American Quilting Traditions: 11 Free Quilt Designs, Quilt Blocks, and More Americana
37 Stunning Summer Quilt Patterns
Shake up your quilting routine with these fresh summer patterns!
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Step into the summer heat with these stunning summer quilt patterns! This fun and cheery collection of summer quilting projects has something for quilters of all ages and skill levels, so you're sure to find a project that suits your individual spirit.
If you are in search of the perfect, carry-all beach bag, try flaunting one of the stylish quilted bag patterns we're sharing today. Looking for a sweet DIY baby shower gift? Try out one of our summery-sweet baby quilt patterns! There's a happy variety of summer quilt patterns included here. So, whether you're starting the season with an ocean-inspired quilt pattern or a quilted picnic blanket, you'll be delighted by this selection of easy quilts for summer.
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Summer Quilt Patterns
Make the perfect quilt pattern for summer when you choose from some of our all-time favorite summer quilt patterns. These patterns are classic summer staples that you'll love showing off.
The simple patchwork seen in our Summertime Scrappy Star Quilt Pattern is the perfect place to start, but don't shy away from some of the more challenging quilt patterns for summer included in this list.
- Seaside Chevron Picnic Quilt
On your next trip to the beach, take along the Seaside Chevron Picnic Quilt for extra comfort.
- Mod Melons Quilt Pattern
Treat yourself to a sweet taste of summer with this fresh and fun Mod Melons Quilt Pattern.
- Summer Flower Garden Quilt Tutorial
Create a gorgeous summer quilt with this tutorial that shows off your prettiest florals!
- Summer House Quilt Pattern
Whether you’re looking to try out a new quilting technique or simply to refresh your bedroom for summer, this quilt is a wonderful choice.
- Waffle Cone Quilt Pattern
Design a pretty and bright throw quilt that looks good enough to eat with this Waffle Cone Quilt Pattern.
- Fabulous Flamingo Quilt Pattern
Are you looking for a fun and easy summer quilt pattern? Try sewing this trendy flamingo quilt pattern.
- Summer of 1930 Quilt
Step into the time machine with the gorgeous Summer of 1930 Quilt and go vintage this summer.
- Pineapple Quilt Top
This perfect quilt for soaking up some summer sun, and maybe even enjoying a real pineapple.
In this collection, you'll find a number of stunning floral quilt patterns, free motion quilting patterns, and applique quilt patterns that can be used to brighten up any spot, no matter how out-dated! You'll love our fan favorite collection, 46 Flower Quilt Patterns and Quilting Designs
Quilted Bag Patterns for Summer
Get ready to hit the beach with these quilted tote bag patterns that are perfect for carrying all of your summer essentials. These simple quilted bag patterns are trendy and stylish accessories that you'll want to carry everywhere. From summer markets to trips to the beach, you'll love the homemade feel of your DIY quilted tote all season long.
Get started with the Ginormous Quilted Beach Bag. Choose a stylish design and get ready to hit the beach without having to worry about forgetting everything.
- Rope Handle Reversible Tote Bag
Make a practical and pretty bag that will soon become your favorite summer accessory.
- Chevron Ombre DIY Tote
Make a stylish and chic tote bag in just one afternoon with this simple Chevron Ombre DIY Tote.
- Summer Beach Tote Bag
Make your own super cute "Life's a Beach" tote bag for the summer! It's a classic trend that will last forever.
- Reversible Drawstring Patchwork Bag
The Reversible Drawstring Patchwork Bag keeps keys, snacks, and other necessities at hand during summer events!
- Charming Drawstring Beach Bag
Check out this Charming Drawstring Beach Bag for a cute way to tote your sunscreen, glasses and flip flops on your next beach trip.
- Albuquerque Patchwork Bag
This quilted bag pattern for summer shows you how to use quilting skills to make a drawstring tote that is as stunning as it is useful.
- Large Reliable Rounded Tote Bag
Take a look at the Large Reliable Rounded Tote Bag, it's a quilted tote bag pattern with just the right amount of flash.
- Rounded Top Tote Bag
The Rounded Top Tote Bag is a great summer quilting pattern and an even better DIY gift!
America has been honored to possess the quilting tradition for many centuries. Many of your favorite styles of applique quilt designs and full quilt patterns have roots in American history. This is what inspired, "American Quilting Traditions: 11 Free Quilt Designs, Quilt Blocks, and More Americana" eBook
Ocean-Themed Quilt Patterns
Dive into our assortment of ocean-themed quilt patterns! From quilt patterns in various shades of blue to ocean designs you've never even imagined, this selection of ocean-themed quilt patterns will have you dreamy of the sea.
The fan favorite Finger Lakes Quilt Tutorial is a charming way to channel happy ocean hues for a great summer project that's a lovely addition to any room of the house.
- Sand Dollar Free Motion Tutorial
With the Sand Dollar Free Motion Tutorial, you can add some serious summer vibes to any pattern!
- Sun and Surf Block Tutorial
Get swept away this year with this fun and scrappy ocean-themed quilt pattern that reminds us of days at the beach
- Deep Blue Sea Quilt
Go under the sea this summer and add a splash of color to your home with this vibrant Deep Blue Sea Quilt.
- Seashore Rails Strip Quilt
Take a trip to the seaside without leaving the comfort of your quilt studio with this beginner-friendly strip quilt.
- Scrappy Ocean Waves
This ocean-themed quilt pattern is a scrapbusting project that is perfect for your beach house!
Do you have a little one on the way, or know someone who does? One of the most exciting parts of welcoming a new life into the family getting the house ready. If you are looking for creative, home-made preparations for a new baby, then your ideal resource is, Nursery Ideas: How to Sew for Babies
Summer Quilt Patterns for Baby
Whether you're expecting a baby to arrive during the summer months or you're looking for the perfect birthday gift for a little one you love, these baby quilt patterns for summer are the perfect solution!
New moms looking to decorate a nursery for summer will be delighted to find a variety of baby quilt patterns that feature pops of color reminiscent of sunny days and beach visits.
To kick us off, let's talk about the gorgeous Vintage Gingham Baby Quilt! Journey back to simpler times with this simple baby quilt that's inspired by vintage gingham prints and summer picnics.
- Starry Night Baby Quilt
Any summer baby will sleep blissfully with the Starry Night Baby Quilt.
- Adorable Triangle Baby Quilt
Warm and comforting as can be, it will be treasured for years to come.
- Beluga Baby Quilt Tutorial
Add an adorable under the sea touch to your next baby quilt pattern!
- Beachy Baby Strip Quilt
This baby quilt pattern will help you create a great place for little ones to sit and play during the summer.
- Out to Sea Baby Quilt
For babies born in summer, this baby quilt pattern is an ideal handmade gift!
- Mod Triangle Baby Quilt Tutorial
A gorgeous modern baby quilt that mommies to be will be begging you for!
- Nautical Whale Baby Quilt
Take your little sailor under the sea with this pretty baby quilt that's perfect for summer.
- Sunny Crib Quilt
This simple baby quilt pattern uses bright, colorful strips to create a fun and energetic quilt.
- Ahoy Sailor Quilt Pattern
Prepare to set sail with an utterly gorgeous baby quilt pattern!
- Indian Summer Baby Quilt
Capture the beautiful pastel sunrise of summer mornings with this baby quilt pattern.
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