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We are all totally stoked on these new quilted cottons from Riley Blake! They are brand new, and already super popular! These fabrics feature some of Riley Blake’s most popular designs: chevrons, skulls, mustaches, and glasses! Each fabric is backed with a complementary polka-dot, and quilted using a soft poly batting!

The most awesome thing about these fabrics is how quickly you can whip up a cute handmade project! All you need is some bias tape for binding and you’ll have an adorable quilt! It pretty much makes itself, talk about instant gratification :)

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We have so many awesome, different, and fun novelty cotton prints! Sometimes it’s hard to think of projects for all of the fabrics we fall in love with.

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Rayon is perfect for light drapey dresses and tops! I have to admit, the first time I sewed with rayon I was a little intimidated, but I soon realized there was nothing to be afraid of! Here is a quick and simple dress tutorial that is a perfect first rayon project.

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I’ve always wanted to make a cute little Kimono cover-up! It just seemed like the perfect thing to wear around the house or even over a tank top out and about. I have been inspired by the simplicity of the basic Kimono pattern lately and I think after this project I am going to make a whole bunch in different fabrics and different styles. After all who wouldn’t love a slinky little kimono robe to wear around the house?

Here’s what you need:

2 yards of a 60″ fabric


Sewing machine

Marking tools

Pattern paper if you’d like to make a pattern

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This is a simple intermediate project, or a more advanced beginner project. Any way you look at it this top is simple and in-style right now. With spring and summer just around the corner you can whip up a bunch of these and be the coolest gal on the block. Okay so this project is awesome because you only need 1 yard of a poly-chiffon, or silk chiffon fabric and… ready for the awesome part?…. NO IRONING! WOOO. Okay, supplies list: Continue reading