Destination: Quilt Along - Block 9

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

The Destination: Quilt Along continues this week with Block 9!

Road trip quilt block with car and billboard

This week's block is taking us on a road trip! Get the pattern from Karen at Tu-Na Quilts HERE!

Destination: Quilt Along

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I started this block with choosing the fabrics. Every color has already been used in one of the previous blocks, so that will really help bring the quilt together in the end.

Solid fabrics

Karen's pattern helps you keep all the pieces organized with labels you can print for each piece. Or you might like to use lettered pins!

Road trip quilt block with car and billboard

I even got to use my sewing machine laser for this one! (You can read more about the laser on THIS POST!)

Sewing machine laser

My favorite part of this block is the billboard! There are so many fun things you could do for it! I decided to make a mini version of Block 8 (without the trees) to show that I'm on my way to the lake!

Road trip quilt block with car and billboard

I used 50wt Aurifil #2024 White to sew the block together, which only shows up when you look behind the seams.

Road trip quilt block with car and billboard

This was a fun block to sew!

Road trip quilt block with car and billboard

And I love how all nine of my blocks look together!

Destination: Quilt Along blocks 1-9

Want to quilt along?? Get the pattern for Block 9 HERE! (All the blocks patterns are FREE during the QAL!)

The QAL is divided into three segments. Complete all four blocks from Segment 3 (only blocks 9-12) by 7:59am ET on October 19 to be entered to win prizes! Be sure to share a picture of your finished blocks in the Facebook group! If you're posting on Instagram or Facebook, you can use the #destinationQAL when you post a photo!

Segment 1
July 6 - Block 1 - Sandy at Sandy Star Designs
July 13 - Block 2 - April at JANDA Bend Quilts
July 20 - Block 3 - Abbie at Sparkle On!
July 27 - Block 4 - Jennifer at Inquiring Quilter
August 10 - Segment 1 prize winner announced

Segment 2
August 10 - Block 5 - Kathleen at Kathleen McMusing
August 17 - Block 6 - Jennifer at Inquiring Quilter
August 31 - Block 8 - Laura at Slice of Pi Quilts <---That's me!
September 14 - Segment 2 prize winner announced

Segment 3 
September 14 - Block 9 - Karen at Tu-Na Quilts
September 21 - Block 10 - Becca at Pretty Piney Quilts
September 28 - Block 11 - Sherry at Powered by Quilting
October 5 - Block 12 - Bobbie at Snowy Days Quilting
October 19 - Segment 3 prize winner announced

November 16 - Grand prize winner announced!

Segment 3 prizes for Destination: Quilt Along

The Segment 3 prize is a six month subscription to Make Modern Magazine, a free pattern from Becca at Pretty Piney, and a $10 shop credit from Sherry at Powered by Quilting!

Destination: Quilt Along blocks 1-9

Be sure to check out all the different versions of Block 9 made by the QAL hosts!

Join the fun! Let's quilt along!


  1. Stunning block. I like the way your nine blocks look together.The white line in the road looks so perfect!!!

  2. I love the billboard, too! Very cute. I think your blocks create a really calm, relaxing feeling, just what you want to have on a trip to a special place.

  3. Love the billboard! The blocks look so great together.

  4. Greetings - just saw your ad for laser lights - am looking for one to use with a Qnique 19 for pantographs - will one of these lasers work well with pantograph quilting?


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