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Applique quilts are made by stitching one piece of fabric on top of another, either by hand or with a sewing machine. The possibilities are endless! You can create one-of-a-kind quilts that you'll cherish for years. These free quilt patterns for appliqueing are available in all skill levels -- and they're perfect for using up extra fabric scraps. You can really get creative when you start quilting!

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Featured Applique Quilt Patterns Patterns
Gardening Bill Wall Quilt
Start stitching this free wall quilt pattern today to bring the joy of gardening into your home, no matter what time of year it is. This would make a great gift for the gardener in your life! Quilt Size: 24" x 24".

Skill level: Intermediate
Designed by
Sue Harvey.
Butterflies in My Stained-Glass
Quilt a springtime scene that will make you smile year-round. This free quilting pattern for a wall quilt features flowers and butterflies in a design that's reminiscent of a stained glass window. Combine piecing and applique techniques to complete this happy, handmade piece of art!

Quilt Size: 21" x 36".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Marian Shenk.
Pastel Hearts Baby Quilt
Quilting for Baby can be so sweet. This free beginner quilting pattern is easily stitched. Save your used dryer sheets to use in this simple appliqued quilt. Perfect for a baby shower gift!

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Connie Kauffman.
Sewing Machine Cover
Dress up your sewing machine with a pretty appliqued cover. Finished Cover Size: 17" x 15 1/2" x 6".
Designed by
Marian Shenk.

Start Quilting Today With Free Patterns

What kind of quilting project do you want to start today? Search through these free quilt patterns to find exactly what you're looking for. Here are some ideas to get you started.
  • Spectacular baby shower gifts:

    Want to impress your friends at a baby shower? Make your own gift! You could use the Pastel Hearts baby blanket pattern to stitch one. Save your used dryer sheets to make it. And remember: When you're quilting for Baby, your projects are small, so you don't need a lot of fabric. Plus this is a free pattern, so that makes it an inexpensive craft project. It's perfect for you if you're just learning how to quilt -- or you just want any easy quilt that you can finish in a weekend.
  • Heirloom-quality Christmas quilts:

    There's nothing better than creating traditions around the Christmas holidays with your friends and family. Make this year -- and years to come -- special with your own DIY Christmas decorations. You could start with the Festive Holly Tablecloth pattern. The holly leaf appliqued motif is perfect -- subtle, classic and easy to stitch. Find more free patterns for the holidays in our Christmas Decorationscategory!
  • Impressive DIY home decor:

    It's the little touches around your house that truly make it a home. Want to know one of the best ways to make your home decor unique? Make your own! Try your hand at this appliqued Floating Star Pillow Set. You could make pillows for your living room couch or your bed. This free pattern is fun because it looks like patchwork, but it's actually applique. You could make a pillow using fabric in four shades of the same color for something that's truly one of a kind. It's perfect for adding a pop of color without costing a lot of money!

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