Make-in-an-Afternoon Sunshine Baby Quilt

Happy Friday! Inspired by a forecast of sunny skies ahead, I decided to whip up a quick and easy baby quilt that is guaranteed to chase away the blues! With a handful of these gorgeous Riley Blake Designs Confetti Cottons in various yellow tones, ranging from Sunshine to Cheddar, I set out to quilt up … Continue reading Make-in-an-Afternoon Sunshine Baby Quilt


10 FREE & Easy Baby Quilt Patterns

We have curated 10 of our favorite baby blanket tutorials and patterns just for you! These tutorials and patterns are FREE + Easy + CUTE! 1. HEART BABY QUILT from Simple Simon & Company. This quilt features their When Skies are Gray fabric line and packs a lot of punch in the cuteness department! 2. … Continue reading 10 FREE & Easy Baby Quilt Patterns


Imagine With Riley Blake

If you haven’t seen our brand new website, Imagine With Riley Blake, you need to hop over there now! Imagine With Riley Blake is a creative hub, where you will find video tutorials for all things related to needle & thread. Amy Smart, from Diary of a Quilter, has a fabulous VIDEO TUTORIAL  teaching us … Continue reading Imagine With Riley Blake


Lost & Found America Easy Placemat DIY

Happy Wednesday! With temperatures rising, I am already starting to dream of summer — days at the beach, fireworks, parades and family gatherings. So, it seemed to be the perfect time to play with Jen Allyson’s gorgeous new fabric collection, Lost & Found in America. The vintage inspired stars and strips and patriotic colors are … Continue reading Lost & Found America Easy Placemat DIY


Project Design Team ~ Cross Back Children’s Apron

    Sometimes when you see a fabric line, you know exactly what you want to make with it.  That happened to me when I saw this Sweet Orchard fabric.  I couldn’t stop thinking about how cute a sweet kitchen set would be in this darling and bright line.  So, when it came time for … Continue reading Project Design Team ~ Cross Back Children’s Apron


Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Simply Sweet Trick-or-Treat Bags

  Hello fellow Riley Blake friends!!! It’s me, Melissa Corry from Happy Quilting and I am super excited to be sharing a tutorial for these Simply Sweet Trick or Treat Bags with you today 😉  I think this Ghouls and Goodies line by Doodlebug Designs has to be the sweetest Halloween fabric I have ever seen!!!  I … Continue reading Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Simply Sweet Trick-or-Treat Bags


Paper Doll Ornament & Gift Tag

The Penny Rose Paper Dolls Bakery Collection by Sibling Arts Studio is on its way into stores right now, which makes it the perfect time to bring you a fresh & easy tutorial featuring these sweet prints. For Small 4″ Dolls, You Will Need: 1- Approx. 10″ square piece of C4353 Paper Dolls Background – any … Continue reading Paper Doll Ornament & Gift Tag


Project Design Team Wednesday~ Ruffled Mantle Cover

I was looking at my fireplace mantle the other day and thinking it needed something crafty before I decorated it for Christmas. The wheels in my sewing brain got spinning and I began to think about all the tutorials for Christmas tree skirts I’d seen. One thought led to another and I came up with … Continue reading Project Design Team Wednesday~ Ruffled Mantle Cover


Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Make a Back-Tie Pillowcase Dress

Hi Riley Blake Readers! I’m Melissa from Sew Like My Mom and I’m here to share a simple twist on an all time favorite style. I love Pillowcase Dresses. They’re such a wonderful project for everyone–from beginners to the most advanced seamstresses. They can be worn in all seasons, they’re a fast sew, they grow with the child, … Continue reading Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Make a Back-Tie Pillowcase Dress


Project Design Team Wednesday ~ 10 Minute Wine Bag

Hello! It’s Maggie from Smashed Peas and Carrots! I am so happy to be here again to share another fun tutorial with you using Riley Blake’s beautiful Cottage Garden fabrics. Today I will be teaching you how to make a fabulous Wine Bag, and it will only take you 10 minutes…10 minutes!!! So fast you … Continue reading Project Design Team Wednesday ~ 10 Minute Wine Bag