Monday, June 8, 2009

Summer hearts, flowers, bees and butterflies

Spoonflower.com is where you can print some lovely cotton or linen cotton blend fabric in one of your own artistic visions or afavorite memento, or order yardage from another artists' original work. I am always amazed and delighted by what I discover there and have entered my fabric, "Sweet Charity" in their their fabric of the week contest.

My design, is centered in a fabric width 42" x 36", printed from a hand drawing by little ole me scattered with love, flowers and bees and butterflies. In the photo just above, it is on a garden table. And naturally, I used it as a backdrop for a screen saver (in the photo down below), ...but it has mostly functioned as a sunscreen taped to our large kitchen, picture window (the top photo.) When I gaze up at it, I think about finishing the edges with some lace or woven braid, or how beautiful it could look in the center of a large quilt, with a pretty floral border, picking up the black and yellow tones...or maybe adding a patched floral and gingham border to fit a larger table...hmmm... Since it is from an original drawing, it is signed once on a repeat, and it is also open to the public domain to purchase at Spoonflower. One repeat is all you need, to gift, sew or brighten up your day. Vote for your favorite fabric - and I hope it's "Sweet Charity" and that I win!

I would love to hear how you would use this cloth.

4 comments:

KIRAFASHION said...

So lovely....

Nancy said...

ohh, thanks!

flossy-p said...

Oh my gosh, I completely forgot about Spoonflower. I heard about it while it was still a beta, a concept, but now it's real?!!!! That's amazing. Your fabric is so lovely. I don't think I'd be able to cut it, I'd have to keep it whole and use it as a tablecloth like you have. :)

Nancy said...

i haven't cut it yet, it's in the unfinished mode, and i love just a yard of fabric to tie as a sarong or use as a table cloths or whatever...