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Please vote for me to win the Modern Craft Project!

VOTE FOR MEGAN NIELSEN PATTERNS TO WIN $100,000 IN THE MODERN CRAFT PROJECT

Hey friends!

Something amazing is happening – and i’d really appreciate it if you could help me out.

A few months ago i was reading Frankie magazine, when an ad caught my eye. It was for a contest for people who are modernizing traditional crafts for our generation, to win $100,000 to further their businesses.

I don’t normally enter things, but this really hit me. As i kept reading, i just kept feeling like what they were describing is exactly what i’ve been trying to do – recreating, rethinking and redesigning sewing and sewing patterns for a new generation of crafters. Having a passion for traditional crafts in a modern world. I entered. I never enter things.

And something amazing happened – last week i got an email telling me i was one of the 10 finalists in Australia. I almost passed out with excitement!

I think you know what an investment like that could do for Megan Nielsen Patterns – it would mean more patterns, more tutorials, building a team, more of everything awesome – and I could really do all those things i want to do with the company! It would be literally, life changing. As you know, I’ve built this business working in the middle of the night, with almost no funding – and i can only imagine the amazing things i could do with a kickstart like this.

So this is me shamelessly asking – please, please if you could take a few moments to head on over to the Modern Craft Project website, and vote for me – i would be undyingly grateful. (i believe you can vote once a day)

Please spread the word!! Tell your friends, tell your family – tell anyone who loves sewing! (and forgive me if i mention it again a few times before the month is over… i’m kind of excited)

Thank you so so much! I’ve said it before, and i’ll say it again – your support, and encouragement and love of this brand is everything to me – thank you for being in my corner :)

Praying so hard that I make it through!!!

Meg XOXO

 

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Meg is the Founder and Creative Director of Megan Nielsen Patterns, and is constantly dreaming up ideas for new sewing patterns and ways to make your sewing journey more enjoyable! She gets really excited about design details and is always trying to add way too many variations to our patterns.

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Rebecca Lately
8 years ago

That’s so awesome! I went and voted for you :) I really, really hope you win!

Sarah Lemmon
8 years ago

You’ve got my vote! I’ll spread the word. Thanks for making patterns that I love to work with.

Roz Zani
Roz Zani
8 years ago

Voted!! Oh wow – this would be so incredible for you Meg! Eeeeek! I’m so glad you’re getting such wonderful recognition for all your hard work (not to mention your kind spirit). Go you!!!

Carolyn
Carolyn
8 years ago

Top ten! Well done. I read (and love) Frankie magazine but I must has overlooked this. Fingers crossed for you! I’d absolutely love to see an independent aussie pattern company (such as yours) grow…I’m heading over to vote right now.

Ginger
8 years ago

AHHHHH!! Voting right now and spreading the word! Crossing my fingers like crazy!!!!!

Ani
Ani
8 years ago

Voted!

Rachel
8 years ago

Voted! Well done, I’ve got everything crossed that you win this. I love your patterns and this would benefit all of us as much as you :) Will spread the word.

Trina B
Trina B
8 years ago

Congratulations!!! Even just being in the top 10 is such a massive achievement – but one so well deserved! I love your gorgeous patterns, And am so excited to vote for you! I have bookmarked the page so I can vote every day ;) good luck Megan xx

kata
8 years ago

You GO girl! Good work!

(Just voted for you.)

joelle
8 years ago

voted! this is awesome, i whish you the best of luck!

Sarah
Sarah
8 years ago

Done by me and by my other half too! Good luck! Would be fabulous for you and your family!

Fiona
8 years ago

Got my fingers crossed for you! What a brilliant opportunity!

Lisa
8 years ago

OK, but only if you hire me when you win ;) Kidding, congrats! So far you’ve recieved the most votes!

Rosi
8 years ago

Just voted. Hope you win!

Angela
Angela
8 years ago

Just voted, woo hoo your ahead by a long shot!

Joanne
8 years ago

Congratulations on making the short list. I’ll spread the word for you. I love your patterns!

lisa g
8 years ago

just voted! how exciting for you, good luck!!!

Janey
8 years ago

Voted! You’re in the lead with votes at the moment, woohoo!

Sabs
8 years ago

Done! Good luck…

Sara Jayne
Sara Jayne
8 years ago

Voted! Good Luck!! xoxo

Melissa S
Melissa S
8 years ago

Woo! This sounds awesome and you got my vote.

Alice segura
Alice segura
8 years ago

Hi Megan
I’m trying to vote for you but I’m getting stuck at the Vodka site. How do I get out of there? Is it because I’m from USA? I definitely think you deserve to win and I want to vote.

Gjeometry
8 years ago

Congratulations Meghan! I will vote for you for sure and wish you the best of luck!

Angie Liveris
8 years ago

Xongraulation Megan well done!!!

Angie Liveris
8 years ago

Congratulations Megan well done!!!

Angie Liveris
8 years ago

Well done Megan.

Lara
8 years ago

Oo how exciting – I just voted for you, I’ll echo everyone else’s statements and say: I hope you win! xxx

John McElroy
8 years ago

Hope you win Megan. We’re all pulling for you. You do such a great job and are so creative.

Veronica Darling
8 years ago

Totally VOTED! YAY!

Truly Myrtle
8 years ago

You’ve definitely got my vote :)
Fingers crossed!!!!

Kelly
8 years ago

I just voted for you, I’ll try to remember to do it every day, I really hope you win!! I just made a couple of Briars and I am in love, awesome pattern! I would love to see what you could accomplish if you win this, what an amazing opportunity.

Elizabeth Pape
8 years ago

Just voted! What an achievement to be in the top ten at all! Congratulations! You have been such an inspiration, and your openness about business has been a real resource for me. I have my own clothing line and have been working towards releasing my designs as sewing patterns, and I think following your journey has really given me the confidence to move forward with it. Thanks for sharing!

Elizabeth Pape
8 years ago

Just voted! What an achievement to be in the top ten at all! Congratulations! You have been such an inspiration, and your openness about business has been a real resource for me. I have my own clothing line and have been working towards releasing my designs as sewing patterns, and I think following your journey has really given me the confidence to move forward with it. Thanks for sharing!

Kieran
8 years ago

I am so voting every day, for purely selfish reasons….I want to sew many many more Megan Nielson patterns pronto! I’m praying that you win too!

Cirque Du Bebe
8 years ago

Consider it done!

Lloyd Thornhill
Lloyd Thornhill
8 years ago

Good Luck to you Megan

Caroline Goosen
Caroline Goosen
8 years ago

Megan, with you all the way.

Jaime
Jaime
8 years ago

Just voted! Keep sending reminders :) I really hope you win- How totally awesome would that be! What a blessing you are to the community of sewists we have today.

Tracey
8 years ago

Hey Meg, I am not sure if I am doing it right- the link takes to a page to put in my date of birth and then it takes me to terms and so on…. I don’t see a way to actually vote for you…. am I doing it wrong- I want you to win, and have my vote count… do I need to go to a facebook page?

thanks gal!
Good luck!!!

Helen
8 years ago
Reply to  Tracey

Tracey, I had this problem as I accessed the site via the bloglovin version of Megan’s post.

Try coming out of bloglovin (if you’re in that) and going straight to the link. It then gives an ENTER button below the info you’ve just described.

Tracey
8 years ago
Reply to  Helen

Thanks Helen! I will try that! :)

maddie
8 years ago

You got my vote! I hope you win. You’re an inspiration to me everyday.

Helen
8 years ago

Consider yourself voted for! I LOVE my Kelly skirt!

Good luck!

Mady
8 years ago

That’s awesome!I voted for you!