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prettyingreen
04-17-2012, 07:05 PM
i'm looking for some fabric to make a baby blanket.... and i cant seem to find what i really want lol is there a site that you can upload a print and make your own fabric, with out needing a ton of it lol

i'm looking for black grey and pink, but i'd really like something with pandas on it :)
thanks girls :)
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my spoonflower fabric

so a review, the fabric is nice just like the kind you buy at the store, the print is a touch softer than it looks, i used their color sheet to make sure i had the right colors, i washed it and it held up but the colors seem to be alittle softer, i hope they dont continue to fade with each wash. when i made the design i didnt think about room on the edges so i ended up with some cropped panda ears once i sewed it, but the fabric it's self came with a large white border all around the edges so that was helpful, so all in all i'd do it again :) here's what it looks like i'm not the best at sewing but my hearts in it lol. it's really soft and the backing fabric i got is flannel :)
http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i272/glamrockingirl/IMG_1988web.jpg
http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i272/glamrockingirl/IMG_1986web.jpg

StarWarsFans
04-17-2012, 07:09 PM
Here's a cute fabric on Amazon:
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51vf7ddJ64L._SL500_AA300_.jpg (http://www.amazon.com/white-kawaii-fabric-hearts-multiples/dp/B004TJ85XW/ref=sr_1_15?s=arts-crafts&ie=UTF8&qid=1334686072&sr=1-15")

Here's a place to make your own fabric:
http://www.spoonflower.com/designs/new

prettyingreen
04-17-2012, 07:17 PM
ooh thanks tricia!

Jodi
04-17-2012, 07:29 PM
Wow that was fast! Awesome searching!

chigirl
04-17-2012, 07:30 PM
quick work tricia, cute fabric too

StarWarsFans
04-17-2012, 07:40 PM
Thanks. :) I'm tempted to try making my own custom fabric. It sounds neat!

prettyingreen
04-18-2012, 03:28 AM
tricia you are awesome.... lol spent just a few hours puttin this together, and its exactly what i wanted! gonna order it so i can get to work sewing it!
http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i272/glamrockingirl/babyblanketpatchworkcopyweb.jpg

Sarah
04-18-2012, 03:36 AM
Oh, Rachel! That is ADORABLE!! When you finish, we want to see ;)

prettyingreen
04-18-2012, 04:01 AM
this take hybrid to a whole new level! lol :D

Sarah
04-18-2012, 04:01 AM
Use it does hehe

StarWarsFans
04-18-2012, 01:15 PM
Oh that is Adorable! I hope it prints well on the fabric for you. We could be onto the start of a new hybrid trend here!

trina513
04-18-2012, 03:07 PM
Can I ask - just because I'm too lazy to click on the link - but how much is a yard of the create your own fabric?!? My mom sews a lot - and makes me all of my CDs - so this could be way fun! :)

prettyingreen
04-18-2012, 03:19 PM
its pricy $16.50 a yard plus shipping... but i took the jump because i wanted what i wanted and couldnt find anything with just the right color combo and theme

i've made blankets for all the babies in the family except for mine lol, the one is for my very best friend who i grew up with since i was 3 his mom used to be our live in baby sitter, and we've been best friends ever since, he and his girlfriend are expecting their first and she's very fashion foward and so i needed to find just the right pattern, but i also wanted some cute to it, and he has always loved pandas so it was the perfect idea to marry the two ideas :)

trina513
04-18-2012, 03:24 PM
SO is that going to be the top piece, and you'll have a back, and you'll quilt them together? Sorry - just trying to picture! Because - $16.50 isnt too shabby if you can make your quilt onto one yard and then just quilt it w/ a long arm or sewing maching (or by hand if you're awesome). It'd sure beat buying all the different fabric pieces and taking the time to cut them out & piece them together!

Now I want to make a quilt!! LOL!!

prettyingreen
04-18-2012, 04:05 PM
yep im going to find a gray or black back peice, and then quilt them together :)

StarWarsFans
04-18-2012, 05:20 PM
Wow! That's really not bad at all!

Colleen
04-18-2012, 06:59 PM
It looks fabulous, Rachel!! I cannot wait to see the finished product!! :D

scrapjrlgcp
04-20-2012, 04:14 AM
awesome job on designing the material!!! pandas are my fav animal!!!

GingerScraps
04-20-2012, 12:16 PM
I can't wait to see it Rachel!! I will have to show my mamma the link too, she would love that!
You will have to let us know if the quality of the fabric is good once it arrives.

scrappydoo82
04-23-2012, 03:57 PM
you can actually print the fabric off your printer too. Over Christmas my sis and I made my mom a blanket and printed pictures onto fabric that was made specially for it, I think it came in blocks or 8x10 but we got it at Michaels.

nutsaboutgabe
04-23-2012, 07:38 PM
that sounds like fun!


you can actually print the fabric off your printer too. Over Christmas my sis and I made my mom a blanket and printed pictures onto fabric that was made specially for it, I think it came in blocks or 8x10 but we got it at Michaels.

prettyingreen
04-23-2012, 09:28 PM
you can actually print the fabric off your printer too. Over Christmas my sis and I made my mom a blanket and printed pictures onto fabric that was made specially for it, I think it came in blocks or 8x10 but we got it at Michaels.
oh how awesome! i'll have to look for that

prettyingreen
04-26-2012, 01:03 PM
it came!!! oh it's so cute!! the pattern it bigger than i thought it would be... i guess i need to get a better referance from computer to real life lol did the same with my 12x12 layouts lol.... anyways i love it, so so so cute! she's going to love it, i just have to go to the store and find a backing peice of fabric and put it together, and take some pics :)

missdamsel
04-26-2012, 01:07 PM
I can't wait to see it!!!

Colleen
04-26-2012, 06:15 PM
Did you get to the store, yet? I am excited to see it all together! :)

prettyingreen
04-26-2012, 06:25 PM
i went to the store and got a dark grey back, i'm going to work on it later today, i cant get to my sewing machine until dh wakes up for work, so i can get it out of my room

prettyingreen
04-27-2012, 12:37 AM
so a review, the fabric is nice just like the kind you buy at the store, the print is a touch softer than it looks, i used their color sheet to make sure i had the right colors, i washed it and it held up but the colors seem to be alittle softer, i hope they dont continue to fade with each wash. when i made the design i didnt think about room on the edges so i ended up with some cropped panda ears once i sewed it, but the fabric it's self came with a large white border all around the edges so that was helpful, so all in all i'd do it again :) here's what it looks like i'm not the best at sewing but my hearts in it lol. it's really soft and the backing fabric i got is flannel :)
http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i272/glamrockingirl/IMG_1988web.jpg
http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i272/glamrockingirl/IMG_1986web.jpg

Ambelleina
04-27-2012, 12:46 AM
SOOOOO ADORABLE! I love the pattern you made, so cute and unique! :)

Lisa
04-27-2012, 12:59 AM
Super cute! I've been wanting to try Spoonflower for a while, maybe I'll get something done this summer.

(maybe someone should make a matching Panda kit)

redutedaisy
04-27-2012, 01:01 AM
I love it!!! So cute.

Colleen
04-27-2012, 01:11 AM
It turned out adorable! I love it. Thanks so much for sharing and the review! :)

StarWarsFans
04-27-2012, 01:31 AM
That is beautiful! Mmmm....the wheels are turning. It would be so easy to just machine quilt along the edges of the pattern. So many possibilities!

brenian4ever
04-27-2012, 01:50 AM
Rachel it is ADORABLE! Great job girl!

Sarah
04-27-2012, 02:25 AM
Oooh, I love that, Rachel! I might have to work on my mammaw and see if she can do something like that for the Madi :D She'd LOVE that!

scrappydoo82
04-27-2012, 04:42 AM
that is absolutely beautiful

nutsaboutgabe
04-27-2012, 11:33 AM
that's what I was thinking!


That is beautiful! Mmmm....the wheels are turning. It would be so easy to just machine quilt along the edges of the pattern. So many possibilities!

nutsaboutgabe
04-27-2012, 11:34 AM
Looks great Rachel!! Thanks for sharing and giving us all ideas too.

prettyingreen
04-27-2012, 12:29 PM
oh you girls can order a sample pack of thier fabric too its just $1 and the shipping is free

prettyingreen
04-27-2012, 12:29 PM
oh and thanks :)

trina513
04-27-2012, 05:19 PM
that turned out super cute!! :D

GingerScraps
04-28-2012, 04:56 PM
That turned out so nice Rachel! I love it!

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Cjoy2Day
04-29-2012, 05:20 PM
Very cute, I love spoonflower. I've ordered several things from there.

scrapjrlgcp
04-29-2012, 07:42 PM
it turned out wonderful!!! thanks for sharing!!!

photom
04-30-2012, 04:14 PM
i didnt think about room on the edges so i ended up with some cropped panda ears once i sewed it, but the fabric it's self came with a large white border all around the edges so that was helpful, so all in all i'd do it again :)
That is really cute! And the cut off panda ears aren't bad at all! MOST blankets that have a pattern have that. Sew fun!

prettyingreen
05-01-2012, 02:57 AM
lol sara "sew fun" :D