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Allie Tate
Durham, NC
When not working as a part of Spoonflower’s marketing team, I can be found crafting, studying for my Masters in Textiles, or snuggling my dog Grace.
Interests: fabric, DIY, travel, glitter, sewing, textiles, design, fashion, handmade
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This contest is out of this world. Let the Spoonflower designers take you on a ride through the solar system and vote for your favorite rocket fabrics! VOTE NOW! Continue reading
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Beginner sewists and expert crafters rejoice! This week we're giving away a sewing bundle perfect for makers of all levels. One lucky winner will take home a copy of Playful: Fun Projects to Make With + for Kids, two pouches... Continue reading
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As you continue to crush your New Year's resolutions, spend some time whipping up a sweet accessory to go with your new hobby or sport. If regular yoga practice is your goal, this week's tutorial is just for you! Emma... Continue reading
Hi Catherine, This is certainly doable in PicMonkey! You can take this concept and complete it in whatever design software you're most comfortable with. Best, Allie
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Hi Katie, When you're finishing creating your design in Photoshop, you will select file-->save. Next you will name your file and select JPEG from the drop down menu. Hope this helps! Best, Allie
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Spend this weekend working on updating your wardrobe. Whether you need to do a good purge of your closet or add a few handmade pieces, the next two days give you a perfect opportunity to get started! We've rounded up... Continue reading
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Take a look at this week's round up of lovely projects stitched up using Spoonflower materials! From custom baby quilts to the most precious little bunting, we are thrilled to see how you, our community, uses our fabric! Use #Spoonflower... Continue reading
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We're starting our week with a little pieced-project inspiration! Just grab some fabric scraps, a needle and thread to get started on one of theses sweet and simple sewing projects. Looking for a new fabric for a project? Browse the... Continue reading
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In honor of Australia Day on January 26th, Spoonflower designers invite you to take a trip through Australia's most beautiful cities through lovely surface patterns. From Perth to Brisbane, enjoy this cross-continental tour. VOTE NOW! Continue reading
Hi Maureen, Thanks for your note! The openings for the pillows are on the back. It is one big envelop pillow sewn in to four sections. Hope that helps! Best, Allie
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Hi Amanda, Each color option fits on a yard of Eco Canvas. So if you order one yard you will receive all the patterns pieces to make one laundry bag. Do note that each color option is it's own design. Best, Allie
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Hi Emily, Barb used water-activated for this post, but uses Mod Podge to adhere it to the dresser. Best, Allie
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Here at Spoonflower HQ winter has officially arrived. Get cozy and prepare to hibernate for the rest of the cold weather with cute floor pillows created using our Eco Canvas. These pillows add a pop of color to your space,... Continue reading
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What about penguins is so gosh darn cute? Their little waddle? The fact that they all look like they're wearing tiny tuxedos? The way they slide around on the ice? Whatever it is, we love them. Get a good dose... Continue reading
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The Spoonflower community is one crafty bunch. We love seeing what folks are creating with Spoonflower products, and we want to inspire makers to keep on making! Take a look at a few of our favorites photos shared recently using... Continue reading
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Match your party decor perfectly by creating custom items for your next celebration! Spoonflower crew member Allie visits the blog to share how she designed printable party supplies on a roll of matte gift wrap. I take party planning pretty... Continue reading
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We love blending art and technology together here at Spoonflower, which is why we are particularly excited about seeing math designs on fabric in this week's contest. Tell us who created the most beautiful equation and deserves a spot in... Continue reading
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Robin Pickens' prima ballerina fabric won top prize in our Nutcracker Design Challenge. Her twirling tutus left us breathless. Head over to the Spoonflower site to see who else made it into the top 10. The final results: 1. 697... Continue reading
Hi Renee, You can purchase the patterns through this link:http://www.spoonflower.com/collections/105265 Best, Allie
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Highlight some of your favorite designs by sewing together a simple handmade quilt for someone special. Large quilt blocks create a lovely design that comes together in no time, like this little quilt stitched up for a snuggly new baby.... Continue reading
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The Marketplace is full of creative and amazingly talented designers. We are constantly impressed with the variety of designs and truly beautiful art added each day. In reflecting on the past twelve months, we've rounded up the community's favorite designs.... Continue reading
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Wishing you a Merry Merry Christmas, from the inside of a snow globe! Continue reading
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Kick off the new year with a new organization tactic for your dirty laundry. Samarra Khaja (SammyK on Spoonflower) visits the blog to share a creative project that makes sorting laundry as exciting as it can be! Hi Sewing Comrades!... Continue reading
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Three days 'til Christmas! Are you still crafting up a storm to finish all of your last minute gifts? Have you yet to start your presents for friends and family? Are you at a loss for exciting ideas? No worries,... Continue reading
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Tchaikovsky's famous ballet becomes the inspiration for an amazing range of fabrics. We're taking Christmas week off, so you'll have two weeks to choose your favorites. We'll announce the winners on New Year's Eve! VOTE NOW! Continue reading