Habitat Challenge quilt

The LAMQG had its November meeting last night. It was time for the reveal of our projects for the Habitat Challenge. You can see all of the projects here if you’d like.

We Skyped with Jay McCarroll and it was a a ball…He is a total crack up.

LAMQG Nov. meeting

Then he hung out with us as we all showed our projects. He was so great about giving individual feedback to everyone!

Here’s the quilt I made. It’s similar to the other one I recently made.

Habitat Challenge quilt

For the challenge we were allowed to add all the solids we wanted, but only use the Habitat line otherwise. I took these pictures after washing the quilt so it’s nice and crinkly!

Habitat Challenge quilt

I used more of the line on the back, along with my go to Kona Coal.

Habitat Challenge quilt

On to other things!  The winner of Quilting Arts’ Quilt Scene magazine is Janine – keep an eye out for an email from me!

And finally, Action Kivu gets 50% of the proceeds from sales of jewelry from Ember Arts through Dec. 7th. They have some really beautiful jewelry – maybe you wanna do some Christmas shopping AND do a good deed?

12 Responses to “Habitat Challenge quilt”

  1. Jill@NorthStarQuilting November 8, 2011 at 2:28 pm #

    It’s lovely and showcases the fabrics really well. I particularly like the texture given by the quilting.

  2. nicke November 8, 2011 at 3:46 pm #

    my gracious it is gorgeous! i would love to skype with jay. he was my fave ever on project runway!

  3. Lisa November 8, 2011 at 4:30 pm #

    Thanks for sharing the amazing challenge quilts. We (Bay Area Modern Quilt Guild) in SF Bay area just had our challenge reveal on Saturday!

  4. Rebecca November 8, 2011 at 10:18 pm #

    love your quilt! and so cool to skype with Jay McCarroll, he is awesome!!

  5. Noelle November 8, 2011 at 11:25 pm #

    Our challenge show/share is this Saturday – i can’t wait to see what everyone made.

  6. Holly November 9, 2011 at 12:10 am #

    That’s awesome that you Skyped with Jay during your Habitat Challenge reveal! We’re showing off our projects next week and I’m looking forward to seeing what everyone has done with their Habitat fabric.

    Does the LAMQG have a blog I can follow? I love seeing what you’re up to but I’m not a member of the Ning site.

  7. Susan November 9, 2011 at 1:22 pm #

    just wanted you to know that I think you are incredibly talented and you inspired me sooooo much!!!~

  8. Amanda November 9, 2011 at 2:21 pm #

    I must get my hands on some Kona Coal. I love the way you can use it projects. You are also inspiring me to use more solids! My projects are always busy! Time for a modern tune up I think. As always = thanks for the inspiration Miss Alissa!

  9. Maureen from Ventura November 9, 2011 at 10:04 pm #

    I love your quilt and the quilting is fantastic!!

  10. Arita November 10, 2011 at 9:08 pm #

    What a talented group of women you have in your group. I am looking forward to our reveal next week.

  11. Cynthia November 18, 2011 at 8:30 am #

    Oh wow your challenge quilt is just awesome! And I love how you quilted it. Our FVMQG is starting our Habitat Challenge next month, this has inspired me big time!

  12. Linzee December 6, 2011 at 9:00 pm #

    This green with the grey is amazing! And the stripey rows look three-dimensional, as though they’re interwoven. A fantastic quilt, Alissa!

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