2020 QAL by the Sea: Block 1

Becca is our designer for this block and its a great one to set the mood for our QAL by the Sea. Without further ado, here is Becca’s block. I collected seashells for many years and love this block.

You can find instructions for her block here: Becca@Pretty Piney Quilts
Check out the hosts, too, as they will have tips and tricks for you to help you be successful with the block. Our hosts are listed below.

Full Time Hosts:
Abbie @ Sparkle On!
Becca @ Pretty Piney
Jennifer @ Inquiring Quilter
Karen @ Tu-Na Quilts, Travels, and Eats
Laura @ Slice of PI Quilts
Sandy @ SandyStar Designs
Sherry @ Powered by Quilting

Segment 1: August 4 August 25
August 4 – Block 1: Becca @ Pretty Piney Quilts
August 11 – Block 2: Jennifer @ Inquiring Quilter
August 18 – Block 3: April @ Janda Bend Quilts
August 15 – Block 4: Sherry @ Powered by Quilting
Segment 1 Wrap Up
Sparkle On
Pretty Piney
Inquiring Quilter
Tu-na Quilts
Slice of PI Quilts
Sandy Star Designs
Powered By Quilting

September 8
Segment 1 Prize Winner Announced!
HERE IS THE LINK FOR THE PARTY
Please indicate residency when linking!

And, yes, we have prizes. Complete the 4 blocks in segment 1, post a picture during the 2 weeks between blocks. September 8th will be the day the prize is awarded, so all entries must be posted by 7:59am on September 8th.

Eligibility for Prize Entry for all Participants
Segments: Participants can enter the prize drawing by sharing a single photo with all the completed segment blocks on Facebook, instagram, or the hosts blog linky party at the end of each segment. #qalbythesea
Grand Prize:  Share one photo showing all 12 of your completed blocks, as above.  
You must be 18 years old to enter.

SEGMENT 1 PRIZES
US Winner
1. Dream Green 60″ x 60″ batting from Quilter’s Dream. An earth friendly polyester batting made from 100% recycled plastic bottles!
https://www.quiltersdreambatting.com/products/dream-green/ 
2. A Fat Quarter fabric bundle of Island Batik “Kismet.”
This line by Tammy Silver of Tamarinis has a bohemian vibe with vibrant colors! https://islandbatik.com/
International Winner
1. A magazine for quilters, by quilters, filled with beautiful patterns and articles to inspire quilters like us to make more modern quilts!
https://www.makemodern.com.au/
2. A PDF pattern of your choice from these Designers! Pretty Piney, Inquiring Quilter Powered by Quilting (a $10.00 shop credit).  

So, come back next week to solve the mystery, what is block 2?

Coming Up on the Blog:
Pattern Release (TBD)
Tips and Tutorials (8/22)

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1 Comment

  1. August 4, 2020 / 7:37 pm

    That is a wonderful block! I too have collected seashells for EVER and loved the sea and lakes. Great theme for a QAL!

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