A few weeks ago, I posted about how I had released a brand new fabric collection that I'd designed, available exclusively through Spoonflower. Today, I'm excited to announce that the next round of designs have been proofed, posted, and are ready for ordering!
This was my first batch "unboxing", for a refresher:
Gotta say, I was NO less excited this time. I actually shrieked when I saw the packages in the mail this morning, and may have happily screamed a few times while opening them and going through them.
I mean, look at this:
And this! AAAAAH!! These are some of my favourite prints of the lot.
The colours are SO bright, vivid, and PERFECT. I couldn't be happier with how it all turned out!
The samples come printed in sections on one big piece of fabric, like this:
So I have to go through and cut them all out, so I can properly arrange them into collections and *freak out* about the whole thing:
So, that was my morning. Cutting, sorting, and photographing... but now I get to tell you all about it!
Before I get to the photos of everything, you may be asking yourself what Spoonflower is...
How Spoonflower Works
If you haven’t yet fallen down the Spoonflower rabbit hole, here’s the deal:
It’s a HUGE digital print fabric website. You can upload your own designs to print just yourself, or you can make them available for sale - and it’s a HUGE marketplace. Anything you can think of, there’s probably a print of it on Spoonflower!
Because of the way they offer this, not only can you order very small amounts - a yard, a fat quarter, or even a 8x8" test swatch of whatever you like! - you can order any print in a variety of different fabrics.
You can even order it as wallpaper! (Seriously, if you wallpaper anything with my prints, PLEASE send some photos!).
You choose the fabric - or wallpaper! - type from the design page, along with the amount you’re buying.
At the end of this post, I've got more information on the types of fabrics - and other products - available through Spoonflower, their discounting, etc... but let's get to my new prints, first!!
This time around, I expanded on some of the initial offerings - especially the Plaid Collection.
I had designed the plaids around colours I loved, and - this time around - I developed entire colour collections around each one. This resulted in colour story collections of mix and match prints, all featuring the exact same colours.
Let’s take a closer look at what's been added to the lineup:
The Arena Collection
"Arena" is an elegant collection consisting of sky blue, pale blue, a deep plum, and black. There will be a gorgeous plaid in this collection soon, somehow I managed to miss including it on the proofing order, this round.
The Arena Collection is available for purchase HERE
The Infatuation Collection
This collection features pinks and purple with black accenting.
The Infatuation Collection is available for purchase HERE
The Northern Lights Collection
The Northern Lights collection features a beautiful mix of fuchsia, turquoise, purple, and black.
The Northern Lights Collection is available for purchase HERE
The Jazz Collection
Jazz is a unique collection featuring a rich colour set, inspired by a past trip to New Orleans.
The Jazz Collection is available for purchase HERE
The Pastels Collection
The Pastels Collection features a beautiful set of pastel colours - suitable for nursery designs, but without being "babyish". Suitable for all ages!
The Pastels Collection is available for purchase HERE
The Pipe Dreamz Collection
A collection of mix-and-match prints featuring hot pink, bright turquoise, yellow, and black. Inspired by an old Yakoo Boyz song, albeit in a roundabout way!
The plaid in this collection was the first Spoonflower design I ever created. It was a recreation of the print on my competition skating dress, when I used to skate to "Pipe Dreamz".
The Pipe Dreamz Collection is available for purchase HERE
The Rainbow Collection
The Rainbow Collection brought together a plaid, all of my new fabric designs (the argyle print, squares, etc), and added to several existing figure skating prints to create a large collection of rainbow themed new fabric designs!
The Rainbow Collection is available for purchase HERE
The Muted Rainbow Collection
A set of mix-and-match prints, all utilizing the same 6 basic rainbow colours - Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, and Purple ... muted.
The Muted Rainbow Collection is available for purchase HERE
The Rachel Collection
A collection of coordinating pink prints, named after one of my closest friends.
The Rachel Collection is available for purchase HERE
The Neon Rainbow Collection
A collection of prints featuring the same 6 colours: A bright (though not actually neon!) set of pink, orange, yellow, lime green, sky blue, and purple. This one is my absolute favourite collection. I can't even look at the colours without just feeling *giddy*.
Also - when I can finally get back to figure skating - I am absolutely planning on hiring my friend Mackenzie of The Gray Skater to make me a pair of her FABULOUS leg warmers out of the Argyle print from this one. CANNOT WAIT!
The Neon Rainbow Collection is available for purchase HERE
The Argyles Collection
Traditional, classic Argyle prints... not so traditional colours!
I've always loved the look of Argyle print, even though I never seem to see it in my particular (and possibly weird!) colour aesthetic. These are all of the argyles that belong to all of my new fabric design collections!
The Argyles Collection is available for purchase HERE
The Skating Collection
This time around, I expanded my Skating collection with several new fabric designs. Not only are fabric prints to match each of my colour collections, I added a black and white checkerboard style.
As of this post, there are now 54 designs in my Skating collection, including black AND white ice figure skates - together and separate - as well as inline figure skates.
The entire Skating Collection is available for purchase HERE
The Squares Collection
They may be geometrically square, but these colours are anything but "square"! All squares designs belong to mix-and-match colour collections, as well.
The Squares Collection is available for purchase HERE
The Stripes Collection
The stripes collection actually involves two different stripe styles, in each of my colour collections. One is made of stripes of equal widths, the other is stripes of varied widths.
The Stripes Collection is available for purchase HERE
The Houndstooth Collection
The new fabric designs pictured were all added to our large (41 designs, now!) collection of Houndstooth print fabrics!
The Houndstooth Collection is available for purchase HERE
The Plaids Collection
I added a few new plaid fabric designs to my super fun Plaids collection. This is the current offering:
The Plaids Collection is available for purchase HERE
Great for Face Masks
Finally, all appropriately sized new fabric designs have been added to my "Great for Fabric Masks" collection. It's a collection that specifically gathers all of the smaller-print styles in one place.
All of the prints in my "Great for Face Masks" collection are appropriately sized for not only making (or buying ready-made, from Spoonflower) face masks, all of them work well for other smaller-type projects, like my soakers or travel/toiletry/makeup bag gift sets, linked further down in this post.
Spoonflower Fabric Types
I tend to buy Petal Signature Cotton, as it’s perfect for making masks as well as various other projects... but that’s far from the only fabric option available.
Spoonflower offers these prints on everything from Satin, Chiffon, Canvas, Denim, and Sport Lycra .. to Fleece, Minky, and Belgian Linen.
They have a full list of their fabrics and pricing here.
Note: The price is inclusive of design. Designers don’t set the price of the fabrics in our collections.
BUT WAIT THERE'S MORE!
When you're on the page for any individual fabric listing, if you scroll to just under the fabric cut options, you'll see this:
Click though on one of those links to see alllll the ready-made options you can buy with that fabric design!
You can get any of my prints as wallpaper, and it shows you what it will look like:
Alternatively, you can get any of my prints done up as ready-made face masks, or buy a kit to make two of your own!
Or if you click through the home decor link to see all kinds of home options: Bedding, table linens, even curtains! Click here to see all the available options in my Symmie and Panthro print.
Spoonflower offers bulk discounts on fabric orders, as follows:
10% off orders of 20+ yards of fabric
15% off orders of 50+ yards of fabric
20% off orders of 100+ yards of fabric
The nice thing is that they offer that discount on your cumulative purchase. You don’t need to order 20+ yards of the same thing, as long as it adds UP to 20+ yards.
Which is nice, because it’s really difficult to order just one thing, IMHO. Our stunning personal reusable mask collection is 100% because I have zero chill when it comes to narrowing down my Spoonflower shopping, LOL!
These tutorials not only make great gifts, they are also a perfect excuse to use some of my new fabrics!
Share the Love!
Know anyone who needs some wild plaids, adorable cat, or figure skating fabric in their lives? Please be sure to spread the word - I appreciate it!
If you make something with one or more of my fabric designs, please be sure to take some pics of your work and let me know: