If you ask us, we think the perfect craft room isn’t complete without a jar of Mod Podge (and an unlimited amount of fabric!). The all-in-one glue, sealer and finish is really like the Swiss Army Knife of the crafting world. In just a matter of minutes, you can take a tired, old dresser from drab to fab or personalize a serving tray with your favorite photo memories. When paired with custom fabric, wallpaper or gift wrap featuring designs from the Spoonflower Marketplace, it’s safe to say the only limit is your creativity. Get ready to think outside the decoupaged box with these six DIY projects.
Does your four-legged friend have a knack for fashion? From DIY bandanas to handmade bow ties, it’s never been easier to let your pups personality shine and earn you the coveted Dog Parent of the Year. If Fido prefers to go fancy with his style, today’s beginner-friendly dog bow tie is the perfect way to add a small touch of color without getting in the way of puppy playtime. Using just a fat quarter of Organic Cotton Sateen, we promise this DIY project is….PAW-some!
Looking for a way to easily add a pop of color to a room in your home? Making your own colorful wall art with embellishments like embroidery is super easy thanks to the thousands (and thousands!) of designs on Spoonflower and a little help from textile artist Allie Chenille (alliechenille on Spoonflower). Allie’s stopping by the blog to share a fun DIY wall hanging project featuring her playful cut-and-sew designs using just a fat quarter of Cypress Cotton Canvas.
The perfect pants for summer don’t exist, you say? Here to prove you wrong are these wide leg pants (they’re beginner-friendly!) made with Spoonflower’s Lightweight Cotton Twill and Burda Style Pattern 6966. We can’t get enough of the flowy and relaxed fit. Customize with your favorite Spoonflower pattern and get to sewing with our video and step-by-step tutorial below.
If you’re an avid fan of modern quilting, you’ve probably double tapped on your fair share of photos taken by Suzy Williams, the modern quilter, textile designer and all-around bad-ass babe behind Suzy Quilts. We were thrilled when Suzy said she would be happy to create a custom quilt just for the Spoonflower community and the resulting pattern, Twisted Ribbons, feels fresh and unique, thanks to the understated linear work and the neutral color palette she chose featuring bohemian designs from a much-loved Spoonflower designer, holli_zollinger. Before you get started on your own version of Twisted Ribbons, be sure to read Suzy’s top three tips for picking out your fabrics.
Preparing for a presentation can be stressful enough, and the last thing you want to worry about is how you’re going to get your poster printed without breaking the bank. Enter Spoonflower, where you can get a wrinkle and tear-free fabric poster printed for under $25. You may have seen our poster design tutorial featuring the free program Canva, but today, Spoonflower community member and UNC research scientist, Angie Proctor, is sharing how she uses PowerPoint and Spoonflower to print her presentation posters.
Lunch bags have certainly come a long way from boring (and wasteful) paper or plastic. Your kid won’t want to rush out the door without this custom-made bag in Eco Canvas.
Make no bones about it: we love Halloween. From spooky front door decorations to clever kids’ costumes and vintage-themed parties, there are so many ways to have fun with this holiday. We’ve rounded up 10 crafty projects to match up with your favorite designs. But buyer beware: you’ll find no shortage of ghosts and black cats lurking in our Marketplace.
Spooking your neighbors (and their cat) just got easier with hanging witch hats made in Lightweight Cotton Twill. Using recycled cardboard, a free template and just one yard of fabric, craft this frightfully fun project to transform your front porch on Halloween.