Michelle–who has not one, not two, but three fabulous Etsy shops–allowed us to post a photo of a one-of-a-kind pillow made from fabric she designed and printed herself. Check out her blog for a glimpse of her sophisticated dogwood inspired fabric designs. It’s so exciting to get a taste of the creative talent out there in the sewing and crafting world!
Caroline, our talented designer, has posted a revision of one of the logo options that offers a slightly less confusing ligature (where the ‘f’ meets the ‘l’). If you think you might prefer this version to the one you voted on in the survey, maybe you could leave us a brief comment?
Vote on your favorite version of the Spoonflower logo here.
Today (Monday, March 17th), we’re sending out a link to vote on a new logo to those folks who’ve signed up to be beta-testers.
[If you haven’t signed up yet to become a tester, there’s still time.]
Here are the options we’ve asked you to rate:
Feel free to add comments and suggestions below!
We are still in the process of defining the look and feel of Spoonflower, so the logo you see is temporary. At some point it might be nice to post two or three options and to let the group of testers vote on their favorite. Right now the leading candidate is something along these lines:
I hate to be coy, but we’re not quite up to talking about ourselves just yet. Busy, busy, busy trying to get a new service off the ground.
[You can read what other people are saying, however, here.]
In case you haven’t figured it out already, Spoonflower will offer a new resource for Internet-savvy crafters, creative folks who sew and quilt, who love fabric and design and making beautiful things.
The people we’re here to serve represent a cultural wave of do-it-yourselfers for whom the creation of new things — from quilts and pillows to videos, t-shirts, blogs and code for tweaking cellphones — is an essential form of self-expression.
We’re currently located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina but Spoonflower will be accessible to people everywhere.
Thanks for visiting Spoonflower, a soon-to-be-launched resource for folks who love to sew and make beautiful things.
By signing up through the link below you will allow us to notify you
when the beta version of our Web site is launched. Beta testers get to
see a site in its earliest stages when there are likely to be bugs and
missing features, so it’s not for everyone. But in return for testing
the site and sharing your suggestions with us you will not only earn
our eternal gratitude, you’ll also join a select crowd that gets to
hear about a cool new service before anyone else.
Click here to sign-up for the beta.
[We hate spam as much as you, so please rest assured we will respect and protect your information.]
We received well over 400 responses to our modest Spoonflower Interest Survey and it is clear that — however the details may vary — LOTS of you are interested in designing your own fabric!
Special thanks to the fantastic folks at Sew, Mama, Sew who posted a link to our survey, as well as to Burda Style and the fabulous craft-bloggers who also posted links: MeggieCat, Secret Cave of the Sugar Mama, MyLittleSewingSpot, and SadieAndLance.
I know you are anxious to get started, but please bear with us for a
few weeks. We hope to get things around here up and running by May.
While we wait for the big show to begin, I’d like to invite folks to submit images of things they’ve made — fun bags, clothes, pillows, and the like — for us to post here (with a link back to your blog, Etsy shop, or what-have-you). You can send photos or photo-links to kim at spoonflower dot com.
Welcome to Spoonflower. Our ears are always open. There is much more to come.