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Classic Quilting Patterns

Whether you want to make a new quilt for yourself or for a friend, you'll find the perfect free classic quilting pattern by browsing our selection. Perhaps someone you know is moving into a new home this year. A handmade classic quilt, such as Eight-Point Star Wall Quilt, will be the perfect present

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Appliqued Chick and Easter Egg Projects
Eat with the Easter Bunny using your coordinated kitchen set. Machine-applique the hatching chick on bright seasonal fabrics and have some fun. Finished Sizes: Place Mat Size: 12 1/2" x 18 1/2"; Bun Warmer Size: Approximately 15" x 15".
Designed by
Michele Crawford for VIP Fabrics
Blue Floral Lap Quilt
Shades of blue yo-yo flowers combine with a Drunkard's Path block to make a pretty fabric flower garden. This e-pattern was originally published in Fat Quarter Quilts.

Size: 54" x 63". Block Size: 9" x 9".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Barbara A. Clayton
Bunny Hops Wall Hanging and Easter Basket
Pretty Easter fabrics can be used to make decorative items which can be used year after year. Finished Hanging Size: 32" x 44".
Designed by
Michele Crawford for VIP Fabrics
Make a simple pieced and appliqued topper in bright primary colors as a cheery addition to your kitchen. This e-pattern was originally published in the June 2005 issue of Quilter's World magazine.

Size: 36" x 36". Block Size: 15" x 15".

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Rhonda Taylor
Design Ideas for Applique
If you'd like to design your own applique motifs, try some of the following ideas to help you create something original using a collection of ideas.
Designed by
Joyce Mori
Diamond Twist
Give Dogtooth Violet blocks a twist, add angled pieces, and the result is a pieced design that dances across the quilt. This e-pattern was originally published in Twisted Classics.

Size: 69 3/4" x 69 3/4". Block Size: 10 3/4" x 10 3/4".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Linda Miller
Dimensional Flowers
Try this applique look while making three-dimensional flowers. Finished Quilt Size: 22 1/4" x 30". Block Size: 6" x 6".
Designed by
Phyllis Dobbs
Double Wedding Ring with Stars
If you are ready for a quilting challenge, try this Double Wedding Ring With Stars pattern. Piecing curves and points requires precise cutting and piecing methods. Finished quilt size is 95" x 108".
Designed by
Marian Shenk
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
Easter Egg Quilt and Bunny Vest
Decorate six colorful Easter eggs and turn them into a quilt for a special baby or for a child to snuggle under with a friendly Easter bunny in matching vest! The quilt size is 32 1/4" x 38", and the vest fits a 10" thin bunny.
Designed by
Judi Kauffman
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Classic Quilts are Great Housewarming Gifts

Spring is the season of renewal--baby showers, weddings, and housewarming parties are just a few of the events you'll surely encounter this season. A handmade quilt is a great gift for a housewarming party--a quilt quickly makes a house feel more like a home. Diamond Twist is a great classic quilting pattern to make for new homeowners to help bright a room they haven't completely decorated yet. Another great gift to brighten a room is a bouquet of flowers, but flowers won't last forever--why not make a Dimensional Flowers quilt instead?

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