A Big thank you to all that shared a pattern with us at Guild on Monday night! Everyone was asked that if they have a favorite FREE pattern they use for charity quilt making and they would like to share it, then please bring it along. We all learned of some great websites where free patterns can be found as well as saw some amazing looking patterns! As promised here is a list of the websites and patterns In no particular order!
-Striped Pieced Diagonal Beginner Quilt, by Jean Eskridge from ReannaLilyDesigns.com where you can find this and other great patterns to take a look at!
The Free pattern is also available at Craftsy.com You will need to join Craftsy to download the pattern, but don’t worry it doesn’t cost you anything to join and they have tons of great patterns!
– Giraffe baby Quilt by Cynthia Muir from Ahhh…quilting
This is another great free pattern available on Craftsy.com And don’t forget to check out the Ahhh…Quilting blog and you can also find this and a cute Kaleidoscope quilt pattern!
-Limelight, designed by Linda Leathersich & Stephanie Sheridan of Stitched Together Studios.
To find this and other available free patterns just click here: Benartex.com
-Splendor In The Scraps by Marcie Patch and McCall’s
This quilt would be perfect scrap buster not only for a small charity quilt but for a bed quilt as well! You can find the pattern here: Splendor
-Warm Wishes Quilt For Linus
We Crossroads Quilters Guild Members know this quilt very well! Most of us have pieced more than one of this quick quilt over the years! You can find the pattern on the Quiltmaker.com site. And be sure to check out The Project Linus site for tons of great patterns as well!
-Merry Go Round from Quilt In A Day
This traditional block goes fast and with the 12” block size it doesn’t take many to make a charity quilt. You can find the pattern on the QuiltInADay.com website
-The Modern Half Square Triangle Quilt Along from Knitnlit.blogspot.com
This quilt contains some great reference blocks that any quilter could easily make a great looking quilt. Search the blog for pattern directions if you need the step by step info for each block!
If you haven’t checked out All People Quilt then you are missing out on lots of great quilting patterns, info and beautiful quilts! We are always looking for great boy quilts to make so be sure to check out this quilt titled Ships Ahoy by Rhoda Nelson
this classic pattern is available at QuiltersCache.com but don’t stop there, be sure to check out the site for lots of other free patterns as well.
-The Self Binding Receiving Blanket.
There are LOTS of tutorials online for this quick project but one favorite is found at ShannonFabrics.com, see the receiving blankets made from super soft Cuddle fabrics!
-The Double Squared Star from Missouri Star
The great looking quilt really is a joy to make and great for using up all your scraps! You can find the link for the Video Tutorial here: blog.missouriquiltco.com
-String Piecing using Adding machine Tape, tutorial by Sue Fish on Quiltingboard.com
String piecing is a great way to use all you scraps no matter what the size. See Sue’s Tutorial here: quiltingboard.com and when you are there search for “string piecing quilts using adding machine tape” to see some of the amazing quilts everyone is making with this technique
-Half Square triangle baby Quilt from Ricochet & Away
This cute quilt pattern would be great for a boy! Check it out at ricochetandaway.com
-Cluck Cluck Sew
Cluck Cluck Sew is also a great place to find free quilting and sewing projects. Check out a list of the freebies here: CluckCluckSew.com
-Moda Bake Shop is a favorite site for quilters to find quick (and not so quick!) projects. Here are a few of the patterns you might want to take a look at!
That’s all for now, and thanks again everyone for the great free pattern sources!