Stripes and Dots Tree Skirt

06 Dec 2013

Stripes and Dots Tree SkirtBy: The Tuxedo Cat Printer Friendly Version

Hello All! It’s Julia from The Tuxedo Cat and it is wonderful to be able to share this pattern with all of you. I don’t know about you, but the holidays have really come fast this year.  This pattern will hopefully get your decorating spirit going, if it isn’t already. I hope you enjoy and happy holidays!   Supplies- 1.5  yards of main fabric 1.5 yards of coordinating fabric 1.5 yards of second coordinating fabric 1 button of choice (About 1 inch works well ... more

My Li'l Loopy Tree

25 Nov 2013

Hi everyone!   I love being a guest on Riley Blake's Cutting Corners.   My name is Jackie and you can find me at my blog - Jackie's Art Quilts, creating, embellishing and quilting.

I designed this adorable Li'l Loopy Tree to bring a bit of snowy cheer to your cold winter.   Depending on what colours of fabric you use, it can also be your December holiday tree too!  If you used fall colours it would brighten up a corner of your room in October and if you were really adventurous and made it pink, green and yellow, it would ... more

Boy Crazy Cabins

22 Nov 2013

Boy Crazy Cabins Quilt by Hema click here for a PDF version of this pattern.

Hello Everyone, this is Hema (a.k.a Malini) again from blog. I am really excited to share another tutorial with you, Boy Crazy Cabins. This is  improvisationally pieced wonky log cabin quilt. If you enjoyed my Cute and Spooky Spider Web quilt, I hope you will like this one too. The fabric line I used is "Boy Crazy" by Dani Mogstad for "My Mind's Eye". This is a 10 inch stacker friendly quilt pattern, also sometimes known as layer ... more

English Paper Piecing Video Tutorial

20 Nov 2013

English Paper Piecing: We're hearing those words everywhere, as an age-old technique is being rediscovered by a new generation of quilters. Our favorite Aussie, Sue Daley, has been kind enough to share the in's and out's of English Paper Piecing with us in this week's video tutorial. more

Reusable Christmas Gift Bag

18 Nov 2013

I fell in love with this traditional Christmas Fabric at first sight. I am always looking for new ways to make reusable items, and gift bags are one of my favorites.  
Finished product

Supplies: 2 pieces of Christmas Fabric Metal Measuring Tape Standard Sewing supplies   Measure Item to Be Packaged: In this case 32” Wide X 35” Length        Divide the Width in half - 32” / 2 = 16” Add 2” to the width – 16” + 2” = 18”   Add 4” to the Length – 35” + 4 = 39”   Cut: Cut two pieces of fabric to equal 18” X 39”     Sew: With Right sides together pin and sew across ... more

Mustache Pillow Tutorial

15 Nov 2013

Mustache Throw Pillow by Melissa H. Printer Friendly Instructions

My name is Melissa, and I am a mother of 6 with a full time job, a mini-zoo in my house, and busting at the seams with Riley Blake fabric!  :)  I opened an online store on Etsy called "For Sew It Seams 2."  (The "2" is a LONG STORY.)  I enjoy my store so much, and I hope you enjoy this tutorial!! Materials needed: Fabric for front of pillow: Please note:  If there is a pattern you are trying to center, you may want a little extra to allow for centering ... more

Amanda's Diamond Ruler

13 Nov 2013

Making perfect diamonds for quilting and craft projects is no longer a chore! In this video, Amanda from The Quilted Fish teaches us how using her new Diamond Ruler makes quick work of it! more

Valencia Thankful Apron Tutorial

11 Nov 2013

Sally's Angelworks Valencia Thankful Apron

  Happy November, Cutting Corners students!! I am Sally Keller with Sally's Angelworks, and yes, I am in love with Autumn, November, and Thanksgiving. As I was thinking about a fun quick tutorial for you, I just couldn't get the idea of a little bit of tradition mixed with sweet embroidery out of my head. And Lila Tueller's newest line, Valencia, is perfect for a sweet vintage-style apron which inspires thankfulness!!      One of the things I was thinking about when designing this apron was the fact that when I wash a lot of dishes, water splashes up on ... more

Vintage-Inspired Boxy School Bag

08 Nov 2013

Hi there! This is Hannah from Sew Adorable Fabrics and I am super excited to share with you my first tutorial on Cutting Corners College - A Vintage Inspired Boxy School Bag! This blog post is extra special to me: I love Riley Blake since I bought my first fabric (Riley Blake Sweet Nothings) from Etsy when I started to sew (I was 34 weeks pregnant with my second child) and Riley Blake was the first vendor I bought from when I opened my fabric store.
Vintage-Inspired Boxy School Bag by Sew Adorable Fabrics

I grew up in East-Germany and every school child had a special school bag called ... more

A Banner Day!

04 Nov 2013

Happy November!  It is the beginning of the season of giving thanks around here—of gatherings and celebrations.  So, let’s...  C E L E B R A T E ! ! !

INSTRUCTOR:  Deonn @ Quiltscapes Here’s a fun way to use a fancy rotary blade to make a fancy, quick, no-sew project for all your “BANNER DAY” occasions.  After all, ‘Tis the season!   SUPPLIES: * Up to 15  ~ 8-1/2" squares or scraps (I used a 10" stacker of RBD dots) * 2 yards double-sided fusible web (Got a few samples in the swag bag at Fabric Fest!  Perfect!) * Scallop, waffle, or wavy ... more
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