35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (2024)

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners

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Learn how to make a quilt with an easy pattern that will teach you the basics. Each quilt is simple to assemble and uses uncomplicated shapes. You'll be proud to give the finished projects as gifts or to display them in your home.

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Big Block Style

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners

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For a throw with maximum impact made in a minimum amount of time, try this quilt made of 8-1/2" squares.

Quilt size: 56-1/2x64-1/2"

Get the free quilt pattern here.

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Easy as 1-2-3

Easy as 1-2-3

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (3)

Brighten a room with the help of primary colors and lots of sparkling white.

Quilt size: 46-1/2×50-1/2"


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Make the Connection

Make the Connection

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (4)

Use scraps of any color in a simple-to-piece quilt.

Quilt size: 68-1⁄2×84-1⁄2"


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Center Pieces

center pieces

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (5)

Create a table runner in no time with precut strips left over from another project and chain piecing.

Quilt size: 20×72"


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Strips of Solids

Strips of Solids

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (6)

Bands of bold color make a dramatic statement in this throw.

Quilt size:45-1⁄2×48-1⁄2"

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Charming Floral Table Runner

Charming Floral Table Runner

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (7)

Highlight 5" charm squares between 2-1⁄2"-wide fabric strips in aquilt-as-you-go table runner to make home decor in no time.

Quilt size:14×30"

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Patriotic Patches

Patriotic Patches

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (8)

Red squares add a punch of color to serene blue and white strips.

Quilt size:42-1⁄2" square

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High Light

High Light

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (9)

Giant blocks, each created from just five large pieces, make this zesty quilt a snap to complete.

Quilt size: 65-1/2x84-1/2"

Get the free quilt pattern here.

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Table Wear

Table Wear

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (10)

Dress up your dinner table for summer with an easy-to-sew runner made from handy 2-1⁄2"-wide precut strips.

Quilt size:16×50"

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Mango Tango

Mango Tango

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (11)

Each block of this sizzling, south-of-the-borderthrow uses nine assorted stripe, plaid, and solid fabrics.

Quilt size: 54-1/2" square

Get the free quilt pattern here.

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Simple Sashing and Rectangles Quilt

Simple Sashing and Rectangles Quilt

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (12)

Make a scrappy yet orderly quilt using aqua, lime, and cocoa print fat quarters.

Finished quilt: 58-1/2x81-1/2"

Get the free quilt pattern here.

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Around the Block

Around the Block

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (13)

Show off polka dots of all colors and sizes in a super-size Log Cabin block.

Quilt size: 51-1/2" square

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Seaworthy Baby Quilt

Seaworthy Baby Quilt

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (14)

Keep it simple. One bright red print adds a shot of color to the scrappy quilt. Novelty sea prints add a whimsical touch.

Quilt size:34×40"

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Bold Statement

Bold Statement

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (15)

Capitalize on eye-catching prints for an oversize throw with a quick-to-piece symmetrical arrangement of large fabric cuts and a coordinating pillowcase.

Quilt size:65-1⁄2×72-1⁄2"

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On the Fly

On the Fly

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (16)

Fins, feathers, and fur fussy-cut from nature-motif fabrics punctuate the warm colors of this flannel throw made for a man who loves the outdoors.

Quilt size:47×70"

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Rainbow Zigzags

Rainbow Zigzags

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Utilize a whole bundle of fat eighths by sewing together rectangles of color.

Quilt size:42-1⁄2 ×46-1⁄2"

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Sunny Skies

Sunny Skies

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (18)

Cheery blue and yellow star in this sunny wall quilt. Avariety of geometric prints complement the tone-on-tones for low-contrast piecing.

Quilt size: 33-1⁄2" square

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Scrappy Chic Throw

Scrappy Chic Throw

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (19)

Make a scrappy quilt using a pack of precut 10" squares.

Quilt size: 50 ×67"

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Stacked Rectangles Quilt

Stacked Rectangles Quilt

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (20)

Turn precut 10" squares into an easyquilted throw.

Finished quilt: 62x79"

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Seaside Style

Seaside Style

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (21)

Who says a beach-inspired quilt has to be blue and tan? The starfish, beach glass, and seashell prints in this wall hanging inspire a beach vibe despite the nontraditional color scheme.

Quilt size:41×45"

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Color Blocking

Color Blocking

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (22)

Use the same print in a variety of hues to create an unexpected, yet cohesive, mix of colors.

Quilt size:43×51-1⁄2"

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Hopscotch

Hopscotch

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (23)

Simple shapes look anything but basic in a kid's quilt highlighted by bright squares of color.

Quilt size:32-1⁄2 ×48-1⁄2"

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It's a Plaid, Plaid World

It's a Plaid, Plaid World

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (24)

Plaids in happy, bright colors form a whimsical quilt. Though the plaids give the throw a complex look, it is simply rows of rectangles in five sizes sewn together in a random order.

Quilt size:56-1⁄2×62-1⁄2"

Get the free quilt pattern here.

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Squares and Sashing Quilt

Squares and Sashing Quilt

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (25)

Sew a simple throw composed of 5" squares fussy-cut from an assortment of floral fabric.

Quilt size: 36-1/2x43-1/4"

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Colorful Steps

Colorful Steps

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Go bright and bold with geometric tone-on-tones and a solid white. These prints create visual movement in the Rail Fence quilt.

Quilt size:54-1⁄2 " square

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Block Play

Block Play

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (27)

Build blocks in two sizes for a kid's quilt that comes together easily. Fussy-cut block centers, bright prints, and standout stripes add playful style.

Quilt size:40-1⁄2" square

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City Lights Quilt

City Lights Quilt

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (28)

Combine rectangles and dark sashing and borders to create a quilt design that resembles a skyscraper with windows aglow.

Quilt size: 50-3/4x54"

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Rail Fence Baby Quilt

Rail Fence Baby Quilt

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (29)

Combine light, medium, and dark prints to make a playful crib quilt of Rail Fence blocks.

Quilt size: 37-1/2x47-1/2"

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Big Block Throw

Big Block Throw

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (30)

Have large prints you don't want to cut into smaller pieces? Try this quilt, where bold botanical prints are perfectly showcased in 18" squares.

Quilt size: 54-1/2" square

Get the free quilt pattern here.

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Easy Squares Table Topper

Easy Squares Table Topper

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (31)

Four-Patch blocks, setting squares, and rectangles are all you need to make an easy-to-piece table topper.

Get the free quilt pattern here.

  • Free Table Runner Patterns
  • Free Patterns for Mini Quilts

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Rectangle Shift

Rectangle Shift

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (32)

Three vertical rows of pieced graphic prints combine to make an impactful wall hanging.

Quilt size:42-1⁄2×54-1⁄2"

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Easy Squares Quilt

Easy Squares Quilt

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (33)

Stitch up a simple quilt using fun and funky florals, plaid setting squares, and black-and-white sashing and border fabrics.

Quilt size: 34-1/2x44-1/2"

Get the free quilt pattern here.

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Fresh Four-Patch Table Topper

Fresh Four-Patch Table Topper

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (34)

Four-Patch blocks and setting squares team up for a fabulous table topper.

Quilt size: 50-1/2" square

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Window Pane Wall Hanging

Window Pane Wall Hanging

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (35)

Fabric selection is key in this quilted wall hanging. The bold multicolor print creates a medallion-style middle and solid black sashing establishes a crisp grid.

Quilt size: 36x40"

Get the free quilt pattern here.

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Fast and Fun Kids Quilt

Fast and Fun Kids Quilt

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (36)

Rectangles make up this easy-to-assemble quilt. If you're making it as a gift, personalize the prints to the recipient.

Quilt size:48-1⁄2×55-1⁄2"

Get the free quilt pattern here.

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Strips and Sashing Kid's Quilt

Strips and Sashing Kid’s Quilt

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (37)

Surround strips separated by sashing with a pair of borders in an easy kid's quilt.

Quilt size: 45-1/2x46"

Get the free quilt pattern here.

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Two-Block Kid's Quilt

Two-Block Kid's Quilt

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (38)

Animal-theme novelty prints make an easy, kid-friendly crib quilt.

Quilt size: 35-1/2x49-1/2"

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Modern-Day Cowboy Throw

Modern-Day Cowboy Throw

35+ Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners (39)

Southwest colors, earthy motifs, and a graphic background bring the flavor of the Old West to a throw with a modern design.

Quilt size:50-1⁄2×66-1⁄2"

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