Self Binding Quilt Tutorial

Hello! I’m Sara from Flannel Queen. Today I’m happy to show you how to make my favorite type of flannel receiving blanket: The Self-Binding Blanket. This blanket has two layers of flannel. The flannel from the back is brought around to the front to look like binding. We’re also going to add ric rac to … Continue reading Self Binding Quilt Tutorial

Tiered Cake Pincushion with Magnetic Pin Catcher!

By: Allegory Lanham of Sew Allegorical Fabric Line: ‘The Simple Life’ by Tasha Noel for Riley Blake Designs Course Materials: -One fat quarter each of two different fabrics from The Simple Life -Scraps of felt or batting (minimum size 2″ x 8″) -Ribbon or Fabric Scraps/Selvages for embellishments -Circular Magnet (can be found at Home Improvement … Continue reading Tiered Cake Pincushion with Magnetic Pin Catcher!

Project Design Team Wednesday~ I M Happy

  Last week I was in a department store when I witnessed a mini tamper tantrum from a very spirited 3 year old. Her Mumm scolded her firmly but gently… “Emma, be happy, it’s Christmas” Well wee Emma, stomped her feet, and with such a frown, bellowed out  ” I M Happy”… All of us … Continue reading Project Design Team Wednesday~ I M Happy

Sweetest Pin Cushion

  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 assortment of 1.5 … Continue reading Sweetest Pin Cushion


It is with a grateful heart that tomorrow we donate $21,800  to Autism Speaks and the Carmen B. Pingree Center for Autism ($1,800 is from our friend Billy Alper- Thanks Billy!) Your purchases from Pieces of Hope fabric line have generated this donation. I have a nephew with Autism.  He is sweet, curious, smart, but … Continue reading Hope

Ribbon Flower Hair Clip Tutorial!

Making these flower hair clips is fun and easy. Start with little girl ribbon to add to your princesses hair, sweater, or crocheted hat. Then work your way up to a woman’s broach or hat decoration. Supplies: 2 yards Ribbon 1.5 yards Crocheted Lace .25” wide 1 Button Heavy thread to match 1 Hana-Ama Flower … Continue reading Ribbon Flower Hair Clip Tutorial!


To celebrate reaching 20,000 fans on our  Facebook page, we’re giving 3 of you a copy of our current catalog which you can browse and then choose ANY FAT QUATER BUNDLE OF YOUR CHOICE! PLUS we’re also giving you a copy of Where Women Create Magazine featuring Riley Blake Designs! Wahoo! Just make sure you … Continue reading It’s a CELEBRATION and a GIVEAWAY too!