This contest to create butterfly fabrics required designers to stick to a restricted palette of no more than six colors, but the winner turns out to be an artist who chose to work with only two of the six. Junghee Cho of New Jersey is a first-time winner of our Fabric Of the Week contest and her Butterfly-Daisy border print narrowly beat out a design by Melissa Wang of Singapore. It would be great to see a quilt made using fabric from the top ten designs, now that all of the top ten are for sale. Read more about A Flock Of Butterfly Fabrics: The Winner Of Our Palette-Limited Fabric Design Contest.
Once a year we turn the tables and put the Spoonflower team to the test by asking them to come up with some designs for our weekly design challenge (which is easier for some than others, as you might imagine). We'll share the special details about this contest on the blog. Voting for the staff contest will open on March 13th, 2014.
Fabric designs for this week's contest should be inspired by scenes from a school science fair. Previews will be sized as quarter yards (21" x 18"). Deadline for entry is Tuesday, March 18th, 2014.
April showers bring May flowers. And what do you need to stay dry? A good pair of rain boots. Create a design that celebrates the trusty rubber boot. Previews will be sized as quarter yards (21" x 18"). Deadline for entry is Tuesday, March 25th, 2014.
Spoonflower cofounder Stephen Fraser is predicting that whales are going to be huge in 2014. All designs submitted must use a restricted palette (visible here) and previews will be shown at (21" x 18"). Deadline for entry is April 1st, 2014.
Instructions and rules for our weekly fabric design contests appear on our upcoming contests page .