a tufted tweets lattice quilt

I guess cleaning can sometimes unearth some fun things you’ve totally forgotten about! Back when I was working on a quilt for Laurie‘s new Tufted Tweets line, I made up several different types of blocks before Laurie and I agreed on the design which ended up being the Unfurnished quilt. These blocks were set aside and I came across them the other day during some organizing.

I had most of the pieces already cut, so it was quick work to put them together into this square little quilt! This design is a lattice design, which I paper pieced (mainly because I enjoy paper piecing… it certainly could be sewn without it). I had wanted to make something like this for quite a while, and you might remember that I ended up making two such lattice quilts out of Flea Market Fancy a few months ago (one finished, one still in the unfinished pile!). Anyway… I think this one’s pretty fun – I love how the Tufted Tweets prints look all mixed together (previously I’ve only used these prints in the separate colorways), and I love the gray background with that little bit of white.

The backing is already done, so hopefully this one won’t languish too long in the unfinished pile!

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26 Responses to a tufted tweets lattice quilt

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    Michele says:

    Love the Tufted Tweets with the gray. Way to make them pop. Fun quilt!

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    Suzanne says:

    Lovely quilt. Beautiful scenery.

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    Dolly says:

    That’s a fun way to highlight these prints, too !
    Looks good !
    I like it…now FILL UP those grey areas with lots of scrumptious quilting !

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    Dianne says:

    Love this one! I agree…the grey makes the colors pop!

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    jill says:

    the colors look great together, a really “clean”, fresh feel to it.

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    Fran says:

    Great work as always. Do you have a favourite batting?

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    mayka says:

    I love this. I’ve seen this fabric and I love what you did with it. Can’t wait to see it all finished.

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    Deborah says:

    Darling! I used some of this line yesterday–the blues and greens–as the class samples for our Intro to Quilting class. I had the same realization at the end as you: I wish I’d used all three colorways, because I totally love them!

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    Raven says:

    Such a great use of those fabrics!!! I love the design so much with these prints. Awesome Ashley!! 🙂

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    heather says:

    lOVE the white holding each print!! really make them pop out!! YUM!!

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    Patty says:

    I like this quilt it shows of the fabrics in a very simple but lovely way.

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    Paige says:

    Oh, I love this! Great job!

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    Martha says:

    I absolutely love this. Nice job!

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    Mary Margaret says:

    Those blocks combined with gray really highlights the fabric motifs!

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    Sarah C. says:

    Love it love it love it! Wouldn’t it make a great housewarming gift?

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    Andriana Lam says:

    This is so cute! I just love the way you used the linear pattern in those blocks- very creative.

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    Tami says:

    You are an amazing artist! The grey is perfect – gotta try it in one of mine!

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    Munaiba says:

    Looks lovely. Those fabrics really do justice to the lattice pattern.

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    Denise S says:

    Hello Ashley,

    I was wondering if you could help me with a quilting problem. I have made a quilt using 10×10 squares and I’m trying to quilt it in the same fashion as the first quilt pictured in your Charmed posting. I am doing diagonal lines across the quilt. I am using good thread and a basic sewing machine. The problem is that, once I have sewn a line, the slightest tug will break the stitch. I’ve tried adjusting the tension, but that didn’t help. Do you have any suggestions for this dilemma? Thank you so much.

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    Jeannette says:

    Love the combination of fabrics! Paper piecing I don’t understand on this block? I have only used it for hexagons, interesting.

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    Cristin says:

    Oh man I adore this quilt top! I have a stack of Tufted Tweets and this is a great way to show it off without using *too* much of it at a time 🙂 LOVE it – and may have to make a similar style for my sister & BIL for Christmas! You’re brilliant!

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    Gina says:

    Can you tell me the size of the finished block, I’d like to make the same size block. Thanks!

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