Baskets and Blooms Week 1

It’s time for week 1 of our newest quilt block challenge: Baskets and Blooms! This challenge features a quilt designed by Toby Lischko of Gateway Quilts and Stuff. This week we will be making three blocks!

Looking for the fabric requirements? Find them here!

This is a 7-week project with 18 blocks, three a week, and a week for the finishing instructions. Although it is designed with no border, there are fabric requirements and instructions if you want to include a border.

The finished quilt size is 51” x 68” without a border and 67” x 84” with an optional border.

Find the general piecing instructions, and blocks 1, 2, and 3, available for download below! And make sure to share your progress in the Quilt Block Challenge Facebook Group – we can’t wait to see everyone’s work!

Find the other challenge materials here:

Fabric Requirements

Baskets and Blooms Week 1

Baskets and Blooms Week 2

Baskets and Blooms Week 3

Baskets and Blooms Week 4

Baskets and Blooms Week 5

Baskets and Blooms Week 6

Baskets and Blooms Week 7

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48 Responses to “Baskets and Blooms Week 1”

  1. Verna Escudero


  2. Judy

    Can’t wait to get these sewn

  3. Lissa

    May I have the weeks e-mailed to me?

  4. Martha watson

    Would love to do this

  5. Kathy Hovey

    I would love to belong to Baskets And Bloom.

  6. Jeanne McLean

    Love this site

  7. Patricia Perriman

    Thank you.

  8. Gail Gridley

    when will week 2 be available?

  9. AudreyJohnville

    Loved the first three blocks are the second ones availed? Audrey

  10. Glenda Snodgrass

    Did I miss week #2? I have been watching and only find instructions for week #1. I have my blocks made and am really looking forward to what comes next.