilt for the full tutorial! Also, be sure to check out the other blogs on our tour for more ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Counting Stars Quilt

25 Jun 2014


Number of blocks 22 / Finished quilt size 72 1/2"x 86" {Materials} I used the delightful fabric line: "floriography" by Pink Fig Design. They have such a beautiful color pallet; perfect to make a quilt for picnic under the summer sky!   3/4 yard of 7 different fabrics 4 yards of light blue fabric for background (Shades/Aqua Marine) 5 1/2 yards for backing (I had a lot less fabric than that, but that is the standard requirement by the chartI found. batting that is slightly bigger than the finished quilt top *If you are going to hand ... ...read more

RBD Quilted Cotton Blog Tour: Day 6

24 Jun 2014


Day 6 of our RBD Quilted Cotton Blog Tour is brought to you by Haberdashery Fun. Hop on over to her blog to see how to make this seriously cute Mini Back Pack. This would make a fantastic beginner project, and is so fast and easy to whip up, it will most certainly avoid landing in your UFO pile. Don't forget to stop by and see all of the other inspiring tutorials happening this month! 6/5 - Jedi Craft Girl 6/10 - Nancy Zieman 6/12 - The Sassy Quilter 6/17 - Just Let Me Quilt 6/19 - Simple Simon ... ...read more

RBD Quilted Cotton Blog Tour: Day 4 & 5

19 Jun 2014


It is Day 5 of our RBD Quilted Cotton Blog Tour and today our friends at Simple Simon & Co. are showing us how to make this 15 Minute Sewing Machine Cover. You read that right - 15 minutes! This is what we love about our Quilted Cotton! It is so versatile and easy to work with! Stop by their blog for the full tutorial. And just in case you have missed any of the other fantastic tutorials this month, here they are at a glance: Just Let Me Quilt: Just A Round Bag The Sassy Quilter: Sewing Machine Mat Nancy Zieman ... ...read more

Un Tabouret

18 Jun 2014


Stop the TRAIN... ( it has been very wet here)      I KNOW.... it is not  RBD GINGHAM,  but it is does have DOTS and some CHEVRON ...both RBD classics...   I completely ran out of yellow GINGHAM, I know, I know... but there is some coming any day now and as soon as it arrives I will add a gingham ruffle all around my Tabouret..translated to a low footstool.   Being so little, I hate my feet dangling from my chairs... so I always have a TABOURET in almost every room of our home... This one will go in my sewing studio ... ...read more
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