Ready for a DIY project but you’re not into sewing? No problem! With Spoonflower’s Fleece, you can make a cozy blanket with just a couple simple tools. We’ll show you how to make a braided-edged blanket here, and you can get the tutorial for a knot-edge look in this tutorial. With a project this easy, you can make a lap blanket for a sick friend or whip up a blanket for a kid’s reading nook in no time! Check out the full video tutorial below, or scroll past to view the step-by-step guide.
Remember when you were a kid on Halloween night, frantically running around your house looking for a pillowcase to collect your candy? Who else was guilty of stripping the pillowcase right from the pillow on their bed? This Halloween, help your little ghouls and goblins collect their candy in style with a DIY Trick-or-Treat Tote Bag in their favorite spooky design from the Marketplace. Using our upholstery-grade Eco Canvas, this tote will withstand the test of
time candy. Check out the full video below, or scroll past to view the step-by-step tutorial
Instead of following the latest movie craze, give your kids a chance to win originality points (and maybe extra candy) on the trick-or-treating circuit with these five adorable cut-and-sew projects. From rainbows and unicorns, to friendly fish and a sweet treat, these clever kid’s costumes will make lasting lasting memories for everyone.
A handmade Halloween wouldn’t be complete without the appearance of pumpkins! Decorate your stoop with festive fabric pumpkins made in Cypress Cotton Canvas or Eco Canvas. Make and stack a few in multiple sizes and designs for added effect. The best thing about this DIY project? Unlike real pumpkins, once the trick-or-treaters are gone, you can store these pumpkins in the attic for next year!
The doctor is in! Inspired by the medical professionals keeping us (and our pets!) in tip-top shape, we’re giving our designer community a clean bill of design health after this week’s challenge. Say
ahhh congratulations to our winner, selmacardoso, who will be receiving a $200 Spoonflower credit for her adorable design, Happy and Healthy Friends. We also can’t forget to recognize second place (lellobird) and third place (heatherdutton) winners who will be receiving $100 and $50 in Spoonflower credit, respectively. Don’t forget to make an appointment with the entire top ten to get your daily dose of design.
1. 417 votes for VET medicine happy and healthy friends by selmacardoso
2. 319 votes for Bandage Stripe Blue by lellobird
3. 293 votes for Spectacle by heatherdutton
4. 281 votes for Driving Ambulances: Ta-tüü-ta-ta by heyjunge
5. 272 votes for Heartline for Pets by vintage_style
6. 251 votes for Happy Vet Visit by cynthiafrenette
7. 249 votes for Healthy life by yuliia_studzinska
8. 246 votes for apothecary herbs by stargazingseamstress
9. 241 votes for band aids of hope by booboo_collective
10. 234 votes for Medical goods by kondratya [Read more…] about Announcing the Medical Professions Design Challenge Winners
This Halloween, treat yourself to an easy DIY that can be completed in under 30 minutes, which means more time for working on handmade costumes for the little ones. With a little help from the Fill-a-Yard™ 9″ Square Cheater Quilt in Fleece, this DIY bunting requires very basic sewing but is still full of festive, Halloween flare. Download your free template and get started today!
Does mastering the art of seamless repeats feel like the pinnacle of your surface design journey? We’ve got a not-so-secret truth to tell you—they’re easier than you might think! Spoonflower designer Anda Corrie is demystifying seamless repeats using the budget-friendly (just $9.99!) design tool, Procreate®, and her trusty iPad.
For your unicorn lover this Halloween, we’ve found the perfect cut-and-sew project in Kona® Cotton from Rebecca Propes of Make & Do Studio. Featuring an oversized hanging rainbow and a plushie friend to match, you’ll feel like you’ve found the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow when you’ve finished this DIY Halloween costume! Warning: She won’t want to put away this look after Halloween.
Peeking through the windows of Sew Over It, the picture-perfect sewing shop in Islington, North London, during Zeena Shah’s seamless repeat design workshop in June, you couldn’t miss the eight eager students taking in all the design knowledge you could ever need for crafting the perfect pattern. Follow along as Zeena gives you a behind-the-scenes look at her hands-on class and then give seamless repeats a try with this beginner-friendly design tutorial.
Is your little one a Picasso in the making? Celebrate their love for art this Halloween with a DIY project that requires just one yard of fabric! The only scary thing about this costume is how little space you’ll have left on your phone when you’re done capturing your budding artist in this soft Minky look. Follow along as Samarra Khaja, aka sammyk in the Marketplace, shows you how to recreate this one-yard wonder.