100+ Free Quilting Patterns: How to Quilt the Most Popular Projects

By: Suzanna, Editor, FaveQuilts.com

In-n-Out Jelly Roll QuiltFrom star quilt patterns to scrap quilt patterns, there was no shortage of spectacular projects to keep your sewing machine humming this past year, and we've rounded up all your favorites in 100+ Free Quilting Patterns: How to Quilt the Most Popular Projects. Whether you're looking to get your hands on eye-catching paper piecing patterns or you're hunting down the best jelly roll patterns, our list includes a wide variety of free quilt patterns for sewists of all skill levels.

There's no need to search high and low for the best of the best, because we've got all your favorites right here. When it comes to quilt patterns, free is always better, right? We know what you like (and let us say, you've got great taste), so take a gander at our readers' faves from the past 365 days, and start adding these free quilt patterns to your exclusive list of projects to make for the coming year!



100+ Free Quilting Patterns: How to Quilt the Most Popular Projects

100+ Free Quilting Patterns: How to Quilt the Most Popular Projects

Table of Contents

Quilt Block Patterns

Star Quilt Patterns

Paper Piecing Patterns 

Nine Patch Quilt Patterns

Rag Quilt Patterns

Quilts for Baby

Spring and Summer Quilt Patterns

Throws and Lap Quilts

Log Cabin Quilt Patterns

Jelly Roll Quilt Patterns

Scrap Quilt Patterns

Goodies, Gifts, and Quilted Home Decor


Quilt Block Patterns

Nautical Quilt Block Pattern  Simple Seaside Boardwalk Quilt As You Go Block  

Get your sewing machine warmed up with these free quilt block patterns. From classic old-world desings to a quilt block reminiscent of the high seas, you can certainly find something to love about this collection. 

  1. Arizona Block
  2. A Stellar Charm Block 
  3. Beach and Boots Quilt Block Pattern
  4. Bold and Beautiful Irish Chain Quilt Block
  5. Celtic Squares Block
  6. Disappearing 16 Patch Block
  7. Dutch Pinwheel
  8. Nautical Quilt Block Pattern
  9. Quilt As You Go Log Cabin Block
  10. Simple Seaside Quilt as You Go Block


Star Quilt Patterns

Twinkle Twinkle Scrappy Star  Bright Hopes Star Block  

Not many patterns shine as brightly as these star quilt patterns. From a single quilt block to an entire quilt, there are plenty of free quilt patterns here that are as beautiful as the sky on a clear summer night.

  1. Daily Fields Star Quilt
  2. Starburst Quilt
  3. Scrappy Rainbow Star Quilt Block
  4. Twinkle Twinkle Scrappy Star
  5. Bright Hopes Star Block
  6. Builder's Star Quilt Block
  7. Star Flower Quilt Block
  8. Royal Star Quilt
  9. Smoky Mountain Stars Quilt
  10. Giant Vintage Starflower Quilt


Paper Piecing Patterns 

No Fuss Grandmother's Flower Garden Quilt

Create stunning and precise quilts with these paper piecing patterns. Whether you're looking to take on traditional English paper piecing or you'd like ideas for new designs to try, these free quilt patterns are a great way to stretch and grow your skills as a quilter. 

  1. Catch a Spinning Star Bed Quilt
  2. No Fuss Grandmother's Flower Garden Quilt

11 Best Free Hexagon Quilt Patterns

Check out these 11 Best Free Hexagon Quilt Patterns for inspiring and intriguing quilted projects featuring angular hexagon shapes.


Nine Patch Quilt Patterns

Crazy Nine Patch  Groves of Gardens Nine Patch Quilts

Even veterans of quilting will be impressed with these nine patch quilt patterns. You don't have to be a magician to create a quilt block that drops jaws, but projects like the Magician's Disappearing 9 Patch are a great ace to have up your sleeve. 

  1. Crazy Nine Patch 
  2. I Spy Disappearing Nine Patch
  3. Groves of Gardens Nine Patch Quilt
  4. Magician's Disappearing 9 Patch
  5. Reverse Magic Nine Patch
  6. Split Nine Patch Quilt Block Pattern


Rag Quilt Patterns

Quick and Cuddly Rag Quilt  Easiest Thrifty Rag Quilt

There's no denying that rag quilt patterns make for comfy, cozy finished projects that are wonderful snuggling companions. Beautiful, adaptable, and thrifty, these free quilting patterns should be a part of every quilter's collection. 

  1. Fuss Free Rag Quilt
  2. Quick and Cuddly Rag Quilt
  3. Easiest Thrifty Rag Quilt  
  4. Adaptable Rag Quilt
  5. Beautiful Baby Rag Quilt


Quilts for Baby

All-Star Charm Quilt  Tetris Baby Quilt

There's nothing better than taking the time to create a thoughtful, heartfelt gift for the newest addition to the family. These quilts for baby are some of the most beloved and popular projects among our readers, and it's easy to see why. 

  1. Afternoon Six and a Half Dozen Baby Quilt Pattern
  2. A Hundred Hugs Baby Quilt
  3. All-Star Charm Quilt
  4. Animal Pens Baby Quilt
  5. Baby Bricks Quilt
  6. Baby's Day Out Quilt
  7. Baby Steps Cuddle Quilt
  8. Down Home Chevron Baby Quilt
  9. Quick Triangles Baby Quilt
  10. Rainbow Star Quilt Tutorial
  11. Scatter Sunshine Baby Quilt
  12. Simple Stripes Beginner Quilt
  13. Sixteen Patch Baby Quilt
  14. Starry Skies Baby Quilt
  15. Striped Chevron's Baby Quilt Tutorial
  16. Sunny Crib Quilt
  17. Sweet Dreams Baby Quilt
  18. Tetris Baby Quilt
  19. Vintage Hankie Quilt for Baby
  20. Butterflies a Flutter Baby Quilt Pattern

14 Easy Baby Quilt Patterns for Boys and Girls


Download your copy of our free eBook, 14 Easy Baby Quilt Patterns for Boys and Girls and learn how to quilt adorable, easy baby quilts.



Spring and Summer Quilt Patterns

Strip and Flip Quilt  Church Picnic Quilt

When spring is in the air, there's no better time to clean out that craft room and create some bright, bold projects with these spring and summer quilt patterns

  1. Cathedral Windows in Springtime
  2. Flutterby Butterfly Garden
  3. Church Picnic Quilt
  4. Ravishing Rail Picnic Quilt
  5. Summer Garden Quilt
  6. Beachy Baby Strip Quilt
  7. Strip and Flip Quilt
  8. Postage Stamp Sticker Quilt



Throws and Lap Quilts

Country Cabin Lap Quilt

As a quilter, you're probably known among your friends for having a keen eye for style. There's no better way to show off your effortlessly good tastes than with this collection of throws and lap quilts. From charm pack quilt patterns to strip quilt patterns, there's no limit to the masterpieces you can create. 

  1. 1930s Barn Raising Quilt
  2. Ah-mazing Improv Quilt
  3. Cool and Quick Triangle Quilt Pattern
  4. Easy Peasy Chevron Quilt Pattern
  5. Four Hour Lasagna Quilt
  6. Fresh Diamonds Quilt
  7. Misty Mountain Quilt Pattern
  8. Odd Block Stip Quilt
  9. Old Money Quilt
  10. Playing the Scales Pattern
  11. Raggedy Basketweave Quilt
  12. Stack of Bricks Charm Pack Quilt
  13. Stairway to Heaven Pastels Pattern

Log Cabin Quilt Patterns

Barn Raised Log Cabin Quilt  Quilt As You Go Log Cabin Block

Like many of our readers, log cabin quilt patterns are among our personal favorites. With so many ways to put your own spin on these quilt block patterns as well as the full quilts themselves, there are plenty of new and interesting ways you can make the same project new and different each and every time you try it. That's why we can't get enough of the free quilt patterns below.

  1. Oz's Log Cabin Quilt Pattern
  2. Quilt As You Go Log Cabin Block
  3. My Sunshine Log Cabin Quilt
  4. Two Tone Log Cabin Quilt Block
  5. Easy Log Cabin Quilt Block
  6. Barn Raised Log Cabin Quilt
  7. Pretty Pastels Log Cabin Baby Quilt



Jelly Roll Quilt Patterns

In-n-Out Jelly Roll Quilt Race to the Finish Jelly Roll Qult

We love the polished look of jelly roll quilt patterns. Unlike the donut shop snacks, we've rounded up these jelly roll quilt patterns free of charge.  Whether you're just learning how to make a quilt with jelly rolls or you simply love them as much as we do, we highly recommend trying your hand at any of these beautiful quilts.

  1. Race to the Finish Jelly Roll Quilt
  2. Cherry Jelly Roll Placemats
  3. In-n-Out Jelly Roll Quilt
  4. Sugar Almonds Jelly Roll Quilt Pattern
  5. Last Minute Jelly Roll Wedding Quilt
  6. Boxing Day Jelly Roll Quilt
  7. Jelly Roll Braid Quilt

Scrap Quilt Patterns

Chippewa Scrap Quilt Pattern

What to do, what to do with all those scraps from your other projects. It's not an unfamiliar dilemma, but as a quilter, you know your leftovers can produce some of the best and most beautiful quilts you'll ever make. These scrap quilt patterns are no different. Check out the innovative ways your peers have used their scraps, and put your own spin on these free quilt patterns.

  1. 11 Patch Scrap Quilt
  2. American Notebook Scrapbuster Strip Quilt
  3. Chippewa Scrap Quilt Pattern
  4. Crayon Box Quilt
  5. Stacks and Stacks of Scraps Quilt Block
  6. Scrapbuster Rail Fence Quilt Block
  7. Stack and Slash Quilt


Goodies, Gifts, and Quilted Home Decor

Wine Caddy

When you find yourself wanting to take a break from some of your larger projects, we've got some cute crafts that were among our readers' favorites this past year. With these goodies, gifts, and quilted home decor projects, you can whip up gifts for your loved ones as well as cute accents for your own home.

  1. Wine Caddy
  2. Fabric Storage Bin
  3. Hello Spring Strippy Pillow Cover
  4. Jammin Jelly Roll floor Cushion
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