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« on: August 24, 2012 01:20:38 PM »

This wallet was made with fabrics from Spoonflower. Has anyone here used that website before? There are tons of freaking amazing fabric patterns, but I don't understand why a fat quarter is 12$ and a full yard is 20$...

The pink fabric is from here.

The green fabric is from here.

To read more about it check out my blog.
« Last Edit: January 20, 2013 07:46:52 AM by kaz814 - Reason: edited to comply with Craftster rules. :) » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2012 01:48:24 PM »

I love Spoonflower!  The difference might be the labor...a yard of fabric has to be cut once...fat quarter...twice Wink and once cut, it has to be sold to 4 different people..it might not sell for a long time...at least that was what I was told by a friend who works in a quilt shop! Cheesy

anyhoo--you picked wonderful fabrics..beautiful work..the two zippered compartments are very useful...your binding looks perfect and the detail you give to the zipper end is very professional looking..

I am sure your client was very happy!

« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2012 04:44:39 PM »

That's a great wallet. I like the many pockets and the beautiful colors.
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2012 07:43:40 PM »

i just ordered off that site actually. i was in love with some of their prints. they have some thing where you put a code in and you get a fat quarter for free, just paying the shipping...i got pac-man knit fabric for 2 bucks Smiley the code was ETSYPARTY12 maybe the deal is still going on. i really like that pink fabric you got.
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« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2012 01:47:08 PM »

Spoonflower rocks, but for me the attraction is being able to create my own fabric - I used a painting my son did in 1st grade and got some cool fabric from it - need to do that with a pic from my daughter, too . . .

That said, the wallet looks fantastic!  Great job! Cheesy
« Reply #5 on: August 26, 2012 12:01:26 PM »

Thanks so much.

And thanks for that code Tiffy, it still worked today. I got a pacman print too Cheesy

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