Spoonflower Fabric of the Week Sewing CelebrationContest

Sewing celebration Designs

Spoonflower Design Challenge: April 18, 2012

Our top ten fabrics this week celebrate the art of making things with fabric. The winner is designer Jennifer Wambach, a talented artist whose previous wins include our bowling, alphabet and pointillism contests. Way to go, Jennifer! Read more about Go Sew With Sewing Fabrics.

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Upcoming contests

Earth day cut & sew bag

DId you know that the United States alone uses approximately 100 billion new plastic bags every single year? To honor Earth Day 2014, we're asking you to create a cut & sew pattern for a reusable shopping bag. The design should be set up to be centered. Preview will be sized at a single yard (42" x 36") of Kona Cotton, although your actual design may fill a yard of one of our wider fabrics. Deadline for entry is April 15th, 2014.

Floral coloring book wallpaper

At Spoonflower, we like to keep our childlike creativity and curiosity alive. That's why we're oh so excited about this week's contest: floral coloring book wallpaper. Create a black and white design that is ready for crayons, pencils, and markers to go wild. Designs are intended for wallpaper, but previews will be sized as a quarter yard of fabric (21" x 18"). Deadline for entry is April 22nd, 2014.

Moms recipe tea towels

No matter where you live in the world, nothing spells comfort like a home cooked meal from your mom or grandmother. Celebrate the important culinary women in your life this Mother's Day by designing a lovely recipe just like mom used to make. Recipes should fit a fat quarter-yard of our Linen-Cotton Canvas fabric. Entries will be previewed at the scale of a fat quarter (27" x 18"). Deadline for entry is Tuesday, April 29th, 2014.


Terrariums are the perfect way to bring the outdoors in, and inject a little plant life into your home. No wonder people are crazy about them. This week, create a design that celebrates terrariums, previews will be sized as quarter yards (21" x 18"). Deadline for entry is Tuesday, May 6th, 2014.

Crayon-drawn monsters

It's time to dust off the crayons, we're going 'old school' (kindergarten, that is!) for this week's contest. Create a monster design by hand, using only crayons (the kind you'd doodle with as a kid). Previews will be sized as quarter yards (21" x 18"). Deadline for entry is Tuesday, May 13th, 2014.

Instructions and rules for our weekly fabric design contests appear on our upcoming contests page .

Top 10 Sewing celebration Designs

Sew Retro
1. Sew Retro
Little Curly Sewing
2. Little Curly Sewing
A stitch a day....
3. A stitch a day....
Sew and Smile
4. Sew and Smile
Rainbow spools
5. Rainbow spools
Vintage Buttons (grey)
6. Vintage Buttons (grey)
Home Sewn Retro
7. Home Sewn Retro
Rulers and yardsticks
8. Rulers and yardsticks
"couture oh couture rouge M"
9. "couture oh couture rouge M"
A Stitch at a Time
10. A Stitch at a Time