Tuesday, February 9, 2010

This Week's Projects

I finally made up a dress this week with fabric that I designed myself. Spoonflower.com is a website where you can upload your fabric designs and have them printed for you. If only it were a little more affordable, my sewing room would be filled with my creative inspirations. :) This one is called, "Stripes and Paisleys" - (real original LOL) and is printed on organic cotton sateen. I chose the color palette to hopefully coordinate with the colorgrown cotton that I've been using, but I got the cream background a bit too yellow. Still, I really like it. :)
I used a little of the organic cotton lace I had left to finish it off.

So now I'm on a roll. I love designing fabrics. I have three new ones that I uploaded this week,

"Cross Stitch Rose Border Print" - because there just aren't enough vintage embroidered pillowcases in the world ;)

"Vintage Roses" - a companion print inspired by a fabric from the 1940's

and "In Bloom" - a pink ticking stripe with vines and hearts and flowers.

I'm thinking I want to use the border print for Easter dresses this year, if I can manage to squeeze it into the budget.