A quilt and a winner

The LAMQG had its second anniversary meeting on Monday night. It’s crazy how quickly those two years have gone by and how much The MQG has grown since then!

We coordinated an anniversary swap and I was sewing for Liz. Her adorable little baby girl is right at the age where they can always use one more quilt to put on the floor, so I quickly put together a little one for her.

LAMQG swap quilt

I had to use scraps she gave me and I could only add one new fabric. Obviously I added the yellow. Oh and I cheated and added the binding too. Figured a stripy binding was worth a little cheating!

LAMQG swap quilt

And thanks for all of your comments on the Quilt Retro blog tour post. I used the random number generator and the winner is Anita! Congrats and keep an eye out for an email from me.

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  • Amy Hodge

    October 5, 2011 at 8:09 am | Reply

    I am completely in love with this! I think I need more friends that want me to make quilts for them. I don’t need many more myself, which makes it hard sometimes for me to make them. I really hate for things to sit around unused!

  • Morgan

    October 5, 2011 at 8:48 am | Reply

    That’s gorgeous! & the stripy binding was definitely worth a bit of cheating!

  • Becky M

    October 5, 2011 at 10:20 am | Reply

    That is so gorgeous! very creative.

  • Jenny

    October 5, 2011 at 11:25 am | Reply

    I LOVE IT! What yellow is this?

    • Alissa

      October 5, 2011 at 12:44 pm | Reply

      Thanks Jenny!! I just checked my Kona card and it’s closest to Curry on there but I know it’s not Curry… it’s definitely a shade yellower than Curry is.

  • Jenny

    October 5, 2011 at 11:27 am | Reply

    Oh, P.S. Thank you for showing me how to photograph my quilts when no one’s home to help! Excellent.

  • Alli

    October 5, 2011 at 12:58 pm | Reply

    I love the stripy binding with the yellow! :)

  • Debbie-Esch House Quilts

    October 5, 2011 at 2:14 pm | Reply

    Darling quilt – the striped binding was so worth bending the rules a bit!

  • Mary Ann

    October 5, 2011 at 8:14 pm | Reply

    Love this quilt. as always the straight line stitching grabs me!

  • Maureen from Ventura

    October 5, 2011 at 8:20 pm | Reply

    Awesome quilt! I really love the fabrics and the design and of course, the quilting!!

  • Amanda

    October 9, 2011 at 1:50 pm | Reply

    Yellow is my favourite colour so you can understand that I am in love with this quilt!

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