It’s big.  It’s reeeeally big.  Right now it’s 106″ x 95″.  My goal is for 104″ x 93″ when it’s all washed so I went just a bit bigger… and it’s BIG! But I love it.  I really can’t wait to see this one all finished.

Finished HUGE quilt top

I’m a bit scared about tackling the quilting on my little sewing machine, but I’m just gonna go for it!!  First I need to make the back though.

Here’s a couple of my favorite blocks in it:

Favorite Block 1

Favorite Block 2

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  • Cate

    January 31, 2009 at 2:37 pm | Reply

    Wow! I absolutely love the colors in this one. Beautiful!

  • Ammie

    January 31, 2009 at 3:05 pm | Reply

    That is so Awesome. I love the fabrics that you used in it. You need to post after you quilt it. I would love to see the end deal. good job.

  • jacquie

    January 31, 2009 at 3:26 pm | Reply

    oh alissa…i’m thrilled for you! this is such an accomplishment and it’s so beautiful. i can’t wait to see it all quilted on and your bed. wow!

  • Kerry

    January 31, 2009 at 5:34 pm | Reply

    WOW! It is really big! I’m too afraid to tackle that big of a project! Good for you.

  • Allison

    January 31, 2009 at 5:35 pm | Reply

    I LOVE IT! I love the colors! Do you have a hard time trying to decide where to put your favorite blocks? I always sit there trying to decide forever where to put them so I will see them the most! Silly. I quilted a king on my machine a few months ago for my Mom, it was a beast to quilt. I quilted it on her huge kitchen table and that made ALL the difference having the extra space and leverage, and I put a cardboard table beside me to hold the bulk of the quilt up, it made a huge difference because that is the hardest part! Good luck I can’t wait to see this one quilted!

  • amandajean

    January 31, 2009 at 7:00 pm | Reply

    i love the colors in this one. is it going to be for your bed??? good luck stippling a king quilt. (do you like how i just assume that you are going to stipple it?) i haven’t even attempted that on a king yet, but it’s coming up on my list of things to do. all too soon. 🙂

  • MichelleB

    January 31, 2009 at 7:13 pm | Reply

    It looks great! I can hardly wait to see it finished. I’m also looking forward to hearing about your challeneges in getting it quilted.

  • Amber

    January 31, 2009 at 7:18 pm | Reply

    Oh man – it looks amazing. Good luck on the quilting. I just finished one for my son – it’s 70″ x 80″ and it was a beast to quilt!

  • amanda

    January 31, 2009 at 7:24 pm | Reply

    oh alissa it’s gorgeous! I am truly afraid of big quilts so congrats on making that huge top.

  • Chen

    February 1, 2009 at 12:34 am | Reply

    Soooooooo pretty!!!!

  • nicolette

    February 1, 2009 at 1:02 am | Reply

    OMG, love this quilt!!! You’re brave to tackle the quilting with your sewing machine!!

  • Jane Weston

    February 1, 2009 at 1:50 am | Reply

    looks great!

  • Jackie

    February 1, 2009 at 4:49 am | Reply

    Great top and you are right, it is big! But have no fear you will get through it. Looking forward to seeing it quilted.

  • treemama

    February 1, 2009 at 5:43 am | Reply

    that’s a work of art! i remember when i finished my king size quilt i swore i would never do one again!

  • Stacy

    February 1, 2009 at 7:41 am | Reply

    It’s beautiful (and huge!). I love it. Good luck with the quilting.

  • Robin (rsislandcrafts)

    February 1, 2009 at 2:03 pm | Reply

    Very pretty! I like the block with the deer in it too. They look they are from a paint by number picture.

  • Katy

    February 1, 2009 at 8:10 pm | Reply

    This is beautiful Alissa, well done!

  • Sarah

    February 2, 2009 at 5:41 am | Reply

    Woah, baby…that is huge! And beautiful!

  • Sara

    February 2, 2009 at 6:45 am | Reply

    Beautiful. I’ve seen that deer fabric and wondered what you could do with it–it’s great!

    I’m interested to follow your progress quilting it!

  • Nikki

    February 2, 2009 at 8:10 am | Reply

    Awesome. I can’t wait to see how quilting it goes and to hear some tips from you so I can try it myself!

  • Ashley

    February 2, 2009 at 8:13 am | Reply

    Wow, so beautiful, and so large! I’m so impressed to hear that you’re going to do the quilting, and I look forward to seeing it finished! And then maybe I”ll bug you for some tips so I can get around to quilting my queen sized one! I hope this one will end up on your bed!

  • Jackie

    February 2, 2009 at 1:08 pm | Reply

    Love the quilt!

  • Elizabeth

    February 2, 2009 at 1:17 pm | Reply

    It’s beautiful! Good luck with your quilting!

  • mamaark

    February 3, 2009 at 12:16 pm | Reply

    I love the hits of blue! And what is that orange fabric in the outer square on the second block?

    If you are doing mostly straight-line quilting, or even slightly wonky, it won’t be too hard to quilt. Even if you stipple just break it into sections, have it supported well, take breaks, and roll/reroll often.

  • anina

    February 23, 2009 at 11:54 am | Reply

    Wow! Stunning! Are you going to quilt that one yourself or send it out?

  • anina

    February 23, 2009 at 11:55 am | Reply

    Uh, OK, ignore the previous comment. I’m clearly not all here today!
    Good luck with the quilting.

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