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Flower Market by Riley Blake

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Could there be anything prettier than a watercolour floral? I think not! This is the newest fabric from Riley Blake Designs, part of the Flower Market range designed by Jen Allyson.    I literally squealed with delight when I opened this parcel, the colours are so vibrant and beautiful, and the watercolour style just speaks to my heart! I knew this would be perfect in a summer dress style, so off to the sewing room I went, with the mind to create one of my favourite patterns with a little twist. The Augusta dress has several options, one of which is...

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Kensington Romper x Pemberley by Riley Blake

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This month I worked on designing the Little Lizard King Baby Kensington. The romper was an addition to the wonderful Kensington Dress pattern, expanding the size range right down to newborn and offering NB through 4 years with the extra cute factor of a romper option.  I couldn't resist using fabric for this project from Riley Blake, a new range called Pemberley. The pink tones are so pretty, and the graphics that Rachel, (Citrus and Mint) designed are just so feminine and sweet, just look at those gorgeous swans! I chose to use Lake in light pink, and accent the...

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Chloe and Friends x Ellie and Sophia Rose

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You know when the cutest fabric range comes out, and you can just picture your girl and her gal pal in the cutest outfits? That was me when I saw the latest range from Riley Blake Designs, Chloe and Friends. Melissa Mortensen has designed another darling range that captures the hearts of girls and adults alike. I chose to work with Pink Chloe Main (with those adorable sparkle crowns) for Sophia Rose's Lorne Dress (Pattern by Little Lizard King) and Ellie wore a slightly modified Lexington Dress (Pattern also by Little Lizard King).   The girls had such a fun...

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Spring is in the Air with Rose Lane by Riley Blake

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When I first saw the new Rose Lane range of fabric by Riley Blake Designs, I was not surprised to learn that the very talented Beverly McCullough of Flamingo Toes was the designer.  Beautiful soft colours, pretty florals and of course a few little kitty cats makes this range such a delight to the eye, and oh sew pretty on the sewing machines! I couldn't resist choosing the these two fabrics to work with!  Pink Rose Lane Main and Rose Lane Daisy Stems in white.  Because spring is so near, I decided to make an easy to wear style that...

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Pattern Mash: LLK Augusta x Capri in Sweet Melody by Riley Blake!

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When these two gorgeous fabrics arrived from Riley Blake earlier this month, I knew I had to combine them in a new and fun way!  I have always loved the classic design of Augusta, and wanted to add a little something extra... the cut out and bodice knot from Capri! What a sweet combo this turned out to be!These bright and stunning florals are from the Sweet Melody collection by Riley Blake Designs, designed by Lila Tueller. For the bodice main print I used Pink Melody Main, combined with Dark Pink Melody Birdseed for the bodice knot.        Heres how to...

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