Destination: Quilt Along – Block 8

Here we are at the end of the second segment with block 8. Our designer this week is Laura from SLice of PI Quilting. Laura has outdone herself with this destination. This block has everything I love about lakes – blue water and gorgeous pine trees. By the way, this has to be my new favorite way to make pine trees!

Please head over to Laura’s blog to get her pattern. I can’t wait to see your version of her lake block!

Be sure to check out the other hosts for their versions (above) of our block and their hints for making it!

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


Segment 2 is done and we are over two-thirds of the way through the quilt along. That means next week is a skip and you need to have 4 finished blocks to participate in the drawing for the segment 2 prizes!

The prize for Segment 2 will be awarded on September 14th. Anyone who has completed all 4 blocks, substantially like the designers’ pattern, is eligible to win. You must post your picture on our linky page, our Facebook group, or Instagram with #DestinationQAL.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Prize Sponsors include many of our designers and many terrific quilting companies and magazines. Their links are below…be sure to check them out.

Island Batik Fabric
Make Modern
On Line Quilt Magazine

Quilter’s Dream Batting 

Good luck to all who are sewing this week. If you need anything, feel free to email the designers or ask questions in the Facebook group!

Coming Up on the Blog:

Block 9 – Destination QAL – 9/14
Block 10 – Destination QAL – 9/21
Tips and Tutorials on the 22nd – 9/22
Block 11 – Destination QAL – 9/28

Block 12 – Destination QAL – 10/5

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  1. Nancy Bekedam
    August 31, 2021 / 8:55 AM

    Wow, those trees are intense! Great way to make them that way–prairie points!!!

  2. Brenda @ Songbird Designs
    August 31, 2021 / 9:20 AM

    I really love those prairie point trees! How fun!!

  3. September 1, 2021 / 9:03 AM

    Another great block!

  4. September 3, 2021 / 7:50 AM

    I love that block and immediately went to Laura’s page and downloaded it. I just made one of Laura’s patterns – Exploding Heart – and I think she’s a genius. 🙂

  5. September 10, 2021 / 3:37 PM

    I love those trees. They are so cute.

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