Best of 2017: 100 Free Quilt Patterns You Loved This Year

Whether you're searching for DIY baby quilts or free throw quilt patterns, our list of reader-favorites has everything you loved in 2017!

By: Ashley Jones, Editor, FaveQuilts.com
Updated January 04, 2018
Best of 2017 100 Free Quilt Patterns You Loved This Year

Kick off 2018 by starting on a brand new quilt pattern! FaveQuilts has compiled the best quilt patterns of 2017, and are bringing you our top 100 free quilt patterns that our readers fell in love with last year. From baby quilts designed for beginner quilters to simple block patterns, these free quilt projects are a fantastic way to start the new year.

No matter what level you're quilting at, you'll find exactly what you're looking for in this collection of quilt patterns. We've even included a few sections on throw and lap quilt patterns, which were a hit with FaveQuilts' readers in 2017. Pick your favorite pattern from the list below and choose your first project to start in 2018!

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Baby Quilt Patterns for Beginners

Afternoon Tango Baby Quilt Tutorial

If you're looking for the perfect project to ease into quilting, and want to avoid complicated patterns, then a simple baby quilt is just what you need to make! These baby quilt patterns are designed for beginner quilters, and are quick projects that can be made in just a few days, so that you can create a personalized gift in no time at all to welcome the newest member of your family.

Easy Baby Quilts for Beginners

Fly Away Hexie Baby Quilt

Ready to take your quilting skills to the next level? If you're ready to try some more complicated quilt patterns, but are short on time, then these easy baby quilts are perfect. These free baby quilt patterns are a great way to improve on basic quilting skills, and use precuts, hexagons, patchwork, and other traditional quilting techniques.

Scrappy Throw Quilt Patterns

Mae's Daisy Lap Quilt Pattern

Throw and lap quilts were hugely popular with our readers throughout 2017, and it's easy to understand why. These scrap quilt patterns finish at the size of a lap or throw quilt, so that you can design a comfy quilt to snuggle up with and not have to worry about breaking the bank.

Free Lap Quilt Patterns Using Precuts

Color Explosion Flying Geese Tutorial

If you love quilting with jelly rolls, layer cakes, or charm squares, then these are the quilt patterns for you! This list of lap and throw quilt patterns uses all different types of precuts, so that you don't have to stress about choosing color value or fabric prints, and can focus on enjoying the quilting process.

Beginner Quilt Blocks to Make

Mary Ingalls Nine Patch Block Tutorial

Quilt block patterns are the building blocks that make up most traditional quilts, so finding a beginner-friendly block pattern is a great way to build your quilting skills. FaveQuilts has compiled your favorite quilt block tutorials of the year, from simple stars to the classic Irish chain!

Easy Precut Quilt Patterns

Blue Bargello Quilt Pattern

Precut fabric is designed to make life easier for quilters and sewists, and has long been a favorite with pattern designers. This list of precut quilt patterns includes patterns designed to use up layer cakes, charm squares, and our reader's favorite precut, jelly rolls. If you've got some pretty precuts in your quilt studio, choose one of these quilt patterns and get to work!

Bed Quilt Patterns for Your Home

Blue Bayou Bed Quilt

Brighten up your bedroom in 2018 by designing a brand new bed quilt pattern! These bed quilts feature tutorials and patterns in a variety of different sizes, from a dorm quilt for your college student to full and queen size patterns.

What was your favorite quilt project of 2017? Let us know below in the comments!

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