2020 QAL by the Sea: Block 10

Welcome to Block 10 of the QAL by the Sea! This week’s designer is Sandy of Sandy Star Designs. I like the way her mind works!

Isn’t this the just where you want to be. On the beach, looking at the sunset in some tropical destination. My mind is there – is yours? Go to here blog to get the pattern here.

Remember to check out the full-time hosts for their spin on Sandy’s block.

Full Time Hosts:
Abbie @ Sparkle On!
Becca @ Pretty Piney
Jennifer @ The Inquiring Quilter
Karen @ Tu-Na Quilts
Laura @ Slice of Pi Quilts
Sandy @ Sandy Star Designs
Sherry @ Powered by Quilting

Eligibility for Prizes for all Participants
Segment Prizes:
Participants can enter the prize drawing by sharing a single photo
with all 4 completed blocks
and one of these tags #QALBytheSeaUS or #QALBytheSeaAbroad on Facebook,
or the host’s blog linky party
at the end of each segment by 7:50 AM EDT on 11/10.

A Fat Quarter bundle of Kismet by Tamarinis for Island Batik 
A 60″ x 60″ batting of Quilter’s Dream Angel. 
A heavenly Batting made with 100% flame retardant fabric.

A one year Premium e-subscription to the Online Quilt Magazine 
Becca Fenstermaker’s Madras About You quilt pattern.
Kathleen McCormick’s Blooming Desert quilt pattern.

BONUS: Participants can sign up for the free version of the Online Quilt Magazine! So, check it out.

Calendar of Events

Segment 3: October 13 to November 3
Segment Host:

October 13th – Block 9: Karen @ Tu-Na Quilts, Travels, and Eats
October 20th – Block 10: Sandy @ SandyStar Designs
October 27th – Block 11: Abbie @ Sparkle On!
November 3 – Block 12: Karen @ Tu-Na Quilts, Travels, and Eats
and Segment Wrap Up & Quilt Settings

November 10 – Segment 3 Prize Winner Announced!
December 1 – Grand Prize Winner Announced!

Coming Up on the Blog:
#TTot22 – 10/22
TGIFF – 10/23
QAL by the Sea Block 11 – 10/17
From the Heart Blog Hop – 10/28 
QAL by the Sea Block 12 – 11/3

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  1. October 20, 2020 / 8:06 AM

    Clearly the group is rocking the design of these blocks! So fun!

  2. October 20, 2020 / 12:14 PM

    Hi Kathleen! Oh, this is a fun block. It definitely looks like a place we would all enjoy right about now. Especially since it’s cloudy and gray here along with being chilly. ~smile~ Roseanne

  3. October 20, 2020 / 4:06 PM

    I do I do I do. I feel like Eliza from Hamilton. Yes, I’d love to be on the beach. Hope you will be there sipping a tall drink 🙂

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