My Block Party Quilt

The quilt that I made with all of the women involved in Block Party, a virtual quilting bee, is finished and it’s beautiful!

Block Party Quilt - Rocking Chair

Each and every block in this quilt is perfect.

Block Party Quilt

Right?? I’m so lucky this is mine.

If you click through to this photo on flickr, you can see a collage with a photo of each block and link to who made them. That’s one batch of seriously talented ladies! I’m thrilled to be doing this bee with all of them.

Here’s the pieced back I put together based on all the fabric I had left.

Block Party Quilt - Back

Permit me to show you some more pretty pictures of it!

Block Party Quilt - Rumple Detail Block Party Quilt - Detail

I genuinely love this quilt so much and the fact that it was made with help from so many of the wonderful people I’ve gotten to know though this amazing online quilting/blogging community makes me love it even more.

Block Party Quilt - Folded Up

It measures 75″ x 75″ and it’s going to live with me on my couch.  All the time.  Have I mentioned that I love it??

32 Responses to “My Block Party Quilt”

  1. lesthook June 29, 2009 at 8:12 am #

    It is georgous!

  2. Allie June 29, 2009 at 8:16 am #

    That is really cool. It turned out beautiful!

  3. Stacy June 29, 2009 at 8:18 am #

    I love the color combination…. beautiful!

  4. Carrie June 29, 2009 at 8:23 am #

    Simply wonderful! Enjoy it.

  5. jacquie June 29, 2009 at 8:34 am #

    i’m so happy to have had a small part in it. i love that you love it! thanks for letting me be a part of it.

  6. Cristin June 29, 2009 at 8:43 am #

    Its even more gorgeous all put together! Everyone did a fab job and you’ll have this for years and years forver :-)

  7. Cate June 29, 2009 at 8:55 am #

    So beautiful. And I love the photo shoot!

  8. nettie June 29, 2009 at 9:53 am #

    i LOVE it alissa! can’t wait to get going on mine!

  9. Erin June 29, 2009 at 9:54 am #

    it’s beautiful! the block party sounds like so much fun. i follow the blog just to see everyone’s wonderfully creative blocks!

  10. kathi June 29, 2009 at 11:30 am #

    Just beautiful. Is the sashing made of linen or cotton?

    • Alissa June 29, 2009 at 11:33 am #

      Thanks Kathi! The sashing (which was actually me framing all of the blocks because they are various sizes) is Kona cotton.

  11. Ashley June 29, 2009 at 2:00 pm #

    Alissa! It looks so great. I’m so happy to have been a little part of it!

  12. Sara June 29, 2009 at 2:15 pm #

    Wow! Simply amazing!! I love it too! Looks like a great quilt to snuggle under and read a good book! Enjoy it!!

  13. Janet Lucas June 29, 2009 at 2:15 pm #

    I love the back almost as much as the front. It is perfect.

  14. Kate June 29, 2009 at 2:50 pm #

    Oh WOW! It looks wonderful!

  15. Heather June 29, 2009 at 3:13 pm #

    Oh, how gorgeous!

  16. Alison June 29, 2009 at 7:21 pm #

    It is stunning and even better will be a ‘one-off’

  17. Becky June 29, 2009 at 7:38 pm #

    Love the color combo and the fact that it was made with love from lots of people! too cool!

  18. Rebekah June 30, 2009 at 5:10 am #

    Beautiful! I love that first photo on the chair!

  19. Kate June 30, 2009 at 5:59 am #

    That really is beautiful. Love the color combinations, and how balanced it is. Great work, everybody!

  20. amandajean June 30, 2009 at 9:55 am #

    yay, yay, YAY!!! it’s gorgeous! i love that you made it nice and large. :)

  21. jo June 30, 2009 at 10:53 am #

    oh it is wonderful! Such amazing colours and shapes!

  22. Amy @ parkcitygirl June 30, 2009 at 1:13 pm #

    So amazing!! I love the size and all the individual blocks! Great work ladies :)

  23. Rebecca June 30, 2009 at 2:42 pm #

    I LOVE your quilt! Are you sure you don’t want to do a giveaway? ;)

  24. Gil July 1, 2009 at 1:25 am #

    What a beautiful and inspiring quilt! There’s a blog award for you over on my blog at

    All the best

  25. Chris Warnick July 1, 2009 at 4:35 pm #

    I LOVE IT!!!! It is so gorgeous and turned out fabulous. Cohesive but each square is still so very unique. you are so lucky to be the proud owner/creator. Well done you and everyone who contributed! Thanks for sharing too.

  26. brooke July 1, 2009 at 6:32 pm #

    ’tis SO great!!!! wow! you must be STOKED. :)

  27. Mary on Lake Pulaski July 2, 2009 at 6:34 pm #

    I can certainly understand why you love it!!! It’s gorgeous.

  28. becky July 2, 2009 at 6:46 pm #


  29. tracy July 8, 2009 at 11:16 am #

    wow, it is gorgeous. i love all the diverse blocks but how they mesh so well together. well done!

  30. Lisa July 16, 2009 at 3:53 pm #

    Seriously, insanely awesome! Jealous, but so honored to have been a part of this :)

  31. Muriël October 12, 2009 at 12:09 am #

    Your quilt is wonderful!
    I’m interested to know what kind of instructions you gave to the others in your group. I have just started a quilting bee and I am trying to figure out what I could tell my fellow members so I end up with blocks that go together, but are not all the same. Do you have time to tell me?

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