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Spoonflower Fabric of the Week Fifties (palette-limited)Contest

Fifties (palette-limited) Designs

Spoonflower Design Challenge: May 26, 2010

UK designer Emma McCann takes the prize in our palette-restricted fifties fabric contest, and as the winner she now has $100 in credit (about €80) she can apply to any of the fabric on Spoonflower, including her own. This was a remarkable week -- as is always the case when we put together palette-based contests. We had over 25,000 votes divided among 116 designs. Thanks to all of the talented individuals who participated! Read more about <a href="http://blog.spoonflower.com/2010/05/fab-fishy-fifties-fabric-fabric-of-the-week-winner-is-atomic-fish.html">Fab Fishy Fifties Fabric: Fabric of the Week Winner is Atomic Fish</a>.

Vote in this week's contest:

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Upcoming contests

Steampunk valentine

We’re teaming up with Urban Threads to present our Steampunk Valentine Design Challenge! Create a fabric design from which a lovely Steampunk Valentine’s themed embroidery pattern can be adapted by Urban Threads. We’re not designing embroidery patterns to be stitched in this contest, but patterns with a Steampunk Valentine theme that can be adapted to have accompanying embroidery elements. See full details on the blog and the Designing for Embroidery Style Guide for more details. Deadline for entry is Tuesday, February 3, 2015. Voting will open Thursday, February 5, 2015.

Ditsy sheep

To celebrate the Year of the Sheep and the Chinese New Year, this week's contest challenge is to design sheep fabrics using a ditsy style, or scattered, small-scale, non-directional repeat. Previews will be shown at the scale of a swatch (8" x 8"). Entries close on Tuesday, February 10th, 2015.

Mythical creature plushie pattern

Create a cut-&-sew pattern to make a plush mythical creature toy. The sewing pattern, with instructions, should fit on a fat quarter of linen-cotton canvas (27" x 18"). Contest will close for entries on February 17, 2015. Voting opens Thursday, February 19th.

Cubist cats

Celebrate our feline friends with cubist-style cat designs! Create a true work of modern art with your Cubist Cat-themed design. Entries will be previewed at the fat quarter size (21" x 18"). Deadline for entry is Tuesday, February 24th. Voting will open on Thursday, February 26th.

Coral, mint, black and white

We just love coral, mint, black, and white all together in designs! This week's challenge calls for you to create a design using all four colors in this restricted palette, (visible on the blog here: http://blog.spoonflower.com/upcoming-spoonflower-contests.html), no less, no more. Previews will be shown at the fat quarter size (21" x 18"). Deadline for entry is Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015. Voting opens Thursday, March 5th.


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

Top 10 Fifties (palette-limited) Designs

Atomic Fish
1. Atomic Fish
Nifty_Fifties
2. Nifty Fifties
50's Kitsch-en
3. 50's Kitsch-en
Seeing Spots
4. Seeing Spots
50s Atomic Wave
5. 50s Atomic Wave
Rock It
6. Rock It
Fifties abstract
7. Fifties abstract
Retro Blue
8. Retro Blue
50_leaves_blue
9. 50 leaves blue
Vintage Cruiser Bikes
10. Vintage Cruiser Bikes


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