More Gingham fun! Try this simple, vintage embroidery technique on Riley Blake Designs' Cotton Gingham prints to create a lovely lacy overlay effect. Then we'll make a darling little project with our sample.
Course Instructor: Deonn Stott of Quiltscapes
Hi, this is Nancy from prims and proper a little shop on ETSY. I make sweet girly stuff for your home and your favorite dog. I am very happy to be teaching again for Riley Blake Designs.
Today we are going to be using the Little Red Riding Hood collection ......read more
Hello, I am Laura from SunFlowerFreckles. My daughter Miranda (8yrs old) got her first sewing machine from Grandma this past Christmas. To show how simple you can make a Pin Cushion I had her help me make one for her new machine. We picked out the Mystique line from Riley ......read more
My name is Randi and I blog at Dukes and Duchesses. I'm so happy to share a fun pincushion tutorial today.
My girls are learning to sew and I decided to make them a cute little flower pincushion to use. My kids love spaces for treasures so this pincushion ......read more
I am Nati and I blog over at Nati’s Little Things. Today I would like to share with you the “In love” pincushion.
I made this pincushion using fabrics from the Sweetest Thing collection from Riley Blake, I used a few of the fabrics in the collection, but ......read more
Hello! My name is Vicki and I blog over at Quilting Lodge. I'm super excited to be able to share my pincushion, The Cube, with all of you today. Seriously. I can barely contain myself!
I do feel the need to warn you that this tutorial is picture heavy ......read more
My name is Ally from Quilting Mumma!
I am thrilled to be able to design a project for Riley Blake-and I hope you enjoy making one for you too.
I dont know about you... but I have pins EVERYWHERE!!! there are little boxes of them at my cutting ......read more
Hi my name is Hany. I would like to share my pincushion tutorial. This is an easy one to make, but is so cute that you can give it as a present for a special occasion.
What you will need :
1 sheet of plain white fabric
1 ......read more
Tiered Cake Pincushion (with Magnetic Pin Catcher!)
A sweet and simple pincushion.
Hello, Brooke here from Silly Mama Quilts to share with you this week’s pin cushion. Hope you enjoy this cute, quick tutorial, perfect for the hectic pace of the holidays! The prints in the Sweetest Thing by Zoe Pearn are sure to brighten even the gray days!
Cut an ......read more
It's Michelle here from stella-lily's. I'm super excited to share a pin cushion tutorial with you today. I saw this style pin cushion at the place here in Germany where I took sewing courses. There was a REALLY BIG pincushion on the cutting table for ......read more
Hearts A Flutter
Pieced and Embroidered Pin Cushion
Good day everyone. I’d love to show you how to make a sweet, vintage-looking pin cushion, using the Flutter line of Riley Blake fabrics. This little project is quick, easy and you can still make it in time for ......read more
Princess & the Pea Pincushion
Hi, I'm Jennie of Clover & Violet, where I blog and design patterns alongside my wonderful mom, Clara. We're so excited to be sharing a pincushion tutorial today! The Sweetest Thing by Zoe Pearn for Riley ......read more
First off, I want to thank Riley Blake for this awesome opportunity to be able to share with you all a fun pin cushion. I am Bobbie from A Vision to Remember. I love all things Shabby and Riley Blakes new line The Sweetest Thing is everything shabby!
Shabby Flower ......read more
He's a pincushion, plus a keeper of needles and little notions that are easily misplaced... very handy to have next to your sewing machine!
Hi everyone! I'm Jennifer Wambach, AKA JennArtDesigns, and I'm so happy to be able to share this pincushion tutorial with you!
I used ......read more
Let's get back at those pineapples that have pricked and poked us all these years! Here's one that you can stick with a few pins!
with coordinating SEW Together Accessories from Riley Blake Designs
Hi, my name is Julia from Arcadia Cotton and I'm excited to share this super quick and easy pincushion tutorial with you. Once you've gathered your supplies, this pincushion can be made in 10 minutes!
Supplies you'll need:
- Small Piece of Fabric
- Needle & Thread
- Batting ...
Printer Friendly Instructions:
Click here for a multi page PDF you can print with pattern pieces and full instructions
Course Instructor: Samantha Walker
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 ......read more
Materials Needed: Polka Dot Stitches by Riley Blake...read more
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”
optional: Silhouette Craft Cutter and Sewing Fabric Interfacing
If you have the Silhouette Craft Cutter and you want ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
by Jina Barney
There have been so many creative pincushion tutorials. I have been wondering what I could do to make something different.
I always need a pincushion where ever I am working; whether on the road or in some other room besides my sewing room.
The thought ......read more
Hello! I am Amanda Herring from The Quilted Fish and I am so excited to be posting here on Cutting Corners! I have been excited for my opportunity to make a pincushion tutorial. I have to share a little back story to why I made what I did. My family ......read more
Hi, I'm Nancy from the SewSewHappyBlog and I am excited to be making a pincushion for Riley Blake. I know its hard to think about fall and Halloween when its 103 degrees outside, but fall will be here before you know it.
Today we are going to be making ......read more
Course Instructor: Rebecca from Charley, Dee, & Me
3 fat quarters of your favorite RBD prints
1/8 inch wide elastic
8 small spools (with or without thread)
polyester batting scraps
1. Of your three fabrics, choose two of them to be the top and bottom of ......read more
Bohemian Blowfish Pincushion
A kitschy pincushion using Bohemian Festival
Riley Blake Designs
Course Instructor: Bree McElroy from Distant Pickles (www.distantpickles.blogspot.com)
Fabric Line: ' Bohemian Festival’ by Lila Tueller for Riley Blake Designs
1 fat quarter each of 2 fabrics from Bohemian Festival (or ......read more
Hi there, I'm Molly Culley from Stitch-N-Thyme Designs, and I'm thrilled to post my first tutorial on Cutting Corners for Riley Blake Designs. Today I'd like to share a quick pincushion project with a flourish! This project showcases Lila Tueller's gorgeous Bohemian Festival...the perfect fabric ......read more
This fly a Kite collection is so cute. The collection itself inspired me to make this Kite pincushion.
Course Instructor: Natt Smith at Awesomeness of Crafting
Fabric Line: Yello Floral ... ...read more
Measurements of the finished pincushion are: 3” x 3” (base) and 4” high at the tallest point of the house.
12” x 12” square of doodlebug “tuxedo” black & white fabric for house 12” x 12” square of iron on interfacing
8” x 6” fabric for roof
4” x ...
Hello, Brooke here from SillyMamaQuilts with a fun pincushion project using Alpine Wonderland.
You will need:
Several fat quarters
Buttons and beads
Hot glue gun
Poly fiber fill and lavender, if you wish.
I used elastic thread to string my beads.
From Alpine Wonderland, I selected two ......read more
Dress Up Days inspired this pincushion. It's the pinafore from the main print of Dress Up Days. You ......read more
Hi, I'm Katie Trott from Lincoln, California. I own a small quilt shop, Sew Katie Jean, that has been open for just 9 months! It has been a dream come true for me.
One of the first quilts that I ever made was a scrappy Log Cabin Quilt. I ......read more
Hi! It's Shelly Pagliai (Polly-Eye) again, from Prairie Moon Quilts, and I’m thrilled to be back with my second pincushion for the Riley Blake Pincushion Club. I’m once again making my pincushion out of the new line by Samantha Walker, “Saddle Up”. I really love this line ......read more
3" Single Ribbon
Pretty Parcel Pincushion
Instructor: Emily Taylor
1. Cut two 3" squares of main print
2. Cut eight 1.25" x 3" rectangles of main print
3. Cut four 1" x 3" rectangles of "ribbon" fabric
4. Cut one 3" x 7" rectangle ......read more
Download the pattern and printable instructions here.
Course Instructor: Carina Gardner at www.carinagardner.com
Fabric Line: Dainty Blossoms by Carina Gardner for Riley Blake Designs
I created this pincushion because I loved the idea of a series of pincushions that I could use all around my studio. You can ......read more
Aqua and Orange Chevron Tufted Pincushion
Course Instructor: Heather Jones of olive & ollie
Hello! I'm so excited to be sharing my latest project for Riley Blake Designs here with you today. I really love the combination of orange and aqua together, and the new chevron fabric by Riley Blake ......read more
Course Instructor: Lindsay Wilkes from The Cottage Mama
Fabric Line: Woodland Trails by Sheri McCulley for Riley Blake Designs
Hi, my name is Lindsay Wilkes from The Cottage Mama and I am thrilled to be returning to Riley Blake Designs 'Cutting Corners College' today. Several months back I was here ......read more
Dainty Blossoms Couch Pincushion
Course Instructor: Bree McElroy from Distant Pickles (www.distantpickles.blogspot.com)
Course Materials: ‘ Dainty Blossoms’ by Carina Gardner for Riley Blake Designs
Twelve 3” squares of various prints from Dainty Blossoms
1 fat quarter of background fabric (C2764-Green)
One 10” square for pocket ......read more
Hi, I'm Shelly Pagliai (pronounced Polly-eye), from Prairie Moon Quilts, and I’m honored to be a part of the Riley Blake Pincushion Club. I’m making my pincushion out of the new fabric line by Samantha Walker, “Saddle Up”. If you know me already and follow my blog ......read more
Hi! My name is Melissa Mortenson and I blog over at the Polkadot Chair. I'm so excited to be sharing a tutorial for a simple pincushion with you guys today. It features one of my favorite new Riley Blake Designs fabric lines, Go Fly a Kite! I loved all ......read more
Hi Everyone! I'm Jeni from In Color Order and I'm excited to be here sharing a triangular log cabin pincushion with you today!
- 1.25"x10" strips of 6 print fabrics (I used prints from Woodland Tails!)
- 2"x2" square solid white fabric
- 7x7" square print fabric ... ...read more
Dresden Sheep Pin Cushion
by Sally's Angelworks
Welcome to this week’s pin cushion tutorial from Riley Blake’s Cutting Corners. I’m Sally with Sally’s Angelworks, and I’m thrilled to be sharing what I’ve created for you today!
If you follow ......read more
Cathedral Window Pincushion Tutorial
by Susanne Klemm
Welcome to the next round of Riley Blake Designs pincushion club. My name is Susanne and I blog at Quilt it out .
I want to show you how to make this cute pincushion. I got the idea while trying out ......read more
In honor of Valentine's day, I decided to create an adorable ruffled heart pincushion. It's a super easy project and really easy to customize the size/shape of your heart. At the bottom of this post I have a printable template that will give you a heart the ...
Sundae's Best Pincushion
by Roseann Kermes
Gather your Supplies
- Large pedestal ice cream sundae dish approximately 5” in diameter
- Fat quarters, 10” layer cuts, or scraps for pincushion
- 1/2 yard tiny pompom trim
- Cotton batting and cotton stuffing
- Heavy cardstock
- 12 wt thread, perle cotton ...
Pincushion Jar Tutorial
Course Instructor: Andy Knowlton ( www.abrightcorner.com )
1 jar with lid and ring
1 piece of fabric (measuring at least 6" x 6")
1 small piece of coordinating cardstock (at least 4" x 4")
optional: ribbon for needle holder (about 6" long ......read more
by Amy Chappell
I have loved the look of the sprocket pillows and the fun and lively prints in the Sunny Happy Skies collection and I thought they would make the perfect pair. I used a 5" stack to create my pincushion, but this would be the perfect ......read more
"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 ......read more