Our friend Cindy, the maker behind Yours, Olive, whipped up a chic and versatile fold over clutch with our new fabric, Faux Suede. This stylish accessory features a fabric design by illustrator and Spoonflower designer Cean Irminger, with a contrasting pop of red on the inside! One lucky winner will take home this one-of-a-kind handmade clutch!
Enter by Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 for a chance to win. We will announce the winner on the blog on Wednesday, June 18th. Congratulations to Katie Gall-- winner of our Carolyn Friedlander quilt pattern giveaway!
Hello, my name is Cindy. I am a wife, mom, and a part-time school nurse. I love to make things with my hands whether it's in the garden, kitchen or my little sewing loft. Besides being with my family, my favorite things are hoarding fabric, sewing, a good corn dog, movies and people that make me laugh, doing almost anything in the sunshine, (except weeding), and my little weenie dog, Olive ♥ , she is my shadow no matter what I am doing!
This week we're excited to give away a quilt pattern from our friend Carolyn Friendlander, expert quilter and fabric designer, and fat quarter bundle of bright Spoonflower prints! The Totem Quilt Pattern is inspired by racing stripes and creates a modern and fresh quilt. This pattern is perfect for both beginners and experienced quilters. One lucky winner will receive one quilt pattern and a 10 piece fat quarter bundle!
Enter by Tuesday, June 10th for a chance to win. The winner will be announced on the blog on Wednesday, June 11th. Congratulations to Kim Kamphuis-- winner of three yards of Performance Piqué!
Design: Freeform Arrows in turquoise by Domesticate
Have you heard? We just launched another fabric! Performance Piqué is a soft, 100% polyester knit with a fine diamond-like knit structure, perfect for athletic apparel and other projects that require a comfortable, breathable fabric with a nice drape. This performance fabric features vibrant colors that hold up great to multiple washings and includes a soil release finish for enhanced laundering.
Design: Turquoise Branch by Christiem
One lucky winner will take home three yards of custom-printed Performance Piqué featuring a design of their own or one from the Marketplace!
Design: Bikes Blue Green by Curious Nook
Enter by Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 for a chance to win! We will announce the winner on the blog on Wednesday, June 4th. Congratulations to Deb Cox-- winner of our Faux Suede giveaway!
Yesterday we were thrilled to announce the launch of Faux Suede. This fabric is a medium-weight, 100% polyester sueded woven, perfect for those projects (including upholstery) that require a soft, durable fabric. This latest addition to our lineup features vibrant colors with a slight sheen, a stain-resistant finish and is soft to the touch thanks to its napped finish. One lucky winner will receive three yards of custom-printed Faux Suede featuring their own design or one from the Marketplace!
Enter by Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 for a chance to win. We will announce the winner on the blog on Wednesday, May 28th. Congratulations to Kristine Bendall-- winner of our Merchant & Mills book + pattern giveaway!
Beautiful sewing patterns and books are two of our favorite things! Merchant & Mills, a British sewing supply company, is spot on with their lovely patterns and sewing book. With an emphasis on quality materials, careful craftsmanship, and simplicity, Merchant & Mills Sewing Book presents 15 functional, beautiful projects. Crafters and aspiring designers will master hand- and machine-sewing techniques, learn about fundamental tools and materials, and improve their tailoring skills before sewing timeless projects such as a maker's apron, classic shirt, and more. The Chamber Set Pattern is a simple dress with tapered A-line silhouette and short fitted sleeves for an easy-wear classic, suitable for light linens and cottons, fine wool or silk. Enter this week's giveaway for a chance to win a copy of Merchant & Mills Sewing Book along with their Chamber Set dress pattern.
Enter by Tuesday, May 20th for a chance to win! The winner will be announced on the blog on Wednesday, May 21st. Congratulations to our Silky Faille giveaway winner-- Sue Catt!
Looking for a lovely fabric to stitch up a summer dress or top? Silky Faille is an elegant fabric that drapes beautifully and is appropriate for a variety of different projects. When printed, this 100% polyester fabric features crisp, brilliant color that holds up great in the wash. Its soft touch makes it ideal for apparel, such as dresses, blouses and scarves. Pillows and drapes are also a great way to take advantage of this fabric’s perfect weight and flow. One lucky winner will take home three yards of custom printed Silky Faille to stitch up their favorite warm weather project!
Enter by Tuesday, May 13th for a chance to win! We will announce to the winner on the blog on Wednesday, May 14th. Congrats to Violet Rose, Elisabet Rueda & Erika Eberson da Silva-- winners of our Jane Dunnewold fabric design DVD giveaway!
Today we are excited to giveaway three copies of our friend Jane Dunnewold's new how to DVD Design & Print Your Own Fabric! In Design and Print Your Own Fabric, you will learn how to create unique digitally designed fabrics with an artistic flair. Jane will provide an overview for creating effects for fabric designs with results that will amaze you. Three lucky winners will take home a copy of this excellent fabric design DVD along with $35 credit to Spoonflower to get started creating your own fabrics!
To win, enter by Tuesday, May 6th, 2014. The winners will be announced on the Spoonflower blog on Wednesday, May 7th. Congratulations to Kez Viola-- winner of our Sew Caroline giveaway!
The Tank Dress by Sew Caroline is the perfect summer dress that you’ll want to make over and over. A true summer staple, this dress will fit perfectly into your everyday life. The simple construction leaves room for lots of modifications and “making it your own”. The dress fits to hit above the knee (although there are instructions included on how to make the dress longer OR shorter!), no darts, no closures, and the option for an elastic casing or elastic thread to cinch the back. Enter for a chance to take home your own Tank Dress pattern + custom printed fabric!
Enter by Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 for a chance to win. The winner will be announced on the blog on Wednesday, April 30th. Congratulations to Tracey Pearson-- winner of our Simple Modern Sewing giveaway!
A new season is the perfect time to clean out your closet to make space for new clothes, and what better way to fill your closet than with garments you stitched yourself? Simple Modern Sewing teaches you how to create a closet full of comfortable and easy go-to garments without needing tons of patterns. The eight basic templates show you how to fold and cut each of the 25 unique designs. The patterns are easy and adaptable with no-fuss sizing, so it's simple to sew clothes that are perfect for you. If you're a beginner sewer you'll love the basic shapes and stylish results. Once you've mastered the patterns you can get creative and make each piece your own by using a variety of fabrics, or by adding fashionable embellishments like a print lining or contrast-stitching. Enter for a chance to take home a copy of this wonderful sewing resource and three yards of custom-printed fabric to stitch up your first simple outfit!
Enter by Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 for a chance to win. The winner will be announced on the blog on Wednesday, April 23rd. Congratulations Karen Dreygfus, winner of our Decal giveaway!
This week on the blog we shared how to turn your favorite Instagram photos in to decals and today we are offering one lucky winner the chance to take home 3 large (30" x 30") custom-printed decals of their own! Spoonflower decals are an eco-friendly, opaque white polyester material with a woven finish. You can easily remove and reposition our peel & stick decals to create unique wall murals or cut them in to custom shapes for decorating almost anything!
Enter by Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 for a chance to win! We will announce the winner on the blog on Wednesday, April 16th. Congratulations to Jessie Cochran, winner of a copy of Martha Stewart's Martha Stewart’s Encyclopedia of Sewing and Fabric Crafts and two yards of custom-printed fabric!
Whether you just bought your first sewing machine or have been sewing for years, Martha Stewart’s Encyclopedia of Sewing and Fabric Crafts will open your eyes to an irresistible range of ideas. A comprehensive visual reference, the book covers everything a home sewer craves: the basics of sewing by hand or machine, along with five other time-honored crafts techniques, and step-by-step instructions for more than 150 projects. One lucky winner will take home a copy of this excellent sewing reference book along with two yards of custom printed fabric!
Enter by Tuesday, April 9th, 2014 for a chance to win. We will announce the winner on the blog on April 10th! Congratulations to Helen Heath-- winner of a Sweet Paul magazine subscription!
This week, one lucky winner will receive a subscription to this lovely magazine! Your subscription to Sweet Paul Magazine will begin with their Spring 2014 issue and end with their Holiday 2014 issue.
Enter by Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 for a chance to win! The winner will be announced on the blog on Wednesday, April 2nd. Congrats to Hao Xu-- winner of our Cloth book + Silk fat quarter giveaway!
This week we are excited to giveaway a copy of Cloth: 30+ Projects to Sew from Linen, Cotton, Silk, Wool and Hide-- a brand new beautiful book released just yesterday! Handmade cloth items always have a story, and many of us spend our lives hunting and gathering precious pieces and scraps to add that final touch of life to a special room or outfit. Cloth is an inspirational guide to the beauty, history, and utility of natural textiles. Woven throughout the five main sections—cotton, wool, silk, linen, and hide—are more than 30 breathtaking sewing projects that make the most of each textile’s properties.
One lucky winner will take home a copy of Cloth along with five silk crepe de chine fat quarters to sew up silk scrap wheat bags, a simple project included in the book and shared below!
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Enter by Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 for a chance to win! The winner will be announced on the Spoonflower blog on Wednesday, March 26th. Congratulations to Layne Weldon-- winner of our spring fat quarter bundle giveaway!
The first day of spring, is right around the corner and what better way to kick off a new season than with a fat quarter bundle of festive fabrics? Michelle Fifis, founder of Pattern Observer, curated her favorite designs from the Spoonflower Marketplace to create this bright and cheerful bundle, perfect for one lucky winner's first warm-weather project!
Enter by Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 for a chance to win. The winner will be announced on Wednesday, March 19th on the blog. Congratulations Margaret Parker-- winner of our Colette Bag Pattern giveaway!
*Designs included: "Spring Again" designed by Elizabeth Vitale, Baby Blue Ikat designed by Domesticate, Silly Munky: Munky Puzzle designed by Cynthia Frenette, Ranunculus Watercolor designed by Newbs, Shabby Rose designed by Kristopher K, Happy Daffodils designed by Sammy K, Geo Springtime designed by Scrummy, Farmers Market designed by Chrissie Van Hoever, Dapples designed by Hide Studio Art, and Lemmo Jello designed by Kurt Cyr
Do you remember our Designer Dress Giveaway with Alison Kelly of Dahl NYC from last fall? For her custom printed designer dress, our lucky winner Sarah Crowe chose seasoned Spoonflower designer Sarah Walden of Peacoquette Designs' Mid-century Blues II fabric. We printed the fabric design on cotton silk and shipped it off to Brooklyn, NY where Alison and the Dahl NYC team sewed up a one-of-a-kind dress for our lovely winner!
And don't forget, this week we're giving away the versatile Cooper bag pattern by Colette Patterns along with three yards of custom printed linen-cotton canvas to sew it up! Enter by Tuesday for your chance to win.
It's safe to say we're in love with Colette's Cooper bag pattern! Cooper gives you three different bags from one basic body: messenger bag, backpack, and satchel. All versions are lined and feature eight large pockets, magnetic closures, and hardware details. The messenger bag (version 1) has an adjustable cross-body strap. The backpack (version 2) has two shoulder straps and a hang loop. The two-handled satchel (version 3) does double duty as a bike pannier. Enter for a chance to take home your own paper copy and a few yards of custom-printed Linen-Cotton Canvas to sew it up!
The deadline for entries is Tuesday, March 11th, 2014. We will announce the winner on the blog on Wednesday, March 12th. Congratulations to Jan Davies-- winner of our wallpaper giveaway!
Camping in the Wild designed by Andrea Lauren
Looking for a quick and easy way to update to a tired room, without having to make a big commitment? Yes, please! Spoonflower wallpaper is your fix. Add a fun pop of pattern and color to any room in a snap, and then simply dampen to remove. Our wallpaper is a durable and eco-friendly PVC-free paper that is printed in 24in x 12ft (61cm x 3.6m) rolls. One lucky winner will take home three custom-printed rolls, perfect for an accent wall, or the jumpstart to a bigger project!
Enter by Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 for a chance to win. We will announce the winner on the blog on Wednesday, March 5th. Congratulations to Jan Bell, winner of our Modern Jersey giveaway!
Have you heard about Modern Jersey-- our newest addition to the Spoonflower fabric family? Modern Jersey is a lightweight and stretchy 96% polyester, 4% spandex jersey knit with a lovely drape and a super-soft, cotton-like hand. When printed, this fabric features rich, deep color that holds up better to washing than any of our natural fiber options. With its weight, hand and stretch, our modern jersey is suitable for t-shirts, dresses, maxi skirts, headbands, tights, scarves, baby clothes, lightweight blankets, and many other projects. One lucky winner will take home three yards of this lovely fabric to stitch up one of their favorite sewing projects!
Enter by Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 for a chance to win. The winner will be announced on the blog on Wednesday, February 26th. Congratulations to Jane Van Cleef & Ingrid Van Shipley-- winners of our Laurie Wisbrun book + fat quarter bundle giveaway!
Nothing excites us like a good fabric design book, and Laurie Wisbrun's book Mastering the Art of Fabric Printing and Design is a great resource. Collected within are step-by-step tutorials for designing patterns (both digitally and by hand), a comprehensive section on printing techniques, and insider tips for developing a collection and bringing it to the marketplace. Beautifully illustrated with swatches of exquisite fabrics and hundreds of photos, Mastering the Art of Fabric Printing and Design is a key resource for anyone looking to learn the basics, expand their skill set, or find design inspiration. Two lucky winners will take home a copy of this lovely book and a fat quarter bundle of 10 designs selected by Laurie from the Marketplace!
Enter by Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 for a chance to win! The winner will be announced on the blog on Wednesday, February 19th. Congratulations to our gift wrap give away winner-- Arden Shelton!
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