45 Log Cabin Quilt Patterns

Make your own log cabin quilt using this collection of 45 log cabin quilt patterns. Take inspiration from both traditional and modern versions of this popular vintage design.

LOG CABIN QUILT PATTERNS

The Log Cabin Quilt is as traditional as they come but with a bit of imagination and the help of these patterns below, you can take the traditional and make it so much more. It is a traditional block design, make yours in traditional colors or choose a modern combination.

From the intuitive construction through the straight-line stitching, log cabin quilting is simple as can be. It’s truly a must-know in the quilting world, so if you haven’t quite mastered it yet, now’s the time!


1. Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Maple Cottage Designs

Here’s a great scrappy quilt pattern in 4 Sizes! Treat yourself to this easy and popular Log Cabin quilt pattern that gives the perfect scrappy feel. The color placement here reminds you of poinsettias in the winter and watermelon in the summer. Perfect for summer days, Christmas days and all year long!

Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Maple Cottage Designs

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2. Log Cabin Flower Garden Mini Quilt Pattern by Thread Bare Creations

This Log Cabin Flower Garden Mini Quilt is a sweet and simple paper pieced mini quilt pattern inspired by the classic Log Cabin block. This fun mini quilt will add that Spring/Summer touch to your home decorating. It celebrates the Daisy, Rose and Lily flowers and each block finishes at around 6″ square.

Log Cabin Flower Garden Mini Quilt Pattern by Thread Bare Creations

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3. Easy Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by The Spruce Crafts

This easy log cabin quilt block pattern demonstrates how easy it is to sew traditionally designed blocks that finish at 14″ square. While you can cut patchwork strips from your quilting fabrics, jelly rolls make it a cinch to sew a scrap quilt made up of log cabin blocks.

Easy Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by The Spruce Crafts

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4. Loving Heart Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by My Quilt Room

This quilt is made with log cabin blocks. Make three different color combinations to achieve this lovely quilt. It can be made in pinks for a girl or blues for a boy. 

Loving Heart Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by My Quilt Room

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5. Baby Heart Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Sew Can She

Sew a log cabin quilt perfect for any baby with this free Baby Heart Log Cabin Quilt Pattern! This baby quilt requires 13 baby heart log cabin blocks that are set ‘on-point’. You’ll also need to make 5 all-neutral log cabin blocks to use for setting the other blocks.

You don’t have to make the hearts blue – any deeply saturated color that will contrast well with the neutral fabrics will look amazing.i

Baby Heart Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Sew Can She

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6. Free Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Gathered

Get scrap busting with this string-pieced Log Cabin quilt pattern! This Colour Cabins Mini Quilt uses solid brights and pretty prints against textured neutral shades to create a statement quilt. You can plan your blocks before you start or just go for random fabric placement for an improv look.

Free Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Gathered

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7. Sew Merry Log Cabin Table Topper by Fort Worth Fabric Studio

Make your first log cabin quilt by staring off small with this darling table runner. Made with four basic log cabin blocks, it’s the perfect project for those who are learning to construct the block. 

Sew Merry Log Cabin Table Topper by Fort Worth Fabric Studio

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8. Log Cabin Mug Rugs Quilt Pattern by Sunflower Stitch Quilt

Mug rugs are small, fun and useful projects. They are a relatively small and great for using up bits out of the scrap box, the same scrap box that no matter how many bits are taken out it never seems to get any less!

Make one as a gift or make a complete set for a coordinated look. Use your favourite Christmas fabric for the festive season or switch it up for another time of the year.

Log Cabin Mug Rugs Quilt Pattern by Sunflower Stitch Quilt

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9. Log Cabin Toss Quilt Pattern by Braid Craft

This Log Cabin Toss Quilt features large Log Cabin blocks that make a big impact. These come together very quickly and look great to give you a bold, modern design.

You can choose to feature one Print style fabric or make it from any fabric collection you choose. There is even a Bonus Scrappy Block option, so this makes it the perfect quilt to make a dent in your scrap bucket.

Log Cabin Toss Quilt Pattern by Braid Craft

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10. Vintage Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Helen Philipps Designs

As in the early log cabin quilts, you will make the center square of each log cabin block in red to represent the hearth, the heart of the home, with the surrounding light and dark strips to represent light and shadows.

It is easy to make and has always been a popular patchwork quilt since those early days of pioneers and log cabins. Use shades of pinks, blues and creams for a vintage feel or you could use any colors.

Vintage Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Helen Philipps Designs

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11. Sew Easy Scallops Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by All People Quilt

Create a fresh variation of the traditional Log Cabin block. Surrounding each block with simple appliqué pieces gives the blocks a softer, more feminine look.

Sew Easy Scallops Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by All People Quilt

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12. Log Cabin Tree Skirt Quilt Pattern by Quiltscapes

This stunning 58″ x 58″ quilted Tree Skirt or Tablecloth will brighten your holiday season! Use scraps to make matching ornaments for a beautiful ensemble. Simple construction using a “log-cabin” style of piecing with strips makes this a good project for beginners and seasoned quilters alike.

Log Cabin Tree Skirt Quilt Pattern by Quiltscapes

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13. Wonky Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Ms. P Designs USA

These Wonky Log Cabin Blocks are so much fun to make! Foundation paper piecing makes this an easy beginner quilt pattern, suitable for even a novice.

You could use this 7″ by 7″ square block to make a scrappy “I Spy” baby quilt, a mug rug, or a dorm bed quilt for your college student. Just use your imagination!

Wonky Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Ms. P Designs USA

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14. Triangular Log Cabin Pincushion Quilt Pattern by In Color Order

Are you in need of a new pincushion? Look no further, because this Triangular Log Cabin Pincushion is not only functional, but pretty too!

Made up of strips of printed fabrics, you can use fabric from your scrap bin. And while you’re at it, why not make a second one to give to a friend? An easy and quick sew to spruce up your sewing room.

Triangular Log Cabin Pincushion Quilt Pattern by In Color Order

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15. Maple Leaf Log Cabin Quilt Block Pattern by Handmade Quilts N Goods

Maple Leaves are so much fun to put together and with the twist of the Log Cabin it just makes it so much more beautiful. This is a quick and easy quilt. There are a couple of layouts for quilts included as well as fabric measurements for each.

Maple Leaf Log Cabin Quilt Block Pattern by Handmade Quilts N Goods

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16. Log Cabin Doll Quilt Pattern by Helen Philipps Designs

This pretty little doll quilt is fun to make using lots of different colourful fabrics and is perfect for using up scraps. The Log Cabin quilt is an old favorite and the traditional design has many variations.

This one is sweet and simple to make in any fabrics and colours you choose. Children love to tuck their toys up in bed and this little quilt would make a lovely present.

Log Cabin Doll Quilt Pattern by Helen Philipps Designs

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17. Yuletide Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Quilting Daily

Make a festive quilt that you’ll want to display year-round with the Yuletide Log Cabin Quilt Pattern! The red and green fabrics in this pattern give a nod to the holiday season by creating a shining star amidst the cabins. Its simple design makes it a great project for intermediate quilters.

Yuletide Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Quilting Daily

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18. Lucky Log Cabins Quilt Pattern by Quilty Love

If you ever find yourself with a fat quarter bundle and don’t know what to make with it, try this Lucky Log Cabins Quilt Pattern! It’s perfect for those fat quarter bundles that have a range of colors from light to dark. Since Lucky Log Cabins doesn’t have a background or accent fabric you can easily mix an entire range of colors in this quilt.

Lucky Log Cabins Quilt Pattern by Quilty Love

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19. Log Cabin Baby Quilt Pattern by Christina J Designs

Enjoy stitching this Modern Log Cabin Quilt Pattern. This is an “OffSet” Modern Log Cabin Quilt. Not your traditional log cabin quilt pattern! Great size for a crib quilt, or perfect for a toddler to cuddle with at nap time or baby crib. 

Log Cabin Baby Quilt Pattern by Christina J Designs

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20. Tiny Log Cabin Block Quilt Pattern by Annie Thornalley

Use your tiniest scraps of fabric to piece this charming mini Log Cabin quilt. Tiny Cabin miniature quilt pattern is a fun project and makes a wonderful gift quilt!

Tiny Log Cabin Block Quilt Pattern by Annie Thornalley

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21. Fine Line Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Purl Soho

With its graphite-colored pencil-thin lines, this Quilt is like an artist’s sketch come to life. And with a surprising asymmetrical construction, it is equal parts dramatic and subdued, traditional and modern, bold and nuanced. Make this beautiful quilt that holds the weight of history but that has its feet firmly in the present!

Fine Line Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Purl Soho

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22. Friendship Star Log Cabins by All People Quilt

Color placement is key in this Log Cabin quilt. Vivid red points jump off the quilt while the muted gold points recede to form a single Friendship Star.

Friendship Star Log Cabins by All People Quilt

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23. Scrappy Mini Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Log Cabin Quiltery

This is the perfect quilt to use up those 2.5″ strips you’ve been collecting or a good excuse to buy a new jelly roll! It is also very scrap friendly if you have a stash of “leftovers” from other quilts.

The addition of two larger background pieces along two sizes will give you some “wiggle room” when you cut your finished square. No worries if your block is wonky, in fact, that will add more character to your quilt!

Scrappy Mini Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Log Cabin Quiltery

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24. Easy Log Cabin Block Quilted Pillow Pattern by Polka Dot Chair

This pattern will show you how to make a quilted pillow for Christmas or any other holiday! This pillow uses a simple log cabin block, stitches up quickly, and makes a beautiful gift!

The pattern is straightforward so that I could make about ten quilted pillow covers in a short amount of time. You can also switch out the fabrics and use these for other holidays. So you can pretend they are Valentine’s Day pillows if you like.

Easy Log Cabin Block Quilted Pillow Pattern by Polka Dot Chair

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25. Log Cabin Christmas Wall Hanging Quilt Pattern by Home Ec Hangout

This is a colorful quilt design wall hanging of a lovely Christmas wreath in the log cabin quilt design. It’s quick and easy to make & was designed to be able to be made in a single day. This is sure to become a treasured holiday keepsake! 

Log Cabin Christmas Wall Hanging Quilt Pattern by Home Ec Hangout

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26. Log Cabin Cross Mug Rug Quilt Pattern by Patchsmith

This mug rug is created to celebrate Easter using simple log cabin patchwork. However, the symbol of the cross is universally accepted throughout the world to represent peace, faith and love and, as such it is the perfect addition to any table at any time of the year.

The finished mug rug will provide enough room for a slice of Easter cake together with a cup or mug making this functional, mini quilt the perfect Easter gift for a friend or relative.

Log Cabin Cross Mug Rug Quilt Pattern by Patchsmith

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27. Log Cabin Christmas Quilt Pattern by K Lee 2 Strings

This 36″ x 36″ wall hanging highlights a log cabin in the big woods at Christmas time. There’s a wreath on the door and a snowman sits outside. Traditional log cabin blocks frame the center scene. Modern holiday fabrics are used, but traditional reds and greens would also be lovely. 

Log Cabin Christmas Quilt Pattern by K Lee 2 Strings

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28. Lovely Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Sterling Sewn

A fun and modern take on using traditional log cabin blocks in a large heart layout. Variations include a medium or large heart that can be “open” or “filled,” and used to create quilts from small or large throw to full/queen size. The pattern can be pieced traditionally or using foundation paper-piecing, depending on maker preference.

Lovely Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Sterling Sewn

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29. Log Cabin Quilted Table Topper Pattern by Tulip Square

This topper uses log cabin corners for a slightly dimensional look. Made in browns and blues for the sample, it looks equally nice in bright or pastel colors. This is a very easy pattern for beginners to try. Good size for working on your free motion quilting too. The finished table topper is 26 inches square. 

Log Cabin Quilted Table Topper Pattern by Tulip Square

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30. Dialogue Cabin Quilt Pattern by Holly Clarke Design

This Dialogue Cabin Quilt is a modern log cabin design that is perfect for showing off your favourite fabrics. It is the ultimate beginner-friendly quilt pattern, perfect for upping your piecing game as each block is made up of only 5 pieces of fabric. This quilt pattern is perfect for new quilters as it is an easy beginner level pattern. 

For more experienced quilters, it is the perfect quilt pattern for when you need a quick-finish for a last minute gift, this quilt will wow anyone who appreciates bold geometric designs and the beauty of coordinated fabrics.

Dialogue Cabin Quilt Pattern by Holly Clarke Design

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31. Kitty Potholder Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Patchwork Pottery

This Kitty Potholder Pattern adds a simple fusible web appliqué and varying strip widths to an otherwise traditional log cabin block to create a playful modern design.

Make a potholder or two, or create an entire quilt using this block. This is a fantastic way to use up all those fabric scraps. Perfect for all those cat lovers out there!

Kitty Potholder Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Patchwork Pottery

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32. Modern Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Stitch And Yarn Store

This Catty Corner Quilt Pattern is a fresh modern take on a log cabin that includes queen, throw and baby sizes. Perfect for yardage or upcycled fabrics – especially stripes, solids and small prints.

Modern Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Stitch And Yarn Store

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33. Cuddles, The Hexi Bear Rug Quilt Pattern by Ira Rott Patterns

Cuddles, the Hexi Bear is a hexagon shaped log cabin design with curved edges. It’s a fun and quick Jelly Roll project that can also be made from fabric scraps or old jeans. Use your adorable Hexi Bear as a rug in a nursery room, or as a wall hanging in your craft room, or even take it out on your picnic.

Cuddles, The Hexi Bear Rug Quilt Pattern by Ira Rott Patterns

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34. Spiral Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Love Laugh Quilt

Add your own spin to the traditional log cabin block with this quick and easy tutorial that’s a great way to play with color contrast. This Spiral Log Cabin Block Pattern shows you how to piece together a simple log cabin quilt block by combining dark and light strips of fabric.

You can break out your prettiest fabric scraps to create a beautiful multi-colored version or alternate between two contrasting colors for a sharp and elegant quilt block.

Spiral Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Love Laugh Quilt

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35. Carole’s Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by I Love Quilting Forever

Turn a traditional log cabin into a modern-looking quilt. This is a beginner-friendly quilt pattern that can be completed on a single weekend. With the large pieces of fabrics used on this Log Cabin, this quilt is fast and easy to make which makes it a quick-to-sew project.

Choose a playful mix of colors and make this Carole’s Log Cabin Quilt a chic home decor project!

Carole's Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by I Love Quilting Forever

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36. Cozy Cabins Quilt Pattern by Jen Daly Quilts

Wool leaves and acorns dance around simple Log Cabin blocks in this warm and welcoming table runner. Cozy Cabins features simple patchwork and wool appliqué, making it ideal for the confident beginning quilter.

Cozy Cabins Quilt Pattern by Jen Daly Quilts

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37. Giant Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by My Quilt Infatuation

Always a favorite amongst beginner quilters, this Giant Log Cabin Quilt is a great quilted sofa throw to add a little coziness to your room. Choose a lovely color palette from your scrap quilt patterns to make the traditional rectangular shapes of this easy log cabin quilt pattern.

Giant Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by My Quilt Infatuation

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38. Star Cabins Quilt Pattern by Center Street Quilts

Star Cabins is a fun twist on a traditional log cabin quilt design. The quilt is traditionally pieced (no paper piecing or templates) and is jelly roll (2 1/2″ strips) friendly!

Star Cabins Quilt Pattern by Center Street Quilts

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39. Mountain Peaks Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Busy Hands Patterns

Mountain Peaks is a multi-sized log cabin quilt pattern with unique setting triangles to finish the stunning design clear out to the edge. The stunning log cabin design with sashing strips create an ombre colorwash that just draws you in with its beauty.

Mountain Peaks Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Busy Hands Patterns

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40. Contrasting Cabins Quilt Pattern by All People Quilt

Experiment with unlikely fabric combinations and quilting styles to craft a Log Cabin stunner that gives equal play to lights and darks.

Contrasting Cabins Quilt Pattern by All People Quilt

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41. Log Cabins In The Wood Quilt Pattern by Accuquilt

This Log Cabin in the Woods Quilt is a twist on the classic log cabin block featuring woodsy applique shapes in the center square. Easily bring the great outdoors indoors with this pattern.

Log Cabins In The Wood Quilt Pattern by Accuquilt

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42. Log Cabin Hexi Potholders Quilt Pattern by Sew Can She

If your kitchen decor is looking a little drab, these Hexi Log Cabin Potholders are a cheap and easy way to brighten up the space. This project includes a free hexi template pattern to show you how to apply the log cabin technique to hexagon-shaped potholders. 

Log Cabin Hexi Potholders Quilt Pattern by Sew Can She

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43. Twisted Log Cabin Quilt Block Pattern by Penny Spool Quilts

Here’s a traditional log cabin block, but turned on point to make a fun-looking block that can be used for bigger quilts to create interesting layouts and secondary patterns.

This pattern makes a 12″ square block and uses foundation paper piecing (FPP) to create the design. It’s a very straight-forward block and suitable for beginners and those who are maybe a little intimidated by FPP. There are no little fiddly bits, or awkward angles that trip you up when adding pieces, just nice straight strips of your favorite colours.

Twisted Log Cabin Quilt Block Pattern by Penny Spool Quilts

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44. Starlight Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Stitchin’ Post

This sixteen block off-set log cabin uses narrower strips on two sides of the center square and wider strips on the opposite sides, for a unique variation on the traditional log cabin block. It is a classic quilt that is advanced beginner friendly, as well as being an interesting design.

Starlight Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by Stitchin' Post

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45. Summer Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by The Cloth Parcel

This Summer Log Cabin Quilt Block Pattern has a great tutorial that you must try out. You can use this as a wall-hanging to spruce up your living space or even piece together the blocks into a full quilt. It will look great either way. 

Summer Log Cabin Quilt Pattern by The Cloth Parcel

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From stash-friendly designs to more ambitious undertakings, there’s sure to be a log cabin quilt pattern that will get you into (or bring you back to) quilting! Happy sewing!