10 Back-to-School Ideas We LOVE!

It’s that time of year again. No, we’re not talking football. We’re talking back-to-school, which means getting back to real schedules, checking off lists of school supplies, new shoes, days of anxiously waiting classroom assignments, and maybe fresh haircuts if we’re really on point. Back to school means mixed emotions. It’s a fresh beginning and we’re … Continue reading 10 Back-to-School Ideas We LOVE!


30 Minute Elastic Waist School Spirit Skirt

Hi everyone! Today I have a quick and easy skirt tutorial for you. With older kids heading off to college, younger kids getting settled into their new classes, football games, meet-the-teacher days and back-to-school nights,  I’m feeling some school spirit! So I decided to whip up this easy little School Spirit Skirt. With the soft, … Continue reading 30 Minute Elastic Waist School Spirit Skirt


RBD Back-to-School Blog Tour: School Pride Free Quilt Pattern

It’s that time of year – fall sports and friendly school rivalries. Blankets are a great way to show off your favorite school – perfect for outdoor sporting events, bedroom decor, a family room throw, this quilt can go anywhere! Wrap yourself up in your school colors as you cheer on your home team! Get … Continue reading RBD Back-to-School Blog Tour: School Pride Free Quilt Pattern


Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Un Tabouret

  Stop the TRAIN… ( it has been very wet here)  I KNOW…. it is not  RBD GINGHAM, but it is does have DOTS and some CHEVRON …both RBD classics… I completely ran out of yellow GINGHAM, I know, I know… but there is some coming any day now and as soon as it arrives … Continue reading Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Un Tabouret


Project Design Team Wednesday ~ The Royal Star Quilt

  Hello Riley Blake Friends!  I am  Melissa Corry from Happy Quilting and I am so excited to be here with my first Project Design Team appearance 😉    When I first saw British Invasion by RBD Designers I had to use it.   My Mother was born in England and recently returned for the first … Continue reading Project Design Team Wednesday ~ The Royal Star Quilt


Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Scrappy Improv Wall Hanging

Looking for something to make with your leftover scraps of fabric? This simple project transforms leftover bits and pieces of fabric and makes a completely unique wall hanging out of an improvised log cabin quilt block. It’s a great project to polish up your quilting skills with, too. Please read all instructions before getting started. … Continue reading Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Scrappy Improv Wall Hanging


Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Halloween Apron

Hi! I’m Melissa Mortenson from the Polkadot Chair Blog! Today I’m sharing with you a tutorial for this “Very Batty” Apron!   I love Halloween! I thought it would be fun to have a cute apron to greet the trick or treaters this year. This apron is make from the amazing Riley Blake Chevrons (the … Continue reading Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Halloween Apron


Quilted Chevron Pincushion Tutorial!

Hi! I’m Maureen, I blog at Maureen Cracknell Handmade and am a proud member of the Riley Blake Design Team! Today I’m sharing a tutorial for a Quilted Chevron Pin Cushion using very simple instructions and Riley Blake’s new Chevron Collection. Now let’s get started!!    What you’ll need 1 – piece of yellow chevron … Continue reading Quilted Chevron Pincushion Tutorial!


Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Chevron Tote Bag Tutorial

Hi! I’m Maureen from Maureen Cracknell Handmade and I am SO excited to be a part of the Riley Blake Design Team!! Today I’m sharing a tutorial for a Quilted Chevron Tote bag using very simple instructions and Riley Blake’s new Chevron Collection. This step by step tutorial is for making a casual and useful … Continue reading Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Chevron Tote Bag Tutorial


Aqua and Orange Chevron Tufted Pincushion Tutorial!

  Hello! I’m Heather Jones of Olive & Ollie! 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 is amazing, so I thought this would be a fun way … Continue reading Aqua and Orange Chevron Tufted Pincushion Tutorial!