2020 Christmas Countdown Quilt Along: Contemporary Christmas


Are you ready for the Christmas Countdown? This year we are celebrating the mixing of traditional blocks and modern with the Contemporary Christmas quilt.

December 1st kicked off with Block 1. Look for the rest of the blocks as the month progresses (a block a day until we countdown to Christmas)!

Designed by Emily Cross & Betsey Langford

72″ x 72″

8″ x 8″ Blocks

Fabric Requirements

Red – 2 1/4 yards
Aqua – 1 yard
Light Aqua – 1 yard
White – 3 1/4 yards
Binding – 5/8 yard
Backing – 4 2/3 yards or 2 1/3 yards 108″ wide backing fabric

These fabrics can be used to make the 25 sampler block quilt shown above or 16 sampler block quilt shown below.

Looking for inspiration? Try one of the colorways below…

Winter Blues

Classic Christmas

Be sure to join the discussion at the AQS Christmas Countdown Facebook Group!

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Martha Bergquist

where are the blocks for the 2020 Christmas countdown? This was day 3 and still cant find the blocks


Martha Bergquist
the blocks are above in this post. Block 1 is by itself and every Wednesday the next week’s blocks are released. So also find Blocks 2-8 above in this post too. Hopefully this helps!