Holly Jolly Scalloped Skirt

09 Dec 2011

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

Christmas Placemats

29 Nov 2011

Hooray for Holidays Project by Reeze L. Hanson Morning Glory Quilts Printer Friendly Version Shared with permission by Debbie Hicks, Too Cute Embroidery

   When I first laid eyes on all the fun Christmas Candy fabrics in this line, I knew I HAD to make Reeze’s placemats for the holidays to showcase them.  I hope you enjoy making them as much as I did!   Project Notes The fabrics listed will make at least four place mats and four napkins.  The instructions are written for making one of each.    Specifications Skill Level: Beginner Place Mat Size: 17-1/2” x 13-1/2 ... ...read more

Christmas Candy Tree Skirt

17 Nov 2011

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Christmas Candy Mini Tree Skirt Printer Friendly Instructions   Course Instructor - Jennifer Rodriguez of  All Things Belle   Course Materials: * 5 Riley Blake Christmas Candy fat quarters * 1 yard of batting * 1 yard of white felt (backing of tree skirt) * 4 1/2 yards of double fold bias binding tape   Instructions:   Download the quilt template here.  You will be cutting 11 of the plain skirt pieces and making 10 of the paper pieced present sections.     I have a tutorial on how to paper piece quilt here.  With the number of pieced sections that are to be completed, you may want to create ... ...read more

Doll Blanket and Pillow *Delight*

15 Nov 2011

Doll Blanket and Pillow Set     *Printer Friendly Instructions*   Candice Taylor

    I saw the Delighted fabric and knew that would be perfect for this project! I love how Riley Blake fabrics are so colorful and inspire such fun and joy. To make it even better, Riley Blake also has tons of options of trims and notions to give your set just the right touch!   Here's what you'll need: 1 Fat Quarter of fabric (18"x21") for the blanket front 1 Fat Quarter of fabric for the blanket back 11" square piece of fabric (or pieced) for pillow   Trims and ... ...read more

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
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