18 Cool Fabric Prints You Need In Your Stash

I’ll be the first to admit that I have more projects in mind (and in progress!) than I have time or space for, but who can say no to a great fabric print?  Whether your style is spacey, fast food, emojis or comic book, there’s bound to be a cool fabric print here that you’ll love.

Food

Yes, some of these food fabric prints are ridiculous, but they’d make a great apron or potholder.  Or, if you’re feeling more adventurous, here are some pointers on how to style food print clothing.

  1. Popcorn print fabric available in 10 different fabric types (Jersey, Cotton Poplin, Cotton Spandex Jersey, Fleece, Kona Cotton, Linen Cotton Canvas, “Minky” fabric, Organic Cotton Knit, Organic Cotton Sateen, Basic Cotton).  Prices range from $17.50-$27/yard, fabric width depends on type.  Enough fabric options for most project types.
  2. Spicy!  Peppers Print fabric, available in 100% cotton.  $9.48/yard.  Good for quilting, aprons, potholders, and some garments.
  3. An adorable Donut Print from Spoonflower.  Available in 10 different fabric types, same as #1 in this list.  Whatever you need to make in donut print fabric, Spoonflower’s fabric options have you covered.
  4. Bacon Black Fabric from Timeless Treasures.  100% cotton quilting fabric, 44″ wide.  $9.95/yard.  Good for quilting, aprons, potholders, and some garments.
  5. French Fry Fabric in 4-way stretch from Spandex House.  80% polyester, 20% spandex.  If you need to make athletic wear or a swimsuit in french fry material, 4-way stretch is your jam.  Spandex House has plenty of other awesome fabric prints in 4-way stretch, too.  60″ wide, $13/yard.

Space

Galaxy print everything!  Get your nebulas, glow-in-the-dark fabric, and Doctor Who fix.  And if that still isn’t enough galaxy print for you, check out this awesome list of 16 Galaxy Print DIYs.

space fabric

  1. Glow in the Dark Constellations Cotton Fabric, $12.39/yard.  44″ wide, 100% cotton.  Get it here on Amazon.
  2. Galaxy Neon Pink Poly/Spandex, which is great for swim and athletic wear.  60″ wide, 4-way stretch.  Get it here from You Made Something.
  3. Carina Nebula Space Fabric by Spoonflower in a variety of fabric types from $17.50-$27/yard.  Available in Jersey, Cotton Poplin, Cotton Spandex Jersey, Fleece, Kona Cotton, Linen Cotton Canvas, “Minky” fabric, Organic Cotton Knit, Organic Cotton Sateen, Basic Cotton.
  4. Doctor Who 100% Cotton Flannel.  44″ wide, $7.49/yard.  From Fabric.com.  Good for PJs and intergalactic adventures.

Bonus:  “cheater” quilt fabric in NEBULA prints.  Get it here for some spacey quilt creations.  

Comic Books

For all fellow comic book lovers, here are some amazing retro comic fabrics.  Lichtenstein-inspired, onomatopoeia, Batman, lightning bolts, and Adventure Time fabric.  Need more comic DIY?  Look here.

comic book fabric

    1. Lichtenstein-inspired “Pop Art Comics” Fabric from Spoonflower.  There are 8 knit options, 13 woven options, and 3 performance fabric options ranging from $19-32/yard, so whatever you want to make, they probably have the fabric type you need.
    2. Smash-Boom-Pow!  Superhero Comic Bubbles fabric available in a variety of fabric types from $17.50-$27/yard.  Available in Jersey, Cotton Poplin, Cotton Spandex Jersey, Fleece, Kona Cotton, Linen Cotton Canvas, “Minky” fabric, Organic Cotton Knit, Organic Cotton Sateen, Basic Cotton.
    3. BATMAN!  Get this “Black Superhero Nursery” fabric for that caped crusader look.  Also available in a bunch of fabric options (same as #2 on the list) from $17.50-$27/yard.
    4. Yet another Spoonflower entry on this list with the Lightning Superhero Print, available in the same 10 fabric options as #2 on this list.  Check out Spoonflower fabrics on Amazon for different variants of the thunderbolt theme.
    5. Last but not least, Adventure Time character fabric from Fabric.com.  $7.95/yard.  44″ wide in 100% cotton.   44″ 100% cotton

Emojis

Confession time:  I used to hate emojis.  Now I can’t live without them.  I’m not sure if I’m ready to put them on my clothing, but these prints would look super cute on a zipper pouch or pillow, and would be a great gift option for teenagers or college students.

P.S.  This is mostly the “I love Spoonflower” section.  Get other emoji DIY ideas here.

emoji fabric

  1. “100” Emoji fabric from Spoonflower.  Available in 8 different knit options, 13 woven options, and 3 performance fabric options ranging from $19-32/yard.  That’s right, you can put that 100 emoji on EVERYTHING.
  2. “Poo-lka Dots” Poop Emoji fabric, available from Spoonflower.  Available in the same 24 fabric options as #1 in the list.
  3. (Tiny) Peach Emoji fabric.  Same 24 fabric options as #1 and #2, $19-32/yard.
  4. Unicorn Magic Fabric, available in 10 different fabric types (Jersey, Cotton Poplin, Cotton Spandex Jersey, Fleece, Kona Cotton, Linen Cotton Canvas, “Minky” fabric, Organic Cotton Knit, Organic Cotton Sateen, Basic Cotton).  Prices range from $17.50-$27/yard, fabric width depends on type.

I hope you found something to your liking in this list!

P.S.  Need some unique patterns to go along with your new fabric?  Check out the indie sections of this post about sewing patterns.  

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