15 Jaw-Dropping Layer Cake Quilt Patterns

Hop on the precut quilt pattern trend! Design a stunning quilt in gorgeous colors with this list of free layer cake patterns.

By: Ashley Jones, Editor, FaveQuilts.com
Updated February 28, 2019
Layer Cake Quilt Patterns

If there's one thing quilters can't get enough of, it's free quilt patterns that are made specifically for precut fabrics. Layer cakes, square precuts that are larger than charm squares, are becoming increasingly popular with quilters, mainly because they're incredibly easy to work with and are budget-friendly. If you've been saving up your layer cakes for the perfect quilt project, then you'll love this collection of jaw-dropping layer cake quilt patterns.

This collection of layer cake patterns and tutorials is fantastic for any level of quilter, and features beginner patterns like simple nine patch quilts to more advanced quilts that use combinations of traditional quilt designs. This list of layer cake patterns includes holiday quilts as well, so you can get a head start on Christmas quilting without breaking the bank. Whether you're new to quilting or are an old pro, these fun and free layer cake patterns are exactly what you need for your next quilting project.

Easy Layer Cake Patterns for Beginner Quilters

One of the best parts about quilting with layer cakes is that you can make a simple quilt in no time at all. Perfect for baby quilt patterns or rag quilts, the easy quilt patterns featured in this list are great if you're short on time or are quilting with a tight budget. If you're new to quilting, these layer cake tutorials and patterns are a definite must-read.

Sudoku Quilt Tutorial

"My focus in quilting is usually scrappy, and the Sudoku puzzle is perfect for that. I love using scraps for quilts, home decor and also my original designs." -Carole from frommycarolinahome.com

Layer Cake Quilt Patterns for Advanced Quilters

While everyone loves a quick and easy quilt project, advanced quilters love putting their quilting skills to the test. Get ready to completely wow your friends and family by making one of the more complicated layer cake patterns listed below. These layer cake quilts make fantastic long-term quilt projects and are a fabulous way to show off your talent by creating a jaw-dropping quilt.

Huge Flying Geese with Layer Cakes Quilt

“I’m often thinking about making traditional quilt blocks bigger and faster. By using layer cakes, with minimal cutting, and the no-waste flying geese method, this quilt whips up quickly. It is one of my own go-to patterns for gifts and donations.” -Jen Eskridge from reannalilydesigns.com

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