Monday, March 27, 2017

March Madness: Final Four!

Thanks for all of your votes so far in our quest for the March Madness Fan Favorite Pattern!

Introducing our Final Four:
Our Final Four will feature two games: Nico vs. Big Moon and Vintage Tango vs. Fortune. The voting for each game will be open two days. 


For this round, you can vote three different ways:
Leave a comment below with your votes for this game (choose Nico or Big Moon). One comment per person, please. You can also vote a second time on our Facebook Group – Sew Interesting. And new, this round, you can vote a third time on Instagram. Leave a comment under the photo of the two quilts indicating which quilt you're voting for. 
Voting for these this game is open through Wednesday, March 29 at 9:29 am EDT.

Today's game: 

Nico by Linda Leathersich and Stephanie Sheridan featuring Sgraffito
vs.

Big Moon by Rose Ann Cook featuring Glass House


Happy voting!

Catch up on our bracket! 
Click here to see all of the quilts in the original Sweet Sixteen
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Friday, March 24, 2017

Modern by the Yard - Issue #4!

It's here! We're celebrating spring with a bright new issue of our e-zine, Modern by the Yard. We had so much fun putting it together and we think you'll love every page!







psst...you can also download Modern by the Yard to your computer. That means you can save the patterns/pages you like, print them out, and enlarge the pages on your computer to make them easier to read as needed. When you click on the link above, look for the download option that appears below the magazine cover. Enjoy! 

Here's a quick look at some of the highlights from this new issue; click on the blue box above to turn the pages of the entire the issue yourself! Also, this issue includes a link to a survey on the last page--please answer a few quick questions for a chance to win a fabric bundle!



"Spring Fresh" by Jessica Skultety

"On the Plus Side" by Sandra Walker

"Technicolor Rainbow" by Jayne Willis

"The Newspaper Quilt" by Stephanie Sheridan


Debby Kratovil's Modern with a Twist feature

If you missed our first three issues, click here to find the links.
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Thursday, March 23, 2017

March Madness: Round 2, Day 4

Welcome to our Fan Favorite March Madness Bracket! 
Voting this week helps to narrow the Elite Eight to Final Four. 

Today's Game:
Voting is now closed. Check back Monday to see our Final Four! 

Fortune by Linda Leathersich and Stephanie Sheridan featuring Kismet


vs.

Liberty Woven by Benartex Studios featuring Liberty Garden



Remember, you can vote two different ways:
Leave a comment below with your votes for this game (choose Fortune or Liberty Woven). One comment per person, please. You can also vote a second time on our Facebook Group – Sew Interesting
Voting for these this game is open through Friday, March 23 at 9:29 am EDT.

Catch up on our bracket! 
Click here to find the original Sweet Sixteen and 
click here to find the Elite Eight. 

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

March Madness: Round 2, Day 3

Welcome to our Fan Favorite March Madness Bracket! 
Voting this week helps to narrow the Elite Eight to Final Four. 


Today's Game:
Voting for this game is now closed. 
Check back Monday to see our Final Four! 
Vintage Tango by Heidi Pridemore featuring Nature's Pearl
vs.

Capri by Linda Leathersich and Stephanie Sheridan featuring Chelsea


Remember, you can vote two different ways:
Leave a comment below with your votes for this game (choose Vintage Tango or Capri). One comment per person, please. You can also vote a second time on our Facebook Group – Sew Interesting
Voting for these this game is open through Thursday, March 23 at 9:29 am EDT.

Catch up on our bracket! 
Click here to find the original Sweet Sixteen and 
click here to find the Elite Eight. 

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

March Madness: Round 2, Game 2

Welcome to our Fan Favorite March Madness Bracket! 
Voting this week helps to narrow the Elite Eight to Final Four. 


Today's Game:
Voting for today's game is now closed. 
Check back Monday to see our Final Four! 


Color Blocks by the Benartex Studio featuring Masterpiece Mixers

vs.


Big Moon by Rose Ann Cook featuring Glass House


Remember, you can vote two different ways:
Leave a comment below with your votes for this game (choose Color Blocks or Big Moon). One comment per person, please. You can also vote a second time on our Facebook Group – Sew Interesting
Voting for these this game is open through Wednesday, March 22 at 9:29 am EDT.

Catch up on our bracket! 
Click here to find the original Sweet Sixteen and 
click here to find the Elite Eight. 

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Monday, March 20, 2017

March Madness: Round 2, Day 1

Introducing our Elite Eight! 



Your votes last week narrowed our Sweet Sixteen down to the Elite Eight. 
This week, vote your favorites into the Final Four. 

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Let's start the voting! 
The voting begins today. Monday through Thursday, we'll have one game each day. Make sure you vote each day to keep your favorites in the game! 


Today's game: 
Voting for today's game is now closed. 
Check back Monday to see our Final Four! 

Nico by Linda Leathersich and Stephanie Sheridan featuring Sgraffito


vs.


Anneliese by Stephanie Sheridan and Linda Leathersich featuring Sweet Baby Rose


Remember, you can vote two different ways:
Leave a comment below with your votes for this game (choose Nico or Anneliese). One comment per person, please. You can also vote a second time on our Facebook Group – Sew Interesting
Voting for these this game is open through Tuesday, March 21 at 9:29 am EDT.

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

March Madness: Round 1, Day 4

Welcome to Day 4 of our quilt-themed March Madness! 

Here are today's games:
Voting is now closed for these games. We'll post the Elite Eight Patterns and begin voting for Round 2 on Monday, 3/20.

Game 1:
Fortune by Linda Leathersich and Stephanie Sheridan featuring Kismet

vs.

American Tradition by Heidi Pridemore featuring Heritage


Game 2:

We Love Joey by the Benartex Studio featuring Joey the Shop Dog

vs.


Liberty Woven by Benartex Studios featuring Liberty Garden
Leave a comment below with your votes for these two games (choose Fortune or American Tradition for Game 1 AND We Love Joey or Liberty Woven for Game 2). One comment per person, please. You can also vote a second time on our Facebook Group – Sew Interesting and a third time on our Pinterest board
Voting for these two games is open through Friday, March 16 at 11:59 am EDT.


Click here to see the entire Sweet Sixteen bracket.
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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

March Madness: Round 1, Day 3

Welcome to Day 3 of our quilt-themed March Madness!

Here are today's games:
Voting for these games is now closed. 
Click here to find the Day 4 voting.

Game 1:
Vintage Tango by Heidi Pridemore featuring Nature's Pearl

vs. 


Simple Beauty by the Benartex Studio featuring Simply Chic


Game 2:
Shimmering Afterglow by Linda Leathersich and Stephanie Sheridan featuring Twilight

vs.



Capri by Linda Leathersich and Stephanie Sheridan featuring Chelsea

Leave a comment below with your votes for these two games (choose Vintage Tango or Simple Beauty for Game 1 AND Shimmering Afterglow or Capri for Game 2). One comment per person, please. You can also vote a second time on our Facebook Group – Sew Interesting and a third time on our Pinterest board
Voting for these two games is open through Thursday, March 16 at 11:59 am EDT.


Click here to see the entire Sweet Sixteen bracket.
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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

March Madness: Round 1, Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of our quilt-themed March Madness!

Here are today's games:
Voting for these games is now closed. Click here to find the Day 4 voting.

Game 1:
American Dream by Diane Nagle featuring Oh My Stars

vs.

Color Blocks by the Benartex Studio featuring Masterpiece Mixers

Game 2:


Big Moon by Rose Ann Cook featuring Glass House
vs.

Squares by Golly by Ann Lauer featuring Anything Goes
Leave a comment below with your votes for these two games (choose American Dream or Color Blocks for Game 1 AND Big Moon or Squares by Golly for Game 2). One comment per person, please. You can also vote a second time on our Facebook Group – Sew Interesting and a third time on our Pinterest board
Voting for these two games is open through Wednesday, March 15 at 11:59 am EDT.


Click here to see the entire Sweet Sixteen bracket.
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Monday, March 13, 2017

March Madness: Round 1, Day 1

Welcome to Day 1 of our quilt-themed March Madness bracket!

Here are our first two games:
Voting for these games is now closed. Click here to find the Day 4 voting. 

Game 1:
Nico by Linda Leathersich and Stephanie Sheridan featuring Sgraffito


vs.


Sunshine by Wendy Sheppard featuring Sunny Days/Sunny Boy Sam

Game 2:


Abundantly Iris by Ann Lauer featuring Irresistible Iris


vs.


Anneliese by Stephanie Sheridan and Linda Leathersich featuring Sweet Baby Rose
Leave a comment below with your votes for these two games (choose Nico or Sunshine for Game 1 AND Abundantly Iris or Anneliese for Game 2). One comment per person, please. You can also vote a second time on our Facebook Group – Sew Interesting and a third time on our Pinterest board
Voting for these two games is open through Tuesday, March 14 at 11:59 am EDT.


Click here to see the entire Sweet Sixteen bracket.
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Introducing our Sweet 16!

It's bracket time! 
Announcing our Sweet Sixteen Free Quilt Patterns for the Fan Favorite March Madness Bracket! 

Thanks to your votes last week, our 50 nominated patterns have been narrowed down to sixteen. As basketball teams across the United States play hard to win over the next 2+ weeks, our bracket will provide that same edge of your seat excitement for the quliting world! Our Fan Favorite Pattern tournament will run here on the blog, on Facebook, and on Pinterest. 


How does the bracket work, you ask? Each day we'll post competing patterns from the bracket and you choose your favorite. Whichever pattern receives the most votes will move on to the next round--through the Elite Eight, into the Final Four and then down to the final two patterns. From those final two, your votes will choose the Fan Favorite pattern! 



Here are the Sweet Sixteen quilts, including links to download your favorites. 
Voting begins (in a separate post) beginning at noon. 

Nico by Linda Leathersich and Stephanie Sheridan featuring Sgraffito

Sunshine by Wendy Sheppard featuring Sunny Days/Sunny Boy Sam

Abundantly Iris by Ann Lauer featuring Irresistible Iris

Anneliese by Stephanie Sheridan and Linda Leathersich featuring Sweet Baby Rose

American Dream by Diane Nagle featuring Oh My Stars

Color Blocks by the Benartex Studio featuring Masterpiece Mixers


Big Moon by Rose Ann Cook featuring Glass House


Squares by Golly by Ann Lauer featuring Anything Goes


Vintage Tango by Heidi Pridemore featuring Nature's Pearl

Simple Beauty by the Benartex Studio featuring Simply Chic


Shimmering Afterglow by Linda Leathersich and Stephanie Sheridan featuring Twilight



Capri by Linda Leathersich and Stephanie Sheridan featuring Chelsea

Fortune by Linda Leathersich and Stephanie Sheridan featuring Kismet

American Tradition by Heidi Pridemore featuring Heritage
We Love Joey by the Benartex Studio featuring Joey the Shop Dog
Liberty Woven by Benartex Studios featuring Liberty Garden






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