Lots of it in this quilt!


Plus a little gray and just a tiny bit of golden yellow. And I seem to be on a dense straight line quilting kick these days.

A friend from the LAMQG is adopting from Ethiopia and I made this quilt for Linus, her little baby boy!

Otherwise, did you see that Challenge 3 of Project Modern was announced? Check it out here!

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  • Jennifer Can Quilt

    April 4, 2011 at 6:24 am | Reply

    I really like this one. To me, it’s very fresh. I especially love those little striped scraps, and the orange ones, too!

  • Lisa

    April 4, 2011 at 6:30 am | Reply

    Love that quilt! The colors are wonderful and the quilting is lovely. I haven’t tried the dense line quilting yet, but I think you might have just pushed me over the edge on that one!

  • Michele

    April 4, 2011 at 6:38 am | Reply

    It’s so cute! Love all that quilting!

  • Allison

    April 4, 2011 at 6:42 am | Reply

    Love this Quilt!! I am a fan of the dense, straight line quilting and you have done a great job! I bet it took a while to do!

  • Terri

    April 4, 2011 at 6:50 am | Reply

    It’s beautiful! I love the tilted blue blocks. And I love the solids surrounding the random blocks. What a wonderful gift to give. Are you going to enter that Project Modern challenge? I love the theme of being inspired by the word Organic.

  • Carolyn

    April 4, 2011 at 7:53 am | Reply

    Linus?? Could there be a cuter name? Nope!
    The quilt is beautiful! I love the simplicity and the straight line quilting. Really lovely!

  • Ruth

    April 4, 2011 at 9:34 am | Reply

    Lovely colours and design!

  • Chelsea

    April 4, 2011 at 9:44 am | Reply

    What a beautiful quilt! The straight line quilting is such a perfect contrast to those off kilter squares. It just seems so joyful! I’m sure your friend and her new son will love it.

  • Ashley

    April 4, 2011 at 9:45 am | Reply

    all those blues are gorgeous, and that little bit of yellow is a perfect addition! what an absolutely fabulous gift for a new little one!

  • Jill

    April 4, 2011 at 1:24 pm | Reply

    Beautiful! It reminds me of huge blue skies. I bet Linus will love it

  • mamaark

    April 4, 2011 at 1:25 pm | Reply

    This is great. Simple and stunning.

  • Kate

    April 4, 2011 at 2:08 pm | Reply

    Beautiful quilt Alissa. All that blue is stunning.

  • Terri

    April 4, 2011 at 7:40 pm | Reply

    Oh Alissa, I love it so!!!! Will be sending you real pen and ink correspondence very soon, but I couldn’t resist shouting to the rafters how much I love, love, love it. Sorry I did not make it to the mtg tonight..I just completely ran out of fuel from the excitement of the past few days. Will be in touch soon!

  • Eileen

    April 5, 2011 at 12:11 am | Reply

    It’s sooo beautiful! 🙂

  • Melissa and Piper

    April 5, 2011 at 9:20 am | Reply

    Oh, this is beautiful and I AM SO EXCITED FOR TERRI!!!!!!

    (I’m shouting from my own rafters right now)

    YAY!! This is such happy news. Sweet Linus will know the love you stitched into this quilt for him.

    There is not a luckier boy on this planet.

  • happy zombie

    April 9, 2011 at 12:34 pm | Reply

    That is sooooo beautiful, and so beautiful on so many levels!


    April 13, 2011 at 9:46 pm | Reply

    quilt spectacular straight lines .. beautiful design and colors

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