Embark on a journey of love and creativity with the Heart Quilt Patterns roundup, especially curated for those who want to celebrate the essence of affection. Perfect for Valentine’s Day or to express love year-round, these patterns weave together the timeless symbol of the heart with the art of quilting. From cozy throws perfect for snuggling with a loved one, to heartfelt gifts that convey deep emotions, this collection offers something for every level of quilting expertise. Whether you’re a seasoned quilter or just starting, let these patterns inspire you to create quilts that not only warm the body but also the heart.
Free Heart Quilt Patterns – Top Picks
Designer: Julie Cefalu from The Crafty Quilter
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a charming quilting project, the Quilted Hearts pattern, thoughtfully designed by Julie Cefalu from The Crafty Quilter. These captivating heart ornaments are not only timely but also offer a creative outlet for expressing your affection. Each heart, brimming with freshness and sweetness, allows you to unleash your creativity. Tailor them to your liking, from petite and dainty to generously sized, and enhance their charm with buttons and ribbons. Ideal for a quick weekend project, these delightful hearts are perfect for decorating your space or as heartfelt gifts to share love and joy on Valentine’s Day.
Designer: Amy Butler and Kerri Thomson for FreeSpirit Fabrics
Illuminate your living space with the vibrant Bright Heart quilt, a free pattern crafted by Amy Butler and Kerri Thomson, featuring the Bright Heart fabric collection by Amy Butler for FreeSpirit Fabric. Drawing inspiration from Amy’s enchanting journey in Oaxaca, Mexico, this quilt radiates with a spectrum of colors and captivating prints, evoking the spirit of adventure. Ideal as a cozy throw for your couch or bed, the Bright Heart quilt is a splendid gift to express your affection to loved ones, making it a particularly meaningful choice for Valentine’s Day. Its generous dimensions of 55.5 inches x 73 inches promise warmth and comfort, alongside a burst of color and energy.
The I Heart You Quilt, designed by Ellen March for Sulky of America and featuring Spoonflower fabrics, is a charming heart-themed creation perfect for Valentine’s Day. This delightful quilt project, with its playful design, is sure to warm hearts and bring smiles, whether it graces your home or is gifted to someone special. The pattern is conveniently available as a free download, complete with detailed instructions covering everything from piecing to binding. Crafting this quilt is not just an expression of your quilting skills but also a heartfelt gesture of love and affection. With a finished size of 46 inches x 50.5 inches, it’s the perfect size for snuggling or displaying as a symbol of love.
Designer: Amy Butler for Free Spirit Fabrics
Cross My Heart, an ingeniously pieced quilt pattern by Stacey Day for Free Spirit Fabrics, highlights the striking Soul Mate collection by Amy Butler. With a finished size of 85” x 89”, this intermediate-level quilt offers a creative twist—its design mimics giant cross stitches against a dark background, creating a stunning visual effect. The clever piecing technique gives the appearance of intricate stitching, making it a delightful surprise for anyone who looks closely. This pattern not only challenges your quilting skills but also provides a unique, modern aesthetic, perfect for adding a touch of sophistication to any room. It’s a testament to the playful fusion of traditional motifs with contemporary design.
Designer: Jane Sassaman for FreeSpirit Fabrics
The Early Birds Hearts quilt pattern, designed by the talented Jane Sassaman for FreeSpirit Fabrics, is a celebration of creativity and color. This design invites quilters to delve into the world of appliqué, with a free pattern that simplifies the process. It’s an opportunity to play with vibrant hues and bold patterns, bringing the energetic spirit of early birds to life in fabric form. The result is a lively and eye-catching quilt, perfect for adding a burst of joy to any space. Whether you’re an experienced quilter or new to appliqué, this pattern offers an engaging and satisfying project, showcasing your skills and artistic flair.
Designer: Fabric Editions
The Made With Love Quilt from Fabric Editions is a heartwarming and creative endeavor perfect for adorning any wall. This free quilt pattern transforms fat quarters into a tapestry of affection using triangle blocks in red and light hues. Ideal for beginners or those seeking a weekend project, it’s a fat quarter-friendly design that radiates warmth and love. Hang this charming 30″ x 36″ quilt in your home as a centerpiece, perhaps above a table adorned with family photos, to create a cozy and inviting atmosphere. Whether as a gift or a personal keepsake, this wall hanging quilt encapsulates the essence of love and care in every stitch, making it a delightful addition to your quilting journey.
Designer: Caroline of SewCanShe
This relaxing match of blue hues and white is a fantastic addition to your baby’s crib. Caroline of SewCanShe designed the pattern. It comprises floral, stripes, and print design fabrics. Thirteen baby heart log cabin blocks are required for this baby quilt. Choosing a bright color that contrasts well with the neutral fabric is recommended. The finished size for this pattern is 42 inches x 42 inches.
Designer: Julie of The Crafty Quilter
The “Ombre Heart Block” from Julie at The Crafty Quilter offers quilters a delightful opportunity to play with color and pattern. This free quilt block pattern is perfect for stash-busting, allowing you to create stunning heart blocks with graded color effects. Whether you’re crafting a cozy mug rug, a charming lap quilt, or a festive table runner, this pattern adapts to your vision. Its simplicity makes it ideal for quilters of all skill levels, inviting you to experiment with various hues to bring out the beauty of the ombre effect. This block can be the foundation of many creative projects, adding a touch of love and warmth to your quilting endeavors.
Embark on a quilting journey with the GO! Qube 12″ Pieced Heart Quilt pattern from AccuQuilt, featuring Dear Stella’s Flirt Collection fabrics. This free pattern presents a delightful challenge with various blocks like Flower Basket, Mosaic No. 17, and Diamond Star. Each block adds unique charm, creating a stunning tapestry of design. Detailed instructions guide you through this intricate project, making it a joyful experience. Perfect for quilters seeking complexity, this 60 1/2 inches x 69 1/2 inches quilt is a showcase of skill and creativity, weaving together different styles and techniques into a beautiful masterpiece.
Designer: Julie Cefalu of The Crafty Quilter
Discover the charm of the Woven Heart Quilt Block, a heartfelt creation by Julie Cefalu of The Crafty Quilter, in celebration for her 5 years of blogging. This enchanting 9.5 inches x 9.5 inches block is a free pattern that simplifies curved designs with a clever faced technique of appliqué. It’s perfect for quilters who enjoy unique yet straightforward projects. With no curved piecing required, these half-circle hearts come together with ease. Create four of these blocks for an exquisite table runner, adding a touch of warmth and love to your home décor. Whether for special occasions or everyday charm, this pattern promises a rewarding and enjoyable quilting experience.
Designer: Blue Elephant Stitches for Robert Kaufman
The Pixelated Heart Quilt, a charming and beginner-friendly pattern, transforms simple patchwork squares into a stunning visual treat. Perfect as a stash-buster, this quilt invites you to explore creative color palettes for the heart block. Opt for low-volume fabrics with white backgrounds to make the heart design truly stand out. The flexibility of this pattern allows you to adjust the quilt size based on the dimensions of the patchwork squares used. Ideal for enthusiastic novices, it offers a satisfying project with a finished size of 75 inches x 75 inches. Dive into this delightful quilting adventure and craft a beautiful, heartwarming masterpiece.
Designer: Peta of She Quilts a Lot
The Giant Heart Quilt, thoughtfully designed by Peta from She Quilts a Lot, transcends seasonal crafting, making it a versatile choice for any time of the year. Its charming design also suits it perfectly as a special baby quilt. This scrap-friendly project is remarkably easy and quick to assemble. It comes with both large and small heart templates, offering endless possibilities for creative expression. Imagine a cozy lap-sized quilt paired with a matching pillow adorning your home – a simple yet elegant statement of style and comfort. With a finished size of 42 inches x 55 inches, this quilt is a delightful blend of simplicity and grace, sure to bring a touch of warmth to any space.
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Designer: Gwen Sager of Tillalili Fabrics
A stunning Valentine quilt that is easy and fun to make. The From the Heart Quilt Pattern is designed by Gwen Sager of Tillalili Fabrics. A perfect beginner-friendly quilt to make as a gift. Also, in this quilt tutorial, Gwen also shares her technique on cutting cornerstones. The Finished Quilt Measures: 65 inches x 65 inches
Designer: Sweet on Stitches
The Memorial Hearts Full of Love Quilt, lovingly crafted by Sweet on Stitches, is a heartwarming creation that features small hearts coming together to form a larger heart at its center. Ideal as a poignant memorial quilt, it also shines as a charming piece for Valentine’s Day or as an adorable baby quilt. This pattern, suited for a 60″x 60″ quilt, primarily employs the raw edge appliqué technique, but it’s adaptable for other methods too. Perfect for beginner quilters, this versatile design allows for personalization around the central heart motif or the addition of unique patchwork blocks, providing a delightful opportunity to create a quilt that’s as unique and special as your own memories or sentiments.
Designer: Laura Piland of Slice of Pi Quilts
The Exploding Heart Quilt designed by Laura Piland of Slice of Pi Quilts, encapsulates the feeling of a heart bursting with joy. Perfect for advanced beginners, this pattern creates a visually stunning 72” x 72” throw quilt that is both fat quarter and fabric cutter friendly. The design invites quilters to express their creativity and play with color, texture, and pattern, resulting in a unique and eye-catching piece. Whether it’s for snuggling up or as a vibrant room accent, this quilt embodies the vibrancy and excitement of a heart filled with happiness, making it an inspiring project for those who want to craft something truly special.
Designer: Lavonne Jackson of Sewn Quilt Shop
The Heart Strings Quilt Pattern by Lavonne Jackson of Sewn Quilt Shop, showcases the beauty of intermediate quilting. Spanning a generous 82” x 82”, this quilt exudes charm and sophistication. The pattern is well-detailed and easy to follow, guiding quilters through each step to ensure a stunning finished product. Its intricate design and careful construction make the Heart Strings Quilt a visually captivating piece, ideal for adorning a bed or as a cherished gift. The balance of complexity and elegance in this pattern makes it a rewarding project for quilters looking to enhance their skills and create a truly beautiful quilt.
Designer: Beth from Piece By Number Quilts
Experience the art of paper piecing with Beth from Piece By Number Quilts’ Twisting Spiral Heart Quilt Block Pattern. This downloadable PDF caters to experienced quilters, offering an intricate design that transforms tiny fabric scraps into a captivating heart. The pattern includes a versatile size chart, enabling you to adjust the block to various dimensions. It comes complete with a coloring page for planning, detailed yardage info, and a beginner-friendly paper piecing tutorial. Perfect for wedding, anniversary, or Valentine’s quilts, this pattern is a delightful way to bring your favorite prints to life in a stunning, spiral heart design.
Designer: Chenille It
The Heartfelt Quilt, exquisitely designed by Chenille It, is a wonderful expression of affection, ideal for gifting to a loved one. This quilt is crafted using raw edge appliqués and is beautifully finished with 3/8 inch wide Chenille-It Blooming Bias, giving it a unique texture and depth. The design is exceptionally versatile, making it perfect for any fat quarter collection and adaptable to various color schemes or fabric choices. While simple and quick to create, the Heartfelt Quilt achieves a dramatic, time-intensive look. With a finished size of approximately 64×64 inches, it’s the perfect combination of ease and elegance, making it a fantastic project for quilters seeking to make a meaningful and heartfelt gift.
Our group members tested out these Heart Quilt Patterns and here is their feedback:
“A heart kind of week.”- Denise Towler
“Its the start.”- Ronna Wilson
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Here Are More Heart Quilt Pattern Ideas For Inspiration
Our Heart Quilt Patterns roundup showcases a delightful array of designs, each brimming with warmth and affection. These patterns, ranging from simplistic to intricate, offer something for every skill level and style preference. Whether you’re creating a cozy gift for a loved one, adding a romantic touch to your home decor, or simply enjoying the process of quilting, these heart-themed quilts symbolize love and care in every stitch. We hope this collection inspires you to pour your heart into your next quilting project, crafting not just a quilt, but a treasured keepsake full of love and memories.