Drop and gimme 20! From running shoes to lotus poses and everything in between, we had no idea fabric design could work this hard. Vote for your favorite fitness designs starting today until Wednesday, November 11th!
weekly design challenge
Last week, Spoonflower and industry sponsor, Moda Fabrics, narrowed down the entry field from nearly 800 to 100 semifinalists in our annual Fabric8 Contest. This week, you voted on the top 8 who will advance to the final round! Let's give a huge congratulations to the top 8 designers: Robin Pickins, Catalina Kim, Christine Witte, Gaia Marfurt, Ceri Staziker, Jennifer Geldard, Lucie Duclos, and Fizah Malik! Be sure to check out all the top designs here! They will be asked to expand their design into a 4-piece collection over the next 4 weeks and then the final votes will be cast to decide the next Fabric8 design superstar! Stay tuned through September for interviews to get to know all the finalists!
Romance Poppies Botanical Sketchbook by robinpickens
botanical dreamscape by catalinakim
A Field Guide to Wildflowers by christinewitte
botanical-sketch by gaiamarfurt
Edith's Garden by cerigwen
Botanical Sketchbook by jennifergeldard
Multiflorum by snowflower
Botanical bloom by fizah_malik
Seeing as hedgehogs are primarily nocturnal mammals, they make great pets for night-owl designers. If you're wired like a hedgehog and do your most creative work in the nighttime, be sure to vote on your favorite hedgehog designs by next Wednesday, and be sure to check for the winner in our newsletter next Thursday!
Water colors bring out the softer, more artistic side of power tools. Vote on your favorite watercolor power tool designs by next Wednesday, and be sure to check for the winner in our newsletter next Thursday! Who knows, these magnificent designs may just inspire you to remodel your work bench and reorganize your toolbox!
As the utensil most likely to be assigned sentimental value, spoons come in countless shapes, sizes, and colors and are loved by all–check out the top 10 spoon designs and congratulations to Kate Rhees on her winning spoons design. Cheers to the spoon!
1. 517 votes for Spoons by katerhees
2. 439 votes for Les Spoons by amel24
3. 415 votes for Spoon Quilt by juliesfabrics
4. 361 votes for In My Kitchen by oliveandruby
5. 310 votes for Spoons by heleenvanbuul
6. 309 votes for Coffee Spoons by ebygomm
7. 306 votes for Loony Spoony Yard Sale by christinewitte
8. 289 votes for spoons by oleynikka
9. 275 votes for lotsa spoons by gracedesign
10. 267 votes for Party Spoons for Summer by robinpickens
What about penguins is so gosh darn cute? Their little waddle? The fact that they all look like they're wearing tiny tuxedos? The way they slide around on the ice? Whatever it is, we love them. Get a good dose of penguin-preciousness in this week's contest.
Tchaikovsky's famous ballet becomes the inspiration for an amazing range of fabrics. We're taking Christmas week off, so you'll have two weeks to choose your favorites. We'll announce the winners on New Year's Eve!