BERLIN, Sept. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 7, Spoonflower [http://www.spoonflower.com/], the custom, digital textile printing company, and Spoonflower's new independent cut and sew pattern brand, Sprout Patterns [https://sproutpatterns.com], are hosting Sprout x Berlin [https://sproutpatterns.com/berlin2016], an unusual fashion event showcasing multi media art translated into wearable, modern garments.
Traditionally, art has belonged on the wall––in museums and galleries. Sprout Patterns and Spoonflower are breaking that barrier by collaborating with an international cast of five artists residing in the creative city of Berlin. Their drawings, paintings and photos are now translated into a language easily understood: fashion.
"Berlin is filled with makers, artists and creatives of all kinds. We wanted to harness that range of creativity with a project that would highlight the work of artists who were not trained textile designers, and so Sprout x Berlin was born. The fashion show is also a celebration Spoonflower's new office in Berlin, which makes shipping Spoonflower orders to European customers dramatically faster," shares Allie Tate, marketing manager at Spoonflower GmbH.
Each look will be auctioned off after the fashion show and attendees will be given cards for 20% off and free shipping on online orders from Sprout Patterns.
SPROUT X BERLIN
7 September 2016
About Spoonflower: Spoonflower [www.spoonflower.com] lets users design, print and sell their own fabric, wallpaper and gift wrap. Founded in 2008, it was the world's first web-based service for custom fabric creation and has become the world's largest community of independent fabric designers. With over 350,000 designs for fabric, wallpaper and gift wrap, the Spoonflower Marketplace is also the world's largest design collection of its kind. Making things with Spoonflower is the subject of The Spoonflower Handbook: A DIY Guide to Designing Fabric, Wallpaper & Gift Wrap with 30+ Projects from Abrams Books.
About Sprout Patterns: Sprout Patterns [https://sproutpatterns.com/] is a service that offers public indie sewing patterns that you combine with Spoonflower designs to create customized cut and sew projects. Each project is digitally printed by Spoonflower at their Durham, NC headquarters. Sprout Patterns takes out all the work of putting a sewing pattern onto fabric and leaves you with the fun of creating garments and accessories.
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