For those of you who dream of becoming a Textile Designer but lack the skills or patience for the hard labour part – then this is for you. Spoonflower takes your design and prints it onto the fabric for you! (Thank you Apartment Therapy for this wonderous news.)
Now all you have to do is come up with a design – not so easy.
Spoonflower are based in North Carolina in the states and deliver worldwide!
This is fantastic news for those of you who are creative and can’t quite find the pattern you are looking for.
Their website is in beta so you need to fill in a form to request an invitation before you can place an order.
Here are the costs (in US dollars).
Swatch (8″ x 8″) $5.00
Fat quarter (21″ x 18″) $11.00
1 yard (42″ x 36″) $18.00
2 yards (42″ x 72″) $36.00
3 yards (42″ x 108″) $54.00
4 yards (42″ x 144″) $72.00
5 yards (42″ x 180″) $90.00
Shipping rates as of May 2008 are as follows:
Swatch – International : $7
Fat Quarter – International: $10
Yards (any amt 1-5) – International: $12