Creativebug & Spoonflower Offer a New Video Series on How to Design Fabric with Expert Designers

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Creativebug, in collaboration with Spoonflower, teaches enthusiasts how to design fabric in a new video course. Learn to design patterns and repeats by hand and digitally, color theory and more.

Denyse Schmidt teaches about designing patterns digitally for fabric.

Denyse Schmidt teaches about designing patterns digitally for fabric.

"Anyone can learn from this series, whether you aspire to become a fabric designer or just want to pick up snippets of inspiration and ideas from expert designers,” says Kelly Wilkinson, VP of Editorial for Creativebug.

The perfect print, the perfect color, the perfect fabric for home, quilt or clothing. Now everyone can make it a reality with Creativebug’s Fabric Design Series, a step-by-step series of video classes.

Creativebug (http://www.creativebug.com/), the leading to source for online arts and crafts video classes, has partnered with Spoonflower (http://www.spoonflower.com/welcome), a leader in custom fabric printing, and creative rock stars Denyse Schmidt, Heather Ross and Lizzy House, in this comprehensive and refreshingly straightforward series. Each artist shares her own design process – from inspiration to creating repeating designs, working with color and much more. Plus, Spoonflower and industry experts share insight and candid advice on breaking into retail fabric design.

The five-week course begins with understanding fabric design and repeats, then goes into detail about the process of designing repeats both by hand and digitally. Design enthusiasts then dive further into color theory and developing a palette for their designs, with loads of tips and advice from the designers and industry experts along the way. They will also get the chance to hear directly from each designer through weekly live chats.

Plus, the first 500 to register using the promo code “Spoonflower” will get a two-week free trial to Creativebug.com and credit for a free fat quarter of fabric from Spoonflower.

“We’ve watched as fabric design has become more mainstream than ever, with more and more people wanting to understand the basics of designing patterns. It’s an exciting and creative area – and these three designers have decades of experience between them. Anyone can learn from this series, whether you aspire to become a fabric designer or just want to pick up snippets of inspiration and ideas from expert designers,” says Kelly Wilkinson, VP of Editorial for Creativebug.

“We’re thrilled to work with Creativebug on the Fabric Design Series. Spoonflower exists to make fabric and textile design accessible to everyone, and with this Series, Creativebug gives budding designers the tools and advice they need to turn their ideas into real fabric on Spoonflower,” said Stephen Fraser, co-founder of Spoonflower.

For those who have ever dreamed of seeing their designs on fabric this Fabric Design Series will teach them how.

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About Creativebug
Creativebug is a pioneer in the modern crafting movement, offering the best unlimited arts and crafts video classes from expert designers. As a subscription-based site, members have access to hundreds of video classes, with new classes added every week in categories including sewing, quilting, knitting, drawing, cake decorating, paper craft and more. http://www.creativebug.com Inspiration guaranteed.

About Spoonflower
Spoonflower allows individuals to design and print their own fabric, giftwrap, and wallpaper. The site also offers the world's largest marketplace of surface designs created by indie artists. Hosting weekly design contests with community voting, Spoonflower brings talented designers from all over the world together with creative people who love fabric, color, texture, and design. http://www.Spoonflower.com

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