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Quilt-along Calendar

Quilt-along Calendar

Written by: 
Carrie Nelson

FOMO.  The Fear of Missing Out.  It’s a powerful motivator, especially when the activity involved is creative, inspirational and fun.

As quilters, participating in a quilt-along can provide us with camaraderie, an opportunity to learn new techniques and tips, and the focus to get something made.

While there will be other adventures added along the way, this is what we've already got on our calendar for the next twelve months.

CT A Blooming Bunch Collection

November 2020 – A Blooming Bunch Flower Girl

  • Starting date - Monday, November 30.  (Intro - Friday, November 20.)
  • Duration – 2 weeks.
  • Collection – A Blooming Bunch by Maureen McCormick
  • Pattern – Flower Girl by Camille Roskelley for Thimble Blossoms.  (TB151)

CT Flower Girl by ThimbleBlossoms

December 2020 – Log Cabin QAL

  • Starting date – Thursday, December 31.
  • Duration – 4 days / New Year’s Weekend.
  • Collection – Anything goes.
  • Pattern – No specific pattern.  Patterns, books and tool options will be suggested in the weeks leading up to the start.  And we'll have a tutorial or two.

CT American Quilter SAL

January/February 2021 – Primitive Gatherings American Quilter SAL

CT Jardin de Fleur Swoon Sixteen QAL

March 2021 – Jardin de Fleur Swoon Sixteen

  • Starting date – early March.
  • Duration – 7 weeks.
  • Collection – Jardin de Fleur by French General.
  • Pattern – Swoon Sixteen by Camille Roskelley for Thimble Blossoms. (TB188)

CT My Favorite Color is Moda QAL

January through December 2021 – My Favorite Color is Moda

  • Starting date – Monday, January 4, 2021
  • Duration – 12 months.
  • Collection – My Favorite Color is Moda Bella Palettes.
  • Pattern – My Favorite Color is Moda Sampler Pattern Booklet

There will be more information coming along the way as a few of the dates might change a tiny bit depending on when the collections will be in shops.  And we're sure we'll be adding to this in the coming months because we do love a quilt-along.  (It's our best reason for sewing at work!) 

Let us know if you have any ideas, especially if there is something you'd like us to add to our list.  We are planning to have a mix of short- and long-term QALs, some that are collection and/or pattern specific, and a few that are simply about having fun.

Because who wants to miss out on that?

Stay well and have a terrific weekend.

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