Jina's Holiday Hand Towel Tutorial

18 Dec 2013

It's our favorite time of the year as the Christmas season is in full swing! Jina is back with a quick and easy Holiday Hand Towel Tutorial. These hand towels are a great way to liven up your kitchen for holiday baking and would make fantastic neighbor gifts. And you for sure won't want to miss her shortcut for gathering ruffles!

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Gracie Girl Quilt

16 Dec 2013

Gracie Girl

Hi!  I'm Amanda from Jedi Craft Girl!  I am happy to be here at Riley Blake today!  My favorite Riley Blake fabric line is always the fabric I am currently sewing with!  It's all so wonderful!  I love the Gracie Girl fabrics - such great colors and patterns with a kind of retro feel.  I love this quilt pattern because it really shows off the fabric.  This tutorial is for a baby quilt, but you can make it any size - I think it would be a darling throw quilt!   Finished Quilt Size: 39 1/2" x 47" Finished Block ... ...read more

"Spectacular" Baby Bib

13 Dec 2013

"Spectacular" Embroidered Baby Bib Tutorial Printer Friendly Version

Whip up this little piece of retro baby spill protection in no time at all! This bib will be too cute to reserve just for meal times! *You will need an embroidery machine for the middle panel of this bib. If you don't have an embroidery machine, you can hand embroider a design or skip the embroidery option altogether.)* Supplies: *Favorite Embroidery Pattern (The retro glasses embroidery pattern seen in our example is a Riley Blake Designs exclusive design. To purchase, visit your local or online retailers.) *White cotton fabric and ... ...read more

Photo Booth Props Video Tutorial

11 Dec 2013

Are you planning a holiday party for family, school, sports teams or work? These days no party is complete without a makeshift photo booth! If you haven't see Tonia's Holiday Photo Booth Props video tutorial, then check it out now!

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Simple Sawtooth Star Quilt Pattern

09 Dec 2013

Hello!  My name is Heidi and I normally blog at Honeybear Lane.  I have been quilting for about four years so I'm still a relative newbie.  But part of being a newbie is discovering all the awesome tips and tricks there are to quilting!  I love the Sawtooth Star and I wanted to make a quilt in the new Riley Blake Fabric "Twice as Nice"--it's darling, isn't it?  I learned some ways to help this quilt come together more quickly.    
simple sawtooth star quilt pattern

Here's the tutorial: What you'll need: 1/4 yard of multiple fabrics.  I used ... ...read more

Stripes and Dots Tree Skirt

06 Dec 2013

Stripes and Dots Tree SkirtBy: The Tuxedo Cat Printer Friendly Version

Hello All! It’s Julia from The Tuxedo Cat and it is wonderful to be able to share this pattern with all of you. I don’t know about you, but the holidays have really come fast this year.  This pattern will hopefully get your decorating spirit going, if it isn’t already. I hope you enjoy and happy holidays!   Supplies- 1.5  yards of main fabric 1.5 yards of coordinating fabric 1.5 yards of second coordinating fabric 1 button of choice (About 1 inch works well ... ...read more

My Li'l Loopy Tree

25 Nov 2013

Hi everyone!   I love being a guest on Riley Blake's Cutting Corners.   My name is Jackie and you can find me at my blog - Jackie's Art Quilts, creating, embellishing and quilting.

I designed this adorable Li'l Loopy Tree to bring a bit of snowy cheer to your cold winter.   Depending on what colours of fabric you use, it can also be your December holiday tree too!  If you used fall colours it would brighten up a corner of your room in October and if you were really adventurous and made it pink, green and yellow, it would ... ...read more

Boy Crazy Cabins

22 Nov 2013

Boy Crazy Cabins Quilt by Hema click here for a PDF version of this pattern.

Hello Everyone, this is Hema (a.k.a Malini) again from http://malinisquilts.blogspot.com blog. I am really excited to share another tutorial with you, Boy Crazy Cabins. This is  improvisationally pieced wonky log cabin quilt. If you enjoyed my Cute and Spooky Spider Web quilt, I hope you will like this one too. The fabric line I used is "Boy Crazy" by Dani Mogstad for "My Mind's Eye". This is a 10 inch stacker friendly quilt pattern, also sometimes known as layer ... ...read more

English Paper Piecing Video Tutorial

20 Nov 2013

English Paper Piecing: We're hearing those words everywhere, as an age-old technique is being rediscovered by a new generation of quilters. Our favorite Aussie, Sue Daley, has been kind enough to share the in's and out's of English Paper Piecing with us in this week's video tutorial.

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Reusable Christmas Gift Bag

18 Nov 2013

I fell in love with this traditional Christmas Fabric at first sight. I am always looking for new ways to make reusable items, and gift bags are one of my favorites.  
Finished product

Supplies: 2 pieces of Christmas Fabric Metal Measuring Tape Standard Sewing supplies   Measure Item to Be Packaged: In this case 32” Wide X 35” Length        Divide the Width in half - 32” / 2 = 16” Add 2” to the width – 16” + 2” = 18”   Add 4” to the Length – 35” + 4 = 39”   Cut: Cut two pieces of fabric to equal 18” X 39”     Sew: With Right sides together pin and sew across ... ...read more
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