Dutch illustrator Deborah van de Leijgraaf (Bora) wins her fifth Fabric Of the Week contest with a charming spin on our paisley design challenge: "Fun bathtime for little Elley". For the record, Bora has previously won our <a href="http://www.spoonflower.com/contests/61"> cats</a>, <a href="http://www.spoonflower.com/contests/48"> kawaii</a>, <a href="http://www.spoonflower.com/contests/47"> halloween mask</a>, and <a href="http://www.spoonflower.com/contests/43"> windows & doors</a> contests. Be sure to stop by her blog (which she is kind enough to publish in English) to admire some of her great photos of fabric projects. Her big win happens to coincide with her son's 4th birthday! Read more about <a href="http://blog.spoonflower.com/2011/03/elegant-elephant-paisley-bora-wins-another-fabric-design-contest.html">Elegant Elephant Paisley</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 .