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Block Three: Surf's Up!
Everyone loves Vacation Time!  Pat Sloan is giving us a guided tour to some inspired blocks this year based on this wonderful theme, and the third block is Surf's Up! So kick off your shoes and head out to the beach... we invite you to join us on a stroll through this post and take a look at the great block design, Pat's inspiration for it, and her video description for this month. But first, feel free to download the pattern and if you missed it, the materials list:

Download Vacation Time BOM Materials List and This Month's Block Pattern!

Click Here to download the PDF of Pat's materials list for the BOM.  NOTE:  If the document doesn't display properly for you, there may be a problem with your browser's PDF viewer.  From the viewer window, there is a download button that will let you save the PDF to your computer, where you will be able to view and print it just fine.

Click Here to download the PDF of the pattern for Block Three: Surf's Up! 

Pat Sloan on Block Three
From 'At the Boardwalk' to 'Toes in the Sand' you can see a trend here, my childhood summer vacations are calling! Block 3 of my Free Mystery Vacation Time is called 'Surf's Up!'

Part of an ocean walk is watching the surf come in and come out. It's so amazing to think about the power of the ocean... from huge crashing waves to little tiny ripples that barely hit the shore. I'm not a surfer but I am fascinated by what it takes to ride those waves!

Scroll down to watch my video about the block!

Inspiration from the Relaxing Sound of the Surf

One of my greatest ways to relax is to walk the beach, listen to the surf, and take in the seaside. When I want to disconnect, the beach is where I want to go. We have found a new hotel in Florida where the balcony faces the beach. It is fantastic to wake up in the morning and have a coffee out there.

I'd love to know what you find relaxing, leave me a comment!

Like the prior blocks, you will see directions for TWO ways to make the block.
Option 1- Flying Geese method.
Or Option 2- Half Square Triangle method.

Block 3 is the same colors for both my Aqua and my Navy quilt.

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Pat's Video for Block Three: Surf's Up!

More from Pat on Block Three

I'm using my 'One for you One for Me' fabric from Moda.  Find a list of shops that have my fabric by clicking here.

Visit my blog post for the latest and see all three blocks together!
Also, visit my post about Block 3 where I give you a little insider look by clicking here.

Many of you have joined me at my quilt group on Facebook called Quilt with Pat Sloan. We are sharing our Globetrotting blocks and MUCH MORE! Everyone has been showing the quilts they are working on, asking for help and advice, and having more fun than you can have at any spot on Facebook.. so join me by clicking the link above.

We have a Flickr page for sharing photos. Click the link below to go to the group page and become a group member for free, then you will be able to upload pictures of your own materials selections and the blocks that you create throughout the BOM.
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