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Family crest Designs

Spoonflower Design Challenge: June 06, 2012

Last week we challenged participants to create original family crests and to turn those into fabric designs. While you probably don't share a surname with any of the top ten designers, you still have a chance to buy their fabric, or at least to admire their creativity! This week's winner is "BZB Crest" by Bethany Berndt Shackelford, a terrific LA-based designer who grew up in Kansas. Read more about <a href="http://blog.spoonflower.com/2012/06/whos-got-the-best-family-crest-.html">Who's Got the Best Family Crest</a>.

Vote in this week's contest:


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Upcoming contests

Kittens in mittens

The Interwebz called and it has requested more cat-themed fabric design contests (although this one should generate some excellent wrapping paper as well). Previews will be sized as quarter yards (21" x 18"). Deadline for entry is Tuesday, December 2, 2014.

Winter toile (monochromatic)

Create a toile de Jouy fabric design using a single color (or a background color and a single foreground color) on the theme of winter. Previews will be sized as quarter yards (21" x 18"). Deadline for entry is Tuesday, December 9, 2014.


Tchaikovsky's most famous ballet is overdue for its own fabric contest. Create a fabric inspired by The Nutcracker for this week's challenge, keeping in mind that we will NOT be sending out an email or switching over the contest on December 25th, so this one will be up for two weeks. Entries will be previewed at the fat quarter size (21" x 18"). The deadline for entry is Tuesday, December 16th, 2014. Voting will open on December 18th, and will close on December 30th. We'll announce the winner on December 31st, just in time for the New Year!


Math and art are too often depicted as opposite ends of a spectrum. The art of creating seamless repeats is especially well suited for the numerate among us. This week's challenge is to design a fabric celebrating mathematics. Entries will be previewed at the fat quarter size (21" x 18"). Deadline for entry is Tuesday, December 30th. Voting will open on Wednesday, December 31st.

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

Top 10 Family crest Designs

BZB crest
1. BZB crest
Love and Family
2. Love and Family
Armorial Ant
3. Armorial Ant
passiones ad foveat aeternum
4. passiones ad foveat aeternum
Family Crest
5. Family Crest
Air, Earth, Water, Fire:  Growth and Perserverance
6. Air, Earth, Water, Fire: ...
Royal Treatment
7. Royal Treatment
8. CoatOfMyArms
My Family Crest
9. My Family Crest
Crest of Rabbits
10. Crest of Rabbits

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