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  1. Fusible Applique Learn to use fusibles. Fusible webbing is a great product that helps you in applique patterns. Heat from your iron activates the glue-like fusible so that you can adhere two pieces of fabric together. Add fusible applique to your quilt making skills.
  2. Hand Applique Learn how to create beautiful hand applique for quilts. These free hand applique patterns will provide plenty of hand applique tips, techniques, and designs for original hand applique quilts.
  3. Machine Applique Improve your machine applique technique using our free machine applique patterns. Learn how to machine applique and add machine applique to your quilt projects with our free machine applique designs.
  4. Quilted Toys If you're looking for toys to sew for toddlers, try these free patterns for sewing stuffed toys. Handcrafted soft toys are safe, cuddly, and fun for babies and small children! Start one of these easy baby quilt patterns today!
  5. Baby Quilt Patterns Make baby quilts using these easy baby quilt patterns. Unique baby quilts are a great way to welcome the new addition to the family. We have traditional baby quilts, baby boy quilts, and baby girl quilts.
  6. Nap Mats A pattern for a nap mat is a great kids quilt project. Quilt a nap mat for your favorite kid. These child nap mats are great for daycare, preschool, and even home! These free quilting patterns will teach you how to sew for kids!
  7. Full or Double Make full bed quilts for your full bed or double bed. A full-size quilt or double-bed quilt will allow you to customize your bedroom decor. Sew bed comforters and quilts using our free quilting patterns for full bed quilts.
  8. King and larger Make a luxury king size quilt for your bedroom. Use free quilting patterns to make quilts for king size beds as well as california king quilts and oversized king quilts. These free king size quilt patterns are beautiful for the master bed!
  9. Queen Make a queen size bed quilt for your budoir. Our free quilt patterns fit a queen bed so you can decorate your bedroom with handcrafted charm. These queen size quilted bed covers are sure to beautify any bedroom!
  10. Twin Twin size quilt patterns are great for kids beds and college bunks. Here you can find twin quilts and extra-long twin quilts. Make twin sized bed comforters and quilts using our free quilt patterns.
  11. Quilted Accessories Quilt accessories to wear. Make quilted accessories such as headbands, belts, jewelry, and more. These free quilt patterns also include women's and men's quilted slippers and quilted apron patterns.
  12. Wearables Make your own quilted or patchwork clothing! These free quilt patterns include women's cotton quilted jackets, ladies quilted vests, and other quilt patterns to sew for your wardrobe!
  13. String Quilt Patterns Find all the free string quilt patterns you need here! String quilting is a great way to use up fabric scraps, and scrap string quilts have a distinctive pattern that is loved by quilters everywhere!
  14. For the Kitchen Sewing for kitchen items is easy with our free quilting patterns. Check out our free quilted pot holder patterns and free tea cozy sewing patterns. Learn how to sew an oven mitt with our free quilt patterns!
  15. Pillows and Cushions Making quilted pillows is easy and rewarding. Use our quilted pillow tutorials to make quilted toss pillows, learn how to sew pillow shams, and learn how to sew a cushion. We also have free patchwork pillow patterns.
  16. Table and Placemats Find free table topper quilt patterns like patchwork quilted runners, free quilted placemat patterns, mug rug patterns, quick coasters patterns, easy tablemat quilt patterns, and much more to make your dining room table look beautiful!
  17. Bed Quilts Make some Christmas bed quilt patterns. Get started on Christmas bed quilts today with our collection of free xmas quilt patterns. Try a Christmas tree quilt pattern or other free quilt patterns for the Christmas season.
  18. Other Decorations We have even more Christmas quilt decorations. If you're looking for Christmas quilt table runner patterns, Christmas quilt throws, Christmas nativity quilts, or quilted Christmas table toppers, you're in the right place!
  19. Ornaments Make some free quilted Christmas ornaments! We have plenty of quilt ornament patterns for your holiday celebration. Making quilted ornaments is the perfect Christmas season quilting project!
  20. Stockings Pieced Christmas stocking, appliqued Christmas stockings, or quilted Christmas stockings are great for hanging at the hearth and giving as gifts.
  21. Tree Skirts Learn how to make a Christmas tree skirt with our quilt tree skirt free patterns. These quilted tree skirt patterns include free Christmas tree skirt applique patterns and other free Christmas quilt patterns for tree skirts.
  22. Wallhangings Sew a Christmas wall hanging quilt panel for this holiday season. Try large Christmas tree wall hanging quilts for a festive spirit. Quilt wall banners for Christmas are also great. Check out all our free Christmas quilt patterns.
  23. Halloween Quilt Halloween panels for this spooky holiday! Make Halloween paperpiecing quilts, pumpkin quilt patterns, halloween applique patterns, and witch quilt patterns. Try these fun Halloween holiday quilting projects!
  24. Independence Day Whether you call it 4th of July or Independence Day, celebrate it with patriotic patch quilts. We have plenty of 4th of July quilts and red white and blue quilt patterns. Try quilted picnic blankets for watching fireworks!
  25. Easter Quilt for Easter this year! We have some great Easter projects to sew and holiday quilting projects for Easter. Make bunny quilts and Easter quilts. You could even quilt an Easter basket!
  26. Thanksgiving Make a Thanksgiving quilt for your home. Our great thanksgiving projects for quilting will have you making turkey quilt patterns and plenty more holiday quilting projects. We have so many free quilt patterns for Thanksgiving!
  27. Valentines Make quilted valentine cards for your loved ones. These wonderful valentine quilt patterns are perfect for Valentine's Day. Our Valentine's Day appliques are adorable too! Show your love with these holiday quilting projects.
  28. Fall Quilts This autumn, fall in love with these lovely fall quilts. These orange, brown, and yellow seasonal quilt sets have the cutest leaf quilt patterns, country style quilts, autumn quilted wall hanging patterns, leaf appliques, and pumpkin quilt blocks.
  29. Spring Quilts Springtime quilts are a great way to celebrate the warm weather! We have lots of free quilt patterns featuring flower garden quilt patterns, animal quilt patterns, Easter quilt patterns, and other spring quilting designs to brighten up your home.
  30. Summer Quilts Making quilts with a summer theme is so fun and versatile! We have beach quilts, picnic blanket quilts, summer wallhanging quilt patterns, quilted beach bags, and other seasonal quilt sets to help you have fun in the sun.
  31. Winter Quilts Cozy winter quilts keep you warm during the coldest season! With snowman quilt patterns, snowflake quilt patterns, and beautiful blue and white quilt patterns, these easy quilts with a winter theme are great projects to work on a snowy day.
  32. Applique Basics Learn applique basics from our tutorials and videos. Get the best machine applique techniques and applique quilt techniques. You can also learn how to create an applique. Get the best hand applique tips from our quilting tutorials.
  33. Beginner Basics Learn the basics of quilting. We have super easy quilting tutorials. You can learn how to quilt a quilt, how to put together a quilt, and what basic supplies for quilting you should buy. Learn hand quilting basics and how to machine quilt.
  34. Binding Learn different binding methods. Our quilt binding tutorials will teach you straight-of-grain binding, bias binding, and French fold binding. Find out how to sew binding on a quilt. Get easy quilt binding instructions here!
  35. Borders Learn how to create easy quilt borders for your quilting patterns. We have plenty of quilt border ideas and simple quilt borders. Check out our quilting tutorials to find out how to add simple, attractive borders to your quilts.
  36. Labels, Sleeves, Etc. Learn to make labels, sleeves and more for your quilts. Personalized quilt labels are very important to tell the story of your quilt. If you're wondering how to hang a quilt, learn how to make a hanging sleeve for a quilt to display it.
  37. Organizing Organizing your quilting room is very important! Learn how to organize a sewing craft room. Organize your sewing supplies and figure out how to organize fabric scraps for quilting projects.
  38. Piecing Learn the basics of piecing. This section will show you how to paper piece quilts and make other pieced quilts. If you're looking for instructions on hand piecing a quilt, you can find them among our quilting tutorials here!
  39. Quilting by Hand Quilting by hand is an important skill to learn. Our quilting tutorials include instructions on how to hand quilt that will teach you the hand quilting basics. If you've been wondering how to quilt by hand, check out our tips!
  40. Quilting by Machine There's a lot to learn about quilting by machine. Whether you want to know how to machine quilt with a regular sewing machine or long-arm quilting machine, we have the basics of machine quilting in our quilting tutorials.
  41. Rotary Cutting Learn Rotary Cutting techniques. Most quilting involves cutting strips with rotary cutters. Learn how to cut quilt binding and other fabric pieces for your quilting projects. Also learn about rotary cutting mats or self healing mats.

Articles

  1. 8 Tutorials for Making Quilted Pillows and 4 Easy Pillow Patterns for the Holidays With 8 Tutorials for Making Quilted Pillows you can design all sorts of creative pillows to toss around your house. These pillows will go great in kid's rooms, and you can customize them to match perfectly with your family room furniture.
  2. Alpha Applique Pillowcase Personalize your pillowcase with the quick applique design included in the Alpha Applique Pillowcase tutorial. Piecing together these pillow designs will only take you a few hours, giving you more time to be creative with your detailing.
  3. Astor Manor Cushion Learn how to make a cushion with pretty peal buttons and romantic rose designs when you check out this tutorial for the Astor Manor Cushion. Not only is sewing this cushion super easy, it can also be accomplished in less than a single evening. This f
  4. Australian Holiday Pillow Design Capture the peaceful beauty of a tranquil peninsula right in your home with the Australian Holiday Pillow Design. These fun pillows to sew recreate the look of a rocky beach with creatively designed applique quilt designs.
  5. Birdcage Pillow Pattern This is one of our favorite free patchwork pillow patterns. The Birdcage Pillow Pattern uses just a few curved fabric pieces, but otherwise the piecing is super simple. With this tutorial, you'll be making quilted pillows in no time!
  6. Breast Cancer Awareness Pillow Support breast cancer awareness with this pretty quilted pillow tutorial! The Breast Cancer Awareness Pillow from Kaye Wood is a fun way to show solidarity and do a little quilting at the same time. Get your whole guild involved in this cause!
  7. Burnt Sienna Burlap Pillow We love the rustic look of the Burnt Sienna Burlap Pillow. Decorate for fall with awesome DIY throw pillows like this. Stitch your favorite fall sayings onto this pillow to get you in the mood for the autumn season.
  8. Comfy Curves Pillow Learn how to make your quilting an essential part of your home decor with the Comfy Curves Pillow. Use a slightly more advanced pattern to make quilt block patterns that you will sew together to make elegant pillow designs.
  9. Contemporary Confetti Pillow One of the hottest trends in home decor is fabric scraps, and the Contemporary Confetti Pillow will easily show you why. You'll be able to make fun pillow designs with a really eye-popping explosion of color like nothing you've ever seen before.
  10. Country Home Patchwork Pillow Your home can look just like the rustic ranches shown in designer magazines with the addition of a Country Home Patchwork Pillow. The joy of patchwork quilting is as easy as stitching together your most charming fabrics.
  11. Crossing Paths Pillow Accents are essential to designing home decor projects that complement your home. If you're looking for a bold and chic pattern for when you begin sewing pillows, try the Crossing Paths Pillow.
  12. Denim Cathedral Window Pillow Part 1 Make quilted patchwork accent pillows with this clever recycled craft tutorial! The Denim Cathedral Window Pillow uses old jeans and pretty fabrics to create a patchwork pillow with a faux cathedral windows quilt pattern.
  13. Denim Cathedral Window Pillow Part 2 Make quilted patchwork accent pillows with this clever recycled craft tutorial! The Denim Cathedral Window Pillow uses old jeans and pretty fabrics to create a patchwork pillow with a faux cathedral windows quilt pattern.
  14. Denim Cathedral Window Pillow Part 3 Make quilted patchwork accent pillows with this clever recycled craft tutorial! The Denim Cathedral Window Pillow uses old jeans and pretty fabrics to create a patchwork pillow with a faux cathedral windows quilt pattern.
  15. Diamond Scrap Pillow Add an interesting optical illusion to your living room when you make this Diamond Scrap Pillow. This tutorial teaches you how sewing pillows covers with an interesting diamond and square quilt pattern is not only super easy, but also fun!
  16. Easy Striped Euro Sham This simple piecework pattern will teach you how to sew pillow shams using Accuquilt die cuts. The Easy Striped Euro Sham makes a square pillowcase with sunny diagonal stripes and a plain center square that's perfect for appliques or embroidery.
  17. Emerald Embroidery Pillow Use the Janome MC9900 to add the most elegant of all designs for pillows you'll find in the Emerald Embroidery Pillow. Discover how easy it can be to use machine embroidery patterns while sewing pillows for your home.
  18. Enchanting Peacock Pillow Bring fantasy and beauty into any room in your house with the cascade of elegant colors included in the Enchanting Peacock Pillow. Capture the elegance of one of nature's most beautiful creatures with some simply applique quilt designs.
  19. Fabulous Fringe Pillow Need a little fun to shake up your home decor? Then get things shaking with the Fabulous Fringe Pillow. Not only will you be making fun pillows to sew, but also decorating them with these embroidery machine quilt designs.
  20. Fairy Tale House Pillow If you know of a special little someone who loves fairy tales, you can show them a fun way to add this to their room with the Fairy Tale House Pillow. Get creative with your applique quilt designs and patchwork quilt patterns.
  21. Family Tree Quilted Pillow The Family Tree Quilted Pillow is hands down one of the most stunning, unforgettable quilted pillow patterns you'll ever see. Using both applique and piecing techniques, make a piece of home decor that will completely steal the show.
  22. Floral Pillow Cover A Floral Pillow Cover is a great way to add brightness to any room. Floral prints are so warm and inviting. If you want to learn how to sew pillow shams, this basic quilt tutorial will cover all of the bases.
  23. Flower Garden Pillow Case Prepare to become enchanted by this adorable Flower Garden Pillow Case pattern. Through a fascinating material mix of free applique patterns, cottony scrap quilt material, and pretty springtime design, this free flower garden quilt pattern turns out
  24. Free-form Log Cabin Pillow Log cabin quilt designs may seem traditional, but this Free-form Log Cabin Pillow is anything but old-fashioned! This modern take on log cabin quilt patterns uses wonky piecing and a contrast between gray and orange fabrics to update the pattern.
  25. Harlequin Diamonds Pillow Cover Create this gorgeous Harlequin Diamonds Pillow Cover as the newest addition to your collection of quilted home decor. Sewing pillows will be a snap once you check out this helpful tutorial about using an Accuquilt Cutter to cut diamond quilt patterns
  26. Hello Spring Strippy Pillow Cover As the seasons change, welcome the blooming flowers and chirping birds with the addition of the Hello Spring Strippy Pillow Cover to your home decor. The fun of strip quilt piecing is as easy as follow this tutorial on this fantastic jelly roll quilt
  27. Homespun Patchwork Rag Pillow Making quilted pillows is a great way to practice your rag quilting skills! The Homespun Patchwork Rag Pillow uses a vibrant mix of homespun fabrics to create these fun and homey quilted toss pillows.
  28. How to Make a Patchwork Pillow If you're brand new to quilting and patchwork, free patchwork pillow patterns like this one are a great place to start. The How to Make a Patchwork Pillow tutorial will get you familiar with piecing squares and adding a border to quilt tops.
  29. Indie Chic Pillow Case Once you have created a fabulous Indie Chic Circle Quilt for your family room, use the remaining summer-themed scraps to easily create a matching Indie Chic Pillow Case. Follow this tutorial to learn the 6 easy steps for making your lemon yellow scra
  30. Invisible Zipper Pillow Cover Want to make a classy-looking pillow cover without revealing the metallic zipper? Try this Invisible Zipper Pillow Cover.
  31. Ladybug Applique Cushion Set out the Ladybug Applique Cushion in a little girls' room or a cheery sunroom. These quilted toss pillows make a playful decoration for spring or summer. In this quilted pillow tutorial, you will learn how to make iron on appliques for the ladybug
  32. Layered Brick Pillow The Layered Brick Pillow is a free patchwork pillow pattern pieced together like a brick wall. The rectangular fabric pieces are pieced in a staggered format to create a geometric pattern. These throw pillows are great for showing off pretty fabrics!
  33. Life-Hack Pillow Case The great things about the Life-Hack Pillow Case is that it can be used in a bedroom or as a travel pillow for college students that are on study abroad trips or month-long mission trips.
  34. Metallic Painted Pillows Make your living room shine with these Metallic Painted Pillows. A DIY throw pillow is a great way to save some bucks and get a unique look for your home. If you want to learn how to sew pillow covers, this tutorial is basic and easy to follow.
  35. Nine Patch Patterned Pillow Make a pillow full of personality during any time of year with this Nine Patch Patterned Pillow pattern. Challenge your inner DIY designer to pick a pair of complementary fabrics that you know will make any nine patch quilt patterns pop with contrast
  36. O Hug Pillow You can be sure that people will be looking at your home decor when they visit if you include the O Hug Pillow. Make cute pillow designs for Valentine's Day or a stand-out pattern that easily brings attention to itself no matter where it's placed.
  37. Ocean Blue Throw Pillow Have you always wondered how to make a throw pillow? Now's your chance to find out with the Ocean Blue Throw Pillow. This cool and calming DIY throw pillow will look great anywhere in your home.
  38. Offset Diamond Quilted Pillow This quilted pillow tutorial plays with sashing and scraps in the shape of diamonds. Sew diamond scraps in rows separated by sashing and then sew all the rows together with sashing to create an Offset Diamond Quilted Pillow.
  39. On Point Frames Quilted Pillow The On Point Frames Quilted Pillow is a deceptive pattern that looks like squares set on point within squares but involves carefully coordinated half square triangles. Use this quilted pillow tutorial to make gorgeous pillows for every room!
  40. Our Best Pillow Patterns: 15 Designs for Pillows + 8 New Patterns Looking for an easy way to start updating your home decor? Take a look at the patterns in Our Best Pillow Patterns: 15 Designs for Pillows, which includes several fun pillows to sew using standard quilting techniques.
  41. Pinwheel Pillow for Puppies People aren't the only ones who need a little comfort in their everyday lives; you can give your precious pup some extra luxury with a Pinwheel Pillow for Puppies. Pinwheel quilt patterns are perfect for getting rid of scraps.
  42. Pretty Patchwork Pillows Fabric scraps never looked so fabulous! These Pretty Patchwork Pillows are bright and bold statement pieces for your bedroom or living room. This design relies entirely on equilateral triangles that are large enough to show off the varied fabrics.
  43. Pretty Pinwheel Pillow Instead of just making pillow designs using the standard pinwheel quilt patterns, try this fun applique quilt project for the Pretty Pinwheel Pillow. This tutorial couldn't be better for home decor designers.
  44. Pretty Pom Poms Pillow With less than ten dollars, you can make the sensational Pretty Pom Poms Pillow! Pom poms are becoming a top crafting accessory; they're soft, cute, and decorative, making them perfect for pillow designs like these.
  45. Raggedy Country Nine Patch Pillow Country-style home decor is popular in many homes for its welcoming, rustic look and homemade charm. Capture that with your next pillow designs using the pattern for the Raggedy Country Nine Patch Pillow.
  46. Scrappy Jigsaw Cushion Make a cute accent for a couch by making this Scrappy Jigsaw Cushion. Simply gather a large piece of fabric to cover your cushion to begin to sandwich your pretty scrap quilt together to make an interesting patchy design.
  47. Secret Stitches Turquoise Pillow Even the simplest of pillow designs can have something that makes it really special. Just take a look at the Secret Stitches Turquoise Pillow. Using a sewing machine, you'll be able to add little messages to your basic designs for pillows.
  48. Sew Homemade Dresden Pillow Design Give your home some crafty charm with the colorful buttons and gorgeous flower pattern within the Sew Homemade Dresden Pillow Design. Be creative when making these designs for pillows in your home.
  49. Simple Lines Pillow Cover If you are searching for chic and fun pillows to sew, look no further than this pattern for the Simple Lines Pillow Cover. Easy quilt patterns to decorate your home can be hard to find, but this incredibly simple quilted pillow is sure to add comfy a
  50. Snowball Fight Pillow No matter if you're getting a head start on your Christmas quilt pattern gifts or you just feel like making an interesting snowball quilt pattern, the awesomely angular design of this Snowball Fight Pillow is a refreshing quilted project.
  51. Stashbuster Nine Patch Pillow Many crafters are trying to make more eco-friendly projects nowadays, and this doesn't just have to apply to recyclables. Start off simple with a Stashbuster Nine Patch Pillow. You'll be using a pair of used denim jeans for fun pillows to sew.
  52. String Block Pillow This scrappy, geometric quilted pillow tutorial will accent both modern and traditional decor, depending on the fabrics and colors you use. The String Block Pillow is a versatile pattern for quilted toss pillows that will fit anywhere in your home!
  53. Strip Pieced Dresden Pillow Put a fun spin on a traditional pattern by creating this easy-to-sew pillow cover. This Strip Pieced Dresden Pillow tutorial is fantastic for learning how to piece many of your beautiful floral fat quarter quilt patterns into classic dresden plate pa
  54. Sunshine Paisley Embroidered Pillow This beautiful Sunshine Paisley Embroidered Pillow will bring a ray of happiness into your home! Sewing pillows with this tutorial allows you practice your quilting and embroidery skills. The front is reminiscent of nine patch quilt block patterns.
  55. Sweet Shop Pillow Once you become familiar with different quilting styles, you can adapt the quilt block patterns and designs you see into brand new patterns for your home. With the Sweet Shop Pillow pattern, you'll be getting one of the most fun pillows to sew.
  56. Union Jack Patchwork Cushion Cover Bring a little piece of jolly old England to your living room when you make this Union Jack Patchwork Cushion Cover. You'll be amazed at how simple it is to learn how to paper piece the vintage-looking red, blue, and white fabric into a pattern that
  57. Victorian Vintage Quilt Heart Pillow The beautiful Victorian Vintage Heart Pillow might be timely around February 14th, but it certainly won't look out of place year-round. Sewing pillows can be a bit of a headache, but this step-by-step tutorial makes this project a breeze.
  58. Vintage Sheet Half Square Triangle Pillow Use floral fabric with vintage sheet patterns for making quilted pillows with old-fashioned charm! These Vintage Sheet Half Square Triangle Pillows are made with light pink and yellow floral and gingham prints in a diamond pattern.
  59. X Kiss Pillow Fall in love with the X Kiss Pillow, and soon, you'll want to make one for every room in the house. Not only does this tutorial include sweet pillow designs, but also gives you the details that will allow you to make this pattern into a quilt block.
  60. Zig-Zag HST Pillow Cover To make this Zig-Zag HST Pillow Cover, simply grab your accuquilt cutter and any interesting scrappy quilt patterns you have laying around your home.

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