Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Camden road Quilt Along!

How about Quilt Along to start the new year?  Cheryl from Meadow Mist Designs  has a new pattern and I was immediately excited to make the Camden Road. It was my last quilt of 2019 and you can read all about it here.

We decided to join forces and host a Quilt Along to start the year! It's such a fun block based quilt and perfect for a bundle of fat quarters or stash fabrics that you have on hand.

The Camden Road Quilt Along will run from January 28th - March 24th, 2020.  The pattern contains instructions for baby, lap, and twin sizes and you can make any size you would like during the QAL.

Post on social media with #CamdenRoadQAL to share your progress with the other quilters.

How many blocks you should aim to complete each week depends on the quilt size you are making. We will have 5 weeks of block making, followed by 3 weeks to catch up on blocks and sew the quilt top together.

You do not have to follow the number of blocks per week, if you prefer you could make all of the flying geese one week, the corner units another week, etc.  The only link-up for prizes will be at the end of the quilt along with the quilt top and/or finished quilt 

Baby size - 9 blocks - aim for 2 blocks/week
Lap size - 20 blocks - aim for 4 blocks/week
Twin size - 30 blocks - aim for 6 blocks/week


The Camden Road pattern is available in the Meadow Mist Designs pattern shop for 25% through January 28th using the code CAMDENROAD.  The code will only work on the Camden Road pattern and only in the shop (not on Etsy).

QAL Schedule

You can find all of the quilt along related posts on the Camden Road QAL page.

Tuesday January 7th (today) - QAL Announcement and Fabric Requirements
January 14th or 21st - Prizes Announced
Tuesday January 28th - Official QAL kick-off
Tuesday February 4th - Weekly in-progress post
Tuesday February 11th - Weekly in-progress post
Tuesday February 18th - Weekly in-progress post
Tuesday February 25th - Weekly in-progress post
Tuesday March 3rd - Weekly in-progress post
Tuesday March 24th - Parade and Prizes


We will have a bunch of great prizes announced within the next week to win if you link up with the parade with a quilt top or finished quilt for the March 24th reveal.

Fabric Requirements


Bear Creek Quilting Company and Needle & Foot Fine Fabrics have come up with some wonderful quilt kits options.

The Bear Creek Quilting Company has put together two quilt kits:

Rosewood Kit (this kit will make up to the twin size)

Amethyst Garden Kit (this kit will make up to the twin size)

Quilt Kit 1 - baby & lap sizes

Quilt Kit 2 - baby & lap sizes

Quilt Kit 3 - baby & lap sizes

I hope you decide to join in!!  If you have any questions, you can leave them in the comment section below or e-mail Cheryl at MMDmysteryquilts@gmail.com


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