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A Beautiful Journal Cover Pattern and a Free Bookmark Tutorial!

A Beautiful Journal Cover Pattern and a Free Bookmark Tutorial!

I recently had the pleasure of working with the Reflections Collection designed by Lauren Brewer. The entire collection is inspired by the spirit of finding beauty and joy in simple things, so it seemed fitting to use the four different prints that I ordered from Riley Blake Designs to make a simple but beautiful journal cover and matching bookmark. I…

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A Valentine’s Version of the Tilly’s Tea Party Table Runner

A Valentine’s  Version of the Tilly’s Tea Party Table Runner

I really love the opportunity to blog for Riley Blake Designs. We’re able to select beautiful fabrics to play with, then we can showcase how the collections can look when made up with different patterns and in different projects. So you get to see inspirational ideas just as the fabrics are being released into stores. Today I’m excited to be…

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Pretty Cushion in Hidden Cottage Fabric

Pretty Cushion in Hidden Cottage Fabric

When fabric bundles are delivered to my doorstep, it’s a pretty amazing day! Riley Blake Designs recently sent me the latest fabric collection by Minki Kim called Hidden Cottage. I have always loved Minki’s style and her fabric collections are always an eclectic mix of florals, tiny prints and geometric mixers. She’s also really adventurous when choosing her colour palettes…

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A New Spring Fling Pouch in Primrose Hill

A New Spring Fling Pouch in Primrose Hill

Melanie from Hello Melly Designs has created the loveliest new fabric collection with Riley Blake Designs. Called ‘Primrose Hill‘, it’s named for the birthplace of Agnes Arber, the first female botanist in the Royal Society in England. Melanie explains that the collection “plays homage to all the lovely ladies helping us to understand and fully appreciate the beauty all around…

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Welcome to the 2021 ‘Night Before Christmas Stocking’ Sew Along

Welcome to the 2021 ‘Night Before Christmas Stocking’ Sew Along

EDITED 2nd August, 2021 – THIS LIVE SEW ALONG EVENT HAS NOW ENDED. However you are still able to receive the welcome email and links to all the previous email content that was sent out to participants, when you subscribe to the sew along email list. Read on for more details. Welcome to the third ‘Night Before Christmas Stocking’ Sew…

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A New Version of the Serious Sewist’s Set

A New Version of the Serious Sewist’s Set

My friend Jemima from Tied With a Ribbon, recently released her second fabric collection called Baby On Trend Storybook Volume 2 with 2 Green Zebras and Robert Kaufman. She sent me some of the pink prints from the Boho colourway to play with. There’s three colourways and they all come with seven prints and a ‘cheater’ cot panel too. The…

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A Simple Sewing Folder in Cute Camper Fabric

A Simple Sewing Folder in Cute Camper Fabric

Riley Blake Designs recently sent me the ‘Joy In The Journey‘ collection designed by Dani Mogstad. There’s 22 fabrics in the collection, including a beautiful floral ‘hero’ print, tiny florals, diagonal gingham, geometric flowers and pretty prints with campers (or caravans) and flowers too. The two different panels that also come in the collection are perfect for simple quilts. See…

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