50 Easy Quilt Patterns

An easy project doesn’t have to be boring. These easy quilt patterns make great palette cleaners for advanced quilters and are great ways to learn to sew for a newbie. With simple blocks and basic designs, these simple quilt patterns will build your quilting confidence. A simple quilt pattern doesn’t just come together quickly; it also gives you free rein to be creative with fabrics, stitching, and surface design.

EASY QUILT PATTERNS

Easy quilting projects appeal to a wide range of quilters, from traditionalists to those who enjoy experimenting with modern techniques. Are you a beginner at quilting? This is an excellent place to get your feet wet, with a quilt that speaks to you!


1. Pinwheel Daydreams Baby Quilt Pattern by Sew Can She

Learn to sew an easy Pinwheel Baby Quilt using big blocks. This free easy quilt pattern is bold and modern, and it only uses 3 different fabrics.

Nothing could be dreamier than this fast and easy pinwheel baby quilt that’s a kaleidoscope of dreams! The large pinwheel blocks sew together easily so you can quickly piece this baby quilt pattern in an afternoon with very little fabric waste.

Diamond Patch Easy Quilt Pattern by My Quilt Room

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2. Diamond Patch Easy Quilt Pattern by My Quilt Room

This quilt goes together so fast. Especially good for a beginner or just someone that needs a quick baby gift or just because you like it.

The neatest thing about making this quilt is that you don’t have to fool around with borders. When you finish sewing the rows together, the border is already on!

Easy Diamond Patch Quilt Pattern by My Quilt Room

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3. Flower Show Quilt Pattern by All People Quilt

Florals and solids combine for a stunning but easy-to-sew bed quilt. You can change the theme of the large rectangles—think plaids or reproduction prints—to customize for any room.

Flower Show Quilt Pattern by All People Quilt

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4. Just 12 Fat Quarters Quilt Pattern by Taralee Quiltery

Just 12 Fat Quarters is a beginner friendly pattern that is a fast and easy make. It is also a great way to showcase your favorite line of fabrics or use up those random fat quarters lying around.

Just 12 Fat Quarters Quilt Pattern by Taralee Quiltery

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5. Farmhoue Quilt Pattern by Maple Cottage Designs

Fall in love with this beautiful and easy Farmhouse Quilt Pattern featuring an assortment of peaceful scrappy blocks that are perfect to highlight coordinating fabrics. A great quilt pattern for beginner quilters or for stash busting!

Farmhoue Quilt Pattern by Maple Cottage Designs

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6. Easy Zig Zag Quilt Pattern by Scattered Thoughts Of A Crafty Mom

This simple quilt pattern is made using all charm packs (5-inch squares). This beginner quilt pattern looks like it might be complicated, but the pattern comes together quickly.

Easy Zig Zag Quilt Pattern by Scattered Thoughts Of A Crafty Mom

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7. Free Squared Quilt Pattern by Suzy Quilts

This Free Squared Quilt Pattern is the perfect first-time quilt to make. You can use yardage, hand-me-down scraps, or a fat quarter bundle. With only straight cuts and straight seams, you will finish this project feeling accomplished and happy with your quick success!

Free Squared Quilt Pattern by Suzy Quilts

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8. Easy Quilts Pattern by Come What May Creations

This quilt pattern is ideal for the beginning quilter. It is quick and easy to put together and is a great way to show off a variety of fabrics. This quilt looks best when made with fabrics with medium and large prints. 

Easy Quilts Pattern by Come What May Creations

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9. Ridiculouosly Easy Jelly Roll Quilt Pattern by From Bolt To Beauty

Have a jelly roll—or two—on hand? This Ridiculously Easy Jelly Roll Quilt offers the convenience of sewing with 2½” strips in a fresh and modern chevron pattern. This design comes in five sizes to suit all stash-busting and quilt-making needs.

Ridiculouosly Easy Jelly Roll Quilt Pattern by From Bolt To Beauty

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10. Balsam Gnomes Quilt Pattern by Lake Girl Quilts

This adorable Balsam Gnomes Quilt Pattern is an easy pattern for even a beginning quilter. Measuring 56” x 72” this quilt is the perfect size to snuggle under! This fun quilt is so charming draped on the back of your couch, the end of your bed, or hanging on a ladder or wall in your home! You’ll be smitten with it!

Balsam Gnomes Quilt Pattern by Lake Girl Quilts

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11. Beginner Quilt Pattern by Coral And Co Patterns

This Simple Squares Quilt Pattern is perfect for beginners and comes together quickly. It is fat quarter friendly for some of the sizes, and includes baby, small and large throw sizes! It is such a versatile pattern with many variations

Beginner Quilt Pattern by Coral And Co Patterns

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12. Strip And Flip Baby Quilt Pattern by Cluck Cluck Sew

This fun scrappy quilt is quick to put together and great for beginners. Use lots of different colors to keep it bright and fun – or just a few colors to keep it calm and simple.

Strip And Flip Baby Quilt Pattern by Cluck Cluck Sew

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13. Easy Rag Quilt Pattern by Fleece Fun

Learning how to make a rag quilt is easy!  Rag quilts are a wonderful for a first time quilting project. They’re simple to make! This rag quilt uses cuddle or minky fabric for extra warmth. The combination of flannel and cuddle is wonderful to touch. This tutorial is geared towards beginners, with several videos that break down the steps to make it easy to follow.

Easy Rag Quilt Pattern by Fleece Fun

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14. Offset Diamonds Quilt Pattern by Shiners View

A modern twist on an old-time classic—Half Square Triangles. Simple, easy-to-follow instructions and tips, will help you pull your quilt together quickly and accurately. 

Comprised entirely of a single block, the HST, this quilt is an easy way to pull together a stylish quilt, with some structured randomness. This pattern leverages 1 solid neutral and then prints from 2 contrasting colors.

Offset Diamonds Quilt Pattern by Shiners View

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15. Easy Strippy Skull Quilt Pattern by Quilts By Snee

Here’s a fun, funky and striking pixelated skull quilt design. This quilt pattern for this Strippy Skull includes three design variations and two construction variations, and can be made with a wide choice of fabrics.

This pattern contains detailed instructions for two lap/throw sizes of quilt, a smaller 50″ x 68″ size, or larger 54″ x 72″ size, which would also be suitable for a small single bed. Additional borders could easily extend it to a twin or doulbe size bed quilt.

Easy Strippy Skull Quilt Pattern by Quilts By Snee

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16. Easy Patchwork Quilt Pattern by A Beautiful Mess

Making your first quilt can feel a little intimidating, so here’s an easy tutorial with a simple patchwork pattern that will leave you feeling pretty proud of yourself when you’re finished!

This simple throw quilt is the perfect size for lounging on the couch or wrapping up in first thing on a chilly morning. Also, if you’re working on handmade gifts this holiday season, this one will solidify your standing as the most thoughtful ever. 

Easy Patchwork Quilt Pattern by A Beautiful Mess

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17. Crayon Box Baby Quilt Pattern by A Spoonful Of Sugar

This Crayon Box Baby Quilt is a fun and easy quilt, that can be easily constructed in a weekend. It features bright pops of colour surrounded by crisp white borders to give a simple, modern appeal.

It is a modern “eye spy” style quilt. Toddlers and young children will have fun spotting all the small details in the colorful squares.

Crayon Box Baby Quilt Pattern by A Spoonful Of Sugar

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18. Half Square Rectangles Quilt Pattern by Gathered

Here’s the perfect quilt for you to make in a weekend. This modern geometric pattern is a great beginner quilt project as you won’t need to master any advanced patchwork techniques to make it take shape.

It is orginally created as a baby quilt but you could easily adapt it with your favorite colors to add a splash of colour to your sofa by turning it into a lap quilt.

Half Square Rectangles Quilt Pattern by Gathered

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19. Easy Strip Quilt Pattern by Kohatu Patterns

This strip quilt pattern is a fantastic quick and easy quilt to make and great for beginners. It’s a great way to show off a lot of different fabrics in one patchwork quilt and does not waste much fabric. It’s perfect for jelly/desert rolls! 

Easy Strip Quilt Pattern by Kohatu Patterns

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20. Aurora Borealis Quilt Pattern by Loganberry Handmade

This quilt pattern is a modern twist on the traditional quilt star. It is fast, easy, and beautifully showcases all your favorite fabric patches. The finished quilt size is 53″ x 53″ perfect size for a picnic, toddler, child, lap, or throw quilt.

Aurora Borealis Quilt Pattern by Loganberry Handmade

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21. Fat Quarter Whirlwind Quilt Pattern by Sew Can She

Sew a fast and easy (and fat quarter friendly) quilt with this free Fat Quarter Whirlwind Quilt Pattern. This pattern is perfect for beginners or anyone who needs to sew a quilt quickly because the blocks are simple and repetitive.

Fat Quarter Whirlwind Quilt Pattern by Sew Can She

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22. Sweet And Simple Quilt Pattern by Pamela Quilts

Sweet and Simple is a multi size quilt pattern that is perfect to use with large prints and fabrics you don’t want to cut into small pieces! It’s a great beginner pattern, since there are no triangles to cut and sew, just large and small squares with sashing strips.

Sweet And Simple Quilt Pattern by Pamela Quilts

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23. Herringbone Stripe Quilt Pattern by Paper Moonlight Crafts

Herringbone Stripe is a modern take on the traditional herringbone pattern. The clean design updates the look of the quilt, and the simple instructions make cutting and piecing a breeze. Also included is an alternate zigzag layout to give you more options to make a truly unique quilt.

Forget the intimidation of hundreds of half square triangles. Normally a full herringbone quilt this size would require more that 400 HSTs, but this pattern cuts that number down to almost none!

Herringbone Stripe Quilt Pattern by Paper Moonlight Crafts

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24. Simply Serene Quilt Pattern by Annie’s Catalog

This Simply Serene Quilt is another great scrappy and easy quilt. The only block you have to put together is the half-square-triangle block. Once those are made, it’s just a matter of laying out the pieces. 

Simply Serene Quilt Pattern by Annie's Catalog

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25. Colour Explosion Quilt Pattern by Bonjour Quilts

This bright, modern quilt looks complicated but is actually easy to make. Beginners will love the basic half-square triangles and straight lines. The design makes clever use of color to create an ombre effect and an explosion of color.

This block pattern uses 16 fat quarters and suggests having warm colors on one side of the quilt and cool colors on the other. However, you can use whatever tones you like and enjoy the different effects this creates!

Colour Explosion Quilt Pattern by Bonjour Quilts

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26. Easy Quilt Pattern by The Sweeter Side Of Mommyhood

Raise your hand if you’re a quilt lover but not a quilt maker. Waiting to try a project but not sure where to start? Here’s the perfect easy quilt project to tackle if your a newbie or need a fun, simple, and easy quilt to make as a gift. You really could go anywhere with this blanket – the color combos are endless!

Easy Quilt Pattern by The Sweeter Side Of Mommyhood

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27. Layer Cake Coin Quilt Pattern by She Quilts A Lot

This pattern gets its name from the layer cake squares that come together to make a full quilt. If you don’t have a layer cake, you can also use fat quarters, yards of fabric, or scraps you have lying around.

This Layer Cake Coin Quilt is easy to make and works well if you use eight or so different fabrics in complementary colors. You can also experiment with contrasting tones for a more dramatic effect.

Layer Cake Coin Quilt Pattern by She Quilts A Lot

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28. Charms And Stars Quilt Pattern by Easy Piecy Quilts LLC

Charms and Stars is made from classic blocks that form a beautiful secondary pattern leading the eye across the quilt. Step by step instructions with pictures make this quilt super fun and easy to piece! Pick a charm pack you love and some coordinating fabric – the rest is easy! 

Charms And Stars Quilt Pattern by Easy Piecy Quilts LLC

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29. The Stacks Quilt Pattern by Karen Griska Quilts

What a scrap-busting quilt this is! This modern scrappy quilt pattern is only available as a queen size, but it would be easy to scale up or down depending on how many rows and collumns you’d like to have. This is a unique scrap quilt that also happens to be perfect for beginners.

The Stacks Quilt Pattern by Karen Griska Quilts

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30. Home Quarter Quilt Pattern by Highway 10 Designs

Imagine you’re at a quilt retreat with your friends, you start a new project and in less than 6 hours you have completed a lap sized quilt top! Would you the be the envy of the room? Even the most seasoned of quilters will sit up and take notice. Home Quarter is a pattern that can be enjoyed by new and experienced quilters alike.

When you’re ready to cut into those pretty fat quarter bundles that are sitting in your stash, Home Quarter will be your new ‘go-to’ pattern! Using 12 to 49 fat quarters for lap to king sizes, you can turn those bundles into quilt tops with ease!

Home Quarter Quilt Pattern by Highway 10 Designs

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31. Brick Work Quilt Pattern by Quilting Daily

Need a quilt in a hurry? Use pre-cut 10″ squares and you’ll have this one done in no time!

Brick Work Quilt Pattern by Quilting Daily

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32. Easy Chevron Quilt Pattern by Scattered Thoughts Of A Crafty Mom

This Chevron Quilt Pattern is a beginner quilt pattern, that looks like it could be complicated, but is actually super simple to make. This free quilt pattern uses all 10-inch squares (to make half-square triangles) – and that is it!

The pattern includes 2 sizes: lap, and twin size, so you can make whichever suits your needs. The pattern would be very easy for you to make even larger if desired. Simply add more squares or a border.

Easy Chevron Quilt Pattern by Scattered Thoughts Of A Crafty Mom

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33. Tiny Tile Quilt Pattern by Purl Soho

This Tiny Tile Quilt’s diagonal lines and tiny pieced diamonds may give the impression of expert quilt making, but the reality is much simpler than that. All you really need is the easiest of building blocks: a basic square – and lots of them!

Tiny Tile Quilt Pattern by Purl Soho

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34. Danish Delights Quilt Pattern by Little Louise Quilts

This Danish Delights Quilt Pattern is super easy to make and uses only one Layer Cake for the Throw or Queen size which has an alternate layout. The baby quilt uses only 24 – 10″ Squares. This quilt pattern has a fresh, modern look and can be done up in any style fabric.

Danish Delights Quilt Pattern by Little Louise Quilts

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35. Stained Glass Quilt Pattern by Lucy’s Quilts

This is a versatile pattern which is great for making out of leftover jeans but can also be used with regular quilting fabric or as a memory quilt. The quilt includes two sizes (52″ X 56″ or 60″ X 80″) and once you have tried out the pattern, you will see all the ways you can adjust it to make the perfect quilt for you!

Stained Glass Quilt Pattern by Lucy's Quilts

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36. Nine Patch Bento Box Quilt Pattern by The Spruce Crafts

This easy Nine Patch Bento Box Quilt is a variation on the popular design. It features a nine-patch block at its center and is a great introduction to quilting.

This quilt is strip pieced. The instructions help you make sure that every piece of patchwork is exactly the right size before you move on to the next step. It’s a striking design and a great project for anyone, even if it’s your very first quilt.

Nine Patch Bento Box Quilt Pattern by The Spruce Crafts

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37. Sundance Quilt Pattern by The Polka Dot Chair

A simple and sophisticated pattern that’s built from large triangle blocks. It’s a quick quilt to stitch up as it’s just one giant Squash Blossom Quilt Block! If you leave the borders off of this quilt it’s the perfect size for a baby quilt.  Wouldn’t it be cute stitched up in blues or pinks?

Sundance Quilt Pattern by The Polka Dot Chair

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38. The Lazy Quilters Quilt Pattern by Tidbits

If you hate to measure and prefer to improvise, you’ll love this Lazy Quilters Quilt Pattern. This pattern walks you through the process of creating a unique quilt where no measuring is required, and the pieces can be as big or as small as you want.

The Lazy Quilters Quilt Pattern by Tidbits

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39. Lucky Charm Quilt Pattern by A Spoonful Of Sugar

This Lucky Charm Quilt is an easy-to-piece quilt for yourself or someone special. This pretty quilt can be used as a bed topper, baby, or lap quilt, and is made from three charm packs and is suitable for a confident beginner quilter.

It would be a wonderful choice for a donation quilt and for those occasions when you need to make a quilt in just a couple of days.

Lucky Charm Quilt Pattern by A Spoonful Of Sugar

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40. Easy Building Blocks Quilt Pattern by Sterling Quilt Company

Easy and quick, your favorite charms turn in to cute stacks of building blocks in this beginner friendly quilt pattern. Instructions for baby size and lap size are included in this pattern.

Easy Building Blocks Quilt Pattern by Sterling Quilt Company

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41. Irish Chain Quilt Pattern by Helen Philipps Designs

This Irish Chain Quilt is a traditional design using simple nine patch blocks set between plain blocks creating the classic chain effect. It can be made from a whole variety of scraps, or it can be made in two colors. It’s an easy one for a beginner, but such a lovely quilt it is appealing and enjoyable for any level of sewing.

Irish Chain Quilt Pattern by Helen Philipps Designs

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42. Minimal Triangles Quilt Pattern by Simple Simon And Company

You will love this quilt because it is a beautiful modern design that is also fast to sew up. Depending on the size of your squares, you can make it as a baby quilt, all the way up to an 80″ by 80″ large quilt. Plus, it’s easy to make with pre-cut squares from a layer cake.

Minimal Triangles Quilt Pattern by Simple Simon And Company

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43. Geometric Patchwork Quilt Pattern by Shiners View

A striking quilt for newer quilters—or an easy pull together for the more advanced. Comprised of 6 colors and based on one simple shape, this is a great starting quilt that will make you look like you’ve been quilting for years!

Geometric Patchwork Quilt Pattern by Shiners View

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44. No-Piece Geometric Quilt Pattern by Persia Lou

This No-Piece Geometric Quilt Pattern proves that anyone can make a beautiful quilt! Easy & fun to make quilt will give you a taste of how fun quilting is. It’s simple (because the quilt top and backing are both just solid pieces of fabric), but still has lots of interest and texture that comes from the quilting.

No-Piece Geometric Quilt Pattern by Persia Lou

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45. Quick Cornerstone Quilt Pattern by Amy Smart

Here’s a lovely cornerstone block quilt in delightful retro fabric. This tutorial teaches you a great short-cut method for assembly so the quilt top comes together quickly.

Quick Cornerstone Quilt Pattern by Amy Smart

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46. Easy Snowball Quilt Pattern by Scattered Thoughts Of A Crafty Mom

Make a fun, modern-looking quilt with this free Snowball Quilt Pattern! This easy quilt is put together using a shortcut snowball block method. The pattern is perfect for beginners, precut-friendly, and can be easily customized to use scraps, yardage, or your favorite layer cake!

Easy Snowball Quilt Pattern by Scattered Thoughts Of A Crafty Mom

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47. Heartstrings Quilt Pattern by Helen Philipps Designs

This pretty heart applique quilt is simple to sew and is fat quarter and charm pack friendly too. You can gather together all your favorite low volume prints, and scraps of pretty blue and red fabrics and enjoy sewing your own heartstring quilt.

Heartstrings Quilt Pattern by Helen Philipps Designs

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48. Large Hexagon Easy Quilt Pattern by Polka Dot Chair

Hexagon quilts are a bit trickier due to the angles, but this free easy quilt pattern tutorial shows you how to make a hexagon shape using a half hexagon shape using a half hexagon quilt ruler, which makes a perfectly easy quilt for a beginner!

Large Hexagon Quilt Pattern by Polka Dot Chair

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49. Easy Garden Quilt Pattern by 1 Handstitched Studio

This easy quilts is an awesome, simple, and somewhat small project. Great for someone who has tried quilting before and wants to step it up a notch, but still a simple pattern. It has sashing, cornerstones and blocks that aren’t super common. You’ll love sewing this one together!

Easy Garden Quily Pattern by 1 Handstitched Studio

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50. Kaleidoscope Of Stars Quilt Pattern by Kate Henderson Quilts

Grab a layer cake and some background fabric and get sewing! This Kaleidoscpe of Stars Quilt is an easy to make quilt in two different sizes: the large uses a layer cake plus background fabric and the small uses 1/2 a layer cake plus background fabric, or cut some squares from your favourite fabric in your stash.

Kaleidoscope Of Stars Quilt Pattern by Kate Henderson Quilts

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THESE EASY QUILT PATTERNS ARE DESIGNED TO INSPIRE YOU TO FIND YOUR NECT QUILT PROJECT – ONE THAT YOU CAN WHIP UP IN NO TIME!

Quilting is so trendy right now, and you can see why when there’s so many gorgeous projects out there! Looking for even more beginner-friendly patterns, or some more advanced projects to get your teeth into once your skills progress? We have a wealth of quilt patterns here for quilts of all kinds.

If you’ve found this list useful, share it with your fellow quilters; it might just inspire your friends to start quilting! Just remember to share your finished ones on our Facebook Page. We always love seeing your handmade creations!

These easy quilt patterns are not only for beginners, these simple yet stunning designs are rewarding for all levels! Happy quilting, friends!