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Shelfie Tuesday: Behind the Cuteness

  It’s #shelfietuesday again and I bet you didn’t think we’d get this real! In the spirit of exposing our shelves, we decided to do just that – keep it real – and we’re proud of it! Behind all of the Riley Blake cuteness are many hard working men and women who keep our warehouse…

Dodi Poulson Lulabelle

Lulabelle Blog Tour

  We are so excited to be part of the Lulabelle Blog Tour today! Lulabelle is Dodi Poulson’s latest fabric collection. It boasts an eclectic modern yet feminine style. Dodi manages to bring bold and soft colors together into one delicious palette.  For the blog tour, I decided to make two quilt blocks using the Weather Vane block…

Deena Rutter Wheels 2

Let’s Talk Wheels 2 with Deena Rutter

Back by popular demand is the super bright and fun Wheels 2 collection! Designed by the amazing Deena Rutter, Wheels 2 is in stores and ready to be sewn up into all kinds of cute projects for little transportation enthusiasts. This collection is available in Cream, Blue and Gray colorways, although all three colorways cross…

Blocks

Hand Stitched Quilts & A History of the Quilting Bee

Hand quilting in groups called a ‘’Quilting’’ or a ‘’Quilting Bee’’ started in the late 19th century in America. It has a romanticized history of ladies from the community gathering to help each other complete quilts. The children would play together while the sewing was being done, and there was sometimes a meal prepared to…

Shelfie Wall

Shelfie Tuesday: Wall of Quilts

  It’s our favorite day of the week again – #ShelfieTuesday! Today we’re showing you our beautiful quilt wall located in our corporate office. This wall isn’t just decorative – it serves a very important purpose. We have quilts (with corresponding free downloadable quilt patterns) representing each fabric collection. These quilts are photographed, cataloged and then archived…

Chanticleer

Quesque C’est French Roosters?

The Rooster has been a staple of home decorating for a few decades now. But, it’s not just any old rooster that started this trend. It’s the French Gaulois Rooster. He is one of the best looking roosters around with the iridescent black plumage on the tail feathers and the beautiful mix of browns and…

Sew Simple Shapes

Sew Simple Shapes

  Today we get to talk about these fun little shapes designed by Lori Holt for Riley Blake Designs. Sew Simple Shapes are templates used for applique work and Lori has created tutorials to show you various ways of using these handy little pieces of plastic perfection. Lori’s first tutorial shows you how to use…

Shelfie quarterfoil

Shelfie Tuesday: Quatrefoil

It’s our favorite day of the week, #ShelfieTuesday! Today we’re showing off our shelf of happy Quatrefoils! Of course, at Riley Blake, we had to add modern, bright colors to the classic quatrefoil design. We think it works! We want to see what’s on your shelf. Share your shelfies with us via Instagram or Twitter…

Let’s Talk Idle Wild with Pattern Anthology

“Let’s Talk” today with Pattern Anthology about their newly released Idle Wild fabric collection. Idle Wild is available exclusively in jersey knit and is available in stores now. Idle Wild is the brainchild of 4 creative minds coming together to create a beautiful, uniquely eclectic collection. It brings together classic florals and traditional soft color palettes with…

Quilt Market Fall 2015

  Have you been following along with the Quilt Market buzz on social media? If you somehow managed to miss it all, no worries, we have a great recap  and some very exciting announcements for you! The front of our booth featured this stunning Regency Period dress and coordinating quilts made from the Ardently Austen…

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