12 June 2015

Custom Fabric Designs on Spoonflower

Happiest of Happy Mails...
is when your own fabric designs are delivered.

A few weeks ago I shared my first four custom fabric designs in this post. Truthfully... That post was not intended to be published when it was. I just forgot that I had it scheduled. And did not have much written about those pieces. And how happy I was to see my first designs on fabric!



These three new designs just arrived yesterday from Spoonflower. I can understand why so many quilters go into fabric design. We all LOVE fabric don't we? And who wouldn't want to see their name displayed proudly along the selvage of a fabric you designed yourself?




Well, Spoonflower doesn't provide you with that option. So on this Little Feathers yardage, I photo shopped it in! Hahaha!


low volume Little Feathers on white background




Along with the Little Feathers, I also created an Ants print on a plain white background.  These little crawlers are here to invade your summer picnic.  But they don't eat much.




Some of those ants are larger than others, but they all seem a little lost.


low volume Ants on white background





The third design is called Gobble D Gook. It is a text print of random strokes in a typewriter style. But there are a few hidden gems that can be read if you look closely.





My sassy daughter Erin is listed.


low volume Gobble D Gook on white background


And a few other favourite words....  Like QUILT. Of course my son Russell had to be included. But not too close to Erin. They get along very well if each is given their space.





Looking to add some low volume to your stash?
For more information, please check out my Spoonflower shop here.





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31 comments:

Yvonne @ Quilting Jetgirl said...

I had wondered about that post, Lorna. ;) Congratulations! These look awesome and it is so exciting to see you growing and trying new things!

KMTrott said...

Love the ants :) Congratulations on the fabrics!

Joanna @ Riddle and {Whimsy} said...

Love Gobble D Gook! Such a perfect text print!

Karen - Quilts...etc. said...

love your fabric - congratulations!!

Jenn4653 said...

Love the ants! I can see this with some red gingham and a great pattern. Call it "All Ants no Uncles." LOL!

Lesley Gilbert said...

Congratulations on getting your own designs printed - I love them all and I hope you sell all your yardage :)

Aggie-G said...

They're awesome! Great work!!

SarahZ said...

How FUN!!! I will definitely check out your shop :)

Maria Malinovskaya said...

Congratulations!!! It's sooooo cool👍 you're so talented, creative and hard-working. your creations are stunning.I admire you so much

Canadian National Fabric said...

I love these Lorna! Great job!! I am new to spoonflower and I sent you a message thru there?! I think?!

Ruth said...

Great designs - love that text print!

Lara B. said...

Great Low Volume designs Lorna! So fun and playful! You fooled me good with "Sew Fresh Quilts" in the selvage... I thought it must be a new feature, LOL.

Daytona Damsel said...

Congrats on the fabric design. I like all three but the ants are the cutest and one I will have to buy next month for sure. Your talent is amazing. Debbie

Jasmine said...

What fun fabric. I seriously love that you photoshopped your name to the edge. Perfect!

Ioleen said...

Congrats Lorna. Love the ants!!!

margaret said...

a lovely collection Lorna congratulations and I am sure there ill be more from you soon

Kerstin said...

Wonderful collection, I especially like the text fabric!

Anja @ Anja Quilts said...

Happy mail day indeed!! Congratulations. Can't wait to see how you put this great fabric to use.

Sandra Walker said...

Ever since I saw Lara's cookie fabric, and then her Christmas wreaths, I have thought, I should do this...but I haven't although I did go and poke around a bit...I need to be much more computer savvy methinks...that and patient and okay with losing out on sewing time...I absolutely love your designs, ants (shiver) and all. So unique. Love the hidden words!

Vera said...

Fun! I especially like those hidden words :)

Pam @ Quilting Fun said...

Great fabrics. The ants are so cute! And the arrows only show up is you are close, very clever. Congratulations! Love the photo shop.

pollyanna said...

Those are great fabrics. I have just bought a bunch of half yards of black and whites for a new quilt. I had been buying reds and black and whites and black and whites for a while for a RBW quilt. Finally found a pattern I wanted. And I have to say I love those squirrels up at the top of your page :)

Patty D from NC said...

isn't spoonflower great? I've done some small fabrics myself . I like that you hid their names.

Cheryl said...

I love your designs! I just love text prints and your typewriter style black on white is wonderful. I think that we might be seeing your name on salvages for real in no time!

Doris Rice, The Quilting Queen said...

I love those designs! Very cute! Especially like the subtle words that make it so personal!

Lorinda said...

I can't wait to order from Spoonflower- I just have to get some designs off my sketchpad! :) I love that you photoshopped your name onto the selvedge!

JanineMarie said...

Great selvage! And I love your designs. The texts and feathers are fun, but those ants take the cake.

Teje Karjalainen said...

Wow, Lorna these are so perfect! Beautiful and fantastic.Lovely small prints so when you cut the fabric they will show in every piece. x Teje

Maartje Quilt said...

I love your fabrics!!! Congrats!!!

Sew Stitching Cute said...

I am loving these fabrics and most certainly for the low volume aspect... love love LOVE those ants and the feathers... oh yea and the typewriter text. I love it all! I will totally be venturing to get some of this!

Patch the Giraffe said...

What a great group of low volume fabrics! Loving those ants.