Spoonflower Package!

my fabric designs from spoonflower

My little Spoonflower package:

spoonflower package

Look what just came in the mail!
They are the fabric swatch samples I ordered from Spoonflower – so exciting! I had a bunch of swatches made so I could see how the ink looks on the fabric. I know they use a digital printing method which affects color saturation, so I was not surprised by how the images turned out. However, I wish I could change the online image to more closely match what actually printed.

spoonflower sample fabrics
spoonflower sample fabrics
spoonflower sample fabrics

The colors are a little more subdued than my actual computer designs, and all the reds are especially over-saturated… so I have a little re-designing to do to make those look good through the Spoonflower process.

spoonflower sample fabrics
spoonflower sample fabrics

It was also interesting that I had the ability to scale my images on the Spoonflower site, which I did to make some of my patterns smaller – but they printed at actual size.  Something to keep in mind!

These were done as “collections”, and each collection was printed on it’s own piece of fabric…

spoonflower sample fabrics

I think I might just quilt this sample piece up as is! Hee hee!

There is nothing quite like seeing/touching/feeling your own work after making it on a computer!

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