Project Design Team Wednesday

Project Design Team Wednesday ~ 10 Minute Wine Bag

Posted: 19 November 2014 at midnight
How to Make a Wine Bag in 10 Minutes

Hello! It's Maggie from Smashed Peas and Carrots! I am so happy to be here again to share another fun tutorial with you using Riley Blake's beautiful Cottage Garden fabrics. Today I will be teaching you how to make a fabulous Wine Bag, and it will only take ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Pretend Play Diaper Bag

Posted: 12 November 2014 at midnight
 
 
 
Hello!  I'm Amy and I'm thrilled to be here as a new designer on the Riley Blake Project Design Team.  I blog over at Ameroonie Designs, I hope you'll come by and say hello.

My two year old daughter loves to play with her baby dolls.  She ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday ~ School Colors Pajamas

Posted: 5 November 2014 at midnight

school pride pajama pants

Hi Everyone! I'm Mandy and I blog over at SugarBeeCrafts.com where you can find lots of crafts, sewing tutorials, and more. I'm excited to be on Riley Blake today to show you how to add a contrasting cuff to pajama pants - it takes them from great to ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Cottage Stamp Baby Quilt

Posted: 29 October 2014 at midnight
 
 
 
 
Hi Friends, it' me, Melissa Corry from Happy Quilting and I am super excited to share a new tutorial with you today ;)  I call it Cottage Stamp and it is made with The Quilted Fish's newest line The Cottage Garden!!  Isn't it just so adorable!!  So lets jump ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Sew Pajama Pant

Posted: 22 October 2014 at midnight

 

Sew Pajama Pants - Melly Sews

Hey y'all, Melissa from Melly Sews here today, and I'm going to show you how to draft and sew pajama pants for kids - because what is more adorable than siblings and/or cousins in coordinating pajamas? I just love how these from the Good Natured collection came out ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday ~ DIY Leggings

Posted: 15 October 2014 at midnight

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Hi friends!  It's Stef, from Girl. Inspired.  The cooler days are rolling in and I can't help but want to sew with lots of knits and cozy fabrics.  I was really excited to get my hands on some of the Riley Blake striped knits - they are a thicker ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Warm and Cozy Infinite Scarf

Posted: 8 October 2014 at 12:16 a.m.
I can not believe it is October already. Do you know what that means? The season to crave something warm and cozy is just around the corner! Also, if you are thinking about making something as Christmas a gift, now is the perfect time to come up with your game ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Picnic Cover Up

Posted: 1 October 2014 at 1 a.m.


Shocker I know... It's GINGHAM. And not just any Gingham, I only love and work with Riley Blake Design- " GINGHAM". You may heard but we had a SAVE RBD GINGHAM campaign this summer. ( over at Sewwequilt.com) Gingham is a classic and I never ever TIRE of coming up ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Trick or Treat Bag

Posted: 24 September 2014 at midnight
Halloween Trick or Treat Bag Pattern by Lindsay Wilkes from The Cottage Mama. www.thecottagemama.com

I have been wanting to make my kids their own personalized Halloween Trick or Treat Bags for several years now. I have admired some of the cute ones I've seen in the Pottery Barn Kids catalog and thought about ordering them several times. But my conscious always held me ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Zombie Apocalypse Pillows

Posted: 17 September 2014 at midnight
Zombie Apocalypse Pillows
 
Hey It's Kirsten from The Crafting Chicks. I love decorating for Halloween. Nothing crazy, just fun.
I am so super excited to be posting this project today and I am even more excited to talk about this awesome fabric from Riley Blake!!! Yes, it's ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE fabric created ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Fast Four Patch Quilt

Posted: 10 September 2014 at midnight
This is one of my favorite go-to quilt patterns for a quick baby quilt. It works really well to show off a main 'focus' print contrasting with a variety of prints in scrappy four-patch blocks.
For this quilt I am using the new Riley Blake collection Trendsetter, in stores now ...
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How to Make Quilted Letters

Posted: 3 September 2014 at 1:05 p.m.
 
 
 
 
Hi all, it's Becky from U Create! I love when I get to share cute things here at the Riley Blake blog.  Everything here is beautiful and I love being in such great company.
 
 
School started last week for my little ones and my baby is now in Kindergarten ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday ~ The Polly Tote

Posted: 27 August 2014 at 8:46 a.m.


The Polly Tote | Sew Like My Mom

Hi Riley Blake readers! Melissa here again, from Sew Like My Mom. I'm really excited to be sharing my project today with you all. I dreamed up the concept for this bag years ago but for some reason, never took the steps to put it into reality. 
Until now ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Skirting the Issue

Posted: 13 August 2014 at midnight

knit skirt tutorial

Every July and August at Simple Simon and Company, we hold a charity event called Skirting the Issue. It is where we spend a month sewing skirts for girls in foster care to have a bit of handmade love just in time to go back to sew. I have been ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Tooth Fairy Pillow with Hidden Pocket

Posted: 6 August 2014 at midnight

Tooth Fairy Pillow with Hidden Pockets! This is so cute and super easy to make!

Hello! It's Maggie from Smashed Peas and Carrots and I'm so excited to be here again. Today I'm sharing a fun tutorial for a Tooth Fairy Pillow that has two hidden pockets! My oldest daughter is starting to lose her teeth and has been "borrowing" my son ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Quilted Rainbow Pillow

Posted: 23 July 2014 at midnight

quilted rainbow pillow

Hi Everyone! I'm Mandy and I blog over at www.SugarBeeCrafts.com- come check it out! Today I'm showing off a super fun Quilted Rainbow Pillow that I made using a Rolie Polie pack from Riley Blake - I just love using precuts - it makes everything that much easier ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday~ Simply Modern Monochromatic Stockings

Posted: 16 July 2014 at midnight


Hello fellow fabric friends!!  It's me, Melissa from Happy Quilting and I am so excited to be here at Riley Blake Designs.   Today I am tickled pink to be sharing my new tutorial for Simply Modern Monochromatic Stockings with all of you!!!   I have been wanting to make matching ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Little Camper Water Bottle Holder

Posted: 9 July 2014 at midnight
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. Make sure your camper always has their water bottle with this tutorial from Melly Sews So one thing I remember ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Roll -Up Travel Jewelry Case

Posted: 2 July 2014 at midnight

 

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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 ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Counting Stars Quilt

Posted: 25 June 2014 at 1 p.m.

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 ... ...read more

Un Tabouret

Posted: 18 June 2014 at midnight
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 ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Easy Grilling Apron

Posted: 4 June 2014 at midnight

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Summer is here and just thought of turning on the oven in the summer makes me hot. So most of our cooking is done on the grill. We're big fans of grilled pizza at our house! Anyone else anti cooking during the summer? I have ruffley aprons, but they ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Lula Magnolia Panel Quilt Tutorial

Posted: 28 May 2014 at 9:41 a.m.
My name is Amy Smart and I blog about my quilting addictions at Diary of a Quilter. Today I'm sharing a quilt using Amanda Herring's newest collection Lula Magnolia. I am in love with vibrant colors in this collection coming to stores in June. This collection of fabrics ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Art Smock Tutorial

Posted: 21 May 2014 at 2:54 p.m.
 
Hi, sewing friends!  It's Becky from U Create again! I love contributing to the Riley Blake Blog!  I hope you will love this little project as much as my baby girl loves the end result.


My preschoolers LOVES to paint!  I am not talking about the dollar store water ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Sycamore Shorts

Posted: 14 May 2014 at 1:45 a.m.

Hello Riley Blake readers! I'm Melissa at Sew Like My Mom and I'm so excited to share a free shorts pattern with you all today!

Sew Like My Mom | Sycamore Shorts

Sew Like My Mom | Sycamore Shorts

I love shorts! They're so easy and fun and are such a fun way to show off a great print. My kids ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday (but on Friday!) ~ Simple Summer Backpack

Posted: 9 May 2014 at midnight

Simple Summer Backpack Sewing Pattern by Melissa Mortenson of polkadotchair.com

Hello Riley Blake Fabrics Fans! My name is Melissa Mortenson and I blog over at the Polka Dot Chair. You may have seen me here before, I adore Riley Blake and love dreaming up projects for their Design Team.

Polka Dot Chair Blog

When I saw this Girl Crazy fabric I immediately had thoughts ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday~4 Patch Rag Bag

Posted: 30 April 2014 at 1:16 a.m.
Hello!  Today I get to share with you how to make a 4 patch rag bag.  It's one of the first things that I learned how to sew and years later I still love and make them often.  They are perfect for cute, quick, handmade gifts.  (Especially when filled ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Make Your Own Dolly Diapers

Posted: 23 April 2014 at midnight

How to make Dolly Diapers and a Free PDF Pattern

Hello! It's Maggie from Smashed Peas and Carrots (www.SmashedPeasandCarrots.com) I am so excited to be here today working on the Riley Blake Design Team! I am a mommy to four little ones ages 1, 3, 5, and 7 and if your kids are anything like mine they ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Pocket Full of Posies Skirt

Posted: 16 April 2014 at midnight
Riley Blake Lazy Day Fabric Pocket full of Posies Skirt tutorial jojoandeloise.com     lazy day fabric from Riley Blake jojoandeloise.com

I am pretty sure, you all remember that, Nursery Rhyme, Ring Around the Rosy!

This song is often sung in our house, since we have so many little one's running around. And, every time it is sung I can't help but think about the, Pocket Full of Posies ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Girl's Apron

Posted: 8 April 2014 at 11:57 p.m.

Hi Everyone - I'm Mandy and I blog at SugarBeeCrafts.com - I am super excited to be part of the Riley Blake Design Team!  Today I am bringing you a fun tutorial for a girl's apron - this is a perfect project for a beginner sewer who wants to push ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday ~ The Royal Star Quilt

Posted: 2 April 2014 at midnight

Hello Riley Blake Friends!  I am  Melissa Corry from Happy Quilting and I am so excited to be here with my first Project Design Team appearance ;)    When I first saw British Invasion by RBD Designers I had to use it.   My Mother was born in England and recently returned for ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Ironing Board with Storage Pocket

Posted: 26 March 2014 at midnight
 Ironing Board Cover and storage pocket - http://mellysews.com Hey y'all - I'm Melissa, from Melly Sews, and I am THRILLED to be part of the Riley Blake Project Design team! So, for those of you who don't know me, I'm pretty picky about details. And I'm going to share a scary photo now - consider ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday ~ I'm Running Away Knapsack

Posted: 19 March 2014 at midnight

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Hi there!  I am super excited to share my first project as part of the Riley Blake Design Team.  My name is Stef and I share all my sewing, crafts, and food projects over at Girl. Inspired.    While I was browsing fabric collections for this project, I landed on the ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Faux Button Down Tunic

Posted: 12 March 2014 at midnight
Hello everyone, this is my first time here as a member of the design Team and I am very excited! I am Sachiko from Tea Rose home, where I share my sewing/craft tutorials and ideas.

 

I had so much fun working with the fabrics by Mod Studio designed by ...

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Book-to-Bag Repurpose

Posted: 5 March 2014 at 8:14 a.m.

We LOVE books at our house. I know we can read books on our phones & other forms of technology, but I am still partial to a real book with real pages in it. Here is a fun idea for re-purposing those books that have pages coming away from the ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Fabric Covered Mouse

Posted: 26 February 2014 at midnight
Fabric Covered Mouse Pad by Lindsay Wilkes from The Cottage Mama. www.thecottagemama.com Hi there! I'm Lindsay Wilkes from The Cottage Mama (www.thecottagemama.com) and author of the book, 'Sew Classic Clothes for Girls'. I'm so excited to be back with you all today for Design Team Wednesday! I don't know about you, but I like to try to ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday ~ How to make a Rag Rug

Posted: 19 February 2014 at midnight

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Hello--It's Becky from The Crafting Chicks here! Excited to share another fun project.

I have long loved these rag rugs, but once I see the price tag I move away from them quickly.

How to Make a Rag Rug

I finally decided to make one! Here's what you'll need if you want to ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday~Mod Messenger Bag

Posted: 11 February 2014 at 11:27 p.m.
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 ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~DIY Fabric Canvas with Applique

Posted: 5 February 2014 at 1:51 p.m.

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 ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Valentine Bunting and Table Runner

Posted: 29 January 2014 at 8:06 a.m.

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

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DIY Laptop Sleeve Clutch

Posted: 22 January 2014 at 12:34 a.m.

Hey there Riley Blake Readers!!  I'm Melissa Mortenson, author of the Polka Dot Chair Blog.I adore being a part of the Riley Blake Fabrics Design team, dreaming up new projects to share with you all year!

 

Polka Dot Chair Blog

  Stop by my blog today for a chance to enter to win ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday~ Crochet Cozy

Posted: 14 January 2014 at 11:43 p.m.

crochet cozy--simplesimonandcompany  

Hi everyone! I am Elizabeth, one half of the duo of sisters' in law that blog at Simple Simon and Company. One thing we really love to sew are simple, easy project that are useful and more importantly can be sewn in an afternoon. And today's project is no ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday~ Christmas Tea Cozy

Posted: 18 December 2013 at midnight
 
Ahhhh spot of tea shall we?
I love Christmas rituals, I love snow, I love the cold
but most of all I love to share a cup of tea with you,
especially at this time of year.
 
 
So for a few minutes, why not sit a spell…
 
A deep appreciation ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Union Jack Crib Quilt

Posted: 11 December 2013 at midnight
 
Hello fabric friends. My name is Amy Smart and I write about my love of fabric and quilting at Diary of a Quilter. Today I am so excited to be working with Riley Blake's new Union Jack panels. After living in Great Britain twice for extended amounts of time ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Baby Doll Pouch Blanket

Posted: 4 December 2013 at midnight
Baby Doll Pouch Blanket Tutorial from The Cottage Mama. www.thecottagemama.com Hi, my name is Lindsay Wilkes from The Cottage Mama and I'm glad to be back with you again today. Several years ago I made a baby doll pouch blanket for my girls when we were expecting our baby boy, Caspian Finn. I meant to blog about it and ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~ Bedside Kid Tote

Posted: 20 November 2013 at 1:47 a.m.

Bedside Kid Tote Tutorial  

Hello Riley Blake readers, I am Melissa Mortenson and I blog at the Polka Dot Chair. I would love for you to stop by my blog and say Hello! I've got HUNDREDS of free sewing and quilting tutorials over there that I'd love to share with y'all ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday~Simple Simon & Co Fashion Show

Posted: 6 November 2013 at 12:42 a.m.
Back in September Elizabeth and I were able to attend Riley Blake's Fabric Fest in Las Vegas.
Not only did we get to attend but we got to teach a class (on our favorite subject---drafting children's patterns) and participate in their Fashion Show!
 
A fashion show!!!
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Fabric and Trim Embellished Cards

Posted: 30 October 2013 at 8:26 p.m.

 

 

DIY Fabric & Trim Cards

Hi Riley Blake Fabric lovers!  I am happy to be here sharing another project with you all.  This month I was able to get my hands on the beautiful LOVEY DOVEY COLLECTION by Doodle Bug.  This fabric, along with the buttons and trim made perfect embellishments for some cards I ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday~Strip Quilted Dish Mat

Posted: 23 October 2013 at 12:04 p.m.
dish-mat-titleHello! I'm Becky one of the five Crafting Chicks. We like to blog about creating life which has lead each of us to do many adventurous things including building furniture, making printables, and throwing fun parties. Among all that we each love sewing! Today I wanted to share this ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Patchwork Pumpkin Table Runner

Posted: 15 October 2013 at 11:18 p.m.
Hello fabric friends! My name is Amy Smart and I like to write about my adventures with fabric at my blog Diary of a Quilter. Today I am going to share with you a simple Patchwork Pumpkin project that you can put together quickly. You could make this project exactly ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Classic Gingham Ruffled Basket Liner

Posted: 9 October 2013 at midnight
 
Hello Gingham Lovers! 
It is a classic- gingham and straw hamper baskets.
What's not to love?
A covered basket, is ideal for your laundry, fruit, cats....
or  looks fine in your powder room for your towels...
As this has been my year of anything and everything GINGHAM...
I thought ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Easy Zombie Outfits

Posted: 1 October 2013 at 11:45 p.m.


Today we've got a special guest Project Design Team Member ...

Our good friend Nike from Choose to Thrive. As you can see she's super talented and wonderfully nice as well. 

Check out what she did with Zombie Apocalypse ... 

Hi there! I’m Nike from Thrive and excited to ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Hexi Pouch Tutorial

Posted: 24 September 2013 at 11:57 p.m.

Hexi Pouch Sewing Tutorial. www.thecottagemama.com

Hi there! I'm Lindsay Wilkes from The Cottage Mama and I'm excited to be back here at Riley Blake Designs to show you how to make this fun 'Hexi Pouch' today. Hexagons seem to be all the rage now in the quilting and sewing world and I can ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday~1 Hour Baby Blanket

Posted: 21 August 2013 at 12:34 a.m.

I love being at the Riley Blake Design Blog!  I know you will love what I am going to share with you today!
I wanted to make a special friend a baby quilt, but I am not a big fan of the whole binding part of quilt making.  So I ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Knit Maxi Skirt

Posted: 13 August 2013 at 11:28 p.m.

Hi, I'm Brooke from The Crafting Chicks! I'm so happy to be a part of the Riley Blake Design Team and to guest post here today. :) craftingchicks-guest-header

I'm going to share how to make a knit maxi skirt featuring the amazingly cute jersey knits by Riley Blake Designs ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday~CHECK this out :)

Posted: 30 July 2013 at 10:48 p.m.
 
 
THIS OUT!
as in check this out, checkers, gingham  style-wink! 
 
Gingham and Ruffles are my focus for 2013!
All my projects this year  have been with Gingham from RBD!
 
Gratitude to  Riley Blake Design, for creating a staple print
that has been around for centuries..
Did you know it is ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Blog Hop and Simple Simon's DARLING ruffled apron!

Posted: 12 June 2013 at 9 a.m.

Hi everyone! It's my turn to talk about my Social Media in the Creative Community panel at Fabric Fest! First, let me introduce myself. My name is Paige Hill and I am the Internet Marketing Manager for Riley Blake Designs. It's a job I truly love with a ...
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Project Design Team~Car Seat Swaddling Blanket

Posted: 6 June 2013 at 1:40 a.m.

 

 

Hello, my Riley Blake friends. I am so happy to be here from U Create again sharing my latest creation with you. This month I am sharing my Car Seat Swaddling Blanket Tutorial.

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Being the mother of 3 kids (all of which were colicky babies), I know how much those ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday~Q's Doll Quilt Tutorial

Posted: 29 May 2013 at 2:13 p.m.

 I'm so excited to share this post mainly since I have wanted to make a quilt of sorts for a long time. I finally had the excuse to make one with RILEY BLAKE FABRICS and for even more fun, check out the Riley Blake Fabric Fest in Las Vegas ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday~Patriotic Pillows

Posted: 22 May 2013 at midnight

Hi there Riley Blake readers!!

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It's Jen from Tatertots and Jello.

patriotic pillows from tatertots and jello

I'm here sharing a super easy idea that I made for the Fourth of July!!

red white and blue pillows from tatertots and jello I thought it would be fun to take a light/beach blue and red for a little different alternative to the traditional ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~French Country Cafe Curtain

Posted: 15 May 2013 at 12:40 a.m.
 
Budget Conscious?
 
Then you may love this idea for  indoor or outdoor DECOR.
 
I LOVE GINGHAM, so much so, I have started
collecting RED GINGHAM dishes ( Dillards) ....I have quite a few gifted pieces
 for our outdoor cafe....
SOOOOO when RBD came out with their very fresh collection, I could ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Scalloped Envelope Clutch

Posted: 1 May 2013 at midnight

Hi, I'm Lindsay from The Cottage Mama and I'm thrilled to be back sharing my Project Design Team Tutorial today!
 
To be honest with you, it was really hard to choose what fabric to use for today's tutorial as there are so many great prints right now ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Tumbler Quilt

Posted: 24 April 2013 at 12:19 a.m.
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Hello fabric friends. I'm Amy Smart and I like to share my quilt-making/fabric-hoarding adventures at my blog, Diary of a Quilter. Today I am going to share a tutorial for creating a simple variation on a traditional patchwork quilt, using a shape traditionally called "tumblers". This pattern is ...
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"Sunnies" Sunglasses Case Tutorial

Posted: 17 April 2013 at 7 a.m.

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Hi!  It's Melissa from the Polka Dot Chair Blog.  Today I'm going to be sharing with you a tutorial on how to make this fun little sunglasses case.

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There are two things you should know about me 1) I ALWAYS have a pair of sunglasses with me, I ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday~Indie Chic Circle Quilt

Posted: 3 April 2013 at midnight
Hello Riley Blake friends! 
Today we (the girls from over at Simple Simon and Co) are happy to be here sharing a quilt that we had so much fun making.  Recently we've had quilts on our minds and this is one that liZ made (with the help of her ...
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project Design Team Wednesday~Hanging Car Pockets

Posted: 27 March 2013 at midnight

 

 

Hanging Car Pockets Sewing Tutorial

I have a little boy.  Which also means I have little cars scattered around the bedroom floor.  I figured out a way to both organize the cars and keep them off the floor: Hanging Car Pockets.  These pockets are awesome because it hangs inside his closet door and he actually ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday~Hanging Car Pockets

Posted: 27 March 2013 at midnight

 

 

Hanging Car Pockets Sewing Tutorial

I have a little boy.  Which also means I have little cars scattered around the bedroom floor.  I figured out a way to both organize the cars and keep them off the floor: Hanging Car Pockets.  These pockets are awesome because it hangs inside his closet door and he actually ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday~Pelmet Box Window Makeover!

Posted: 20 March 2013 at midnight

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Hi RBD! I'm Nikkala from The Crafting Chicks and I'm so excited to show how I gave my kitchen window a make over in 20 minutes and for $5! We've painted our kitchen cabinets, the walls, and replaced the light above the sink but something was still ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday~ Shagg It Rug

Posted: 6 March 2013 at midnight
 
 
Hello RBD gatherers and project makers....
I am pleased to be here today to show you where my mind sometimes wander...
Today or rather weeks ago it wandered into gingham and flannel land! 
 

 
 
 
I have had a love affair with gingham for as long as I can remember, mix that ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Fabric Covered Inspiration Board

Posted: 27 February 2013 at 1 a.m.

Hi! I'm Jen from Tatertots and Jello and I am so thrilled to be on the Riley Blake Design Team!

I am working on a big Craft Room/Office Redo at my house. And one of the main projects I wanted to tackle was a BIG inspiration board. I ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Knot Dress Tutorial

Posted: 20 February 2013 at midnight
 
 
Hi there! I'm Lindsay from The Cottage Mama and I'm excited to be back sharing my project design team tutorial for the Easy Knot Dress.
 
I love an easy sundress, don't you? It's still pretty cold and snowy around here in Chicago, but I'm already ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Monogram Baby Quilt

Posted: 12 February 2013 at 11:07 p.m.
 
 
Hello fellow fabric lovers! My name is Amy Smart and I write about my fabric addiction adventures at a blog called Diary of a Quilter. I'm so excited to get to be a part of the Riley Blake Design team and share my first team tutorial with you today ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~ Simple Chevron Throw

Posted: 6 February 2013 at midnight
Hello! I'm Melissa from the Polka Dot Chair Blog! Today I'm going to be sharing with you how to make this simple quilted throw. Be sure to stop by and say "hello" today, because I'm giving away a Chevron Fat Quarter Bundle on my blog! One of ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Polka Dot Pillow Sham

Posted: 30 January 2013 at 7 a.m.
Riley Blake Design Team Project

Hi! I'm Maureen from Maureen Cracknell Handmade a proud member of the Riley Blake Design Team!! Today I'm sharing a tutorial for a Rugby Stripe Pillow Sham using just a few of Riley Blake's wonderful basics, Cotton Dots and Solid fabric. If you have any questions feel ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Easy Tiered Skirt

Posted: 22 January 2013 at 11:11 p.m.
 
 
Hi everyone, it's Simple Simon and Co. and we are back today with an easy but especially darling skirt today that we have seen all over children's clothing websites selling for lots of money.  But instead of spending lots of money, we are are here today to teach ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~ Rolie Polie Raggedy Skirt

Posted: 16 January 2013 at midnight



Rolie Polie Raggedy Skirt Tutorial
Skirts are the easiest thing to design and sew.  If ever I want to boost my sewing confidence I make a skirt.  That is how this tutorial for the Rolie Polie Raggedy Skirt came to be…I needed a confidence booster. :) 
I love the edges of the rolie polie strips ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~ Padded Gadget Cover

Posted: 2 January 2013 at midnight

Happy New Year, friends!

It’s Char here from Crap I’ve Made and I’m excited to kick off 2013’s Project Design Team tutorials!

Did Santa bring you a new gadget for Christmas? You know, an iPad/Kindle/Nook/tablet/whateverthecraptheycallthem?

Are you worried about it getting scratched ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday~ I M Happy

Posted: 26 December 2012 at midnight
 
 
Last week I was in a department store when I witnessed
a mini tamper tantrum from a very spirited 3 year old.
Her Mumm scolded her firmly but gently...
"Emma, be happy, it's Christmas"
 
Well wee Emma, stomped her feet, and with such a frown, 
bellowed out  " I M ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Coloring Book Caddies

Posted: 5 December 2012 at 12:58 p.m.

Today Becky from The Crafting Chicks is sharing a darling Coloring Book Caddie ... Wouldn't these be great for Christmas gifts? 

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 I don't know about you, but my girls LOVE to color. They can stay busy for hours coloring. Yes, it's a mothers dream...them doing something creative ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday~Ruby Lou Bag

Posted: 27 November 2012 at 6:49 p.m.

Hi There! It's Melissa from the Polka Dot Chair blog and Fourteen May. I'm excited to be sharing with you another tutorial as part of Riley Blake's Design Team.

I decided to make a simple little bag, one that I think would be perfect for a little ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday~Reusable Christmas Bags

Posted: 13 November 2012 at 7:12 p.m.


At Christmas each year we have a tradition that our kids can open one present on Christmas Eve, which is always a new, sparkling set of pajamas for Christmas morning pictures.  It's a fun tradition and the kids love it....but it has always been a hassle finding those ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Flannel Christmas Nightgown

Posted: 6 November 2012 at 6:35 p.m.

 

 

Riley Blake Flannel Nightgown Tutorial u-createcrafts.com

 

Supply List:

2 yds Riley Blake Design Santa’s Workshop Flannel 

1 package of double fold red fleece bias tape

14 inches of 1/2” wide elastic

Nightgown with Raglan Sleeves to create pattern

 

First of all, I have not sewn with a commercial pattern…yet.  I just create my ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday~Party Dress and Bow Tie

Posted: 31 October 2012 at midnight

Hi! I'm Nikkala, one of the 5 Crafting Chicks! We are excited to be joining the fabulous ladies on the Design Team here at Riley Blake!

A few months ago we added a little dolly to our family! It has been fun to have a baby girl to dress ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday~Heating Pad Cover

Posted: 17 October 2012 at 9:30 a.m.
 

 
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 ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Super Simple Rag Quilt

Posted: 10 October 2012 at 8:07 a.m.

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 ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Scrappy Ruffle Headband

Posted: 3 October 2012 at midnight

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 ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Scrappy Improv Wall Hanging

Posted: 26 September 2012 at midnight
 
 
 
 
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 ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Halloween Apron

Posted: 19 September 2012 at midnight
Hi! I'm Melissa Mortenson from the Polkadot Chair blog! Today I'm sharing with you a tutorial for this very "batty" apron! Stop by my blog for a chance to win some Costume Clubhouse Fat Quarters and Gray Chevron Fabric!!     I love Halloween! I thought it would be ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~ Dresden Pocket Half Apron

Posted: 12 September 2012 at midnight
Dresden Pocket Half Apron
 

Today I'm sharing a tutorial for a new Half Apron Pattern, using the gorgeous Willow fabric collection by My Mind's Eye for Riley Blake Designs. I used the fabric prints as inspiration to create a Flower Dresden Pocket on each side and a little pleated detail down the ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Bow Pocket Tutorial

Posted: 5 September 2012 at midnight
If there is one thing that we like to make over at Simple Simon and Company it would be skirts.
(Lots and lots of skirts.)
We think that skirts are the perfect sewing project for anyone from beginners to advanced seamstresses and today we are sharing two simple ways to ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Pin it Pincushion!

Posted: 29 August 2012 at midnight

 

 

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Supply List:

      • 1 Red 4x6 piece
      • 2 Gray 4x6 pieces, 14x3 strip, 7x3 strip
      • Fusible Light Interfacing: 2 4x6 pieces, 14x3 strip, 7x3 strip
      • Sew-on “hook and loop”
      • Red thread
      • Polyester filling
      • optional:  Silhouette Craft Cutter and Sewing Fabric Interfacing

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If you have the Silhouette Craft Cutter and you want ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday~Ombre Herringbone Quilt

Posted: 22 August 2012 at midnight
Tam of Sew Dang Cute back again to share with you my final design team project. I came up with this idea several months ago, and even got the fabric to make it back in April, but life got so busy that I didn’t get it done – until now ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Laminate Cafe

Posted: 8 August 2012 at 9 a.m.
 
 
 
 
Good Morning - introducing
my Laminate CAFE...

 Big Thanks to Riley Blake Designs 
 
#1 for making a laminate I absolutely love to work with
#2 the opportunity to share with you my designs 
 
Today I would like to share this laminate tablecloth
with an easy way to string your casing! 
It ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Fat Quarter Tote

Posted: 25 July 2012 at 9 a.m.

Hi, my name is Lindsay Wilkes from The Cottage Mama and I'm back with an easy afternoon project called the 'Fat Quarter Tote'.  I fell in love with the fabric line, 'Seaside', by Riley Blake Designs the first time I saw it at quilt market back almost 9 months ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Willow Improv Log Cabin Quilt

Posted: 18 July 2012 at 9 a.m.
Hi everyone! Today we've got a FABULOUS tutorial from
Heather Jones
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Hi! Thanks for joining for my newest project for the Riley Blake Design Team. I've come up with an easy quilt project for you, featuring one of my favorite types of blocks: the ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~ Dresden Burst Baby Quilt

Posted: 11 July 2012 at 5:32 p.m.
Hi There!!

It's Melissa Mortenson again from the Polkadot Chair blog.  I'm very excited to be sharing with you my latest project for the Riley Blake Design Team.


For this months project,  I decided to make a baby quilt.  I love Dresden Blocks but didn't want to ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~ Seaside and Chevron Picnic Quilt

Posted: 4 July 2012 at 9 a.m.
Seaside & Chevron Picnic Quilt 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 Hand-tied Picnic Beach Quilt using a simple patchwork of Riley Blake's new Seaside Collection for the quilt top ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~ PVC Lemonade Stand

Posted: 27 June 2012 at 9 a.m.
 
 
A few weeks ago Elizabeth and I took a whirl wind one day trip to the LA fashion district.  It was so much fun but at the end of the day we were worn out! 
As we sat in the airport waiting for our late flight we talked about the ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Raggedy Scallop Baby Quilt

Posted: 20 June 2012 at 9 a.m.
 
Hi, it’s Becky at Ucreate again.  I love being here and sharing my latest creation with you. 
This month I used the Riley Blake fabric Apple of My Eye and made a Raggedy Scallop Baby Quilt with a full tutorial just for you.  ENJOY!
Reggedy Scallop Quilt Tutorial 
Let’s get started!        
Supply ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Simple Basket Liners

Posted: 13 June 2012 at 9 a.m.
Hi everyone! I’m Tam from Sew Dang Cute, and I’m thrilled to be back here to share another tutorial with you.
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Last time I made a quilt, so this time I wanted to do something a little more simple, and went with basket liners.
Simple Basket Liners
My son’s toys ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Bohemian Skirt

Posted: 6 June 2012 at 9 a.m.
Hi. I'm Char from


 
Today I am sharing a super easy skirt tutorial using Lila Tueller's new
 
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First you'll want to measure the waist of the intended wearer. Determine the finished length you want the skirt to be.
Yardage requirements
Provided the waist of ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday: Clothes Peg Bag

Posted: 30 May 2012 at 8:18 a.m.
 
For years we lived in a Metropolitan city whereby clothes lines of any kind
were strictly forbidden. 
When we moved to wine country, one of the first things I asked...
"can we have a clothes line?"  It would have been a deal breaker
if the answer had been NO. 
 
I ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~The Lolly Dolly Pillow

Posted: 16 May 2012 at 9 a.m.

Hi, I'm Lindsay from The Cottage Mama and I'm thrilled to be back with you again today sharing my most recent design team project.  Deciding which fabric line to use for this tutorial was so darn difficult as I wanted to use just about all of the new ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~Easy Custom Curtains and Valance

Posted: 9 May 2012 at 9 a.m.
 



Easy Custom Curtains and Valance
Designed by Heather Jones for Riley Blake Designs
 
 
 
This easy window treatment will look great in any little girl’s room. Switch out the fabrics to make it a perfect custom project for a little boy’s room, too! 
 
All seams, unless noted, are ¼”. Please ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Retro Travel Bag

Posted: 2 May 2012 at 9 a.m.

 
Hi there!!! I'm Melissa Mortenson of the Polkadot Chair blog and fourteen may sewing patterns.  I'm so excited to share with you this tutorial for my Retro inspired travel bag.....
 
did you notice... it's made from Laminated Chevron Fabric???? Oh- be still my heart love that laminated ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~ Chevron Tote Bag Tutorial

Posted: 25 April 2012 at 9 a.m.
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 ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Tooth Fairy Pillow

Posted: 18 April 2012 at 5 a.m.
 
 
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 ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~High Chair Makeover

Posted: 11 April 2012 at 9 a.m.
 
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 ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Peak Hour Quilt

Posted: 4 April 2012 at 9 a.m.
Hi I’m Tam of Sew Dang Cute.
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I’m excited to be here today sharing with you my
Chevron Peak Hour Quilt.
Finished-quilt
I absolutely LOVE the new fabric line Peak Hour! It’s so cute and the colors are perfect for my son’s nursery.
Window-treatment
Did you know that ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Laminate Shower Curtain

Posted: 28 March 2012 at 9 a.m.
Today's tutorial comes from our friend Char of
 
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Early last month I got the chance to explore the Riley Blake warehouse…and it was every bit as fabulous as you’d imagine. There were laminated cottons as far as the eye could see.
 
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(Crappy cell phone pic)
I knew ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Indoor Awning

Posted: 21 March 2012 at 9 a.m.
 
UNDER COVER
never looked sew good!
 
Materials needed:
Less than 1.5 yds  for topper material ( same for backing)
No tools
Thread notions
And some lumber and felt pads.
 
If you have admired outdoor awnings as much as I, then you will love the ease of this indoor awning, that ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Laminated Scalloped Tablecloth

Posted: 14 March 2012 at 9 a.m.
Hi there!!
 
 
 I'm Jen from Tatertots & Jello. I'm a mom of 4 and I love to share creative ideas and tutorials on my site. I am thrilled to be on the Riley Blake Design Team. And, to tell you the truth, I'm also a little intimidated to ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Embellished Hoodie Tutorial

Posted: 7 March 2012 at 9 a.m.
 
Hi, my name is Lindsay Wilkes from The Cottage Mama and I am so excited to be part of the Riley Blake Designs Project Design Team!  I was thrilled when they invited me to be part of the group and I still can't believe that I am here sharing ... ...read more

Design Team Wednesday~Modern Log Cabin Pillow Cover

Posted: 29 February 2012 at 9 a.m.
 
 
Hello! I'm Heather Jones of www.oliveandollie.com. I am so excited to share my first project as a member of Riley Blake's Design Team with you today! We'll be making a fun Modern Log Cabin pillow cover with an envelope closure using some of Carina Gardner ...
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Design Team Wednesday~Doll Sleeping Bag and Pillow Tutorial

Posted: 22 February 2012 at 9 a.m.
Hello! My name is Melissa Mortenson and I blog over at www.polkadotchair.com.  I am extremely excited to be a part of the Riley Blake Design team and to be sharing my first project with you today.
Today I'm going to show you how to make this fun ... ...read more

Design Team Wednesday~Nursery Floor Pillow Tutorial

Posted: 15 February 2012 at 9 a.m.
Fly A Kite Nursery Floor Pillow 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 kite themed nursery floor pillow using Riley Blake's new Fly A Kite collection by October Afternoon. This step ... ...read more

Design Team Wednesday~Simple Spring Skirts

Posted: 8 February 2012 at 9 a.m.
 
One reason that Liz and I started our blog was to show everyone that if we could sew, then basically anyone could.  We sometimes feel like we are living out Gusteau's line from the movie Ratatouille, when he said, "Anyone can cook!"
 
But we have changed it to "Anyone ...
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Design Team Wednesday~Notebook Folder Tutorial

Posted: 1 February 2012 at 9 a.m.
Hi there, I am Becky from Ucreate .  I am so excited to be a part of the Riley Blake Design Team. 
This year I look forward to sharing some great tutorials with you using the amazing fabric of Riley Blake Designs .  This month I chose some fabric from the Dainty ...
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