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Please vote for my fabric: Navy 18th Century Border Print by izodiea in The Spoonflower Rococo Fabris Competition!!!

Vote here: http://www.spoonflower.com/contest_voters/new?contest_id=64#conpage2

"Spoonflower Rococo Fabric Contest
Designs appear in a different order for each person who votes in the contest. The theme of this contest is fabric designs in the rococo style of the 18th century.

Vote for as many or as few designs as you like by clicking on the images you like best. A green box will appear around the design you select for voting.

Your votes are submitted only after you reach the end of the voting pages and click the button to submit your votes. We will announce the winning fabric in our email on Thursday, January 20th."


In others news, 3 yards of the dark grey colorway are now in the mail on their way towards me for the 18th jacket. The voile white work swatches however have been giving their printer some issues. It took a little while but seems to be working now, I should get that swatch a little while later in a different shipment. If the voile swatch works out I am going to order some yardage for a big wrap around fichu. Has anyone ever made a large fichu like this: http://noblegarb.com/?p=237
How much yardgage did you need? I can't really make mine angled like she did If I want to keep all of the border print.
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Today I finally got my Spoon Flower Swatches in the mail!!!
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This is the fabric I designed (based off of an original embroidered 18th century garment) to make a jacket with the prize money I got from winning the Craft Stylish competition: http://izodiea.livejournal.com/27274.html
The Floral border will be placed at the hem of the jacket, with the rest being stripey goodness :)

Now that I have done tests I can officially open my spoon flower store: http://www.spoonflower.com/profiles/izodiea
Right now I am only offering one fabric in two colorways (the best of the test swatches) but I have more swatches already coming in the mail. If those work out I will slowly expand to more styles/colors. For example, one of the swatches is of the above design, but done in such a way that when printed on voile it will look like faux white work embroidery.

See More Swatches... )

On a side note, Spoonflower briefly "forgot" that I had Won the contest (Even after I mailed them all the legal papers they requested I fill out) As an appology they gave me an extra $25 credit. Kinda weird...but better for me in the end I suppose, it covered all the swatches :)
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I woke up this morning and checked the website and was SO FRAKIN HAPPY to discover I won 3rd place in the CraftStylish.com Jacket competition!!! You can see the webpage announcing the winners here: http://www.craftstylish.com/item/76298/sewstylish-fall-jacket-challenge-winner

What I won- a $50 Gift certificate to Spoonflower.com (http://www.spoonflower.com/welcome) It is a custom fabric printing website. I can design my own fabric and they will make it for me!
I think I am going to "design" an 18thC. calico for a little jacket or Caraco:

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I sincerely want to thank everyone who voted on my behalf, truthfully the only reason I won is because you guys are awesome!!!
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I MADE IT TO THE FINALISTS!!! PLEASE VOTE FOR ME!!!! CraftStylish Fall Jacket Challenge. http://www.craftstylish.com/item/75536/vote-for-your-favorite-in-the-sewstylish-fall-jacket-challenge

Mine is the one Re-use Coat. Voting ends the 24th of October, Winner will be announced the 25th! THANK YOU EVERYONE!!!
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I have entered My upcycled wool jacket into the SewStylish Fall Jacket Challenge. I would really appreciate it if you all could take a moment to vote for it. One of the things I can win is a SpoonFlower Gift Certificate= reproduction fabric of my choice!

To vote fallow the link and click the little "love it" button on the top right corner next to the title: http://www.craftstylish.com/item/71328/re-use-wool-coat


Thank you, If I win I promise to share the love with eyecandy!!!

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