Guess what’s exciting?

This is!

Oh hey!

One of my quilts on the cover of a magazine! Eeek! Needless to say, I’m thrilled.

Quilters Home contacted Latifah and me a while ago about the MQG because they were writing an article on the modern quilting movement.

QH article

QH article

The article is great – you should grab an issue if you can… and meanwhile, I bought a umm… few copies. Who wants one? Drop me a comment and I’ll send one of you a copy! I’ll pick a winner on Monday.

It’s giveaway central over here on the ol’ blog ( in June I’ll be back to blogging about sewing!! My job will be over AND the book will be turned in) so check back here Tuesday as I’m part of the Handmade Beginnings – Anna Marie Horner’s new book – blog tour.

109 Responses to “Guess what’s exciting?”

  1. Megan May 22, 2010 at 10:16 am #

    That is soooo exciting! And nice to see a main stream mag picking up on the modern quilting! Congratulations!

  2. Jenny May 22, 2010 at 10:16 am #

    Wonderful news and wonderful quilt ON THE COVER! I would love a copy.

  3. jeanettesquiltin May 22, 2010 at 10:22 am #

    CONGRATS!!! How cool is that! I’ll be showing it around and saying, I watch the blog of the maker of the quilt on the cover. (whether I win or not) LOL!!

  4. Linda May 22, 2010 at 10:26 am #

    Congratulations on becoming a covergirl! Very cool! I would love a copy!

  5. Asiyah May 22, 2010 at 10:34 am #

    The magazine looks like a fun read. I’ve never purchased one before. Thanks for the giveaway!

  6. DianeY May 22, 2010 at 10:36 am #

    How exciting for you! Thanks for sharing

  7. Leta May 22, 2010 at 10:45 am #

    How exciting for you! Love the quilt!

  8. Molly May 22, 2010 at 10:50 am #

    I want one! If I don’t win I’m definitely buying one. One of my blogger peeps in on the cover! I’m very excited for you …. congrats!

  9. Amy May 22, 2010 at 10:50 am #

    Super cool! Congrats!

  10. Audrie May 22, 2010 at 10:51 am #

    Congratulations!!! And on the cover too! So very, very awesome :)

  11. SarahYerSister May 22, 2010 at 11:01 am #

    I WANT ONE!! I WANT ONE!! Save it for me and please bring it to France when you come this summer. (Seeing as you’re famous and all I assume you’ll be able to jet it over to see us.)

  12. wintu nancy May 22, 2010 at 11:09 am #

    What an honor for you. Thanks for sharing your modern quilting ideas with us and inspiring us to get out of our ‘boxes’. Thanks also for a chance to win a copy of the magazine.

  13. Rene May 22, 2010 at 11:11 am #

    How exciting! Congrats on the cover!!!
    I would love to get my hands on one of these mags :)

  14. Andrea May 22, 2010 at 11:26 am #

    Congratulations on the cover, that soooo rocks!! I have recently caught the “modern” quilting bug, but alas, my stash is still pretty old school (sigh) I guess that just means that there is more retail therapy in my future!!

  15. Felicity May 22, 2010 at 11:28 am #

    Congratulations, cover girl! I’d love a copy of the mag!

  16. Ashley May 22, 2010 at 11:30 am #

    Wow Alissa – a huge congrats to you! That’s thrilling, and I couldn’t be happier for you!!

  17. Allison May 22, 2010 at 11:36 am #

    YAY!!!! I love that quilt…its looks so good as a cover girl. :)

  18. Amy May 22, 2010 at 11:41 am #

    I’d love to flip through a copy! Congratulations. It must be very exciting!

  19. Leigh May 22, 2010 at 11:59 am #

    Congratulations! So great that your beautiful work is displayed on a magazine cover.

  20. Holly May 22, 2010 at 12:19 pm #

    Congratulations! I love seeing modern quilting featured in a quilting magazine! Your quilt looks great on the front, must be thrilling to have your own work on the cover!

  21. Madeleine May 22, 2010 at 12:24 pm #

    Wow! Congratulations! I’d love to have a copy!!

  22. cheryl May 22, 2010 at 12:25 pm #

    WOW, congrats!! Your quilts are so gorgeous, they should be showcased everywhere! YAY!

  23. Jessy May 22, 2010 at 12:50 pm #

    Congrats! That is so great that you`ve been featured in such a good magazine. I would love to have a copy!

  24. Sherri May 22, 2010 at 12:58 pm #

    Congrats…I would be framing that magazine if I were you…and every page of the article…in a collage! Great quilt…and can’t wait to read that article!

  25. darlene May 22, 2010 at 1:06 pm #

    CONGRATULATION! lovely quilt … would love a copy of the mag to read the article …. thanks …

  26. nettie peterson May 22, 2010 at 1:10 pm #

    count me in!

  27. wishes, true and kind May 22, 2010 at 1:16 pm #

    Congratulations! How cool is that!?!? A must have issue for sure!

  28. amy smart May 22, 2010 at 1:18 pm #

    I got my issue in the mail yesterday and instantly knew it was one of your quilts on the cover. (I love your quilts.) Congratulations, cover girl!

  29. Kate May 22, 2010 at 1:24 pm #

    Congrats. That IS exciting!!!

  30. Jacque. May 22, 2010 at 1:24 pm #

    Congratulations! You ROCK!

  31. traceyjay May 22, 2010 at 1:27 pm #

    I would LOVE one.

    Great issue!

  32. Sara Wilson May 22, 2010 at 1:31 pm #

    Oh LOVE that quilt on the cover! Congrats!

  33. Bre Ann May 22, 2010 at 1:49 pm #

    Yes please! I want one!

  34. Pamela S May 22, 2010 at 2:01 pm #

    Count me in – I’d love to have an issue!!

  35. julie May 22, 2010 at 2:03 pm #

    Good for you!!! It is a great quilt!

  36. Debbie - Esch House Quilts May 22, 2010 at 2:32 pm #

    Congratulations! It is pretty exciting to see modern quilting in a magazine!

  37. Alisa May 22, 2010 at 2:34 pm #

    Congratulations! The quilt looks beautiful. I’d love a copy of the magazine!

  38. Janna May 22, 2010 at 2:35 pm #

    Yeah! Count me in, would love a copy! CONGRATS on being on the cover. How exciting!!

  39. Betty May 22, 2010 at 2:41 pm #

    Beautiful quilt!

  40. Carolyn May 22, 2010 at 2:43 pm #

    Congratulations on making the cover! How wonderful and inspiring!

  41. sy May 22, 2010 at 2:46 pm #

    congratulations! the quilt is beautiful :D

  42. Diane May 22, 2010 at 2:54 pm #

    Congratulations!!! How exciting for you. I wish you much success.

  43. Cara May 22, 2010 at 2:55 pm #

    That IS exciting. QH is the only quilting magazine I routinely buy. Its a fun read, and I always learn something.

  44. Evelyn May 22, 2010 at 2:58 pm #

    Congratulations!! I’d love a copy of the mag – it’s one I really love, but don’t have a subscription to. I need to underline it on next year’s wish list!

  45. Amber May 22, 2010 at 3:28 pm #

    I would love a copy :-) Congrats – that’s so exciting!!

  46. Ingrid May 22, 2010 at 3:34 pm #

    Congratulations! As a long time reader I’m not at all surprised to see one of your quilts on the cover of the magazine! I get lots of modern inspiration from your blog!

  47. Sandra May 22, 2010 at 3:52 pm #

    How exciting to find oneself on the cover of a magazine!! I would be thrilled to get a copie of it but unfortunately cant find the ” Quilter`s Home ” here in Switzerland.

  48. sue brown May 22, 2010 at 3:52 pm #

    oh yes please, I would love a copy.

  49. anne May 22, 2010 at 4:01 pm #

    Congratulations on being published, enjoy. Would love a copy over in Australia as we do not seem to get quilty goodness like you gals. Congrats once more, keep up the great work. Cheers

  50. Katie B May 22, 2010 at 4:03 pm #

    That’s awesome! I’d love to check out this issue.

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