By now, you probably already know that you can sample a single design on any fabric for $5 (or wallpaper for $5-$7.50), but did you know that you can also sample dozens of designs at once on a single piece of fabric for a great price? We’ll walk you through two ways to do that below so you can start saving money to make money in the Spoonflower Marketplace!
Classic was making a comeback in a new and bold way during this week’s Circles Are the New Triangle Design Challenge! Don’t let the name fool you. After seeing katerhees design, Surprise Party!, we weren’t surprised that Kate’s design was voted into the winners’ circle and took home the grand-prize, a $200 Spoonflower credit. Rounding out the podium was kostolom3000 (second place) and fernlesliestudio (third place) winners who will be receiving $100 and $50 in Spoonflower credit, respectively. We can’t wait for you to spot your new favorite design while shopping the entire top 10!
1. 374 votes for Surprise Party! by katerhees
2. 349 votes for Watercolor circles of Nature. Blue indigo colors. by kostolom3000
3. 286 votes for Mod Circles by fernlesliestudio
4. 276 votes for Abstract Circles by melarmstrongdesign
5. 275 votes for CLUSTERING CIRCLES by catalinakim
6. 273 votes for Painted oranges by adelaidebtq
7. 242 votes for pango mandala echo by scrummy
8. 235 votes for Orbital Revolutions by robyriker
9. 234 votes for Pond Circles with Flowers by vinpauld
10. 231 votes for Nucleus by mimipinto [Read more…] about Announcing the Circles Are the New Triangle Design Challenge Winners
At some point in your life, you’ve probably spent five minutes doodling on a napkin or scrap piece of paper. But have you ever wondered what your doodle might look like as a repeating pattern? Spoonflower’s graphic designer, Alexis, is stopping by the blog to show you how easy it is to take your drawing off the paper and onto the screen to create a seamless repeat in Photoshop. Download your free trial and get started on your next fabric design!
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.
What do you get when you mix 20 home dec bloggers, 20 rooms and six weeks of room transformations? Currently in its fourteenth season, The One Room Challenge™ is a widely anticipated biannual event every April and October. Each round, twenty design influencers are selected to take the challenge and transform a space. Every Wednesday, the designers document their process while sharing their sources and professional advice over the six weekly posts.
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.
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.