Finishing School III - Border it!

08 Nov 2011

Finishing School  III ~  Border it!
Sugar & Spice Mitered Border

  Featuring Riley Blake Designs "Sugar & Spice" by the Quilted Fish  COURSE DESCRIPTIONHave you ever added a border to a quilt that looked ruffly, like cooked bacon?How about a border that is sewn so tight, your quilt resembles a dome tent?Let's talk about getting our quilt square, and take a look at adding a beautiful border to frame to your gorgeous quilt, with a focus on Mitered Borders!Ready?  Let's Quilt! COURSE INSTRUCTOR   Deonn @ Quiltscapes       COURSE SUPPLIES*An UN-bordered quilt top or panel*Fabric yardage for borders *6" x 24" Ruler with ... ...read more

Blessings Patchwork Indian Summer Quilt

01 Nov 2011

Blessings Patchwork Quilt by Sally's Angelworks

  Blessings Patchwork Quilt   by Sally’s Angelworks Hi there!! Sally from Sally’s Angelworks here with a fun easy quilt tutorial with a twist!! I hope you love embroidery as much as I do, because this quilt is the perfect avenue for your handwork to be featured. After your embroidery is done, you will be able to put this quilt together and finish it in just a weekend! For sure!! :) So let’s get this class started!! Download SA-Blessings Patchwork Quilt tutorial.pdf (2186.1K) HERE!! Course Materials: * 20 assorted fat quarters of Zoe Pearn’s Indian Summer for Riley ... ...read more

'Fall Into Ruffles' Jacket

25 Oct 2011

The "Fall Into Ruffles" Jacket Printer Friendly Version Jessica Abbott  
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Hi everyone!  I am Jessica from Me Sew Crazy, and I am so happy to be here at Cutting Corners College showing off my new 'Fall Into Ruffles' Jacket made for Riley Blake Designs!  With the temperatures getting cooler and my girls getting bigger, I knew it was time to whip up some new fun Fall jackets for the two little ladies in my life.  When I was asked to choose from their new fabric collections coming out, I was stumped because I love them all!  Knowing my daughter's ... ...read more

Bow Headband

18 Oct 2011

Easy Headband Tutorial Printer Friendly Version Kitty Vogt Hey there, Kitty here from A Law Student's Journey! I'm excited to be posting this fun and easy headband tutorial.  

Here are the supplies you will need: 1. Glue Gun 2. Fabric 3. A headband 4. Scissors   First, grab a plain headband. Cut a long strip of fabric about an inch wide. Put a dot of hot glue at the enda bit. Then wrap the end over the end of the headband. Start wrapping it around.   Here is the trick- notice in the last picture how I keep the end ... ...read more

Finishing School II - Make it!

11 Oct 2011

Finishing School  II ~  Make it!
Pieceful Beginnings

Featuring Riley Blake Designs "Sweet Nothings" by Zoe Pearn COURSE DESCRIPTION:Make Your Quilt!Due to the great response from last month's "Grow Your Quilt" Finishing School lesson of design options, we're going to change things up a bit, postpone our discussion about border treatments (bordering on insanity...) and talk about some great tips and tricks for putting our  Building Blocks or any pieced quilt top together.   Let's Quilt!COURSE INSTRUCTOR:   Deonn @ Quiltscapes  COURSE SUPPLIES:*Nine 9-1/2" (unfinished size) Building Blocks quilt blocksTwo more sets of Instant 9-Patch blocks  I - SquaresTwelve ... ...read more

Lost on the Block

04 Oct 2011


'Lost on the Block' 45" x 57" Hi, my name is Jackie White and you can find me here making 3D art quilts and other fun quilty things.   I am thrilled to be back again showing you how to make a fun and practical lap quilt. Let's get started:  Printer Friendly Instructions Supplies - from the Lost and Found collection 1/2 yard of each of Gray Round, Pink Round, Pink Labels, Black Dot, Pink Dot and Basic Shades Slate. 1 yard of each Black Main and Pink Main 2 yards for backing 2 yards batting   Instructions: Cut 12 - 4 ... ...read more

Trick or Treat Fabric Baskets

27 Sep 2011

Trick or Treat Fabric Baskets   Download Printer Friendly Directions    Course Instructor: Debbie Hicks Too Cute Embroidery                    
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  Want some instant gratification? Stitch up one of our fabric baskets to delight your little trick-or-treaters!   They’re easy and fun to make. They also make great containers to hold gifts for lots of occasions, holidays, baby showers, weddings, birthdays, and lots more.  They’re fun to stuff with gifts and to use after they’re empty.   Course Materials -       2 FQ (fat quarters – 18” x 22” piece) of fabric – one FQ will be used for the outer basket           and the other for basket lining ... ...read more

all wrapped up lap quilt tutorial

20 Sep 2011

all wrapped up quilt pattern course instructor:  AnneMarie Chany

  Printer Friendly Instructions Hi there!  I'm AnneMarie from Gen X Quilters and I have a cute tutorial for you today to get you in the mood for Christmas.  It may make you a little hungry for some sweets, as it uses the delightful Christmas Candy line.  It's so playful and cheery for the holiday season.  Let's begin. COURSE MATERIALS:  Note: These requirements are generous and based on minimum 42" wide of fabric after selvages are removed. Fabric Yardage Requirements Fat Eighth Bundle of 6 assorted prints of Riley ... ...read more

Finishing School I - Design it!

13 Sep 2011

Finishing School  I ~  Design it!Layout * Setting * Sashing"Pieceful Beginnings" 
38 x 38" Wall Hanging Sampler

Sampler featuring Riley Blake Designs "Sweet Nothings" by Zoe Pearn COURSE DESCRIPTION:PRINTABLE INSTRUCTIONSDesignLayout * Setting * SashingFor today's "Quilting Basics" lesson we're going to grow a fabulous quilt!Using the nine blocks from our "Building Blocks" series, we'll see what it takes to make a quilt just the size you'd like!  ...AND...It's time for a Riley Blake Giveaway!  (Read on to get the scoop.)COURSE INSTRUCTOR:   Deonn at Quiltscapes  COURSE SUPPLIES:*Design Wall, batting or flannel-backed plastic tablecloth*Nine 9-1/2" (unfinished size) Building Blocks ... ...read more

Farm Fresh Picnic Quilt

06 Sep 2011

Farm Fresh Picnic Quilt by Sara Lawson
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Printer Friendly Instructions Fruit Pattern Pieces     Hi! My name is Sara and I'm visiting the Cutting Corners site today from my blog, Sew Sweetness. I'm really interested in writing pattern reviews, tutorials, and sewing clothing, bags, and quilts! My tutorial today features the Farm Fresh line from Riley Blake, designed by October Afternoon. One fat quarter bundle will be enough to make the entire quilt, including the backing and binding!   This picnic blanket features colorful fruit applique, and is quilted using a 'Quilt-As-You-Go' method. Finished size: 45" x 45" Materials - 1 ... ...read more
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