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Free Shipping Day at Spoonflower

5 a day calendar 2016

Today is Free Shipping Day at Spoonflower where you can order as much fabric, wallpaper, decals and gift wrap rolls as you like and have it shipped anywhere in the world for free! It lasts for 24 hours starting about now and there’s a countdown clock on that page linked above if you want to see how much time is left.

2016 tea towel calendars

I’d be delighted if you chose any of my designs and I’ve also updated all my tea towel calendars to 2016 if you fancy sewing one up for the new year.


I’ve got my eye on some fabric for a Solar System circle/infinity scarf. The above is my free swatch of silk crepe de chine, which is lovely stuff but also very spendy, so I will be feeling up all my previous swatches and picking one of the cheaper drapey fabrics. I will let you know how I get on.


Hello! I’m Marceline Smith, the designer and owner of Asking For Trouble. I create illustrated stationery, accessories and gifts using my cute characters inspired by Japanese kawaii. This is my business and personal blog where I write about my creative doings, inspirations, travels, Japan trips and daily life. Read more »

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