2020 QAL by the Sea: Block 12

Welcome to Block 12 of the QAL by the Sea! It is crazy that we are already here, at the final block for the QAL. In no time, I will be sending out the prize for the 3rd segment – I can wait.

Karen has designed a lovely block Quilted Cliffs Lighthouse. It is all the things I love about lighthouses – water, sandy/stoney land, waves, clouds and the lighthouse. Of course, Karen loves her RicRac and it is present in this block, too.

You can download your block here.

Remember to check out the full-time hosts for their spin on Karen’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

Segment 3 Wrap up
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

Tomorrow I will post a link with all the Final Wrap ups and the Grand Prize information!

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:
QAL by the Sea Block 12 – 11/3
2020 Monthly Color Block 11/10
Tips and Tutorials – 11/22
2020 Monthly Color Block – December 1
Virtual Cookies Exchange & Christmas Blog Hop – Dec 1-4
Surprise Hop – Dec 6
TGIFF – December 18
TTot@@ – 12/22

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  1. November 3, 2020 / 1:36 PM

    Hi Kathleen! I knew this was designed by Karen right away, as soon as I saw the RicRac. I think of it as her signature! I love the lighthouse. ~smile~ Roseanne

  2. November 3, 2020 / 5:23 PM

    What a fun design and fun QAL

  3. Joanne Carey
    November 4, 2020 / 12:00 AM

    So glad to see this wonderful lighthouse, great finale for By The Sea theme!
    I love lighthouses too, thanks sew much for this great Sew Along!

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