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Charles Darwin fabric by lisa_brown on Spoonflower - custom fabric

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By Lisa Brown

Hello! My name is Lisa, I am a graphic designer from York, England and I like to design fabric and draw in my spare time. I like mixing handmade with digital and experimenting with different processes. I make dresses and bags for my friends and have an Et

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Animal and plant illustrations drawn with ink and fountain pen and text from origin of species

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tallula...

tallulahdahling says: What a terrific idea!

Posted about 1 year ago.

lisa_brown

lisa_brown says: Thank you so much! Yes absolutely fine to sell items made from this, thank you for checking. If you are successful in selling at a museum I would love some photos in situ (or just the name of the museum) for my portfolio! :D

Posted almost 2 years ago.

alisonr...

alisonradburn says: Just love your fabric is it possible to make and sell a handmade item with the Charles Darwin design. It would be so apt at a local museum. So beautiful :)

Posted almost 2 years ago.

craftys...

craftyscientists says: I have had this peace of fabric ready to sew and something comes up. Two years later, I am happy with the project :). Great design. This is on the old Kona and has been washed/dries once.

craftyscientists uploaded a project image link for lisa_brown's design Charles Darwin :

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Posted almost 3 years ago.

thesexy...

thesexyknitter says: Hi Lisa - This is gorgeous! Is there any possibility of obtaining it in a larger size? I am attempting to recreate this beauty from Valentino Couture: http://www3.images.coolspotters.com/photos/1108235/valentino-fall-2013-hc-velvet-printed-gown-profile.jpg.

Posted almost 3 years ago.

lisa_brown

lisa_brown says: thank you bippidiiboppidii! :D

Posted almost 3 years ago.

bippidi...

bippidiiboppidii says: Beautiful illustrations - great to see so many fun projects made from your fab design!

Posted almost 3 years ago.

babayagada

babayagada says: This is cool ! ))

Posted almost 4 years ago.

lisa_brown

lisa_brown says: Thank you so much for your comment shopgibberish! That top is very cute! I aim to do more natural history related designs soon :)

Posted almost 4 years ago.

shopgib...

shopgibberish says: Oh my...how I love, love, love this fabric. I don't know about anyone else, but sometimes (a lot) I fall in love with fabric in the store, but by the time I'm done with the challenges of sewing, my love for the fabric has diminished a bit. Not with this. I think I love it even more now! This might just be "first day of school" wear with a black pencil skirt. I used Butterick 5890 and a cotton tiny white polka dot on black for the collar. I washed both pieces before starting! http://shopgibberish.blogspot.com/

shopgibberish uploaded a project image link for lisa_brown's design Charles Darwin :

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Posted almost 4 years ago.

hauswitch

hauswitch says: Here's a (maybe)dumb question: I am making no-sew curtains with this and the bonding tape says to wash the fabric before use. Does washing/drying this compromise the integrity of the fabric at all? I got this in the Cotton Poplin. I would appreciate any feed back!

Posted about 4 years ago.

jesshawke

jesshawke says: Ordered this to make a heptagrin spiral skirt for 'Festival of the Spoken Nerd: Life, Oh Life!' show earlier this year. I needed a biology based print, so this Origin of Species fabric was perfect! It's absolutely beautiful and would recommend it to everyone. I've worn it a lot since then and have received lots of lovely comments about the Darwin print and will be ordering more soon! So please with the fabric and thanks again!! X

jesshawke uploaded a project image link for lisa_brown's design Charles Darwin :

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Posted about 4 years ago.

pattyry...

pattyryboltdesigns says: Friggin' love it!

Posted about 4 years ago.

vanilla...

vanillabeandesigns says: Love, love, love this. I am ordering some right away - so many ideas come to mind for this fabric! GREAT design. Really nice job!

Posted over 4 years ago.

dd7red

dd7red says: I received this fabric the other day and I made an adorable pair I baby pants with it today. I'm going to make another pair for my Evolution professor's baby as I'm sure he will appreciate the design.

dd7red uploaded a fabric image for lisa_brown's design Charles Darwin :

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Posted over 4 years ago.

amy_g

amy_g says: amazing design.....love every drawing!!!!

Posted over 4 years ago.

jenna_vee

jenna_vee says: Can I order this in white?

Posted over 4 years ago.

lisa_brown

lisa_brown says: Thank you very much for the comments! I'm hoping to do more natural history fabrics soon, watch this space! x

Posted over 4 years ago.

bookb

bookb says: This fabric is such fun. The drawings and colour are lively and captivating, they bring Darwin into my world in and into the lives who chose this fabric as a book cover. Thank you so much.

Posted over 4 years ago.

lisa_cat

lisa_cat says: Gorgeous design, simple and classy very versatile.

Posted over 4 years ago.

feebeedee

feebeedee says: Very nice!

Posted over 4 years ago.

lisa_brown

lisa_brown says: Thank you very much celandine! :D

Posted almost 5 years ago.

celandine

celandine says: This is adorable!!! I'm brand new here but I'm favoriting this so it can be one of my first purchases!

Posted almost 5 years ago.

macgreg...

macgregor-art says: Wonderful - a great idea and very well done!

Posted almost 5 years ago.

lisa_brown

lisa_brown says: Charles Darwin tote bag for sale on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/listing/106689044/charles-darwin-tote-bag?utm_source=toolsforetsybuyersse&utm_medium=api&utm_campaign=api

lisa_brown uploaded a fabric image for lisa_brown's design Charles Darwin :

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Posted almost 5 years ago.

arechron

arechron says: I absolutely love this fabric, it's awesome. I'm going to make a quilt out of this fabric :)

Posted about 5 years ago.

lisa_brown

lisa_brown says: Thats awesome Heather! I would love to see those before and after pics thank you! x

Posted about 5 years ago.

turdles

turdles says: I just received my fabric!! I LOVE IT! I'm using it to upholster an ugly old oak coffee table into a faboosh bench for my new dining room table :) I'll post before and after pictures as soon as it's done! Thanks Lisa for such an inspiring print!

Posted about 5 years ago.

frankey44

frankey44 says: I made a book cover for my field journal that I'll be taking with me to the Mojave Desert for a biology class. This fabric seemed appropriate :)

frankey44 uploaded a project image link for lisa_brown's design Charles Darwin :

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Posted about 5 years ago.

lisa_brown

lisa_brown says: NEW REVISION OF THIS DESIGN The new upload of this design now tiles so those unsightly edges are gone :) Thanks for the comments x

Posted about 5 years ago.

sunnybu...

sunnybunny2 says: I can't make it large enough to tell on the site, but are the edges of the design very visible? I wanted to use it for a quilt, but I don't want to run into trouble if it's obvious where one repeat ends and the next begins.

Posted about 5 years ago.

turdles

turdles says: I'm a biologist and I'm insanely in LOVE with this fabric :) I want to use it to upholster a bench for my dining room. My only question is if there is any chance you're planning to do a mirror repeat? I ask because if I print on the heavy canvas (58" width) there is a ~1" blank space that runs horizontally through the print, and you can see the vertical edge of the design. Have to have this fabric <3, if no mirror repeat is planned I'll use it for a cushion instead! Thanks so much!!

Posted about 5 years ago.

frankey44

frankey44 says: One question though: is the background color of the fabric white or cream? The picture of the design shows it as cream but on the pillow that you made it's white.

Posted about 5 years ago.

frankey44

frankey44 says: As a zoologist I absolutely need this fabric, I like someone's idea below of using this to make a fitted shirt. I applaud you on this brilliant design :)

Posted about 5 years ago.

lisa_brown

lisa_brown says: Cushion for sale on Etsy http://www.etsy.com/listing/96188046/charles-darwin-illustration-cushion

lisa_brown uploaded a project image link for lisa_brown's design Charles Darwin :

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Posted about 5 years ago.

cephalopod

cephalopod says: I love this fabric! I was wondering if you would ever post it in a smaller print, I would like to make it into a bow tie.

Posted over 5 years ago.

lisa_brown

lisa_brown says: Hi penina thank you very much! Yep all the colours should be good now i used the swatch changer thing on this website. Akthough some of the reds may come out a bit orangey , I haven't had a new swatch ordered to check, I should do that! xx

Posted over 5 years ago.

penina

penina says: I love this! Do you have the colors where you want them yet?

Posted over 5 years ago.

kate_

kate_ says: My mind is racing now that I checked out this wonderful site.

Posted about 6 years ago.

woodlan...

woodland_faerie says: so much fun

Posted over 7 years ago.

mina

mina says: Oh this is wonderful! Unfortunately it did not load on the contest page for me. Hope that didn't happen for too may others.

Posted over 7 years ago.

lisa_brown

lisa_brown says: Aw thanks guys! I will be making this design public, just have to sort out some of the colours :) Lisa xx

Posted over 7 years ago.

megrose...

megrosesews says: I adore this fabric. It would be great in knit for a fitted tee shirt. I cannot figure out if your designs are publicly available to buy or just for you and the fabric, though. Tried to figure out if I could order a test swatch and couldn't figure out how, unlike when I do my own stuff. Anyway.... great job. I sure hope this wins. Unusual, not at all like anybody elses. Though I liked many of the big bold designs too. But yours really tells a story. MegRose

Posted over 7 years ago.

moxywares

moxywares says: I love this!

Posted over 7 years ago.

androides

androides says: Beauty

Posted over 7 years ago.