Tea Towels

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Tea Towels

Post: #214145 Thomzo
Wed Nov 10, 2010 8:34 pm

My first 'proper' product. I designed this tea towel which came back from the printer today. Just a few tweaks, then a range of colours, then it can go on sale :cheers:
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Post: #214152 fifi folle
Wed Nov 10, 2010 8:48 pm

They're cool!

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Post: #214168 MuddyWitch
Wed Nov 10, 2010 10:14 pm

Great design. It would make a great fabric design too, for curtains or for upholstery fabric. Well done Zoe

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Post: #214170 Thomzo
Wed Nov 10, 2010 10:19 pm

MuddyWitch wrote:Great design. It would make a great fabric design too, for curtains or for upholstery fabric. Well done Zoe

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Thanks everyone, I am sneakily rather proud of them. I did originally design it as fabric for a boy's bedroom. Getting them printed as tea towels was the cheapest way of getting the fabric printed without committing to several metres of the stuff. The same printer will do fabric as well as bags and other things so I will have to speak to them about making other products.

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Post: #214171 thesunflowergal
Wed Nov 10, 2010 10:22 pm

Zoe its fab. I would certainly like to buy it buy the metre for teme, its tricky to buy funky stuff for boys.
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Post: #214172 Susie
Wed Nov 10, 2010 10:29 pm

Beautiful! Adding to the calls for fabric :iconbiggrin: . I think there's somewhere online you can get small quantities printed, I can't remember what it's called though :( .
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Post: #214182 fifi folle
Thu Nov 11, 2010 2:43 am

Spoonflower?

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Thu Nov 11, 2010 12:44 pm

very good !
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Post: #214257 Green Aura
Thu Nov 11, 2010 3:17 pm

Lovely! :cheers:

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Post: #214337 snapdragon
Fri Nov 12, 2010 2:07 pm

That's great :cheers: I could make a 'nursery bag' or cushion for my vehicle-mad great nephew out of one - he'd love it :santa:
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Post: #214348 old tree man
Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:50 pm

Thats great well done :thumbright:
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Post: #214358 Thomzo
Fri Nov 12, 2010 7:52 pm

fifi folle wrote:Spoonflower?


Thanks for that link. Shame they're in the US but they do ship to the UK and the cost is a lot cheaper than my current printer (but then you have to add the shipping cost).

I used thefabricpress.co.uk for my tea towels. The big advantage is that they are based in Cheltenham and I can pick up my order from their shop. But printing small quantities is always expensive.

Nikki/Snapdragon, if you are interested, let me know how much fabric you're looking for. At the moment you can have blue, like my avatar, or green like the tea towel. Although I can easily do other colours if you particularly wanted it. If I put enough orders together we might get a discount. I can get a sample done so that you can see it before you commit to anything.

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Post: #214367 thesunflowergal
Fri Nov 12, 2010 9:00 pm

That would be a great idea!! I would love it in the blue or green or have you thought about red?? I thought it would make nice shorts for Teme, but I have never made anything like that before so could be interesting lol. I guess a metre would be fine for me please, let me know a price.
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Post: #214368 Keaniebean
Fri Nov 12, 2010 9:16 pm

I love your tea towels, how cool to design your own fabric, no wonder you'r chuffed :thumbright: :thumbright:
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