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Jschnaak
Durham, NC
Jenny loves to tinker, hone, imagine and create. Jenny is North Carolina-born, grew up in New England, and was raised by a commercial airline pilot and a trauma nurse.
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Moogfest is an annual 4-day music festival and technology symposium featuring artists whose music uses Moog instruments or ideas. It began a decade ago in memorial of Robert "Bob" Moog, the inventor of Moog synthesizers. This year Moogfest was held... Continue reading
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As part of our new Meet the Designer series, today we're introducing you to a designer who captures the vibrant flora and bright palette of her home city of Miami. Judy Quintero (Shopcabin) is a designer and talented painter who... Continue reading
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Today we'd like you to meet designer Kristi Heck as part of our new Meet the Designer series. Hailing from Panama then California, and most recently the great, green rainforest of the Pacific Northwest, Kristi is inspired by her natural... Continue reading
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We're 10 days into the #SFDesignADay SpoonChallenge! Today's design prompt is brought to you by Sharon Turner (aka Scrummy), an avid Spoonflower Marketplace contributor with a knack for Steampunk designs. Sharon: I think of steampunk as a mash up of... Continue reading
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A garish shade of fluorescent green is global pick for 2016’s ‘most unfashionable, off-trend color’, reveals Spoonflower.com Continue reading
Hi Ruth! I'm thrilled to hear you're going to try making your own undies too! I'm right there with you. :) You can do it! -Jenny
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New year, new undies! Spoonflower team member Jenny here to guide you through your DIY underwear endeavor. For me, buying new underwear is nearing addiction level. When I find a new style or brand that fits me perfectly and looks... Continue reading
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This week, we thought we'd help you prep for the seasonal gatherings to come with some artsy, holiday menu crafts! If you're looking for an excuse to get ahead on your menu planning and put your design skills to use,... Continue reading
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Make sure your guests feel special at your holiday gathering! Place cards are a great way to do just that. Plus, you can reuse them if you take an extra step as you craft these adorable place card holders. Tell... Continue reading
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We are in the era of camera phones, and almost everyone has the opportunity to snap photos at moments when it may have been impossible or inconvenient in the past. The result? Lots and lots of photos, and more sentimental... Continue reading
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In this week's edition of Make It Monday, we'll help you prepare for the holiday season and the winter weather all in one project! Learn to sew a simple blanket (in any size) that can be snuggled with for years... Continue reading
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Last Friday, Spoonflower co-hosted a celebration of the annual, national recognition of the manufacturing industry, also known as MFG Day, with NC State's Industry Expansion Solutions team. On a rainy morning, we opened our doors to about 50 industry and... Continue reading
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If the mere thought of holiday shopping at the mall makes you cringe, yet you love finding clever, special items to give your friends and family, then it's time to find your local handmade markets! In addition to hundreds of... Continue reading
Ah yes, I added in that important step. Thanks for your contribution, Kelly!
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Last week at Spoonflower HQ, we opened our doors to Spoonflower fans from around North Carolina to party with us for an evening! Why? Well, to celebrate the release of our first book, The Spoonflower Handbook: A DIY Guide to... Continue reading
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With all the excitement surrounding the release of our new (and first!) book, The Spoonflower Handbook: A DIY Guide to Designing Fabric, Wallpaper, and Gift Wrap, we still have many surprises up our sleeves, we'll have you know. In addition... Continue reading
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While reviewing the results of this week's 90s Nostalgia contest, it dawned on me that we're overdue for some floral romper/overall ideas to satisfy our hunger for a modern take on comfortable, throwback fashion. Today, we've gathered together a handful... Continue reading
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It's not everyday that a beginner sewist can create an elaborate, well-fitting dress in one day. Today, Spoonflower team member, Jenny, guides you through a playful assortment of women's and girl's clothing patterns offered up by the Sew What Club,... Continue reading
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As you gain excitement for sewing your own clothes (or clothes for others!), you'll eventually want to make your first basic button-down shirt. Why? Because button-downs look good on everyone, and they're great for days when you want to feel... Continue reading
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This week we've got a unique designer and illustrator interview to share with you as part of our SpoonChallenge: Creating a Collection with Bonnie Christine. She attended SCAD, she hails from Brazil, and her name is Sarah Watson. Sarah has... Continue reading
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There are clothing and accessories for dogs and cats that are helpful and fun, and there are those that are likely to just embarrass your dog friend. We've compiled five sew projects that we think have utility and merit to... Continue reading
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Today we've got a tutorial for a simple solution to kitchen conversion and recipe recall woes. Sometimes all you need is a simple reminder to keep your kitchen tasks moving along efficiently. Spoonflower friend Gina Sekelsky stops by the blog... Continue reading
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To all fathers, new and experienced, we wish you a day full of fun, relaxation, love and good times! Know a playful father who has an affinity for facial hair? This special mustache gift wrap by peacefuldreams may just add... Continue reading
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If you walk into the greeting card aisle of your nearest convenience store and peruse the Father's Day section, you'll notice that fathers are actually pretty one-dimensional. Apparently, there are four things that make fathers happy: sports, tools, beer, and... Continue reading
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In this week's Creative Community Spotlight, Spoonflower team member Jenny chats with Redress Raleigh fashion show organizer, Beth Stewart! Beth has transformed the North Carolina fashion scene by putting together eco-conscious fashion shows in Raleigh since 2008. She's also made... Continue reading