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As a Spoonflower tradition, the recipe tea towel challenge is anticipated almost as much as the arrival of the favored dishes to the table. During this week’s challenge, share a recipe that you hold near and dear to your heart (and belly!). Whether it’s a Christmas classic or a potluck recipe that’s been passed down for generations, be sure to bring your appetite.


Overview

Entries will be submitted at the Linen Cotton Canvas fat quarter size (27″ x 18”) but automatically previewed during voting as a Roostery x Spoonflower Special Edition Tea Towel. Follow the guidelines on the Spoonflower blog to ensure your design looks beautiful as both an unfinished Fat Quarter on Spoonflower and a finished tea towel on Roostery.

Prizes

  • One first place winner each week will receive a $200 Roostery credit, a $200 Spoonflower credit and one custom Linen Cotton Canvas Ultra Spoonflower Edition tea towel in their own winning design from Roostery ($17 value).
  • The 2nd place winner will receive a $100 Spoonflower credit and one custom Linen Cotton Canvas Ultra Spoonflower Edition tea towel in their own winning design from Roostery ($17 value).
  • The 3rd place winner will receive a $50 Spoonflower credit and one custom Linen Cotton Canvas Ultra Spoonflower Edition tea towel in their own winning design from Roostery ($17 value)
  • Remaining top 10 designs will receive a $20 Spoonflower credit and one custom Linen Cotton Canvas Ultra Spoonflower Edition tea towel in their own winning design from Roostery ($17 value).
  • The top 50 popularly-voted designs from each theme will be automatically made available for sale in the Spoonflower Marketplace (provided they are a verified seller) where they will receive 10% commission on every sale -- no $5 swatch required.

Recipe Tea Towel Details

  • The deadline for entries is Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 3 PM EDT.
  • Entries will be submitted at the Linen Cotton Canvas Ultra fat quarter size (27″ x 18”), but will be previewed during voting as a Spoonflower Special Edition Tea Towel (16" x 24").
  • All designs will be eligible for public voting, and the popular vote determines the top 50 winning designs.
  • Public designs previously uploaded on Spoonflower.com are not eligible for this contest. Designs do not require printed proofing to enter the contest.
  • Moderation will take place at the close of the contest deadline.
  • See our blog page for even more Design Challenge details and a list of previous themes.

Timeline

  • 08/03/2018: Submissions open
  • 10/02/2018: Submissions close at 3pm EDT
  • 10/04/2018: Public voting opens
  • 10/09/2018: Public voting ends at 3pm EDT to determine top 25 entries
  • 10/11/2018: Spoonflower will announce the winner

Active Challenges

Off the Wall Toile Design Challenge

Off the Wall Toile

Vote Now

Winners to be announced May 28

Midsummer Festival Design Challenge

Midsummer Festival

See the Challenge

Submissions close May 26 at 3 p.m. EDT,
Voting begins May 28

Canadian Wildlife Design Challenge

Canadian Wildlife

See the Challenge

Submissions close June 2 at 3 p.m. EDT,
Voting begins June 4

Quiet Spaces Design Challenge

Quiet Spaces

See the Challenge

Submissions close June 9 at 3 p.m. EDT,
Voting begins June 11

Large Birds Design Challenge

Large Birds

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Submissions close June 16 at 3 p.m. EDT,
Voting begins June 18

Current Challenge Past Challenges