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A_Whale_of_a_Tail fabric by art_on_fabric on Spoonflower - custom fabric

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By Sylvie Heasman

I've been designing since 1979 and have worked all over the world. All my designs are ©Art On Fabric and have been so, online, since 2009 and on hand painted fabrics since 1979.

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My contest entry. Zentangled tails. :-) It came First Whoohoo :-) So happy!



This design belongs to Sylvie Heasman. If you make anything with my fabric and want to sell it, please just tell folks where you got it. Thanks!

QUILTERS, you should use the Cotton Poplin, it's 100% cotton, has no stretch and has a nice smooth feel.

If you want to see a clearer version click on the Collection Name under the word 'Collection' in the left hand column. If you'd like me to design something for you, change a colour, change the size of this design, ask me anything, click on this Send a Message You'll see a little envelope on the left hand side of the page, about half way down. Click on it and write your query. :-)

Or Leave a message On my Blog.

View my Most Recent Designs. They will be available shortly :-)

View my Available Designs. :-)

Click SEE THE FABRIC CHOICES AND THEIR RECOMMENDED USES.

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Have a look at this pinterest page, Our Virtual Fabric Stash.

And find my pinterest page, Sylvie's Fabric Art.

If you'd like to see all my designs at once click, HERE.

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art_on_...

art_on_fabric says: Printed on Faux Suede!! Whoohoo... :-) It looks great on Faux Suede!

art_on_fabric uploaded a fabric image for art_on_fabric's design A_Whale_of_a_Tail :

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Posted about 3 years ago.

art_on_...

art_on_fabric says: Printed on Organic Cotton Sateen :-)

art_on_fabric uploaded a fabric image for art_on_fabric's design A_Whale_of_a_Tail :

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Posted about 3 years ago.

art_on_...

art_on_fabric says: <a href="http://jennifersewing.wordpress.com/2014/05/11/a-travel-bag-for-my-sewing-machine"> Aeroplane Bag Pattern for a Sewing Machine. </a> This was sent to me today.. So cool!! Thanks Jennifer :-)

art_on_fabric uploaded a project image link for art_on_fabric's design A_Whale_of_a_Tail :

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Posted about 3 years ago.

art_on_...

art_on_fabric says: Thank you Shawna, You're so sweet :-)

Posted about 3 years ago.

hotspur

hotspur says: This is incredible. My favorite fabric on the entire site.

Posted about 3 years ago.

art_on_...

art_on_fabric says: Thank you both! I really appreciate the comments :-)

Posted about 3 years ago.

siya

siya says: Congratulations on winning first place!!

Posted about 3 years ago.

cjldesigns

cjldesigns says: Congratulations on first place with your beautiful design Sylvie!

Posted about 3 years ago.

art_on_...

art_on_fabric says: Thanks :-) I'm now rather keen to see photo's of the things made from the Fat quarter bundles and other sales.. it's so exciting :-)

Posted about 3 years ago.

taramcg...

taramcgowan says: Congratulations Sylvie! Your whale tales are so pretty!

Posted about 3 years ago.

art_on_...

art_on_fabric says: Thanks guys, everyone's been so nice :-)

Posted about 3 years ago.

demigoutte

demigoutte says: Congratulations on your win !!!

Posted about 3 years ago.

bluevelvet

bluevelvet says: You are always so sweet and pleasant to everyone Sylvie and have a lot of Artistic Talent, you deserve it girl

Posted about 3 years ago.

art_on_...

art_on_fabric says: I spoke to my parents last night, they live very far away, and relived the moment of discovery with them. It was emotional and wonderful. Each time I read all your congratulations, I am reminded of it. Thank you thank you thank you :-)

Posted about 3 years ago.

robinpi...

robinpickens says: Congratulations on first place!

Posted about 3 years ago.

hollyko

hollyko says: Congratulations Sylvie!!! Beautiful!!

Posted about 3 years ago.

diane555

diane555 says: Congratulations! Lovely work!

Posted about 3 years ago.

sheri_m...

sheri_mcculley says: Whale done! :) Congrats!

Posted about 3 years ago.

smuk

smuk says: Congratulations on your win!!!!

Posted about 3 years ago.

kirpa

kirpa says: CONGRATULATIONS!! Woo hooo! Lovely design!

Posted about 3 years ago.

art_on_...

art_on_fabric says: Thank you!!! You're all so amazingly kind and generous :-)

Posted about 3 years ago.

chicca_...

chicca_besso says: Congratulations on the top ten! Beautiful design and great idea!

Posted about 3 years ago.

anniedeb

anniedeb says: Congratulations, Sylvie. So happy for you and your beautiful design.

Posted about 3 years ago.

jill_o_...

jill_o_connor says: Congratulations on your win! Fabulous design.

Posted about 3 years ago.

smashworks

smashworks says: Congrats Sylvie! You did a really fab and unique interpretation of the theme :)

Posted about 3 years ago.

joanmcl...

joanmclemore says: Congratulations!

Posted about 3 years ago.

khoward...

khowardquilts says: Congratulations!

Posted about 3 years ago.

audsbodkin

audsbodkin says: WHAT!?!?! Congratulations! What a wonderful surprise to see that your beautiful design has been so well recognized by the SF design community! When I peeked at the winning designs, I really said "Wow. That's gorgeous", before even knowing whose design it was! (I've been away from SF for a while...) CONGRATULATIONS! I'm jumping with excitement for you!

Posted about 3 years ago.

art_on_...

art_on_fabric says: I can't say it often enough, thank you, all of you, for your wonderful cheery comments and fav's and everything! Whenever I'm having a tough day designing.. I'm going to come here and read these, remind myself what a great bunch of people you all are and how much we care for each other.. Thank you :-)

Posted about 3 years ago.

paula's...

paula's_designs says: Wow Sylvie, awesome work, stunning whale tails, well done!

Posted about 3 years ago.

madex

madex says: Many congratulations! Fab design!

Posted about 3 years ago.

heleenv...

heleenvanbuul says: Congratulations Sylvie!

Posted about 3 years ago.

miamaria

miamaria says: Congratulations!!

Posted about 3 years ago.

pennycandy

pennycandy says: Congrats on your win, Sylvie!

Posted about 3 years ago.

liluna

liluna says: Congratulations on your win!

Posted about 3 years ago.

lisakling

lisakling says: Congratulations. A well served win

Posted about 3 years ago.

art_on_...

art_on_fabric says: I am! I am! Thanks :-)

Posted about 3 years ago.

clotild...

clotilda_warhammer says: Congratulations, dear lady!!!! I'm so happy for you :)

Posted about 3 years ago.

may_leong

may_leong says: Congratulations ! Enjoy your win !

Posted about 3 years ago.

krussim...

krussimages says: Number One!!!! Where ever your travels take you, Sylvie, take the joy of this win with you knowing you earned it. Oh, and take the $100. worth of fabric too. My heartfelt congratulations!

Posted about 3 years ago.

art_on_...

art_on_fabric says: Thank you, Thank YOU! Cloud 9! hahaha Cloud 15 rather ! You are ALL so kind, such wonderful comments.. making my heart sing!

Posted about 3 years ago.

magenta...

magentarosedesigns says: Massive congratulations from little old me!!! You deserve this so much as it's so eye catching and I'm so happy for you! :) It's the first time I've voted for a winner too! :)

Posted about 3 years ago.

su_g

su_g says: Many many congratulations Sylvie! So pleased for you! Have a wonderful day up there on cloud 9!!!

Posted about 3 years ago.

christi...

christinewitte says: My most heartfelt congratulations, Sylvie!!! I can imagine that you must be feeling like on a cloud! Enjoy your win! :-)

Posted about 3 years ago.

it'sme,...

it'sme,lani says: These are the most delightful and pretty pink whale tales I've seen. I was too late to enter the contest but had considered doing some tangling too. Yours are most amazing!!! Congratulations and ~ Tangle On ~

Posted about 3 years ago.

shelley...

shelleymade says: Well done Sylvie!!! Very happy for you :)

Posted about 3 years ago.

amy_g

amy_g says: Congrats on your #1 win, Sylvie! I'm so excited for you.....it is such a beautiful design!!!! :o)

Posted about 3 years ago.

celiafo...

celiaforrester says: Congratulations on your Number 1 win!!! Woot!

Posted about 3 years ago.

art_on_...

art_on_fabric says: Thank you EVERYONE!!! Your comments are music to my ears:-) I woke up this morning ( a few minutes ago) went to the Weekly Contest and saw that my design was number 1! I'm telling you, I am still suffering from shock, I'm completely blown away and VERY VERY HAPPY.... :-D I never thought that this would happen, Thank you thank you thank you to everyone who's encouraged me and who voted!

Posted about 3 years ago.

keweena...

keweenawchris says: So happy for you, Slyvie! Congratulations! You deserve it girl!

Posted about 3 years ago.

cerigwen

cerigwen says: Congrats on your win!

Posted about 3 years ago.

koalalady

koalalady says: I think we all agree- you so deserve this Sylvie. . I am excited as I know you will be once it sinks in. Lovely design and so original. Good on ya!

Posted about 3 years ago.

susan_p...

susan_polston says: Many congratulations for first place!

Posted about 3 years ago.

sheila_...

sheila_marie_delgado says: Doing the Happy dance for you Sylvie! Woooooo Whooooo! Way to go! Congratulations!

Posted about 3 years ago.

eclecti...

eclectic_house says: Congratulations, Sylvie! YAY! You do deserved it. :^)

Posted about 3 years ago.

bluevelvet

bluevelvet says: YaHoo Congratulations Sylvie, way to go girl I am so happy for you

Posted about 3 years ago.

vanilla...

vanillabeandesigns says: You're NO. 1 !!!!!!!!!!!!!! That must feel SO great! SO happy for you and you SO deserve it with your charming and lovely whale tails.

Posted about 3 years ago.

spellstone

spellstone says: Congratulations!!

Posted about 3 years ago.

elramsay

elramsay says: WhooHooo! This is a great design! So glad to see it win.

Posted about 3 years ago.

jillbyers

jillbyers says: Congratulations!! Pretty tails :)

Posted about 3 years ago.

ottoman...

ottomanbrim says: Congratulations! So pretty!

Posted about 3 years ago.

cassiopee

cassiopee says: Congratulations of your win!!!

Posted about 3 years ago.

weaving...

weavingmajor says: woo hoo Sylvie! I'm so excited for you!!!! Well deserved win - I know you've waited a long time for this one and I'm glad you kept at it - yay!!!

Posted about 3 years ago.

chickot...

chickoteria says: Congratulations Sylvie!!!!!!!

Posted about 3 years ago.

rhondad...

rhondadesigns says: Congratulations on your well-deserved win, Sylvie! I am so pleased for you!:-)

Posted about 3 years ago.

shellyp...

shellypenko says: WooHOOO! Congrats on your number 1 win! Beautiful design!

Posted about 3 years ago.

art_on_...

art_on_fabric says: Thanks Chick! I LOVE COOL comments even if they're late hehe :-)

Posted about 3 years ago.

chickot...

chickoteria says: Sylvie....coming in late to comment but i wanted to say that this is such an interesting design and idea....great job girl!

Posted about 3 years ago.

art_on_...

art_on_fabric says: Thank you Tara, I enjoyed creating it :-)

Posted about 3 years ago.

taramcg...

taramcgowan says: Lovely design, Sylvie!

Posted about 3 years ago.

art_on_...

art_on_fabric says: Hehe, amazing idea Rhonda :-) thanks for your comment. :-)

Posted about 3 years ago.

rhondad...

rhondadesigns says: These beautifully decorated whale tails look like they could be illustrating a fabulous whale tale!

Posted about 3 years ago.

art_on_...

art_on_fabric says: Thanks so much Jasmine :-) I really appreciate your lovely comment! While I'm here I'd like to say thanks to all of you who have added this design to your favourites library... You have all blown me away :-)

Posted about 3 years ago.

ladyrattus

ladyrattus says: Wonderfully elegant.

Posted about 3 years ago.

art_on_...

art_on_fabric says: Thank you very much! :-)

Posted about 3 years ago.

ottoman...

ottomanbrim says: Gorgeous!

Posted about 3 years ago.

art_on_...

art_on_fabric says: Thank you so much Lisa for your lovely comment! :-)

Posted about 3 years ago.

vanilla...

vanillabeandesigns says: It was so hard to do something that was a bit different in this week's contest, but I think that you did so with your Zentangled Whale Tails! Great work!

Posted about 3 years ago.

nezumiw...

nezumiworld says: Love all the line and spiral patterns on the whale tails :)

Posted about 3 years ago.

lisakling

lisakling says: Fabulous! I find it a very restful design. Great job with the color pallet.

Posted about 3 years ago.

art_on_...

art_on_fabric says: Thanks Su :-)

Posted about 3 years ago.

su_g

su_g says: So striking! Looks fabulous!

Posted about 3 years ago.

art_on_...

art_on_fabric says: Thank you Sheila, Sharon, Ceri and Susan! Your comments are most appreciated and have made my day! :-) Thanks for all the fav's too!

Posted about 3 years ago.

susan_p...

susan_polston says: Very cool whale tails!

Posted about 3 years ago.

cerigwen

cerigwen says: Wow, lovely!

Posted about 3 years ago.

scrummy

scrummy says: oh cool! love!

Posted about 3 years ago.

sheila_...

sheila_marie_delgado says: Sylvie this is great! It looks so nice in the yard view! I love how you used the palette. I have a friend who does henna tattoos and this reminds me of that. These whales are stylin'! Good luck my friend! ( I love how you handled the water too, clean and simple..calm.)

Posted about 3 years ago.

art_on_...

art_on_fabric says: Thank you Julie and Melanie, I appreciate your super comments :-)

Posted about 3 years ago.

madex

madex says: Love the detailed pattern on the tail, very nice!

Posted about 3 years ago.

cjldesigns

cjldesigns says: This is beautiful! I love the pattern in the tail!

Posted about 3 years ago.

art_on_...

art_on_fabric says: My Whale contest entry :-)

Posted about 3 years ago.