Free Fat Quarter-Friendly Quilt Patterns
Fat quarters are fun to collect, but even more fun to use in quilts! Get free quilt patterns to put your fat-quarter fabric to good use.
Time-saving strip piecing and fat quarters makes it easy to complete a Four-Patch quilt.
Summer Days Table Topper
Bright print squares alternate with Four-Patch blocks in a cheerful table runner.
Build your color confidence by mixing fat quarters in a variety of hues. Include a few lighter and brighter fabrics to add sparkle and keeps the eye moving around the quilt.
Ring Toss Quilt
Combine a variety of pastel fat quarters in Floating Star units to make a sweet lap-size quilt.
Use the same cream print in alternating squares to balance a variety of florals and dark prints. While the finished wall hanging offers plenty to look at, it isn’t overwhelming.
Broken Dishes Table Runner
For a traditional look, use only two prints for each Broken Dishes block.
Floral Wall Hanging
Simple squares and curved appliqués in bright fat-quarter prints pop off a coordinating solid to create a dynamic wall hanging.
Colorful batik lanterns shine bright against a dark blue batik sky in this beautiful wall hanging.
Simple Rectangles and Sashing
Make a scrappy yet orderly quilt using aqua, lime, and cocoa print fat quarters. Aqua tone-on-tone sashing and binding tie together the fabrics.
Use more than 30 fat quarters when you stitch this cozy throw and coordinating pillows.
This time-saving quilt involves just five rows of multicolored rectangles finished by long sashing strips and a border from a single novelty print.
Big & Bold Pincushion
Don’t spend time searching for your pincushion. Make a jumbo, tufted cushion in bright, lively prints and finding it will be a cinch!
Fat Quarter Twin Bed Quilt
Cut rectangles from floral fat quarters and join them with solid watermelon pink strips to create pieced rows.
Red-and-White Table Mat
Whip up a two-color table mat using six fat quarters.
Embellish pieces of bright fat quarters with rickrack for a square patchwork pillow.
Fresh Four-Patch Table Topper
Fabric Gift Bag
Whip up a reusable gift bag with just two fat quarters. Make bags for holidays, birthdays, or any time of year!
Building Blocks Throw
Use a restful aqua check to complement the strong contemporary colors—blue, green, and chocolate—in this easy quilted throw using fat quarter pieces.
Matching Scarf Set
Use fat quarters to make two matching scarves in stylish colors.
Pumpkins and Table Runner
Stitch a fall theme table runner and trio of stuffed pumpkins for easy fall decor.
Large-scale prints in an old-world color scheme are a perfect fit for Snowball blocks.
Cranberry reds, sage greens, and rose petal pinks combine with a range of neutrals to create an appealing pattern in this simple bed quilt.
Bright Four-Patch Throw
Rich black tone-on-tone background fabrics let lively Four-Patch units sparkle in this Amish-look quilt.
All it takes to make this fun and easy bag is two fat quarters for the body and two fat quarters for the lining.
Appliqued Lamps Wall Hanging
Make a two-color wall quilt featuring lamp-shape appliqué pieces. Combine assorted florals, stripes, and dots to add pizzazz to the quilt center.
Gnome Sweet Gnome
Use fat quarter fabrics to create a cheerful cheerful holiday wall hanging quilt with festive appliquéd blocks and a pieced border.
Strips and Stacks Quilt
Gather a stack of fat quarters. Piece quilt blocks and sashing to mimic books on shelves for your favorite bookworm.
Quilted Hanging Organizer
Use fat quarter pieces and printed panels to create a handy hanging organizer for your sewing room. A fussy-cut panel section is centered on the front of each storage pocket.
Ribbon and Rickrack Baby Quilt
Add fun and function to a stroller-size quilt by sewing ribbon and rickrack loops into the blocks.
Lunch Sack Gift Bags
These easy-to-sew bags are great for using as a lunch sack or as a reusable gift bags.
Fat-Quarter Floral Throw
Make a gardenlike quilt using Nine-Patch blocks and 9-1/2 inch floral setting squares. Use a variety of fat quarters for a scrappy look, or use fewer fabrics for a controlled look.
Tiny Treat Totes
Stitch two fat quarter pieces into a quartet of mini totes. These wee gift bags have grosgrain ribbon handles.
Cool Four-Patch Runner
The versatile Four-Patch is a basic block for both new and experienced quilters. Gather a variety of batik fabrics and test the accuracy of your 1/4-inch seams on an easy table runner.
Pinwheels Table Topper
Pieced and plain borders frame small and large Pinwheel blocks in a fat quarter-friendly quilted table topper.
Fabric Art Wall Hanging
If you have fat quarters you can’t bear to cut into small pieces, combine them with larger pieces to cover purchased stretched artist’s canvases.
Gather a selection of spring-color fat quarters, make yo-yos, and secure them to foam eggs with buttons and bead-topped pins to create an easy holiday centerpiece.