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Spoonflower Fabric of the Week What's the New Owl?Contest

What's the new owl? Designs

Spoonflower Design Challenge: May 02, 2012

We set out to unthrone the owl from its perch as the king of all crafty critters and today we're pleased, and slightly surprised, to be able to announce that the new owl is... snails. This week's winner is the lovely "Snails On Parade" by San Diego designer Cheyanne Sammons. On a pure critter-for-critter count, let it not go un-noted that there are two hedgehog fabrics in this week's top ten, which leaves open the door for a slight argument as to which creature is really the new owl. You be the judge. All of the top ten are terrific. Read more about <a href="">Snails Are the New Owl</a>.

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2015 tea towel calendars

Design a tea towel calendar for 2015 that fits a fat quarter-yard of our Linen-Cotton Canvas fabric. Entries will be previewed at the scale of a fat quarter (27" x 18", this means the preview will be oriented horizontally). Deadline for entry is Tuesday, October 28th, 2014.


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Top 10 What's the new owl? Designs

snails on parade
1. snails on parade
jungle love crocodiles
2. jungle love crocodiles
Birds birds.
3. Birds birds.
Dust Bunnies
4. Dust Bunnies
Chick, Chick, Chickens
5. Chick, Chick, Chickens
Racoons are taking over!!!
6. Racoons are taking over!!!
Happy Hedgehog
7. Happy Hedgehog
Hedgehog Happiness
8. Hedgehog Happiness
The Gum Bears
9. The Gum Bears
My Little Helpers - Extra Large
10. My Little Helpers - Extr...

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