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And Then There Were None ( the sad tale of the Passenger Pigeon)  fabric by ceanirminger on Spoonflower - custom fabric

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By Cean Irminger

By day I am an upstanding mosaic designer for New Ravenna Mosaics on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. By night I am a superdork drawing whatever weird things pop into my head. By morning I'm exhausted.

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In 1860 Passenger Pigeons were the most abundant birds in North America, estimated to make up 40% of the entire bird population. Single flocks contai

In 1860 Passenger Pigeons were the most abundant birds in North America, estimated to make up 40% of the entire bird population. Single flocks containing more than 2,000 million birds darkened the skies for hours when they flew over. Some 50 years later in 1914, Martha, the last existing Passenger Pigeon, died in captivity. Within that short span of years one of the most successful species in history had been hunted into extinction.

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magenta...

magentarosedesigns says: Gorgeous!

Posted over 1 year ago.

bgirmann

bgirmann says: As the daughter of a pigeon breeder and child of Cincinnati where the last passenger pigeon died at our zoo, this is close to my heart and home. I can't wait to find a project to use it in.

Posted over 1 year ago.

nedberr...

nedberry_brink says: Love love love. Doing a wall of my powder room in this paper. Love love love.

Posted over 2 years ago.

lluzier

lluzier says: I saw this pattern on a Tula baby carrier, and loved it. Are you working with them?

Posted over 2 years ago.

eversos...

eversosplendid says: This is just stunning.

Posted over 3 years ago.

su_g

su_g says: So nice in the T-shirt - really effective use of the ombre qualities, it's lovely to see how creatively different people explore a design when they use it for different things!

Posted over 3 years ago.

ceanirm...

ceanirminger says: Oh wow!! Thank you so much for sharing the photos of your projects, Kelly and Mrskatylady! I'm floored by your talent and so happy you are pleased with the fabric. You made it shine!

Posted over 3 years ago.

house_o...

house_of_heasman says: Lovely, you must have felt so chuffed :-)

Posted over 3 years ago.

kellyw

kellyw says: This fabric prints great on Modern Jersey as well! Colors are beautiful and true to screen. When I wore this shirt, everyone wanted to know where I got such beautiful fabric!

kellyw uploaded a project image link for ceanirminger's design And Then There Were None ( the sad tale of the Passenger Pigeon) :

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Posted over 3 years ago.

beh

beh says: Lovely!

Posted almost 4 years ago.

mrskaty...

mrskatylady says: Had so much fun working with this fabric!

mrskatylady uploaded a project image link for ceanirminger's design And Then There Were None ( the sad tale of the Passenger Pigeon) :

Rrrrrpidgeon_comment_328549_thumb

Posted about 4 years ago.

tink-a-bel

tink-a-bel says: Beautiful!

Posted over 4 years ago.

vinpauld

vinpauld says: Love this!

Posted over 4 years ago.

studioalex

studioalex says: So nice! It reminds me of Esher's work :)

Posted almost 5 years ago.

garimad...

garimadhawan says: love!

Posted almost 5 years ago.

bookb

bookb says: This is exquisitely beauitiful fabric as a design and as a reflection on an issue. The fading is just beautiful and powerful. Thank you

Posted almost 5 years ago.

trcreative

trcreative says: Superb in every way! My favorite of all your designs, hands down!

Posted almost 5 years ago.

uzumakijo

uzumakijo says: Wonderful design Cean, sorry for the lateness here but a massive congrats on your win none-the-less truly magnificent, love everything, the colours, the movement, the flow. Awesome!!

Posted about 5 years ago.

wendy_lin

wendy_lin says: What a brilliant design, invoking Escher. The tonal palette is soothing. I can almost hear the wings flutter!

Posted about 5 years ago.

irrimiri

irrimiri says: Congrats!! This is done so well. I love the soft flow it has, gorgeous!!!

Posted about 5 years ago.

leeanda...

leeandallandesign says: fantastic design.... i love it!

Posted about 5 years ago.

wren_le...

wren_leyland says: Cean, congratulations! It's a very practical fabric, and the viewer's eye keeps moving.

Posted about 5 years ago.

olena

olena says: Congratulations on your win ! Your fabric is awesome!

Posted about 5 years ago.

cjldesigns

cjldesigns says: Congratulations on your win! A wonderful design!

Posted about 5 years ago.

joheadi...

joheadington says: congratulations! Gorgeous print!

Posted about 5 years ago.

kayajoy

kayajoy says: Really lovely, poetic work, Cean. Congratulations!

Posted about 5 years ago.

kirpa

kirpa says: Congratulations, you deserve it!!!

Posted about 5 years ago.

niceand...

niceandfancy says: Wonderful design... it looks super in yardage. Congratulations on your win. Dawn

Posted about 5 years ago.

siya

siya says: Congratulations on winning first place, Cean!

Posted about 5 years ago.

kathryn...

kathryn_pledger says: This is totally cool!

Posted about 5 years ago.

maplewo...

maplewooddesignstudio says: Congratulations on the win! This is such a beautiful fabric design.

Posted about 5 years ago.

tabula_...

tabula_rosi says: Your design is absolutely stunning - congratulations!

Posted about 5 years ago.

bippidi...

bippidiiboppidii says: Congratulations, it was a clear leader from the outset!

Posted about 5 years ago.

inscrib...

inscribed_here says: Congratulations on your win with this outstanding design, Cean!

Posted about 5 years ago.

ravenous

ravenous says: Past your prime? What a thought! BIG congratulations!!

Posted about 5 years ago.

ceanirm...

ceanirminger says: Thank you everyone! I'm so jazzed up about this win! I was pretty sure I was past my designing prime and ready to be put out to pasture. Thank you all for such amazing support!

Posted about 5 years ago.

chovy

chovy says: I somehow knew when I saw this design it was a winner! Great design!! Congratulations!

Posted about 5 years ago.

amy_g

amy_g says: Congrats.....it really is a lovely and thought-provoking design.

Posted about 5 years ago.

anniedeb

anniedeb says: This is such a beautiful evocative design of a sad, sad tale. Congratulations.

Posted about 5 years ago.

glorydaze

glorydaze says: Well deserved win, this design is outstanding! Congratulations :)

Posted about 5 years ago.

sammyk

sammyk says: Wooohoooo! She's back! She's back in the saddle again! Huge congrats, fellow ol' timer!

Posted about 5 years ago.

rhondad...

rhondadesigns says: Congratulations, Cean! This is a great result for a fabulous fabric design!

Posted about 5 years ago.

scrummy

scrummy says: wooohoooo! BIG congrats! xxx

Posted about 5 years ago.

natasha_k_

natasha_k_ says: Congrats on placing 1st, this is stunning as yardage!

Posted about 5 years ago.

rosanna...

rosannahope says: Cean, Congratulations!!!!! this win is so well deserved, such a beautiful design with so many applications. It flows beatufiully!!!

Posted about 5 years ago.

thirdha...

thirdhalfstudios says: Congratulations - really beautiful!

Posted about 5 years ago.

amel24

amel24 says: Yay! Congratulations Cean!

Posted about 5 years ago.

visiona...

visionarysky says: this is so awesome <3 congrats!

Posted about 5 years ago.

mrshervi

mrshervi says: Congratulations! Really great design - I am so happy this won!!

Posted about 5 years ago.

sara_be...

sara_berrenson says: Congratulations on your win! You deserve it, this design is gorgeous!

Posted about 5 years ago.

sheila_...

sheila_marie_delgado says: Woooo Whooo! Congrats!

Posted about 5 years ago.

nikky

nikky says: Congratulations!

Posted about 5 years ago.

lucindawei

lucindawei says: Congratulations Cean!

Posted about 5 years ago.

kimnb

kimnb says: Congratulations on your win! This is such a beautiful design.

Posted about 5 years ago.

kimsa

kimsa says: Very Pretty! Congratulations!

Posted about 5 years ago.

loopy_c...

loopy_canadian says: Well done!! Congradulations on your win!!

Posted about 5 years ago.

aldea

aldea says: So glad this won! Congrats.

Posted about 5 years ago.

demigoutte

demigoutte says: WOW Congratulations Cean !! Fabulous design !

Posted about 5 years ago.

spellstone

spellstone says: Congratulations Cean! A well deserved win x

Posted about 5 years ago.

taramcg...

taramcgowan says: You did a beautiful job!! Congratulations!! -Tara

Posted about 5 years ago.

ormolu

ormolu says: Congratulations! I was just voting for this when the contest ended, (so you should get one more vote), because the repeat, subject, and color are all spot on!

Posted about 5 years ago.

ceanirm...

ceanirminger says: Thanks so much Anastasia, Lisa, Victoria, Kim and Maria! I'm happy that I was able to manage a cleaner, simpler pattern than normal for this theme. I tend to be pretty heavy handed when it comes to designing!

Posted about 5 years ago.

mariao

mariao says: wahoo! amazing work!

Posted about 5 years ago.

kimnb

kimnb says: This is a gorgeous design. So peaceful and calming but with a sad edge to it. Hope you win!

Posted about 5 years ago.

victori...

victorialasher says: Lovely, graceful, and flowing.

Posted about 5 years ago.

linkolisa

linkolisa says: Love this - the design really captures a bit of sadness. (In a good way, appropriate to the theme and story.)

Posted about 5 years ago.

anastas...

anastasiia-ku says: awesome!!!!!!

Posted over 5 years ago.

ceanirm...

ceanirminger says: Wow! Thank you all for such an amazing outpouring of support and sweet comments, you've made my week!

Posted over 5 years ago.

greennote

greennote says: Cean, this is a standout, I love the colours, the concept and the design.

Posted over 5 years ago.

creedan...

creedancelovesyou says: Lovely composition and use of color!

Posted over 5 years ago.

vdyej

vdyej says: Absolutely gorgeous! Love the subtlety!

Posted over 5 years ago.

sheila_...

sheila_marie_delgado says: So sad, and sadder still that the same thing is still happening to so many different animals, rhinos, elephants, and on and on. Your design is perfect, and I too can see it in many colorways. This is awesome in yardage :)

Posted over 5 years ago.

ceanirm...

ceanirminger says: Thank you everyone for the sweet comments and support. It has turned out to be a bit of a sad contest, looking at page after page of all of those vanished species (though I've had more time to get used to the idea of the dinosaurs going extinct).

Posted over 5 years ago.

madex

madex says: Amazing, this design is fantastic! I agree, very sad story :(

Posted over 5 years ago.

lilichi

lilichi says: this is a very impressive design, and a really sad story :(

Posted over 5 years ago.

greenmy...

greenmyeyes says: Outstanding! As well as the design itself, I love the color tints, fading away to nothing ... which perfectly captures the sadness of their extinction.

Posted over 5 years ago.

happy_t...

happy_to_see says: Your design carry me in the air, colors and forms seem as a chinese painting...your poetry sings as a bird ! Thanks for a so beautiful work ! Love it !

Posted over 5 years ago.

sara_be...

sara_berrenson says: Wow! This design is absolutely GORGEOUS!

Posted over 5 years ago.

glimmer...

glimmericks says: Love this in yardage view. There are so many stuffed examples of these in museums that there should be enough dna or even match up partial dna from some degraded samples to reestablish a population. These and the North Carolina parakeet were two birds blasted into extinction by ignorance.

Posted over 5 years ago.

inscrib...

inscribed_here says: Wow, Cean, this is absolutely stunning! It's a fabulous tribute to the passenger pigeon.

Posted over 5 years ago.

bippidi...

bippidiiboppidii says: This is a really beautiful design, and it's great to read the background story, sad as it is. Beautiful colours, lovely lines.

Posted over 5 years ago.

ravenous

ravenous says: Perfect colours. Wow.

Posted over 5 years ago.

mag-o

mag-o says: A tragedy made into a beautiful pictorial homage. Well done!

Posted over 5 years ago.

ceanirm...

ceanirminger says: Thank you everyone! Your comments have made my day!

Posted over 5 years ago.

majobv

majobv says: fantastic! AWESOME DESIGN! love the movement, the ombré, de color palette, everything!

Posted over 5 years ago.

demigoutte

demigoutte says: Just gorgeous !!

Posted over 5 years ago.

amy_g

amy_g says: such a lovely fabric design and such a sad story!

Posted over 5 years ago.

loopy_c...

loopy_canadian says: This design tells the story of the passenger pigeon quite beautifully. Well done!!

Posted over 5 years ago.

sammyk

sammyk says: Oh, Cean, this is divine. A great tribute; it would look so fabulous as a sundress.

Posted over 5 years ago.

coggon_...

coggon_(roz_robinson) says: Absolutely beautiful - the multi-yard view is fantastic!

Posted over 5 years ago.

glanoramay

glanoramay says: Stunning fabric, how nice to see another lost bird forever immortalised in such a beautiful way.

Posted over 5 years ago.

spellstone

spellstone says: So sad..beautiful work.

Posted over 5 years ago.

su_g

su_g says: Your fabric expresses the tragic story so well - from the darkening to the lightening of the skies of passenger pigeons. (We have so many of these stories in Australia too - there is even film of the last Tasmanian Tiger (Thylacine) - that's how recent that was.) But well done also in that if you don't know or read the story, your design works really well 'just' as a nice fabric design.

Posted over 5 years ago.

poetryqn

poetryqn says: Beautiful sinuous movement in perfect balance.

Posted over 5 years ago.

siya

siya says: The pigeon clouds are beautiful! It's tragic that we will never be able to see a real cloud of passenger pigeons flying overhead..

Posted over 5 years ago.

aldea

aldea says: This is fantastic (and sad)! Beautiful, functional design, and clever visual concept.

Posted over 5 years ago.

rhondad...

rhondadesigns says: Cean, your beautiful design is a brilliant concept and a fitting tribute to a species that has so recently vanished. These flowing tonal waves of flying birds echo the flight patterns of the passenger pigeons that now only exist as a fading memory.

Posted over 5 years ago.

ceanirm...

ceanirminger says: Thank you everyone! The story of the Passenger Pigeon has made me sick ever since I first heard it so when this contest came up it was the first thing to pop into my head. I tried to make a tribute fabric that wouldn't have too much gloom and doom and might be usable for a standard bird design, so thanks Annelie for saying it works out that way, too!

Posted over 5 years ago.

mrshervi

mrshervi says: Wow this is pretty! One of the most useful designs - this would be gorgeous in so many color schemes!

Posted over 5 years ago.

forest&sea

forest&sea says: So sad and such a beautiful design; well done Cean.

Posted over 5 years ago.

whimzwh...

whimzwhirled says: Sad story but lovely fabric design.

Posted over 5 years ago.

weaving...

weavingmajor says: wow - you've not only captured the feeling of the passenger pigeon but the feeling of its extinction. Haunting and beautiful.

Posted over 5 years ago.

bluevelvet

bluevelvet says: Beautiful

Posted over 5 years ago.

scrummy

scrummy says: beautiful beautiful xxx

Posted over 5 years ago.

taramcg...

taramcgowan says: This is beautiful! I love it!

Posted over 5 years ago.

vo_aka_...

vo_aka_virginiao says: Cean, this is absolutely gorgeous. I played with doing passenger pigeons and woot! I'm so glad I didn't!

Posted over 5 years ago.