Darling Quilt ~ Free Pattern!

As you know, my 1st fabric collection, Dainty Darling for Riley Blake Designs, is now shipping and can be found online as well as in many of your local quilt shops. I wanted to share this free quilt pattern with you all that features Dainty Darling. It's called the Darling Quilt and it's a wonderful pattern to showcase your favorite printed fabrics. This pattern utilizes all the prints in the Dainty Darling collection by using one of the fat quarter precut bundles. … continue reading

Happy 10th Birthday, Matilda!

Happy Birthday Matilda Jane!

  Dear Matilda, Today you are 10 years old! Happy Birthday sweet girl!! Here are some things I would like to remember about you when you turned 10 years old and something you might like to know about yourself....... … continue reading

Happy 11th Birthday, Savannah!

Dear Savannah, Today you are 11 years old! Happy Birthday!! 11 years old.......wow, that sounds so old to me! You are growing up so quickly and turning into a beautiful young lady. Here are some things I would like to remember about you when you turned 11 years old and maybe some things you'd like to know too...... … continue reading

New Pattern: Beatrice Dress Now Available!

One of my goals for 2019 was to get more sewing patterns released (it's been slow going the last couple years), so I hit the ground running on January 1 and I have the first one ready for you now! You can find it HERE I can't tell you how excited I am about this pattern! Let me share a little more about this pattern..... … continue reading

Happy 4th Birthday, Josephine Mae!

  Dear Josephine, Today is your 4th birthday! Happy Birthday sweet girl!!! You have had such a great year and have grown up so much......I can't believe it! We love you soooooooo much! Here are some things about you that I'd like to remember when you turned 4 years old and some things you might like to know about what you were like on October 12, 2018. … continue reading

Classic Sewing Magazine – Foundation Paper Pieced Santa Dress

Have you received the most recent issue of Classic Sewing Magazine? Well, I just got my copy in the mail and I was excited to see my Foundation Paper Pieced Santa A-Line dressed included in the holiday issue. It's always hard for me to work on things behind the scenes that I can't share with you yet and I REALLY wanted to share these photos a few months ago. But I contained myself and kept them to myself (and my mom) until I could finally share. … continue reading

Brilliant Sewing Machine Giveaway

Today I'm excited to announce that I've teamed up with my friends at Baby Lock Sewing and Embroidery Machines to bring you one of the biggest giveaways we've ever had here at The Cottage Mama. Over the next week you will have the opportunity to enter to win the new Baby Lock Brilliant Sewing Machine over on The Cottage Mama Instagram account! … continue reading

Happy 7th Birthday, Caspian Finn

Dear Caspian, Today you are 7 years old! Happy Birthday, buddy! It feels like only yesterday that I was planning your toy car 2nd birthday party. That was 5 years ago. How can that be? You have grown up so much in the last year and there are some things that I would like to remember about you on your 7th birthday and some things that you might like to know about your 7 year old self........ … continue reading

Petite Treat Tea Time Table Topper

Petite Treat Fabric Collection by Lindsay Wilkes from The Cottage Mama for Riley Blake Designs and Penny Rose Fabrics

Today kicks off the Petite Treat fabric tour! Petite Treat is my newest collection of fabric that I designed for Riley Blake Designs / Penny Rose Fabrics. And first up on the tour is my dear friend, Evy Hawkins from A Bit of Stitch, sharing her Tea Time Table Topper. … continue reading

Happy 9th Birthday, Matilda!

Dear Matilda, Today you turn 9 years old. It's hard to believe that you are only 9 since you always seems so much older to me. But here we are on your 9th birthday and there are some things I'd like to remember about you when you turned 9 years old and maybe some things that you'd like to know about your 9 year old self. … continue reading