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Category: Patterns for Quilting
When it comes to quilting your quilt, there are other options besides straight line quilting or sending your quilt out to a professional longarm quilter. Get creative with one of these 15 Free Quilting Designs for Machine Quilting. You'll be surprised to see what beautiful designs you can achieve with free motion quilting on your home sewing machine. These are just a few of the many gorgeous patterns available.
For a fun and fanciful quilting design that will look right at home within the stitches of many quilt patterns, follow this tutorial about Arching Loop de Loops. They're eye catching without being too intricate, meaning that quilters of all skill levels can include free motion quilting on their next project with this series of quilting patterns. Machine quilting designs like this can be used on throws, kids quilts, and much more with their energetic, but elegant look.
This tutorial makes free motion quilt designs easy! See how you can make the overlapping design of concentric arches known as the Baptist Fans Quilting Pattern. With a circle cut ruler as a stencil, this pattern will be a cinch. Create a ripple-like effect on any of your quilt patterns with beautiful and consistent quilting stitch designs. Machine quilting designs can add a whole new layer of depth to your projects, as well as challenge you to work with your sewing machine in a new way.
These free longarm quilting designs add a special embellishment to spring quilts and girl's quilts. You can stitch Big and Little Butterflies using a longarm machine, or you can adapt the sketches provided to free motion quilting.
This straight line quilt design incorporates intersecting diagonal lines to create the Big Diamond Little Diamond Quilting design. The tutorial includes a diagram so you can visualize the whole design and written instructions so you can replicate it.
Use interesting free patterns for machine quilting to liven up your quilts! This Continuous Starburst Quilting design allows you create a network of quilted stars all over your quilt. Each star touches two other stars.
For a wonderfully easy tutorial about free motion quilting, check out this guide's step-by-step directions about making the interesting pattern of this Divide and Conquer Block Quilt. Notice how you can create a beautiful design of churning arcs and meandering stipples within each individual quilt block. Although the contrast between the slashes and circles of this modern quilt block pattern creates advanced depth and detail, you can actually make this quilt in one weekend. With just a few fabrics of new spring quilt patterns, this finished quilt will look great as your family's new picnic blanket.
Give your next quilt an elegant, traditional finish with the Echoed Paisleys Quilting Pattern. This free motion quilting pattern takes its inspiration from classic paisleys, but adds an echo for easy machine quilting. This quilting design is also great for quilts with a country Western flair. If you already know how to do free motion feathers or hearts, this quilting design will be easy for you.
This quilting video demonstrates how to quilt feather wreaths using a longarm quilting machine. To create these quilting stitch designs, the quilter traces the pattern onto a quilt using a fabric marker and stencil and then stitches over the pattern.
This longarm quilting video demonstrates how to create the Flower Swirls Allover Quilting pattern. This large quilt design is great for girly quilts with its whimsical swirling flowers and soft curlicue background design.
Top Patterns for Quilting