PaperDaisy fabric at Modern Yardage!

One more day to go! Voting ends tonight for Martha Stewarts AmericanMade Contest. Modern Yardage is in the final 6 and really hoping for a win. I can’t even begin to describe how fantastic that would be.
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Thank you all so much for your support during this process. It’s difficult to constantly ask and remind everyone  to vote and support you. Thank you to all those who have retweeted , shared our facebook page and voted. Lots of good karma is coming your way!

(If you want one more chance, here is the link to vote:)

My second fabric collection was just released a few weeks ago. September is crazy around here with the start of school and work so I never really had a chance to blog about it. It’s fun, fresh and perfect for the girly teen crowd!

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The PaperDaisy collection ~ available in lots of different sizes and colors. Sewists and crafters are loving the versatility of all the different sizes and colorways.

julie hamilton designs for Modern Yardage

I can envision this design on many things. Dresses, duvets, summer place mats and napkins or perhaps some fun cushion covers.  I am going to cover my daughters corkboard/inspiration board with it. It’s no fun looking at cork so I thought this would be a fun way to dress her board up to match her room.

julie hamilton designs for Modern Yardage

I am slowly putting together a Pinterest board of fabric crafts and projects that only require ONE yard of fabric. Here it is here!  There is so much beautiful fabric out there that inspires me. I still find big sewing projects daunting so thought this would be a great way to start~ small.  This is my way of keeping it simple.

I am often asked where my inspiration for my pattern designs comes from. This one was easy – doodling and papercutting.

Paperdaisy Inspiration~ it all began with a simple sketch and an exacto knife. No digits were harmed in the process.

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 I scanned the papercut art into my computer, separated and cleaned up the motifs and then started the patterning process. I still have lots more motifs to play with.

For more info on this and many other beautiful, modern fabrics have a visit with us at Modern Yardage. All of my fabrics can be found here.

Once again, thanks for your support. Please keep your fingers crossed for us Tuesday October 1st!

Martha Stewart meets Modern Yardage

I would like to give a little shout out for the fabric company Modern Yardage . Modern Yardage has been nominated for Martha Stewarts American Made Contest for its innovative approach to selling print on demand  fabric online.  I loved their concept so much, I applied to work with them! I love Martha too so that’s a good thing.

Modern yardage in the American Made contest

Modern Yardage is trying to change the way people think about fabric. It sells beautifully designed, print on demand, fabric to crafters and sewists all over the world. It comes in 3 sizes/scale and lots of different colorways. It’s modern, it’s fresh and it’s environmentally friendly!

We are three weeks into the contest and the public response to our product has been fantastic! Voting is open until September 22nd, 2013. The winners in each category are announced September 23rd. The grand prize winner is then chosen from a final week of voting from September 23-30th. As you can see a lot of voting is required…

This is where we need your help!

It is often difficult hounding friends and family to vote for you day in and day out. They have been great, but I thought I would reach out to you,  my readers , as you have always been a supportive bunch!  I would love and appreciate your support right about now… by voting for us daily. Whenever you think about it – vote! Trust me, I would bring you homemade cakes and cookies if I could!  Since that is not possible how about some free fabric of your choice?

Modern Yardage in Martha Stewarts AmericanMade Contest

To vote simply click on any of the photos,  or from  here. You will be directed to vote, but please keep in mind that you will have to sign up for Martha’s site (she is a very smart cookie!). I promise you her site is well worth it. Very full of useful information and “good things”.

If you are interested in some fabric ,made with love, by Modern Yardage then have a visit here on our facebook page. We are giving away one yard of your choice/day to one lucky voter! Oh, and while I have you there please do not hesitate to LIKE us.

Ok, I promise I will not ask for anything more. (but if you have already come this far, you might as well check out our website )

Modern Yardage in Martha Stewarts AmericanMade contest

Thank you so much for your support. Every effort on your part is very appreciated!