Color Story: Royal, Ambitious Purple

Let’s talk color! Specifically, we need to talk about the color Purple.┬áRiley Blake Designs collection of Confetti boasts a fabulous array of purple hues that add rich depth and harmony to your sewing projects. Color can be symbolic, but did you know colors can also have an effect upon our emotional and physical well-being? It’s … Continue reading Color Story: Royal, Ambitious Purple


Queen of Cute: Little Dolly Designer Elea Lutz

We are totally excited today to be spotlighting the lovely and talented Elea Lutz. Elea’s fabric collections are consistently both adorable and timeless. Her strength lies in her ability to merge 1930’s feedsack charm with a modern aesthetic. Holy cannoli, how cute are these fabrics? If that weren’t enough, Elea is the author of these … Continue reading Queen of Cute: Little Dolly Designer Elea Lutz


Curiosities Instagram Hop

Have you seen Amanda Herrings’ new Curiosities fabric collection? We are totally in love with this one – the colors, the florals – it’s just gorgeous! Aren’t these colors dreamy? Right now on Instagram you can find photos and projects made with these beautiful designs! Amanda is holding a Curiosities Instagram Hop, where various sewists … Continue reading Curiosities Instagram Hop


Arbor Blossom by Nadra Ridgeway of Ellis & Higgs

Nadra Ridgeway’s Arbor Blossom collection arrives in stores this month, and we couldn’t be more excited! Nadra’s signature classically bright, colorfully saturated, cheerful florals fill this fabulous collection. I decided I would use the Yellow Main and Pink Arbor Flowers to make this DUTCHMAN’S PUZZLE block. Just look at that yellow! And those blues! My … Continue reading Arbor Blossom by Nadra Ridgeway of Ellis & Higgs


Game Day Blog Tour: Meet the Designer!

Happy Friday and welcome to the final day of our Game Day Blog Tour! Today, we are taking you to the blog of Game Day designer, Lori Whitlock! Lori is talking about her collection, as well as sharing fun photos and links. Click HERE to go to Lori’s website. Game Day Blog Tour Schedule: Monday … Continue reading Game Day Blog Tour: Meet the Designer!


Paige’s Passion by Lila Tueller

When I got my hands on some pieces of Lila Tueller’s latest fabric collection, Paige’s Passion, I immediately thought of tropical summer days, a tall glass of lemonade, and brightly painted beach houses. Okay, maybe it’s because I live by the beach, so that is where my mind runs to, but, wow, these prints really … Continue reading Paige’s Passion by Lila Tueller


Vienna!

Have you seen Jolijou’s brand new Vienna fabric line? Vienna hit stores in February, and it is amazing! With a richly saturated color pallets, Vienna certainly isn’t shy. The designs combine traditional with the bold and modern in a way that only Jolijou can do. Recently, Jolijou and her Vienna fabric line were featured in … Continue reading Vienna!


Coming in August!

Happy Friday! We hope you had a wonderful week! We have some fabulous fabric lines coming your way and we can’t wait to give you the scoop! We are drooling over the “SAFARI PARTY” collection, designed by the talented Melissa Mortenson. Oooh, those colors! And the zebras and giraffes! You can expect this collection to … Continue reading Coming in August!


Project Design Team ~ Smarty Cats Dress

Hi there sewing friends! It’s Stef here today, from Girl. Inspired. I’m excited to finally show you this darling girl’s dress I stitched up with one of my favorite Riley Blake novelty prints, Smarty Cats. This is a basic dress with gathered skirt, buttoned bodice, and cap sleeves. My daughter absolutely adores this darling fabric … Continue reading Project Design Team ~ Smarty Cats Dress


Project Design Team ~ Bow Tie Pillow Sewing Pattern

  Hi there Riley Blake fans! My name is Melissa Mortenson and I’m the girl behind the Polka Dot Chair blog. I’m also one of Riley Blake Designs fabric designers. My next line is called Wonderland Two and hits stores this January! Today I’m going to share with you a quick tutorial for this bow … Continue reading Project Design Team ~ Bow Tie Pillow Sewing Pattern