Riley Blake Designer Blog Hop & Fabric Giveaway

Welcome! Thanks to Riley Blake Fabric for hosting a fun Designer Blog Hop. It gives me the chance to tell you a little more about me and how much I am in love with designing! My passion is taking an idea and a doodle and making it come to life either in fabricart printspaper collections, phone cases, patterns, and other products. I pinch myself thinking how lucky I am to do something I love every day!

My new collection, Roots & Wings is just hitting the shelves at your favorite fabric retailers. This vibrant line was a fun one to design.

Here is a little sneak peek into the design process I used to create the main print in Roots & Wings.


This main print started on a little piece of graph paper with a little doodle.

This helps me to figure out the style and placement.

These are two of the main flowers in the collection. I scan or take a picture of my drawings and place them in my digital files in my computer. It is a lot of work and fine tuning to keep the personality of the original drawing. It is fun to look back and see how they either evolve or stay pretty much the same as I drew them first. To see more about my design process visit this Deena’s Creative Corner post.

Also, head on over to the Riley Blake site to see the whole Roots & Wings collection.

You can buy Roots & Wings in my etsy shop.

Look at some of the beautiful items we have created using Roots & Wings:


Check out the tutorial for this gorgeous triangle quilt.

My new quilt pattern “Squared Away” 

Applique Pillow using my new pattern “Roots & Wings Applique”

Applique Pillow using my new pattern “Roots & Wings Applique”.

Roots & Wings Applique Pattern can be purchased here.

Also, don’t miss the Fabric launch party I will be hosting with The Quilted Fish, Amanda Herring, in The Cottage on November 20th, from 6-9pm. Located at 915 East 12600 South Draper, UT. We will be doing make and takes, giveaways, showing off our new fabric lines! It is also a perfect place to get my art prints, phone cases, patterns, and fabrics! I would love to meet you so Save The Date!

Thanks for stopping by! Please leave a comment and let me know what fabrics or patterns are your favorite from shop. Just for commenting, you will be entered to win a half yard bundle of ROOTS & WINGS! (4 prints included). Giveaway will be announced Wednesday.


Get to know everyone on the Riley Blake fabric block just a little better. Here is the line up:

11/6 – The Quilted Fish

11/7 – Bella Blvd.

11/8 – Deena Rutter

11/10 – Lila Tueller

11/11 – Carina Gardner

11/13 –Bee In My Bonnet

11/14 – Fancy Pants Designs

11/15 – My Mind’s Eye

11/17 – Zoe Pearn

11/18 – Sue Daley

11/20 – Kelly Panacci

11/21 – Marin Sutton

11/22 – Lori Whitlock

11/24 – Melissa Mortenson

11/25 – Melly & Me

11/28 – Scott Jarrard

11/29 – Elea Lutz
Have a great week!

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