Saturday, December 14, 2019

Camden Road

Camden Road is a new pattern by Cheryl at Meadow Mist Designs. I got an early look at the pattern and I knew immediately that it was the perfect quilt for a stack of fabric that had been sitting on my shelf waiting to be sewn up!


I started with this great print from one of my favorite fabric designers, Leah Duncan. It was easy to pull colors from the print and I found blacks, greens, yellows and coral-y oranges in my stash to compliment the print. I used Kona Ash and Snow for the backgrounds.


This is a block based quilt, so it was simply a matter of finding great fabric combos and stitching up the blocks.


For the quilting, I sewed straight lines vertically and horizontally through the center of the blocks. I framed the gray "pluses" with some ruler quilting and free motion quilted within the frames.



I splurged on a backing and used this great Leah Duncan print from the same line.


It's really a pretty Fall quilt - so I guess I'll have to wait until next Fall to appreciate it!


And some fun news! Cheryl and I will be hosting a Quilt Along for Camden Road starting in January. It would be  a fun quilt to start off your year of sewing and I can envision it in so many color combinations. Stay tuned for more details and see Cheryl's version here!

8 comments:

  1. What a great inspiration print to start with and the backing coordinates perfectly, too. It will be fun to see all the different versions made in the quilt along!

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  2. Mhh, that would be another QAL that sounds great... And I have already pinned the pattern... but we will see what my schedule says. But if I can't manage I will look forward to all the quilts :) Love your version and a great quilting concept! xo Melanie

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  3. Beautiful Cynthia. I love how you used the gorgeous dark Leah Duncan fabric. Really makes a lovely arrangement

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  4. I love your version and look forward to hosting the QAL with you!

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  5. So, so pretty! I love both the starter fabric and that backing. Big and bold, and really great colors, too. Congrats on a super finish :)

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  6. A beautiful quilt and I love your fabric choices.

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  7. I love the quilting you did in the negative space!

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Thanks so much for taking time to comment!