New for Spring: Cotton Lawn Ultra!
Our cityscape contest spawned a travel guide's worth of amazing, charming and unique fabrics. And yes, many of the usual suspects all appeared in the top ten -- London, Venice, San Francisco, New York. But the winner was a fabric celebrating the Dutch city of Delft, hometown to Bora, our all-time Spoonflower contest champ. She created a lovely fabric to commemorate Delft, in South Holland, a very old city famous for its blue pottery and home to the painter Vermeer. Read more about <a href="http://blog.spoonflower.com/2012/01/cityscape-top-ten.html">Cityscape Contest Top Ten: New York, San Francisco, Kowloon, London, Veniceâ€¦ and Delft!</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 .