Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Tent for Two for November Quilt Block Mania

Get ready for summer next year with a camping-themed quilt made with blocks from Quilt Block Mania! And what's the most important item when camping? A tent, of course!

orange tent with two flaps open

As you see from this view of the tent, it's most likely a two-person tent. Therefore, I've named it a 'Tent for Two' - sounds romantic, doesn't it?

And just look at all the other creative blocks for the camping theme!

Collect all the blocks this month to get started making that quilt for next summer's camp season. And don't forget to thank all the designers!

Bug Jar Quilt Block by Carolina Moore
Tent for Two by QuiltFabrication
Forest Tree by Scrapdash
Canoe Lady by Sugar Sand Quilt Co.
Campfire Nights Block by Belle of Seams Sew Me
Gone Fishing by Paleofish Designs
Canoe Lake by Patti's Patchwork
Vintage Camper by Inquiring Quilter
Sleeping Bags by Appliques Quilts and More
Camp Sign at Patchwork Breeze
Blooming Meadow Quilt Block
S'mores by Quiltblox
Marshmallows by Inflorescence
Billy Tea by Duck Creek Mountain Quilting
Compass by Blue Bear Quilts
Scout Badge by BoBerry Design Co.
Looking for honey by Martha Jane Creations
Night Camper by Jessica of Blue Sky Modern Craft

My Tent for Two block was originally a runner-up tent design for my son's Gone Camping quilt, with a different one ultimately winning the design as it suits the tree setting better.

orange tent set in a forest of trees

So when the theme of camping came up for Quilt Block Mania, I jumped on signing up for a tent, happy that a previously designed block finally gets it's due!

Just like the tent in Gone Camping, Tent-for-Two is also paper pieced. I'm rating it for the intermediate quilter who has experience paper piecing. It's not hard to put together though experience helps to ease any frustration.

As far as fabric requirements, fat quarters or scraps will make one finished 12" block. And the colors? Completely up to you! Feel free to make a whole campground of them!

five tents in various colors

The Tent-for-Two block is now available in my Etsy Shop

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Happy Quilting!

This post updated 12-2022.

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  1. this is cute. thanks for sharing. I many fond memories of tents. I started camping when I was four. Every year we went to Yosemite Park. We slept outside in the back yard in a tent all the time. When I got married, my husband and I continued to camp out. When the kids came they joined us and we had some fantastic places we went. Then our son got into cub scouts and then boy scouts. My husband was scout master and they also did a lot of camping.

  2. I like this tent version too. Your color gradation is fabric.


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