New for Spring: Cotton Lawn Ultra!
The top ten fabric designs in our kite contest are terrific, but the winner this week is Belgian designer Ine Beerten, who goes by Zesti on Spoonflower. Zesti won our <a href="http://www.spoonflower.com/contests/45"> carousel</a> contest a year or so ago, but she was also a <a href="http://blog.spoonflower.com/2011/04/project-selvage-finalist-profile-ine-beerten.html"> finalist</a> in the Project Selvage competition. Read more about <a href="http://blog.spoonflower.com/2011/12/go-fly-a-kite-fabric-check-out-the-top-ten-in-this-weeks-design-contest.html">Go Fly A Kite Fabric: The Top Ten</a>.
Did you know that honeybees pollenate 80% of all fruit, vegetable and seed crops in the United States?! Celebrate these busy beneficial insects in this week's Design Challenge. Create a bee-inspired design to be previewed at the fat quarter size (21" x 18"). Deadline for entry is Tuesday, April 21st. Voting will open on Thursday, April 23rd.
Celebrate the matriarch in your life by creating a floral border print design to be previewed at the one yard size (42" x 36"). You can even score extra points with mom by printing out your design and sewing up a custom skirt, just for her (optional)! Deadline for entry is Tuesday, April 28th. Voting will open on Thursday, April 30th.
Celebrate the craftmanship that goes into fine woodwork, your latest DIY wood creation, or reminisce about your old high school woodshop projects. Tools, sandpaper, and sawdust, galore! Create a design inspired by woodshop to be previewed at the fat quarter size (21" x 18"). Deadline for entry is Tuesday, May 7th. Voting will open on Thursday, May 9th.
This week's contest celebrates our love of pickled veggies--the star of any picnic, dish, or drink! Create a pickle-themed design to be previewed at the fat quarter size (21" x 18"). Deadline for entry is Tuesday, May 12th. Voting will open on Thursday, May 14th.
Instructions and rules for our weekly fabric design contests appear on our upcoming contests page .