Spoonflower and Robert Kaufman Fabrics are thrilled to announce that the Fabric8 Contest theme for 2013 will be Geek Chic. Fabric8 is an annual contest to discover eight bold, modern fabric collections from designers the world has yet to hear from. The ultimate winner of each year's contest gets a chance to start a new career as a professional textile designer by releasing a collection through Robert Kaufman.
Theme: Geek Chic
Presented by Spoonflower and Robert Kaufman Fabrics.
Eight Finalists have been announced. Check out the Fabric8 for 2013!
Judges from Robert Kaufman and Spoonflower selected 100 semifinalists from all of the entries submitted (a field of over 750). Semifinalists were announced May 9, 2013. Voting in the semifinal round took place from May 9-15. Eight finalists have now been announced and will be asked to expand their design into a four-piece collection. Voting for final collections will open on Thursday, June 6, 2013. The winner from the group of eight finalists will be offered a contract from Robert Kaufman Fabrics along with $1000 advance against royalties, as well as a Wacom professional digital drawing tablet. View the official contest rules.
This year we're happy to welcome American Patchwork Quilting as a media sponsor for the contest.