Christmas quilts are a great way to decorate your home for the holidays. Whether you want a Christmas quilt gift or a festive ornament to hang on the tree for years to come, we have what you need. Here are some of our favorite Christmas quilt patterns and tutorials for you to use while sewing a quilt for the holidays. So be jolly in the festive season and start quilting!
Free Christmas Quilt Patterns – Top Picks
Designer: Natalie Crabtree for Windham Fabrics
Looking to add some color and spark to your room? The breezy, beginner-friendly Twinkle Lights quilt pattern is the perfect pick! Kids will be over the moon for its bright, fun-filled prints. Natalie Crabtree whipped up this pattern for Windham Fabrics, using vibrant Snow Day & Diamond Dust collections by Whistler Studios. It’s dotted with Snowball, Christmas Tree, Presents, and String Lights blocks. Who knows, you might even sprinkle in some Christmas magic on your way! And guess what, no need to holdout for a snowy night – you can start anytime. Enjoy your quilting adventure which wraps up into a super-cozy 67 x 81 inches size!
Designer: Ariga Wilson for Robert Kaufman
Get ready to embrace the winter cheer with a free pattern, the White Forest quilt. Designed by Ariga Wilson for Robert Kaufman and featuring the Studio RK’s Holiday Flourish-Snow fabric, this quilt is like a warm hug from a festive snow globe! With its Small Framed Blocks, Large Framed Blocks, and eight star blocks, it’s an engaging project for our intermediate-level friends. You’ll be weaving a holiday masterpiece that will look magical draped over a couch or as a cozy companion by the fireplace. When finished, your stunning quilt will measure 74 x 86 inches, brimming with holiday spirit!
Designer: Wendy Sheppard for Michael Miller Fabrics
Get ready for a festive treat with our free Christmas Sweater Quilt pattern! Imagine a cozy, bed-sized blanket decked out with all your favorite Christmas symbols – snowflakes, reindeer, trees, all designed by the creative Wendy Sheppard. This nifty pattern comes with a handy PDF guide detailing everything you need to whip up a fantastic Christmas quilt. So, prepare to snuggle in warmth during the chilly holiday nights, or even gift it to loved ones for a heartwarming surprise. ‘Cause who wouldn’t love a big, festive hug that measures 70 x 80 inches, right?
Designer: Ariga Mahmoudlou for Robert Kaufman Fabrics
Glisten with peace and joy when you recreate the Glistening Christmas Quilt by Ariga Mahmoudlou. In the middle of this lovely piece, alternates red and green blocks that are inspired by two of our all-time favorite Christmas decors: bright lanterns and blooming poinsettia. The prints from Holiday Flourish by Peggy Toole for Robert Kaufman Fabrics made the pattern as festive as this holiday gets. If you have intermediate quilting skills, this quilt is easier to recreate, but if you are up for the challenge as a beginner, feel free to try it!
Designer: Carol Moellers Designs
Add a festive touch to your tabletop with the Merry and Bright Table Topper, a cheerful quilt pattern crafted by Carol Moellers Designs for the 2016 All Iowa Shop Hop. Vibrant fabric colors exude the essence of Christmas, while basket quilt blocks and elongated triangle blocks create a charming visual interplay. Measuring 50 inches by 50 inches, this table topper pattern encapsulates the holiday spirit and showcases your quilting skills in a truly delightful way. Transform your dining area into a merry space with this free pattern that’s perfect for spreading joy during the festive season.
Designer: Stacey Day for Timeless Treasures
A beautiful handmade Christmas tree skirt quilt pattern that will add a gorgeous taste of festivity to your holiday decorations. The Tonga Merry Tree Skirt is made using hand-dyed batiks and looks great on any Christmas tree.
When joining the tree skirt pieces together, be sure to place them as carefully as possible so that the shape will not be distorted.
Designer: Urban Chiks for Moda Fabrics
Get into the spirit of your favorite holiday season with the Swell Christmas Quilt! This piece has a beginner-friendly pattern that features the prints from Swell Christmas by Moda Fabrics. Recreating this log cabin Christmas quilt pattern is as simple as solving puzzles. Fabrics are cut into 2 ½” strips and are arranged according to the provided template. Finish it by sewing a Santa Panel at the bottom left corner. Quilt it as a throw pillow or a wall decor, either way, your home will be merrier!
Designer: Studio E Fabrics
Quilt the piece that will inspire you to make more memories during the merriest time of the year. This quilt used festive fabric pieces, which you can find in Lucie Crovatto’s Christmas Memories collection. It highlights a quote panel reminding you there’s no place like home. A series of adorable borders surrounded the panel, making it look chic. It’s easier to recreate this free Christmas quilt pattern if you’re an intermediate quilter, but if you’re looking for a worth-remembering quilting experience, this is yours to keep!
Designer: Henry Glass Fabrics
This snowflake quilt is a real head turner! It has a striking and interesting pattern that will catch your attention at a glance. Henry Glass Fabrics reimagines the frosty beauty of snowflakes that they came up with this Christmas throw quilt pattern. Feel free to use the Christmas fabrics of your choice. This quilt will make your space festive and lively throughout the year!
Designer: Ariga Mahmoudlou for Robert Kaufman Fabrics
If you want to sew something as a gift, the Holly Jolly Christmas Quilt will present you with a perfect pattern! This piece will let you stitch a block of presents for every family member you cherish. Each one of them is wrapped beautifully with the prints from How The Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss for Robert Kaufman Fabrics. Designed by Ariga Mahmoudlou, this Christmas presents quilt pattern is ideal for those who have intermediate skill levels. If you feel confident already, this gift is yours to keep!
Designer: Pat Bravo
The Village Quilt will bring warmth and charm to any room in your home. Featuring the Heartland fabric collection by Pat Bravo, it’s sure to be a conversation piece.
This Christmas village quilt pattern shows blocks of houses snuggling closely together. The houses are grouped and arranged adjacent to each other, leaving a blank space between them to make room for the paths. Some groups have a tree block with them, giving them more character. Though the crisp, white background seemed like a stormy sky, it made them look more cozy and vibrant. Own this quilt, and you will feel at home wherever you are!
Designer: Jedi Craft Girl
This confident beginner piece looks as adorable as it sounds— a tiny Christmas tree that is surrounded by four starry blocks that look like woven ribbons. Amanda Niederhauser of Jedi Craft Girl crafted this fun project. Its pattern looks stylish as wall decor or as a throw pillow, making it a perfect little gift for your loved ones. Feel free to customize your three-toned palette and choose your motif for the centerpiece. Make your home merrier with the Very Merry Wall Quilt!
Designer: Urban Chiks for Moda Fabrics
If you’re looking for a sweet pattern to sew for someone special, the Sweet Christmas Quilt will make you blush with its cuteness! This piece will welcome you with an adorable snowman smiling and waving his hand. Behind him is a festive background filled with half-square triangles that feature the lovely prints from Sweet Christmas by Moda Fabrics Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced quilter, you would enjoy recreating this quilt.
Baked cookies, festive music, and cozy fabrics. Everything about the Farmhouse Christmas Table Runner will remind you of the classic vibe of a farmhouse. The combination of cranberry red and deep blacks from the Farmhouse Christmas fabrics gave the piece a rustic touch. As Starry blocks alternate with fir trees, strings of squares are arranged diagonally on this Farmhouse Christmas quilt pattern, creating a satisfying symmetry. Feel free to make larger versions of this free Christmas table runner quilt pattern from the most well-known quilters; Jedi Craft Girl, Flamingo Toes and The Tattooed Quilter. It’s so soft and warm that even your cat would love to sleep on it!
Designer: Cluck Cluck Sew
The blocks stitched in the No Point Stars quilt may be too ‘pointy’ for its name, but it’s so simple and easy to make that there’s NO POINT of stressing over it! This Christmas stars quilt pattern from Cluck Cluck Sew is rich with Christmas-themed fat quarters, making it exciting to sew and fun to recreate. The square centerpiece of every nine-patch block is surrounded by flying geese patchworks. When sewn together, these stars twinkle with their festive prints. It’s so adorable that even your kids would love to snuggle it. Feel free to recreate it in any size you wish!
These Quilt christmas ornaments free patterns will give you ideas on how to make your homes merry and bright this holiday season. Bring a smile to your face and some holiday spirit to your tree with the GO! Mittens Ornaments. These mittens feature appliquéd shapes that will make your friends and family giggle.
Designer: Stacey Day for Free Spirit Fabrics
Celebrate the holiday season with the cozy Hanging Out with the Homies Quilt, a free pattern by Stacey Day for Free Spirit Fabrics, featuring the Holiday Homies Flannel by Tula Pink. Showcasing various colors of Christmas ornaments, this wall hanging quilt pattern captures the essence of festive cheer in soft and warm flannel fabrics. With an intermediate skill level, quilters can enjoy using fussy cutting and templates to create unique patches, crafting a one-of-a-kind quilt that brings joy to any space. The finished size of 57 1/2 inches makes this flannel quilt pattern a delightful addition to your Christmas decor.
Designer: Wendy Sheppard for Hoffman Fabrics
Spread holiday cheer with the Holiday Greetings Quilt, a free pattern by Wendy Sheppard for Hoffman Fabrics. Featuring the Poised Poinsettias collection, this quilt captures the warmth and charm of Christmas cards. The finished size of 74” x 95” makes it perfect for a cozy winter bedspread. Wendy’s thoughtful design and the festive fabrics will surely add a touch of magic to your holiday decor. Sewing this delightful quilt will evoke memories of cherished greetings, creating a heartwarming quilt to treasure for many holiday seasons to come.
Designer: Wendy Sheppard for Hoffman Fabrics
Wrap yourself in the joy of the holiday season with the Jolly Noel Quilt, a free pattern by Wendy Sheppard for Hoffman Fabrics. Featuring the Palette of the Season fabric collection, this quilt showcases festive snowflakes, poinsettias, and Christmas trees that will keep you warm on chilly winter nights. The finished size of 60″ x 75″ makes it ideal for a festive holiday decoration or a cozy lap quilt to snuggle up with. Spell out “Noel” in beautiful ornaments and gifts, and let the spirit of the season shine brightly in your home.
Designer: Heidi Pridemore for Studio-E Fabrics
Celebrate the magic of Christmas with the Dear Santa Quilt, a free pattern by Heidi Pridemore. Featuring the Dear Santa fabric collection by Sarah Frederking for Studio-E Fabrics, this quilt is a heartwarming addition to your holiday decor. With a finished size of 64″ x 68″, the quilt showcases 9 charming Christmas Presents blocks that allow you to play with fabric colors and create a festive masterpiece. Perfect for advanced beginners, this quilt pattern is a joyful way to welcome the season of giving and spread holiday cheer in your home.
Designer: Carolyn Beam
Embrace the festive spirit with A Quilter’s Christmas Village quilt pattern by Carolyn Beam! This enchanting design, perfect for the holiday season, transforms your quilting into a magical Christmas story. Each stitch brings to life a picturesque village, adorned with the warmth and joy of the holiday season. This quilt has a size of 48″ x 54″ which is ideal for snuggling up on cold winter nights or as a charming decorative piece, spreading holiday cheer in your home. This quilt is not just a cozy addition to your home; it can be a thoughtful, handcrafted gift for your loved ones this Christmas!
Designer: Lacey J. Hill for Timeless Treasures
Feel the joy of quilting with the Seasonal Squares” quilt pattern, designed by Lacey J. Hill. This festive masterpiece, measuring a cozy 16″ x 27 ½ inches, is a delightful tapestry of holiday cheer. Great for beginners in quilting, this wall hanging project is both enjoyable and fulfilling. Each square is a window into the heart of Christmas, with patterns that dance like snowflakes in a winter sky. This quilt adds a touch of handmade magic to your festive decor, making every moment feel like a Christmas carol come to life.
Designer: The Whimsical Workshop for Benartex
Quilt the halls with Country Charm using this Country Christmas quilt pattern by The Whimsical Workshop for Benartex. Measuring a cozy 68” x 68”, this quilt is a perfect square of festive joy. This is a quilting project that welcomes quilters of all skill levels. It is a fun challenge for beginners and a satisfying project for experienced quilters. Each stitch and pattern piece comes together to paint a picture of a country Christmas. The quilt radiates a homely, rustic charm, making it an ideal addition to any home during the holiday season.
Designer: Grace Wilson for Maywood Studio
Stitch your way to Santa’s nice list with Crazy for Christmas free quilt pattern, a festive flannel masterpiece designed by Grace Wilson for Maywood Studio. Add a touch of festive joy to your home with this intermediate-level pattern. It’s the perfect challenge for quilters who want to embrace the holiday spirit. With an approximate finished size of 48 ½ inches x 59 ¾ inches, it’s the ideal size for snuggling up on chilly winter nights or adding a splash of Christmas spirit to your living space.
Designer: Wendy Sheppard for Windham Fabrics
Experience the joy of the holiday season with the Cardinal Christmas quilt pattern. This beautiful design was created by Wendy Sheppard featuring the Holiday Greetings fabric collection by Jean Plout. This intermediate-level pattern, measuring 57” x 77”, is a perfect blend of holiday cheer and vintage elegance. The pattern features delightful cardinals set against a winter backdrop, evoking the nostalgic warmth of Christmas. Its size is ideal for snuggling up on cold winter nights or adding a touch of holiday charm to your living space.
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Designer: Vermont Quilt Design
HC Christmas is an exciting piece that will make you fall in love with quilting! This piece is easier to recreate if you know how to do piecing and y-seams. Though it is moderately difficult, it comes with beginner-friendly instructional material that will walk you through the process whenever you feel stuck with a step. Its design looks classic and elegant, but the Christmas-themed palette gave more life and festive touch to it. Recreate it as wall decor, table topper, or furniture drapes. Either way, it will make a grand yuletide statement in your home!
Designer: Burlap Blossom Pattern
The Gingerbread House Quilt by Gracey Larson of Burlap and Blossom Patterns is a festive winter quilt pattern to make during the holiday season. It features adorable gingerbread men, candy canes, Christmas villages, peppermint candies, Christmas trees, and hot chocolate blocks. Each finished block measures 10 inches, coming together to form a cozy 60-inch x 60-inch quilt. With a skill level suitable for advanced beginners, this quilt will infuse your holiday season with joy and warmth. Create a sweet winter wonderland with this delightful gingerbread-inspired quilt pattern.
Designer: Maple Cottage Designs
The Christmas Eve Celebration Quilt Pattern is a versatile and stunning design, perfect for quilters looking to capture the essence of the holiday season. It features an elegant pattern of stars resembling snowflakes that encircle a diamond medallion center, complemented by beautiful borders. This pattern is adaptable for any season, allowing you to create it with Christmas, patriotic, or springtime fabrics. Suitable for easy to confident beginners, it offers various sizes, including a table runner at 48″ x 48″, small throw at 56″ x 56″, large throw at 64″ x 64″, twin at 76″ x 76″, and queen at 86″ x 86″. This pattern’s timeless appeal makes it a cherished addition to any quilting collection.
Designer: Jen Daly Quilts
Engage in the Festive Spirit with Merry and Bright quilt pattern, designed by the talented Jen Daly, is a perfect project for confident beginners or intermediate quilters. Measuring a cozy 28″ x 34″, this project is ideal for adding a touch of holiday cheer to any room. The Merry and Bright pattern is a wall quilt that uses fat quarters and combines simple, graphic blocks with pretty embroidery to create a visually stunning piece. Embrace the holiday season with this quilt that not only enhances your quilting skills but also strengthens your holiday spirits with its charming design!
Designer: Primrose Cottage
Gift Yourself Comfort by unwrapping the Christmas Present Quilt by Primrose Cottages! The pattern transforms your space into a gift-filled wonderland. Its vibrant design makes you feel like you’re receiving endless presents. The quilt, measuring a generous 67″ x 78″, and the accompanying table runner at 16″ x 48″, are perfect for adding a touch of Christmas cheer to your home. Crafted for both beginners and seasoned quilters, this pattern is a delightful mix of tradition and whimsy. This quilt is a reminder of the joy and generosity of Christmas. Perfect for cozy snuggling or as a special gift. This holiday essential is easy to make, fun to follow, and a must-have for any quilting enthusiast!
Designer: Sew Smart with Elizabeth
Weave magic to your holiday with Elizabeth Thomas’s A Christmas Quilt Pattern. Designed for the beginner to intermediate quilter, this pattern is a delightful journey through amazing creativity. Create a family heirloom quilt with easy instructions. It captures the essence of Christmas joy. Elizabeth Thomas’s design is more than a pattern; it’s a gateway to creating holiday memories, one stitch at a time.
Designer: Helle May Designs
The Jingle Blooms quilt pattern by Helle May Designs artfully blends festive cheer with Scandinavian elegance. This 39″ x 60″ quilt, featuring poinsettia star blocks, radiates a distinct Scandinavian feel, perfect for holiday decor. Its versatile size makes it a lively addition to any space, whether hung on a wall, draped over a couch, or spread on the floor. The fringe effect adds a unique touch. Originally designed for the Island Batik Alpine Jingle collection, it’s adaptable to any fabric you adore. Suitable for an Advanced Beginner, this quilt is pieced with both precision and creativity.
Experience the wonderful days of celebrating Christmas in a country lane! Designed by Sue Pritt, this Christmas quilt wall hanging pattern features a scenic panel of a red barn snuggled on a snow-covered country meadow. The mailbox overflowing with gifts will wake up the kid in you and make you more excited about the holiday. This purchase comes with a user-friendly instructional material, pattern, and applique pages with reversed shapes waiting to be traced. Whichever skill level you have, you’ll enjoy recreating this quilt!
Here Are More Christmas Quilt Pattern Ideas For Inspiration
Our roundup of Christmas quilt patterns showcases the delightful variety and creative flair that can be incorporated into your holiday decorations. From traditional designs to contemporary innovations, there’s an option to spark joy and inspiration in every quilting enthusiast. Choose a pattern that resonates with your personal style or challenge yourself with a new, complex design. This festive season, embrace the opportunity to surround yourself and your loved ones with the warmth and love stitched into every handmade quilt. Happy quilting, and have yourself a merry, quilted Christmas!