Bed Quilt Patterns

Spring and summer are often the seasons for baby showers and weddings. What better way to congratulate a new family or a new couple than with a beautiful handmade bed quilt? The Summer's Dream quilt is perfect for a newlywed's cabin honeymoon or picnic date in the park.

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A Walk in Spring
Bright prints combine to make this easy-to-strip-piece quilt. Free up an afternoon and evening to stitch the top and finish in your favorite method to make a colorful quilt with a spring look. Finished Project Size: 72" x 78".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Ruth M. Swasey
Garden of Flowers
Pastel colors are used to create this simple bed-size quilt using the Nine-Patch block with the Greek Cross block. Finished Project Size: 72" x 96". Block Size: 12" x 12".

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Holly Daniels
Square Within a Square
The Log Cabin Courthouse Step design is simply a square within a square design. It is simple to piece using quick-piecing methods with fabric strips. Finished Project Size: 69" x 90". Block Size: 9" x 9".

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Ruth Swasey
Amish Medallion
Bright colors against a black background really pop! This free quilting pattern, inspired by the Amish tradition, is easy and totally stunning.

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Mary Tokumaru
Amish Skies
Black fabric with dots, a twist on the black solid of Amish quilts, creates movement in this star-design bed quilt. Finished Quilt Size: 88" x 102". Block Size: 14" x 14".

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Sandra Hatch
Batiks Squared
This easy-to-piece bed quilt will help you use up your beautiful batik scraps. This e-pattern was originally published in the August 2010 issue of Quilter's World magazine.

Size: 74" x 98". Block Size: 6" x 6".

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Jill Reber
Birds in the Forest
Combine piecing, applique and fabric folding to create a warm and comfortable flannel quilt. This e-pattern was originally published in the October 2009 issue of Quilter's World magazine.

Size: 78" x 96". Blocks: 6" x 15", 15" x 15", 9" x 9".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Bev Getschel
Blanket of Strawberries
Looking for a quilting project that you can finish this weekend? Download this free quilting pattern today and start stitching. Two different blocks combine to quickly make this no-template quilt. Quilt Size: 49" x 73".
Designed by
Rhonda Taylor
Blueberry Delight
This pieced bed-size quilt looks more complex than it is; the traditional look is achieved with modern methods. Plus, it's the perfect project to use up your scraps. This e-pattern was originally published in the August 2011 issue of Quilter's World magazine.

Size: 84" x 96". Block Size: 12" x 12".

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Julia Dunn
Bountiful Baskets
Make a medallion-style scrappy quilt with these little basket patterns, Four-Patch blocks and strippy bars. Finished Quilt Size: 90" x 98". Block Size: 10" x 10", 8" x 8", 6" x 6" and 4" x 4".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Dana Bard
Bow Ties
Are you up for a challenge? Perfect your technique for making "Y" seams while you create a stunning throw-size quilt. This e-pattern was originally published in Simply Solids.

Size: 55 3/4" x 58". Block Size: 8" x 14".

Skill Level: Experienced
Designed by
Nancy McNally
Bowl of Roses Quilt & Pillow
Stitch this colorful bed quilt and pillow set and change the look of your bedroom. Make this free quilting pattern extra special with reproduction prints from the 1930s.

Finished sizes: block: 14" x 14"; quilt: 72" x 92"; pillow: 20" x 20".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Ruth Swasey
Briar Roses
Traditional blocks and traditional applique make this bed quilt a project any quilter would love to tackle. Brush up on your skills and pick out your fabric. This e-pattern was originally published in the February 2013 issue of Quilter's World magazine.

Size: 68" x 86". Block Size: 9: x 9".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Robin Waggoner
Broken Wheel
A variety of white shirting fabrics combine with black, indog and pink fabrics in this pretty one-block-design quilt. Finished Quilt Size: 67 3/4" x 75 1/8".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Sandra Hatch
By the Seashore
The colors of the ocean combine with the Storm at Sea pattern to make a lovely monochromatic quilt. Finished Quilt Size: 98" x 98". Block Sizes: 16" x 16".

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Holly Daniels
Cabins on the Mountain
Combine Log Cabin blocks with pieced Tree blocks in this pretty quilt. This e-pattern was originally published in Log Cabin Treasures.

Size: 49" x 57".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Marian Shenk
Cartwheel
Batik flannels add even more of a soft touch to a simple pieced quilt. Size: 49 1/2" x 62".

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Lucy A. Fazely & Michael L. Burns
Chocolate, Cherries & Blueberries
Make this off-center design by combining Log Cabin blocks with appliqued cherries and blueberries. This e-pattern was originally published in the October 2009 issue of Quilter's World magazine.

Size: 60" x 80". Block Size: 10" x 10".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Jean Ann Wright
Christmas Star Quilt
Quilt Size: 74" x 91"; Block Size: 12" x 12"; Christmas quilt pieced with templates

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Ruth Swasey
Chutes & Ladders
This pieced design lends itself well to 1930s reproduction prints, creating a scrappy, antique-look bed quilt. This e-pattern was originally published in Easy Four-Patch Quilting.

Size: 78" x 94". Block Size: 16" x 16".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Jill Reber
Circles & Squares
The cheerful Polynesian look of this free quilting pattern is sure to brighten your day. It's created using bright red and yellow batik fabric. You can easily make this quilt -- even if you're just a beginner. Download and start stitching today!

Finished size: 64" x 64".

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Ruth Swasey
Dancing Colors
Sort scraps into lights and darks, and leave out the mediums before starting to piece this really scrappy bed quilt. This e-pattern was originally published in The Scrap Sensation.

Size: 70" x 86". Block Size: 16" x 16".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Connie Rand
Dancing Diamonds
Bright-colored fabric diamonds dance across a white background. Quilt Size: 56" x 72".
Designed by
Judith Sandstrom
Diamonds in the Middle Quilt
Quilt Size: 56" x 84"; Pieced Log Cabin design.
Designed by
Ruth Swasey
Diamonds on Parade
Blend lots of blue fabrics to piece an intriguing pattern made with Square-in-a-Square and Framed Square blocks. This e-pattern was originally published in Weekend Scrap Quilting.

Size: 78" x 90". Block Size: 12" x 12".

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Judith Sandstrom
Different Twist
Looking for a different type of quilting pattern? Download this free design to stitch a quilt that combines stretched versions of the Bow Tie and the Four-Patch blocks in stunning black, white and red.

Size: 64" x 64". Block Size: 8" x 8", 8" x 16", 16" x 16".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Linda Miller
Dresden Star
Use up your scraps with this pretty Dresden Star design. Colorful stars and hearts on a white background make this free quilting pattern unique! Use this blanket in your guest bedroom as a bed quilt. The bright colors will add interest to your room decor.

Quilt size 90" x 106", pieced and applique.

Skill Level: Advanced
Designed by
Bonnie Gheesling
Earth and Sky
Flannel prints with a Native American theme are featured in this bed-size quilt. Quilt Size: 80" x 94".
Designed by
Judith Sandstrom
Eight-Pointed Star
The Eight-Pointed Star design is one of hte most popular and basic Nine-Patch patterns. There are countless variations from simple to complex. This antique scrap version has an unusual setting. Each block combines only two fabrics, a light and a dark value. The blocks are set together with wide sashing strips on the diagonal without borders. If you like the antique look, antique reproduction fabrics may be found at your local quilt shop. Finished Quilt Size: 63 3/4" x 80 3/4". Block Size: 9" x 9".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Sandra Hatch
Field of Nine-Patches
This happy quilt is sure to brighten up any room, whether spread on a bed or draped over a sofa. Download this free quilting pattern and start stitching it today. Appliqued-and-pieced blocks combine to create this flowery bed-size quilt. Quilt Size: 87" x 100 1/2".
Designed by
Ruth Swasey
Filtered Sunlight
Cuddling up with this sweet quilt reminds us of feeling the warmth of sunlight filtering in through a window. Easily stitch this free beginner quilting pattern. A lap quilt is perfect for you -- or a friend! Because it's a lap quilt, you can stitch it quickly. Perfect for a last-minute birthday gift!

Size: 54" x 72".

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Judith Sandstrom
Floating Gems
This fun pieced bed quilt is great for a kid's room. Select fat quarters in bright colors to represent the floating gems; use neutrals or tonals as the background to make them shine. This e-pattern was originally published in 5-10-15+ Fat Quarters.

Size: 66" x 90". Block Size: 12" x 12".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Judith Sandstrom
Flying Geese Strippy
Plaids, checks and stripes combine to make this scrappy quilt for a country accent as a den throw or in a masculine bedroom. This e-pattern was originally published in 101 Made-to-Fit Quilts for Your Home.

Size: Twin: 63" x 79". Double: 78" x 87". Queen: 89" x 91".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Sandra L. Hatch
Friends Forever
Signatures are added to the swirling star designs in this unusual signature quilt.

Size: 85 1/2" x 99 1/2".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Bev Getschel
Friendship Quilt
Because of one very special lady, this friendship quilt has helped to preserve the fabric of a proud family.
Designed by
Louise Erwin
Fuzzy Flowers
Chenille strips add depth and texture to a cuddly quilt. Quilt Size: 72" x 87".
Designed by
Sue Harvey
Garden Affair
Night & Day and Mosaic blocks combine in a latticework with a strong diagonal influence. This e-pattern was originally published in Twisted Classics.

Size: 56" x 72". Block Size: 8" x 8".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Lucy A. Fazely & Michael L. Burns
Garden Pathways
This simple bed quilt is not pieced in blocks but rather in sections. This e-pattern was originally published in Irish Chain Made Easy.

Size: 82 3/4" x 102 1/4".

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Judith Sandstrom
Gemini Dreams
I made Gemini Dreams for one of my twin daughters who is very fond of the group Moody Blues. They recorded her favorite song, Gemini Dreams.
Designed by
Nancy Paravecchia
Geometric Two-Step
Like many quilters today, strip piecing permits me to doodle on graph paper creating new complex designs that will machine-piece in a short time. Quilt Size: 45" x 57".
Designed by
Linda Denner
Giant Flutterbyes Quilt
Make this pretty quilt with a pillow tuck for a twin-size spread or a king-size comforter. Quilt Size: 80" x 108".
Designed by
Cheryl Fall for Coats and Clark
Goin' Fishing
Fishing-theme flannels make the perfect quilt for a camping vacation. Quilt Size: 49" x 61"."

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Michele Crawford
Grandmother’s Flower Garden
The Grandmother's Flower Garden was one of Grandmother's most popular patterns. The quilt shown is similar to many uilts of this design from those early days. This scrap quilt has worn edges, but it is just as warm as the day it was finished over 75 years ago.
Designed by
Sandra Hatch
Impulse
The traditional Trip Around the World design uses all same-size squares to form the rounds. In this bed-size quilt, the trip meanders in a bold watercolor effect with 3 different-size squares in the blocks. This e-pattern was originally published in Twisted Classics.

Size: 88" x 112". Block Size: 12" x 12".

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Lucy A. Fazely & Michael L. Burns
Jacob's Trail
Unpieced blocks combine with pieced blocks to make a bed-size quilt in lively colors. Quilt Size: 67" x 91".
Designed by
Sue Penn
Lauren's Flowers
Flying geese units surround the pieced block on this scrappy quilt. Quilt Size: 50 1/2" x 70 1/4".
Designed by
Cindy Hamilton
Lazy Log Cabin Bed Quilt
Scrap strips combine to make this quick and easy Log Cabin bed-size quilt. Finished Quilt Size: 87" x 87". Block Size: 10 7/8" x 10 7/8".

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Ann Boyce
Mosaic Scrap Quilt
Create this scrappy-looking quilt using strips of fabric or squares. Whichever method you choose, it is fun to play with the colors. Quilt Size: 60" x 81".
Designed by
Antoinette D. Fietz
Nature Dyes
Subtle color changes in the blocks make this monochromatic quilt shine. Quilt Size: 48" x 60"."

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Michele Crawford
Nine-Patch North Star Quilt
Quick-pieced Flying Geese units make short work of stitching this bed-size quilt. Size: 98" x 121".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Jodi Warner
Patchwork Posies
Three-dimensional flowers bloom on this combination appliqué-and-patchwork quilt. Quilt Size: 42 1/0" x 62 1/2."

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Judith Sandstrom
Pocket Pinwheel Quilt Pattern
Three-dimensional pinwheels in bright colors make this free quilting pattern perfect for a child's room or nursery. Finished quilt size: 48" x 64".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Lucy Fazely
Rhapsody in Blue
Like the Gershwin song titled by the same name, this pretty pieced quilt can be enjoyed from close up or far away. This e-pattern was originally published in the August 2009 issue of Quilter's World magazine.

Size: 63" x 75". Block: 12" x 12".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Jean Ann Wright
Ribbon Weave
Light and dark fabrics of blue, green and peach create the woven effect of ribbons.

Size: 87" x 99".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Sue Harvey, Sandy Boobar
Rows of Bows
Create fabric bows with simple squares and triangles. Quilt Size: 44" x 60".
Designed by
Judith Sandstrom
Saltillo Salsa
Make this Pickle Dish, an old favorite, with a whole new look. Bright batiks make the design pop. This e-pattern was originally published in the October 2012 issue of Quilter's World magazine.

Size: 75" x 75". Block Size: 12" x 12" finished.

Skill Level: Experienced
Designed by
Nancy McNally
Scattered Leaves
Check out your scrap stash for autumn-colored fabrics--the more the better. Quilt Size: 84 1/4" x 84 1/4".
Designed by
Holly Daniels
Scrappy Baby Quilt & Happy the Clown
Any little girl would love this pieced quilt with matching clown doll.

Finished sizes: Block: 6" x 6". Quilt: 42" x 68". Doll: 15" x 15".

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Judith Sandstrom
Scrappy Prairie Queen
Select a variety of light and dark scraps to piece this quick bed quilt. This e-pattern was originally published in Creative Scraps: Quilting With Bits & Pieces.

Size: 85" x 100". Block Size: 15" x 15".

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Sandra L. Hatch
Serger Chenille Throw
Colorful fabrics combine for a soft and fluffy throw. This e-pattern was originally published in Clotilde's Sewing Savvy July 2004.

Size: 53" x 61".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Agnes Mercik
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