Finished up a quilt top that’s a commission. A version of this quilt in all neutrals was requested. It was a stretch for me because I usually use so much color but I am happy with the outcome!

Neutrals

Neutrals

The commission was for April, who’s blog is Regretsy. Have you ever checked out that blog?? There’s some stuff on there that you cannot believe actually exists. Don’t say I didn’t warn you.

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  • Rene'

    March 10, 2010 at 8:26 am | Reply

    Alissa, I have admired this quilt in the original colors. This one in neutrals is great as well. Completely different look! I checked out Regretsy and you are right! Very clever play on words as well.

  • Laurel H.

    March 10, 2010 at 8:56 am | Reply

    Love this! I think I may like it even more than the original (although they are BOTH great)!

  • barbara

    March 10, 2010 at 8:58 am | Reply

    Ohh I love this. I love the colours, and I’m not usually a neutral fan really. What a great quilt.

  • Live a Colorful Life

    March 10, 2010 at 9:36 am | Reply

    The neutrals are amazing. I really like it.

  • Monet

    March 10, 2010 at 9:40 am | Reply

    It looks beautiful, Alissa. I think your creative placement of the black strips in particular makes it just as dynamic as your most brightly-colored quilts!

  • Audrie

    March 10, 2010 at 10:40 am | Reply

    I love this! So lovely that it’s mostly solids with a few pops of patterns here and there. I found Regretsy a while back and it’s the most hilarious and disturbing thing hehe

  • Bonnie

    March 10, 2010 at 10:59 am | Reply

    When it comes to quilts I am usually a pattern/colour kind of girl, but looking at this quilt I might have to rethink my preferances! This is absolutely beautiful.

  • Cheryl Arkison

    March 10, 2010 at 1:01 pm | Reply

    It’s always good to branch out a little. I’ve been doing that myself lately.

  • CitricSugar

    March 10, 2010 at 3:53 pm | Reply

    It turned out beautifully. I have a mad love for neutrals – which some folks find boring – but this one, once you get the texture of the quilting incorporated, will be anything but!

  • larissa

    March 10, 2010 at 4:03 pm | Reply

    Beautiful quilt! so sophisticated – love the neutrals you chose!

  • wishes, true and kind

    March 10, 2010 at 6:02 pm | Reply

    That quilt really works, doesn’t it! I have a friend who loves neutrals and I’m thinking about making a quilt for her. Now I feel a little more confident that you can make a very pretty quilt with just neutrals.

  • Andrea

    March 10, 2010 at 6:10 pm | Reply

    Regretsy – I am *dying!* Oh. My. Too much. And then some. Thanks for sharing!!

  • Jackie

    March 10, 2010 at 6:22 pm | Reply

    Love your quilt! Regretsy is too funny!

  • Suzy

    March 10, 2010 at 7:13 pm | Reply

    I love this quilt in neutrals. I can’t believe some of the stuff on Regretsy, thanks for the link…what a hoot!

  • Elizabeth

    March 10, 2010 at 10:04 pm | Reply

    How did I not know about Regretsy? Just so awesome. Much like your quilt, which is also awesome! The small amount of black (or whatever the dark one is) really makes the composition for me!

  • erica

    March 11, 2010 at 8:45 am | Reply

    Stunning! I really, really, like this!

  • Joyce

    March 11, 2010 at 2:17 pm | Reply

    I also am not a real neutral person, but I think this is great

  • Abi

    March 14, 2010 at 7:32 am | Reply

    So nice! I especially like the limited use of prints – perfect. Isn’t regretsy so funny? I’ve forwarded links many times…I read about it in a magazine…which seems a little crazy given all the nutty pictures :)

  • jaybird

    March 14, 2010 at 8:44 pm | Reply

    neutral.. and very few patterns… could have been a mess.. but it’s beautiful!!

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