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Stephen
Mebane, NC
Printing custom fabric for the people.
Interests: technology, sewing, blogging, crafts, internet, fabric, crafters, custom fabric, printing fabric
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With Mother's Day just around the corner, I wanted to create something special to celebrate one of the coolest ladies I know--my grandmother! We share a passion for textiles and sewing so when she showed me one of her vintage... Continue reading
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Today it's raining cats and dogs outside of Spoonflower headquarters in Durham, NC. What better way to celebrate the April showers that bring May flowers than with a collection of eight lovely rain-inspired textile designs? Take a peek at a... Continue reading
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Spring is [finally!] on the horizon in North Carolina, and with sights set on warmer weather and greener scenery, wanderlust has taken hold and I'm dreaming of travel. Whatever the weather in your neck of the woods, here are 5... Continue reading
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Sweet Paul Magazine is a quarterly food, craft, and lifestyle magazine that will help you chase the sweet things in life! Each issue is printed on beautiful heavy matte paper and is chock full of the recipes and craft projects... Continue reading
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The Spoonflower community is bursting at the seams with creative ways to use our fabrics. Here are just a handful of things you've been making this week. Art Deco baby shoes. Find Mindy on Spoonflower and Etsy. Photographic prints. Michelle... Continue reading
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The growing season is upon us and as someone seriously lacking a green thumb, I'm always on the look out for fun and simple ways to get my garden on! Check out these easy DIYs to add a little life... Continue reading
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Happy St. Patrick's Day! We're celebrating by browsing the luckiest green and gold fabrics in the Marketplace! Take a peek at 13 of our favorite festive St. Paddy's designs. Sure and Begorrah, it's Leprechaun Laundry Day by Vo_aka_VirginiaO Shamrock Shuffle... Continue reading
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The 2014 Spoonflower Staff Design Challenge was Iron Chef meets Mystery Build: Employees had just 1 hour to come into the Greenhouse and create a fabric design using only the mystery materials provided. Designs were collaged and then scanned to upload onto Spoonflower. Continue reading
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Ah, spring! A time of rebirth + renewal. If you love the new beginning that a good spring cleaning offers your space, but have a hard time letting go of your favorite unused craft supplies, we've got you covered. Start... Continue reading
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Do you remember our Designer Dress Giveaway with Alison Kelly of Dahl NYC from last fall? For her custom printed designer dress, our lucky winner Sarah Crowe chose seasoned Spoonflower designer Sarah Walden of Peacoquette Designs' Mid-century Blues II fabric.... Continue reading
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Spoonflower team member and independent designer Jamie Powell teaches us how to sew up a soft and stretchy jersey raglan tee using her own pattern and shares tips and techniques for sewing with our brand new Modern Jersey. This great... Continue reading
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Take a break from your busy Monday routine to take a peek at 10 bright designs sure to add a little cheer and merriment to the start of your week! Triangles Big New Colors designed by Bethan Janine Diamond Mosaic... Continue reading
Cally, Partly because of the production time lost to our snow days, we are running behind on order fulfillment. We are really looking forward to running the Free Swatch Day for Modern Jersey, but feel like we can't reschedule until we get caught up. So please stay tuned! -Stephen
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I don't know about you, but this week's winter weather has me wanting to stay inside and wait for spring. While the snow and ice is starting to melt here in North Carolina, I'm still planning to spend my Valentine's... Continue reading
Friends, As you may have heard, Spoonflower's home state of North Carolina is buried under several inches of snow and ice at the moment, which has brought our little fabric factory temporarily to a grinding halt. As a result, we... Continue reading
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Make Modern Jersey Your Valentine On Feb. 13-14 ** Due to the snowstorm here in North Carolina (which has brought our merry, fabric-loving crew to a grinding standstill), we are postponing the Free Swatch Day that was scheduled for Feb.... Continue reading
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Nothing says "I love you" like something handmade. These simple heart quilt blocks come together quickly and can be incorporated into any project you like! This tutorial will tell you how to make one of these hearts blocks with a... Continue reading
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I can't help it-- I'm hopelessly in love with love as much as I'm in love with fabric and yarn! With Valentine's Day coming up on Friday, we've rounded up some quick projects that you can sew, knit, or crochet... Continue reading
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It's officially the Year of the Horse, and we're looking forward to a year of luck and good fortune. Take this weekend to channel your inner strength, focus, and unbridled passion for life by paying homage our animal of the... Continue reading
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Silky Faille: Blue bird & Morning Glories by Thirdhalfstudios & Laundry Chevron 2 by Sydama Get A Free Swatch At Spoonflower Between noon EST on Thursday, Jan. 23rd, and noon ESt on Friday, Jan. 24th, get a free, custom-printed swatch... Continue reading
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Five things to make and share this weekend Here at Spoonflower HQ, I'm inspired every day by the Spoonflower community of designers and makers, and this year I'm on a mission to do more making. All week long I've been... Continue reading
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Have you heard? The Spoonflower Greenhouse has its very own Facebook page! We're delighted to have another way to connect with our community and share the fun we're having at our classroom and community space here in Durham, NC. Want... Continue reading
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Last August we teamed up with Milk and Honey Shoes to find the perfect fabric for a pair of shoes by asking designers to create small-scale geometric prints. Today we are thrilled to announce the release of our Tastemaker Collection!... Continue reading
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Some terrific things happened this year in the craft and making-world. From world records broken to delightful feats of architecture, we love seeing what the world is accomplishing with their hands. We hope you enjoy this celebration of handcrafted projects... Continue reading