Enjoy Oktoberfest

It’s time for Dirndl dresses, Lederhosen, pretzles, sausages and lots of beer. In Munich the traditional Oktoberfest starts today and millions of people will travel to Bavaria to eat, drink, celebrate and enjoy this traditional event.

cute Trachten dress couple keychain from Japan

cute Trachten dress couple keychain from Japan

black beer fabric Timeless Treasures Cerveza Cantina

black beer fabric Timeless Treasures Cerveza Cantina

black pretzel snack food fabric Timeless Treasures USA

black pretzel snack food fabric Timeless Treasures USA

black frankfurter hot dog roll fabric Timeless Treasures USA

black frankfurter hot dog roll fabric Timeless Treasures USA

Win 100USD modes4u voucher in our Christmas Pinterest contest

So many customers are using modes4u.com products for Christmas crafts, projects and gifts that we want to reward you for showing us what you made. Today we start a big Pinterest Christmas competition. When you pin your Christmas projects on Pinterest you can win a voucher worth 100USD for modes4u.com. What a great prize for Christmas shopping!

How to join:

  1. Follow modes4u on Pinterest
  2. Create a Pinterest board with the name “Christmas with modes4u” and repin this contest image to it.
  3. Now you can start pinning Christmas crafts and projects that you made yourself (new projects or old projects). You will get 1 point for each project. You can earn 5 extra points if you have made your projects with modes4u products and you include the product links in the description. So you can get a maximum of 6 points for each project.
  4. Tag each pin with #modes4u and #christmas and always create a title for each pin
  5. Email the link to your pinboard to info@modes4u.com with the subject “Christmas with modes4u”. You can still add projects to your pinboard after you submitted your link, so you don’t have to wait until the last day to send it. We will check all submissions after the contest is closed.

We created a sample pinboard to show you what your Pinterest board should look like and how the points are calculated.

Contest details:

    • The contest is open worldwide
    • The contest closes on December 7th 2014, 23:59 Pacific Time
    • We will calculate the final points after the contest is closed.
    • People who upload pictures of crafts and projects that they didn’t make themselves are disqualified immediately
    • People who do not follow modes4u on Pinterest and did not repin the contest image to their Pinterest board did not follow the contest rules will also be disqualified
    • Pictures that are not tagged with #modes4u and #christmas and do not have a title will not be counted
    • You cannot upload the same picture twice. Each picture will only be counted once. If you have one picture that shows several Christmas projects, you need to take single photos in order to submit each project individually.
    • If several people should have the same number of points the person that used the most modes4u products wins.
    • Modes4u has the final say in all contest matters.
    • The winner will be announced on our blog on Wednesday, December 10th, 2014. We will also contact the winner via email.

Happy crafting, we can’t wait to see your projects

Join our Christmas Pinterest contest to win a 100USD voucher for our shop

Join our Christmas Pinterest contest to win a 100USD voucher for our shop

Christmas Fabric Giveaway with Petit Citron

A great new opportunity for you guys to win some of our products. We teamed up with the French blog Petit Citron and you can win a great bundle of 10 Christmas fabrics. The giveaway (in French) is open until September 25th.

Another great Christmas Giveaway with modes4u products

Another great Christmas Giveaway with modes4u products

You can win this package with 10 Christmas fabrics

You can win this package with 10 Christmas fabrics

Great owl fabric Christmas Giveaway at My Owl Barn

Every fall we team up with lots of blogs for an awesome series of Christmas Giveaways. This year we kick it off with the great blog My Owl Barn. In the My Owl Barn Christmas Owl Fabric Giveaway one of you can win 10 great owl fabrics from our shop. And yes, even though it’s still early, we also included some Christmas designs. Hurry if you want to join, it ends today!

We teamed up with My Owl Barn for a great owl fabric Giveaway

We teamed up with My Owl Barn for a great owl fabric Giveaway

You can win these 10 owl fabrics from modes4u.com

You can win these 10 owl fabrics from modes4u.com

Our erasers in German magazine LISA

The current issue of the German magazine Lisa features our funny fast food Iwako eraser set. The magazine did a little special about back to school items and they asked if they could introduce our erasers. Of course! We’re thrilled to be featured!

Issue 24/2014 of German magazine LISA features our eraser

Issue 24/2014 of German magazine LISA features our eraser set

Our cute Iwako Fast Food eraser set is part of a back to school special

Our cute Iwako Fast Food eraser set is part of a back to school special

Iwako erasers Fast Food Japan 6 pieces set

Iwako erasers Fast Food Japan 6 pieces set

Our Holiday Fabrics in UK’s Sew Magazine

Another great feature from our beloved Sew Magazine. In their August issue they introduced some fun summer and holiday fabrics. Our Robert Kaufman parrot fabric and the cool Alexander Henry 50s retro fabric made their selection. Thanks for featuring us, we are super happy.

And if you can’t take your eyes off that cool Alexander Henry Aloha Pin up fabric no. 5, we carry that in our shop as well.

Some of our summer fabrics are featured in the August issue of Sew Magazine

Some of our summer fabrics are featured in the August issue of Sew Magazine

Fabrics no. 6 and 9 are from modes4u.com

Fabrics no. 6 and 9 are from modes4u.com

colourful tropical bird fabric parrot Robert Kaufman

colourful tropical bird fabric parrot Robert Kaufman

beige Alexander Henry 50s retro fabric from the USA

beige Alexander Henry 50s retro fabric from the USA

New blog category: Free downloads

We love to look for kawaii free wallpapers on the internet and present them in blog posts. As we’ve done that quite regularly already we decided to create a new category on this blog called Free Downloads so that you can find all our posts that contain cute wallpapers right away.

We created a new blog category: Free downloads

We created a new blog category: Free downloads

Happy 4th of July with Hello Kitty

Happy 4th of July to all our American readers. We found this adorable picture of Hello Kitty dressed as the Statue of Liberty which we had to share.

Happy 4th of July with Hello Kitty

Happy 4th of July with Hello Kitty

Our Mt. Fuji Fabric in Sew Magazine

Sew Magazine had a special about Oriental-themed prints in their April issue and chose to feature our Japanese Mt. Fuji Cosmo fabric for it. We’re always super excited when our fabric make it into magazines.

If you like the fabrics you see, crane fabrics 1 and 7, Koi fabric 4 and the Kokeshi doll fabric 9 are available in our shop as well.

Our Mt. Fuji Fabric is featured in the April issue of UK based Sew Magazine

Our Mt. Fuji Fabric is featured in the April issue of UK based Sew Magazine

Fabric no. 3 is from our shop, but we carry most of the other fabrics as well

Fabric no. 3 is from our shop, but we carry most of the other fabrics as well

white-grey structured mountain Mt Fuji fabric Cosmo Japan

white-grey structured mountain Mt Fuji fabric Cosmo Japan

Get ready for summer to start

Today is the meteorological start of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. No matter what the weather is like where you live right now, our funny Timeless Treasures summer animal fabric Hanging at the Pool brings sunshine to your mind. Happy summer everyone.

blue Timeless Treasures summer fabric Hanging at the Pool

blue Timeless Treasures summer fabric Hanging at the Pool