This contest challenge required designers to create Toile de Jouy fabrics inspired by the histories of the places where they live. The top ten offer a world tour as well as a set of mini-history lessons, with toiles de Brooklyn (NY), Chattanooga (TN), Haarlemmermeer (Netherlands), Paris, Tilba (Australia), Le Roy (NY), Riverside (CA), and Yosano (Japan). For the second week in a row, however, the winner is a Belgian designer. Cally, of Forest&Sea, won the most votes with her fascinating "Medieval Woodcut" toile depicting Brugge, Belgium. Lovely work! Read more about <a href="http://blog.spoonflower.com/2012/03/toiles-de-brugge-brooklyn-chattanooga-haarlemmermeer-paris-tilba-le-roy-riverside-and-yosano.html">Toiles de Brugge & Brooklyn, Chattanooga, Haarlemmermeer, Paris, Tilba, Le Roy, Riverside, and Yosano</a>.
Match point! Create a fabric design that celebrates the sport of tennis. Previews will be sized as quarter yards (21" x 18"). Deadline for entry is Tuesday, July 29th, 2014.
Back to school already? This week create a design depicting the most necessary school accessory--the trusty backpack. Previews will be sized as quarter yards (21" x 18"). Deadline for entry is Tuesday, August 5th, 2014.
Ah, the great outdoors. There's nothing like a hike down a mountain trail to lift your spirits and get your blood pumping. This contest celebrates the gear, the scenes, and the spirit of hiking. All designs submitted must use a restricted palette: blog.spoonflower.com/upcoming-spoonflower-contests.html and previews will be shown at (21" x 18"). Deadline for entry is August 14th, 2014.
Instructions and rules for our weekly fabric design contests appear on our upcoming contests page .