2020 QAL by the Sea: Block 6

Welcome to Block 6 of the QAL by the Sea! I can’t believe we are halfway there; my block will be available in 2 short weeks but for now, we have a gorgeous block from Bobbi of Snowy Days Quilting!

The night sky is gorgeous in Maine, where I have spent most of the summer. I love going out and seeing the deep layers of stars in the sky. The big dipper is often over my neighbor’s house! Anyway, this starry block is a little wonky, allowing for your own expression or lack of precision, whichever you call it.

You can find instructions for her block here: Snowy Days Quilting

Remember, please visit 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 @ Sandy Star Designs
Sherry @ Powered by Quilting

Calendar of Events

Segment 2: September 8 to September 29

September 8 – Block 5: Sandra @ Sandra Healy Designs
September 15 – Block 6: Bobbi @ Snowy Days Quilting
September 22 – Block 7: Laura @ Slice of PI Quilts
September 29 – Block 8: Kathleen @ Kathleen McMusing
and Segment 2 Wrap Up
October 13 – Segment 2 Prize Winner Announcement

Eligibility for Prizes for all Participants
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.

A six month subscription to Make Modern.
A PDF pattern of your choice up to $10.00 from these designers:
Laura of Slice of Pi
Sandra of Sandra Healy Designs
A Fat Quarter fabric bundle fromIsland Batik
Quilters Dream Poly Batting, Black 60” x 60”

Coming Up on the Blog:
Garden Party Hop Hop – 9/17
QAL by the Sea #7 – 9/22 
Hello Fall Blog Hop – 9/21
QAL by the Sea #8 – 9/29

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  1. September 15, 2020 / 8:17 AM

    Each block gets cuter, I think! This will be a fun quilt when all the blocks come together!

  2. Nancy Bekedam
    September 15, 2020 / 10:06 AM

    What a fun star block!!!

  3. September 15, 2020 / 12:14 PM

    Hi Kathleen! What a fun block. I can’t wait to see your block in just a few short days – it seems like block five was just released. ~smile~ Roseanne

  4. September 15, 2020 / 4:08 PM

    what a beautiful block — I just love Wonky Stars!

  5. Gretchen Romanelli
    September 17, 2020 / 10:14 AM

    I loved the star block. It reminds me of the mountain retreat sky on a dark summer night. Your directions and tips were well done.

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