"Best Smelling Boot in the West" Pin Cushion

07 Sep 2012

Printer Friendly Instructions: Click here for a multi page PDF you can print with pattern pieces and full instructions Course Instructor: Samantha Walker
"Best Smelling Boot in the West" Pin Cushion

Course Materials: 1/3 yard Pink Saddle Designer Cloth from Samantha Walker Saddle Up collection 2 to 3 oz of Poly-fil 1/8 yard Pel-Tec (you only need a small amount for boot base...took me forever to find it because I didn't have the technical name...I asked the lady...I'm looking for the "stiff stuff" people put between fabric on totes...she looked at me strangely...the lady next to her looked up ... ...read more

Refinish your old kitchen stools to updated accessories

03 Sep 2012

Refinish your Old Kitchen Stools into a Trendy Accessory by: Jessica Ouzts  

    Before                                            After   I wanted to add Kitchen stools to the bar in my kitchen, but I didn’t want to spend a lot of money, and I love DIY projects. The Riley Blake Laminates are perfect for this project! They are water resistant so they are easily wiped with a moist cloth. I found two stools at a yard sale- $7 for the set. They were sturdy, just used and dirty. I painted mine to match the color in the fabric. You can follow my link at the ... ...read more

Pillow Wrap Pincushion w/ Lavender

31 Aug 2012

Hello everyone my name is Hope Yoder and I own Designs By Hope Yoder www.HopeYoder.com. I'm sew excited to share a project tutorial I made especially for Riley Blake's Pincushion of the Week Club.    Materials Needed: Polka Dot Stitches by Riley Blake Button~Ups Fabric Button Cover Machine Model HY_Z100 & 1” sew-on buttons www.HopeYoder.com (2) 2 ¼” squares of Polka Dot Doily Blue (2) 4 ½” squares of Polka Dot Daisy Blue (2) 2 ¼” triangles of Polka Dot Daisy Red (2) 2 ¼” triangles of Polka Dot Designer Cloth Blue (2) 1 ¼” x 4 ¾” strips of Polka ... ...read more

Pin it Pincushion

29 Aug 2012

PIN IT Pincushion 2012-009

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 If you have the Silhouette Craft Cutter and you want to cut the “Pin it” with your machine send me an email at beckyucreate@gmail.com and I will send you the file.  (I only have it saved as a Silhouette file though, not SVG) {You can also purchase one for $269.99 right now using the “Ucreate” promo code ... ...read more

Butterfly Pincushion

24 Aug 2012

Cindy Cloward here and I'm excited to share with you my pincushion. I  love all things summer...everything, the hot days, the flowers, vegetable gardens (fresh fruit and vegetables-yum!) and I love the butterflies.

 I have planted a few butterfly bushes in my yard to attract these beautiful insects (which they have also attracted hummingbirds too!) ...so butterflies were my inspirations for my pincushion.   When looking for a good fabric to create my butterfly, Bohemian Festival by Lila Tueller is the perfect choice....the leaves look like butterfly wings. Supplies needed: *1/4 yard or less of Butterfly fabric ... ...read more

Robot Dog Free Softie Tutorial

20 Aug 2012

Jean Kake here from the Quilted Cupcake, excited to share my free dog softie tutorial.  Inspired by the fun Puppy Park fabric from Riley Blake, I decided to combine two of my favorite things to create a Robot Dog - I call him RBRD. He's easy to make, and you don't have to oil, feed or walk him!

Robot Dog Softie Supply List Riley Blake Puppy Park Fabrics, 1/4 yard each - Park Stripe Blue - Park Bones Black Riley Blake Cotton Solids, Brownie, 1/2 yard Fusible Lightweight interfacing Brown felt, white felt (one sheet each) Pipe Cleaner Assorted ... ...read more

Cupcake Pincushion

17 Aug 2012

Hi there, I am Jackie from Jackie's Art Quilts! Today I am going to show you how to make this scrumptious looking cupcake pincushion.   Warning:  You will not be able to make just one.   These are the best for gift giving, create with children, and just to have fun and let your creativity go!

  Supplies: 2 fat eighths, one for base and one for top ( I used fabric from 'An Apple Of My Eye' and 'Good Life Cottons' cardboard coffee cup  (can recycle a used one, just rinse out and dry) stuffing white glue hot glue gun trims - from ... ...read more

Chevrons at Play

14 Aug 2012

Chevrons at Play by Konda Luckau

Chevrons at Play 42" x 50" Hi! My name is Konda Luckau of Moose on the Porch Quilts. I fell in love with the tone on tone chevrons and asked Jina if I could do a tutorial just so I could play with the fabric.  Puppy Park by Stephanie Hunt of Bella Blvd was a perfect line to combine with the chevrons to make a fun, quick quilt for a child! Printer Friendly Instructions Materials: 1 - 10" Puppy Park Stacker 3 yards Chevron print fabric for the background 1 3/4 yards fabric for the backing 1/2 yard fabric ... ...read more

Candy Pincushions

10 Aug 2012

Hi, it's me, Shelly Pagliai (Polly-Eye), from Prairie Moon Quilts again. This is my third pincushion for the Riley Blake Pincushion Club. This time I’m using pieces from the Willow line by My Mind’s Eye. I really love these soft colors and would love to make an entire quilt from this line, wouldn’t you?
Candy Pincushion

These pincushions can be made in various sizes, and instructions are given for 4 different versions. However, I encourage you to experiment with lots of other sizes to fit your needs and uses. They’re a lot of fun!  I recommend that ... ...read more

Apple Blossoms

06 Aug 2012

Apple Blossoms

Hello! My name is Tracy and I blog over at 3LittleBrds. Today I want to share with you a fun and fast technique. It is called the Disappearing Nine Patch and you won't believe how fast a quilt will go together using this technique. I used the Apple of My Eye fabric line designed by Amanda Herring of The Quilted Fish to create my quilt, which I am calling "Apple Blossoms". This project is Stacker and fat-quarter friendly because it can be as scrappy or as simple as you like. I used 5 inch squares as a base for ... ...read more
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