So many solids.

Finished up the top for the quilt I’m making my mother. All fabrics that she gave me to use.  Usually I work with many more patterns, but it’s great to sometimes have to work outside of your norm.  I’m happy with it!

Mostly Solids

Using solids makes me think about shape and color so much more. Really fun for me. Can’t wait to see this one come together in the next steps.

Mostly Solids

17 Responses to “So many solids.”

  1. Nichole February 23, 2009 at 9:33 am #

    Wow, I really like it! Its very nice.

  2. kerri February 23, 2009 at 9:43 am #

    never thought a quilt made from solids could look so great!!

    hey, i’m having a giveaway of a japanese charm pack if you want to hop on over and enter!! :)

  3. Carrie February 23, 2009 at 9:50 am #

    This really does show off the different shapes!

  4. LIfe a Colorful Life February 23, 2009 at 9:55 am #

    I really like it. A lot. All the colors just pop against the white, which I’m finding myself drawn to more and more.

  5. anina February 23, 2009 at 9:59 am #

    Very nice! I’m really loving solids right now as well.

  6. kvinta February 23, 2009 at 10:01 am #

    That is really bold and really nice!

  7. Ashley February 23, 2009 at 10:09 am #

    I really love it, and I’m sure your mom will as well. The solids really are great – such a nice clean & modern look!

  8. Amy @ parkcitygirl February 23, 2009 at 10:28 am #

    looks really nice :)

  9. Amy (badskirt) February 23, 2009 at 10:50 am #

    Oh! I like the color pairings. It reminds me of Josef Albers paintings!

  10. andi February 23, 2009 at 3:22 pm #

    This one is just stunning.
    Do you ever sleep?
    Andi :-)

  11. Viv February 23, 2009 at 5:12 pm #

    That’s really beautiful. It’s can be surprising what can happen when you have fabric to work with that’s not your choice.

    It reminds me of a stained glass window, or one of those Japanese doors made of paper :-)

  12. Jackie February 24, 2009 at 6:46 am #

    Love the contrast of the white and dark colors. Great quilt top!

  13. amandajean February 24, 2009 at 9:04 am #

    oh, alissa!!! i love what you did with the solids. i’m also anxious to see how it comes together in the next steps.

  14. Mal* February 24, 2009 at 11:11 am #

    This is really inspiring! The colors are gorgeous and you’re right, it makes us focus on different things when it’s simplified. Thank you so much for sharing.

  15. Kate February 25, 2009 at 6:42 am #

    It’s beautiful! I love the little bits of pattern here and there, it’s a good balance to the solids. Looking forward to seeing it quilted!

  16. Kate February 25, 2009 at 7:47 am #

    This is gorgeous! I, too, love using solids. Just a hint of print thrown in for contrast! Wow.

  17. Elizabeth February 26, 2009 at 8:59 am #

    I like these colors together and with the white!

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