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Jingle Jangle Flannel All the Way!

Who doesn’t love soft, cozy flannel in everything from blankets to pajamas? Did you know flannel is also great for clothing? I love using it for shirts, jacket linings, and even dresses! Christopher Thompson’s “Jingle Jangle” flannel fabric line, with it’s fantastically quirky cool Santas and reindeer, has been calling my name. I knew right…

Did you see this yesterday?

There are a lot of projects using Riley Blake Designs fabrics posting this week. Here’s what was posted yesterday. Bev of Flamingo Toes created one whale of a project, and included a tutorial on how to make her Nautical Whale Baby Quilt. She used By the Sea designed by Dani Mogstad Go check it out on her blog….

Enchanted Blog Tour Wrap Up

Dodi Poulsen’s Enchanted Blog Tour has come to an end, but that doesn’t mean the inspiration has to end! Let’s take a look at all of the darling projects from this tour. Little Londyn created adorable dresses and animal dolls.   Jedi Craft Girl shared her splendid Preppy Plaid Bag and Quilt Tutorial. Then there was the…

What Is This RBD60 Giveaway?

Are you wondering what all these prize boxes floating around the country are all about?  Let us fill you in! We are counting down the days to Spring Quilt Market with our #RBD60 Giveaways! We’ll be giving away prize boxes each week leading up to Spring Quilt Market on May 20th. The prize boxes have a retail…

Where’s Riley Blake Today?

We have soooo much going on this week and we are excited to share it all with you! We hope you are having fun following along with the Wonderland and Vintage Kitchen Blog Tours. Today we will be sharing pictures from these blog tours plus more fun happenings! To start things off, we wanted to…

Friday Finds – INSTAGRAM Feature!

Happy Friday everyone! Today, we’re taking a look at what’s happening on Instagram! Instagram is one of the best places to find projects people are making with Riley Blake fabrics. Everyone from fabric designers, manufacturers, bloggers and everyday sewists love to share pictures of their projects. Use #iloverileyblake and #rileyblakedesigns to quickly generate your Riley…

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Bustles and Corsets and Bloomers, Oh My!

Fashion was not easy in the mid-19th century, and it was not for the faint of heart (although fainting was not uncommon). Movies like Mrs. Brown, The Age of Innocence or Gone With the Wind all have beautiful examples of the fashions of the day. In the painting above by Franz Winterhalter, Princess Eugenie and…

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Introducing ~ Anorina, Erin, Sharon and Sharon!

We have some BIG NEWS! We’ve added four new members to our Penny Rose Fabrics Project Design Team! Please welcome Anorina Morris, Erin Cox, Sharon Burgess and Sharon Yeager to the team! We’d like to introduce you to these lovely ladies. Anorina Morris I live in Australia, just south of Sydney in a sleepy seaside…

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