Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Vinyl Bottom Market Bag

08 Jun 2016

DIY vinyl bottom tote bag and how to sew on vinyl tutorial

Marissa here from Rae Gun Ramblingsand I'm excited to show off my new bag! I am the mom of a busy little boy and I've been wanting a new tote but I had a few conditions. It needed to be wipeable so that when I put it on the floor I could easy clean it if needed and didn't have to worry about wet weird stuff seeping in and I wanted it to be tote like but with the option to be closed. I LOOOOVE the result. I fell in love with the Greatest Adventure line when ... ...read more

Desert Bloom Blog Tour

07 Jun 2016


It's Day 2 of Amanda Herring's Desert Bloom Blog Tour and we have been LOVING these adorable projects so far! Take a look and don't forget to follow along with her tour on Instagram so you don't miss a day! First up we have this lovely pillow made by Heidi Staples of Fabric Mutt! Head on over to her blog (link below) to see the full post for this project! Need a cute idea for a baby shower gift? Look no further! Here we have a cute teething blanket made from this beautiful line! The full ... ...read more

Desert Bloom Blog Tour: Teething Blanky DIY

06 Jun 2016

 

Welcome to Day 1 of Amanda Herring's Desert Bloom Blog Tour! We are excited to help kick off the blog tour with a super quick and easy jersey knit Teething Blanky. This little blanky is super soft, stroller-friendly, and takes just a few minutes to make! Let's get started! You will need: Natural maple teething ring 2 - 17" squares Desert Bloom jersey knit fabric (I used Red Desert Main for the front piece and Gray Desert Stripe for the back piece) 1 - 10" x 3" strip Desert Bloom jersey knit fabric (I used Gray Desert Main) Begin by ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Reusable Snack Bag Tutorial

01 Jun 2016

Reusable Snack Bag Tutorial by Lindsay Wilkes from The Cottage Mama

Hi there! It's Lindsay Wilkes from The Cottage Mama ...  I'm glad to be back on the Riley Blake Designs blog today. So we have four young children in our family which means we go through a lot of snacks and I mean A LOT! So back when my oldest two were itty bitty I sewed together some reusable snack bags that we have been using for many years. Since then we've added two more children and I decided it was time to sew up a few more for all our summer outings. I am just in love ... ...read more

Bloom Sew Along: Block 20

30 May 2016

 

 Happy Monday! Today is the FINAL DAY of Lori Holt's Bloom Sew Along! We have had so much fun seeing all of your amazing blocks come together and now we look forward to seeing pictures of your finished quilt! Share your pictures on Instagram using #bloomsewalong  Today we are sharing our versions of Block 20. For this block, we used Lori's Calico Days fabric line. I think this is my personal favorite. I love the simplicity of the flower and the combination of blue and yellow - especially those cute little chicks on the blue fabric! Deb & Carla, from ... ...read more

Friday Finds

27 May 2016


It's finally Friday and wow has this been a busy week! With Quilt Market having just ended we thought we'd share some highlights and fun pictures from the event! (Image: Instagram @carinagardner)   Carina Gardner won the creativity award with her Glamper (!!!) featuring her new line Posy Garden coming this July. Cutest thing ever? We thought so! For more pictures of her booth head over to Instagram @carinagardner! Sugar Sisters Designs won the single booth first place prize for their darling display of their collection Keep on Groovin'! That little bus is too cute for words! To see more ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Quilt Market Recap

25 May 2016

Riley Blake Basics and Shades quilts

  Hello Riley Blake Fans! This is Amy Smart from Diary of a Quilter. Last weekend was the International Quilt Market in Salt Lake City. This is a semi-annual trade show for business and shop owners in the quilting industry to come and see what's new from all of the fabric companies and manufacturers. This year Riley Blake had some great quilts featuring their basics, especially their Confetti Cotton solids. Riley Blake asked a number of quilt designers to create something new using the Confetti Cottons. I loved the wide variety of quilts they came up with! Here are a ... ...read more

Cumulative Effect Quilt

23 May 2016

 

appy Monday! We had such a fun time at Spring Quilt Market this year and we're super excited to share some of the amazing projects and fabric collections displayed there.  One of our favorite items on display was this absolutely stunning quilt by SLO Studio, called "Cumulative Effect."  This quilt was made entirely with Riley Blake basics - Damask, Dot, Stripe, Stars, Quatrefoil, Chevron, Houndstooth, etc. The result is bright, modern, geometric and beautiful! Head on over to SLO Studio for more info. ...read more

Bloom Sew Along: Block 19

23 May 2016

 

 It's time for Block 19 of Lori Holt's Bloom Sew Along! Our quilt is almost finished! Today's block is a lovely one, don't you think? We made our block out of Lori's Calico Days fabric line. We just love the combination of pink and red with a sunny pop of yellow in the center. Kerri, from The Fabric Stasher, made this fantastic bulletin/idea board out of an old screen door and her Bloom Sew Along Blocks. Find out more about this terrific project here.   Here is another cute block - aren't the colors fun ... ...read more

Backyard Roses Flag Bunting

20 May 2016

 

Everyone loves bunting, but this mini flag bunting could be the cutest ever! The bright, cheerful colors of Nadra Ridgeway's Backyard Roses fabric collection are perfect for spring decor, birthday parties, baby & bridal showers, or just to brighten up a room. Today, Nadra is sharing this simple tutorial so you can make your very own flag bunting. Click here for the FREE PATTERN DOWNLOAD. Enjoy!   ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday ~ DIY Baking Dish Covers

18 May 2016

DIY Reusable and Washable Baking Dish Covers // SmashedPeasandCarrots.com

Hi! It's Maggie from Smashed Peas and Carrots! So glad to be here once again to share another easy and super useful tutorial with you. With summer on our heels and potluck season right around the corner I thought I'd make myself a few of these super cute DIY Reusable & Washable Baking Dish Covers to cover all the baked goods, dips, and salads I bring to different potlucks, picnics, and other random gatherings. I realized how even though my glass baking dishes came with these great plastic lids, I can NEVER find them! It's like they are ... ...read more

Bloom Sew Along: Block 18

16 May 2016

 

 Happy Monday! We are in Week 18 of Lori Holt's Bloom Sew Along. Our quilt is really taking shape now! This week's block is just adorable, don't you think? I mean, who couldn't love heart flowers? These are so sweet in blue, but would also be lovely in red or pink. We love the text print on the leaves - such a fun detail! This block was made with Lori Holt's Calico Days fabric line. This fun version was made by Jina of Jina Barney Designz. She used various Penny Rose reproduction and vintage inspired prints ... ...read more
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