Ribbon Embellishing

11 Jan 2012


  Hi there!  My name is Jackie from  Jackie's Art Quilts .  I make all things quilt related and crafty.  My favourite is 3D embellishing of my art quilts.   I love to embellish!   Riley Blake has graciously allowed me to share some cool and fun embellishments with you.  I will be posting the second Wednesday of each month on a different embellishment and what can be done with it.  I find that lots of us  love ribbons, buttons, ric rac, and zipper tape, but then it sits in our studio as we don't know what to do with it.   My ... ...read more

Quilted Pillow

10 Jan 2012

Quilted “Fat Quarter” Pillow
Fat Quarter Pillows

  Quilted Pillows featuring "Dainty Blossoms" by Carina Gardner for Riley Blake Designs  Course Instructor:  Hi, there!  I'm Deonn @ Quiltscapes , back to share some quilty fun here at Cutting Corners.  What a great way to start off the new year!    I ♥ Riley Blake Designs' fabric!   Always fresh and fun, a little something for everyone.  Fabric that puts a smile on your face.  And I’m always tickled when the girls at RBD invite me to come over to play ~ love these “Dainty Blossoms” (coming to stores mid-January)!   Course Description: These quick pillows take just a few ... ...read more

"Pins and Needles" Flower Pincushion Bracelet

06 Jan 2012

"Pins and Needles"   Flower Pincushion Bracelet Tutorial    by: Cute Quilt Patterns   This fun and frilly flower will keep all of your pins and needles right at hand so that you can focus on the fun part of sewing…   No need to be on “Pins and Needles” looking for your pins and needles any longer!
Top View of the Pincushion

    Click Here for the "Pins and Needles" Flower Pincushion Bracelet Instructions       ...read more

Pincushion Club Announcement

03 Jan 2012

pincushion club

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Hoo's Busy Portable Portfolio

27 Dec 2011

Hiya!  I'm Kristi McDonough, pattern designer for Shari Butler of Doohikey Designs.  I am also a wife, mother to the world's sweetest three year old girl ever, fabric enthusiast, quilting novice, felt toy maker and all around lover of all things crafty. I run a teeny tiny blog and a teeny tiny etsy shop . I'm pretty sure my daughter inherited the same genes, she already has her own sewing machine and knows how to operate it!  We like to keep ourselves busy whether we're home or away.  Today's project is the perfect thing to keep ... ...read more

Easy Stacker Quilt

20 Dec 2011

Easy Stacker Quilt Printer Friendly Version   Course Instructor:   Jana Kigin from  Adventures of a Cross-stitch Drama Queen    
Easy Stacker Quilt

 Quilt measures approximately 69"x69". Course Materials: 1 10" stacker of Delighted! 1 5" stacker of Delighted! 3/4 yard Sundrop Basic Shades 3/4 yard Robin Basic Shades 1/2 yard Red Delighted! Daisy 1 yard Blue Delighted! Main 3/4 yard Red Delighted! Stripe, for Binding 4 yards Green Delighed! Dot, for Backing Instructions: Those 5" and 10" stacker packs can be hard to resist, can't they? With one of every print in a fabric line, they become a fabric ... ...read more

Finishing School IV - Quilt it!

13 Dec 2011

  Finishing School IV ~ Quilt it! 
Quilted pillow topper

 ~ Quilted Pillow Topper featuring Sweet Nothings by Zoe Pearn for Riley Blake Designs ~  COURSE  DESCRIPTIONHave you ever felt overwhelmed by the words, "Layer, Baste, Quilt as Desired"??  The aim of our class today will help us recognize the true value of these quilts we're creating, along with a few hints and tools for creativity as we finish our quilts and bring them to life.  COURSE  INSTRUCTOR   Deonn @ Quiltscapes  Does this describe you? You have a personal relationship with fabric. You've spent hours and hours admiring fabric, petting, folding, envisioning the possibilities, designing, re-designing ... ...read more

Holly Jolly Scalloped Skirt

09 Dec 2011

Holly Jolly Scalloped Skirt Course Instructor: Amy Chappell Printer Friendly Version  
model in skirt

Looking for a new skirt to fancy up your holiday festivities?  Look no further- the Holly Jolly scalloped skirt is here!   Ready to make one of your own?  Read on for full instructions. (the measurements listed are for a skirt sized 3T-4T) Materials:  Main fabric (waist band and over skirt) 3/4 yard accent fabric (underskirt) 1/2 yard scalloped border template 3/4" elastic optional embellishments- in this case velvet ric rac   Cutting measurements: From Main Fabric: waistband- 32" X 5" over skirt (cut 2) 27 1/2 ... ...read more

Bustle Skirt

06 Dec 2011

COURSE TITLE Bustle Skirt   Printer Friendly Version  

PRINTER FRIENDLY INSTRUCTIONS   COURSE INSTRUCTOR Summer @ Sumo's Sweet Stuff   Hello!   My name is Sumo (or Summer, if you want to get more formal). I take up a little piece of the blogging world over at Sumo's Sweet Stuff. I've got three little ladies that I love to sew for, so I am excited to share this bustle skirt tutorial with you.     For the tutorial, I will give you the measurements I used for my three year old, along with instructions on how to adapt the measurements to whatever size you ... ...read more

Christmas Candy Holiday Outfits

02 Dec 2011

Christmas Candy Outfits - 1

Christmas Candy Holiday Outfits   Printer-Friendly Instructions Downloadable Applique Patterns: Cupcake or Gingerbread   Course Instructor - Nike Peterson from Choose To Thrive   Course Materials: Gingerbread Man Outfit 2T - 4T Skirt: 1 yd. Christmas Candy Damask Red; 1 yd. White Christmas Candy Main; 2 yds. Riley Blake brown jumbo ric-rac; 1" elastic to fit waist size. Sz 4 - 8 Skirt: 1.5 yds. Christmas Candy Damask Red; 1.5 yds. White Christmas Candy Main; 3 yds. Riley Blake brown jumbo ric-rac; 1" elastic to fit waist size. Shirt: plain shirt; 1/6 yd. lightweight fusible webbing or interfacing; 1/3 yd. - 3/4 ... ...read more
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