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52 Blocks in 52 Weeks!

WELCOME to 52 Blocks in 52 Weeks!

How exciting that a nation of quilters is going to participate in a weekly Block Party!

How this works:

Starting January 15, 2019, each Tuesday morning a new set of instructions for a block will be posted here. There will also be a post on social media (Facebook and Instagram) reminding you to download your new set of instructions.

Instructions will only be on the website for 3 weeks and then they will be removed, so make sure you download each week.

There is a facebook group for those participating called 52 Blocks 52 Weeks if you want to join that and share your blocks and see what others are creating.


Each block is a 6 ½” unfinished (6” finished block).

The blocks themselves can be print, solids or a combination. It is a great stash buster or a fun time to use up some unique prints.

Each block will be written up using the same 3 colours to demonstrate. An example of fabric yardage for only these 3 colours is 1.5 yards for each.

If you’re going to post your block, and we encourage you to do so, please use the hashtag #52blocks52weeks. This is great for Instagram and twitter to allow quilters to search for other quilters doing the block challenge with us. Then we can see what everyone is creating!


You can arrange it anyway you want, but if looking for a finished size with no sashing or borders the quilt would be 36” x 54”.

For a quilt with a 2” sashing throughout and 2” border the size would be 46” x 70”. The  sashing and border fabric requiring 3 yards in total.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email at


Week 44 Block InstructionsWeek 44 Block Instructions – French
Week 43 Block InstructionsWeek 43 Block Instructions – French
Week 42 Block InstructionsWeek 42 Block Instructions – French
Week 41 Block InstructionsWeek 41 Block Instructions – French
Week 40 Block InstructionsWeek 40 Block Instructions – French