Destination: Quilt Along – Block 4

Here we are at the end of Segment 1, and block #4 is up. Building on the success of last years block, Jennifer of The Inquiring Quilter designed “Turtle Beach Block”.

Patterns are available on the designers blog. As in prior years, the posts go live on our blogs and our Facebook Group at 8 AM, EDT. You can see Jennifers’s block here and read all her good information about making this delightful block.

I love seeing turtles in the wild. We used to go to Stone Harbor NJ and would watch for turtles crossing the street. It was a common thing to see cars put their flashers on, stop and carry the turtle to the other side. I know you will enjoy making this block.

Above are some of the blocks some of the hosts made for this week. Do be sure to check out their blogs for hints.

Abby @ Sparkle On
Jennifer @ Inquiring Quilter
Karen @ Tu-Na Quilts, Travels, and Eats
Laura @ Slice of PI Quilts
Sherry @ Powered by Quilting

There are also some separate wrap up posts:
Abbie @ Sparkle On
Karen @ Tu-Na QUilts, travels and Eats
Laura @ Slice of PI Quilts


We are done with Segment 1! And, that means there will be time to show off your blocks in a picture of all 4 blocks to be eligible. Pictures are due August 10! Below the calendar is a few more instructions.

Anyone who has completed all 4 blocks, substantially like the designers pattern, are eligible to win. You must post 1 picture on our linky page, Facebook or instagram (see links below).

There are 3 places to post your composite picture of your 4 blocks:

Add a picture to our Facebook Page:

Or tag us on Instagram with #DestinationQAL!

Or enter on the Linky Party below!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Coming Up on the Blog:

Block 5 – Destination QAL (My block!!) – 8/10
Block 6 – Destination QAL – 8/17
Tips and Tutorials on the 22 – 8/22
Block 7 – Destination QAL – 8/24
Block 8 – destination QAL – 8/31

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  1. July 27, 2021 / 9:40 AM

    Cute block! Now I want to go to NJ just to watch for the turtles 🙂 I haven’t joined in on the blocks, but sure have been tempted. Really fun to see each one!

  2. July 28, 2021 / 8:29 AM

    Awwww turtles! It’s heartwarming when people stop for critters crossing the road. Those linked up blocks are so cute.

  3. July 29, 2021 / 1:24 PM

    The blocks are marching or should I say swimming along! I, too, love seeing turtles in the wild, and we have lots around here, which is just so cool. We even have some road signs/alerts along some of the roads close to Lake Erie and some of the feeder ponds/creeks, ‘Turtle Crossing’. 🙂

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