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On July 20, 1969, mission commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin were the first two people to land on the moon and to celebrate, Princess Awesome and Challenger Center are teaming up to create a dress commemorating the anniversary featuring this week’s winning design. While creating your moon-inspired pattern, be sure to focus on design elements that will inspire little girls everywhere.


We’re over the moon to announce that our friends from Princess Awesome are back! If you missed our first challenge with the children’s apparel company, catch up on all the details and see the winning design on one of their signature twirly dresses. This time around, Princess Awesome is bringing along Challenger Center to celebrate a momentous occasion: the 50th anniversary of the landing on the moon!

Please note: designs including the NASA logo will not be accepted.


  • 1st place winner will receive $500 from Princess Awesome, which will also serve as a licensing fee to be featured on one Princess Awesome dress, along with a $200 Spoonflower credit.
  • 2nd place winner will receive a $50 Princess Awesome store credit and $100 Spoonflower credit.
  • 3rd place winner will receive a $50 Princess Awesome store credit and a $50 Spoonflower credit.
  • Remaining top 10 designs will receive a $20 Spoonflower credit. 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.

The Winner

The rest of the Top 62

(private design)
(private design)

Princess Awesome

Clothes That Rule. Like She Does.

Princess Awesome is a company founded by women - mothers - who want girls to be able to express themselves through their clothing. We are committed to making clothes that girls want to wear, and that parents want to see on their daughters. Our guiding principle is to listen to what girls like to wear, do, and play, and to make that available to them - so girls can wear all that they are.

Princess Awesome

Moon Landing with Princess Awesome Details

  • The deadline for entries is Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 3 PM EST.
  • Designs will be previewed at 150 DPI in a fat quarter size (21” x 18”) on the voting ballot.
  • All designs will be eligible for public voting, and the popular vote determines the top 50 winning designs. The 1st place winner will be chosen from the popularly-voted top 50 by Princess Awesome.
  • Public designs previously uploaded on 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.


  • 12/07/2018: Submissions open
  • 01/15/2019: Submissions close at 3pm EST
  • 01/17/2019: Public voting opens
  • 01/22/2019: Public voting ends at 3pm EST to determine top 25 entries
  • 01/24/2019: Spoonflower will announce the winner

Active Challenges

Moody Tropical Flora Wallpaper Design Challenge

Moody Tropical Flora Wallpaper

Vote Now

Winners to be announced May 20

Charcuterie Boards Design Challenge

Charcuterie Boards

See the Challenge

Submissions close May 18 at 3 p.m. EDT,
Voting begins May 20

Weather Patterns Design Challenge

Weather Patterns

See the Challenge

Submissions close May 25 at 3 p.m. EDT,
Voting begins May 27

World Waterways Design Challenge

World Waterways

See the Challenge

Submissions close June 1 at 3 p.m. EDT,
Voting begins June 3

Vegetable & Herb Gardens Design Challenge

Vegetable & Herb Gardens

See the Challenge

Submissions close June 15 at 3 p.m. EDT,
Voting begins June 17

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