Shall We GATHER?

08 Oct 2013

Let's explore some ways to make gorgeous gathers! Always pretty, ruffles look terrific whether gathered into a seam such as a skirt or apron; sleeves, pockets, bags, etc., or applied as ruffled embellishments at necklines, across a pillow, quilt, bag, shirt - here, there and everywhere!   Course Instructor:  Deonn Stott @ Quiltscapes Course Supplies:     *1 Fat Quarter, cut into four or five 9" x 7" rectangles,       and four or five 4-1/2" x 3" rectangles.      *Thread, dental floss, Clover Fuse & Gather tape (optional),       double needle (never mind). Here's how I learned to gather:  The "Two-Strand" technique.  Used in garments mostly ... more

Chevron Pocket Pillow

04 Oct 2013

Hi!  I'm RaeAnna at Sewing Mama RaeAnna and I'm thrilled to be posting for Cutting Corners College for the first time! I have been using some of the Riley Blake Basics as applique fabrics and there is always extra that I try to use as stash buster projects!  Eva Mae's tree shirt pictured in the title photo will be featured in a couple weeks here at CCC! For this project I chose to make a pocket pillow with a chevron block pattern for the pillow front!  It is really easy to create this chevron design and I ... more

Totally Boy Crazy Quilt

30 Sep 2013

Boy Crazy QUilt

Hi!  I'm Amanda from Jedi Craft Girl and I am totally excited to be here at Riley Blake.  This quilt pattern features the fabric line "Boy Crazy".  This is such a great line because it works well with baby items AND it works well for projects for older boys.  In fact, my 10 year old son was loving all the fun motifs in the theme print.  Here is how you can make your own "Totally Boy Crazy" Quilt. Quilt Size: 41" x 48" Block Size: 7" square, finished Supplies: 10-15 Assorted fat quarters 1/3 yard white/cream solid ... more

Rolie Polie Tube Baby Quilt

27 Sep 2013

Rolie Polie tube baby quilt/play mat.

featuring   Hi Riley Blake Fans, My name is Kelly from kelliottmagic.  I love sewing/creating and live in Brisbane, Australia. This is my second project with these beautiful Riley Blake fabrics and I will take you step by step creating a 39" square Baby Quilt. I have used a one Priscilla rolie polie, some 2.5" & 5" strips of Shades (Lemon) fabric Enjoy!   Fabric & Supply Requirements 21 x Rolie polie strips 9 x 2.5” Width of fabric (WOF) Blender basic fabric of your choice. 4 x 5” WOF of the same basic ... more

Camera Bag Pattern & Tutorial

23 Sep 2013

Hello Riley Blake lovers! This is Amber from Crazy Little Projects happy to be visiting Riley Blake for my first time today. I do a lot of simple sewing tutorials on my blog along with a Learn to Sew series for people who are REALLY new to sewing. Come stop by and say hello! Today I'm going to show you how to make a Camera bag:
Camera Bag Pattern and Tutorial

This bag is very similar to my all time most popular project, my messenger bag, but it's made smaller to be camera size and it's got a little padding. Now here ... more

Too Cute to Spook Monster Finger Puppets

20 Sep 2013

Finished Project

  Hello! This is Jessica with MamaJama Quilts! I am excited to bring you this project which has been one of the funniest and most challenging designs to date. It has taken me months to simplify the pattern while maintaining the integrity of the fabric. I am confident that the whole family will have fun with these "Too Cute to Spook Monster Finger Puppets," while you will have just as much fun making them. Supplies: Fat Quarter- Too Cute to Spook Main fabric Fat Quarter-Too Cute to Spook Star fabric Scraps- Black fabric Fusible Interfacing Sharpie Marking pencil Plastic Template Sheet ... more

Priscilla Patchwork Skirt Tutorial

16 Sep 2013

Priscilla patchwork skirt

  Priscilla Patchwork Skirt Hi! I'm Jennifer Wambach, AKA JennArtDesigns and I'm excited to be presenting another tutorial! You might remember my Pinfeathers pincushion last November. This time it's a fun almost-circle patchwork skirt, great for the cooler fall weather and school days. You can make it for anyone in any size, just by adjusting the number of squares and tiers... easy as apple pie! __________________________ I’m a big fan of long, flowy skirts and I love the look of patchwork, but don't have enough time these days to make entire quilts. This project is a ... more

Cute and Spooky Spider Web Quilt

13 Sep 2013


Hello Everyone, this is Hema (a.k.a Malini) from blog. I am really excited to share this Cute and Spooky Spider Web quilt. The fabric line I used is "Too Cute to Spook" by Bella Blvd. Now you how I came up with this name "Cute and Spooky Spider Web" quilt.  This is a Rollie Pollie friendly quilt pattern, also sometimes known as Jelly rolls(2.5inch strips). I hope you like my modern twist to this class spider web quilt design. The difficultly level of this quilt is from advanced beginner to intermediate quilter ... more

Too Cute Trick Or Treat Bag

06 Sep 2013


Hello, folks. I am so excited to be here with Riley Blake and the Cutting Table. My name is Katie and I sew over at ChooChoo Skadoo.  Today I am going to show you how to make this super easy, super cute Trick or Treat bag for your little ones. Materials Needed: 1/2 yard-Bottom of outside of bag 1 Fat Quarter-Top panel of outside bag 1/2 yard- Lining 1 Yard- Rick Rack for handle1/4 yard- Handle 1 yard 1/4" boning 1/8 yard for Aplique 1/4 yard Heat 'n Bond 2 cute Halloween Buttons *All ... more

Free Sewing Pattern : Kimono TShirt for Baby

30 Aug 2013

baby kimono tshirt free pattern

Project:Kimono Tshirt For Baby Skill Level: Confident Beginner Time:  1  hour Supplies:Half Yard Boy Crazy Main Teal Fabric Quarter Yard Boy Crazy Red Dots Fabric Velcro Tabs or Sew-on velcro  Pattern:  Download the six-page Baby Kimono Tee Pattern ( size 0 - 3 months). Print it on A4 (8.5 X 11 inches) paper with margins set to 0 and Portrait Orientation Prepare the pattern by taping together Pages 1 to 4 using the overlap areas as indicated on the pattern. Pages 5 and 6 are single page pieces of the pattern. Seam Allowance: 3/8 inch unless otherwise stated ... more
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