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Top 3 Free Escher Quilt Patterns (+7 Bonus Patterns For Sale)

Explore the captivating realm of Escher Quilt Patterns, drawing inspiration from the intricate and mind-bending artwork of M.C. Escher. These patterns, named after the renowned artist, challenge traditional designs by blending geometry and creativity, akin to Escher’s manipulation of perspectives and illusions. Delve into a collection of quilts pushing boundaries, featuring interlocking geometric designs and mesmerizing optical illusions that defy reality. Whether you’re an experienced quilter seeking a challenge or a newcomer looking for a unique project, these patterns offer a chance to create quilts providing both warmth and intellectual stimulation.

Free Escher Quilt Patterns – Top Picks

1. Free Quilt Pattern: Escher Quilt

Judith Newman from JMN Creative Endeavours was determined enough to do the Escher Quilt on her own. She made an Escher Quilt along for those who are interested in making this amazing optical illusion. The assembly creates the illusion of impossible interlocked elements.

A versatile quilt block, this design uses a simple piecing technique to create dynamic movement and visual interest. Three triangle units are sewn together in pairs – one block having the small triangle at the left of the first trapezoid, the second having it at the right end. The result: a stunning visual look with minimal effort!

With a skill difficulty level of Intermediate, this quilt’s finished measurements are 53 inches x 67 inches, featuring vibrant Fabrics Used from the Kaffe Fassett Collective fabrics collection.

2. Free Quilt Pattern: GO! Qube 6″ Escher Quilt

Free Quilt Pattern - GO! Qube 6" Escher Quilt by AccuQuilt

Designer: AccuQuilt

Discover the GO! Qube 6″ Escher Quilt a free quilt pattern from AccuQuilt. Adorned with Tonga Treats Gypsy fabrics by Timeless Treasures, this dynamic quilt combines light and dark fabrics, offering a scrappy yet impactful touch to any space. This wall hanging quilt showcases patchwork squares, HSTs, quarter square triangles, and parallelograms in a bold display. The final quilt, measuring 48 ½” x 48 ½”, becomes a captivating addition to any space.

3. Free Quilt Pattern: Color Junction Quilt

Free Quilt Video Tutorial Color Junction Quilt by Carol A.Thelen from Quilt Notes Learning Center

Designer: Carol A. Thelen of Quilt Notes

If you are a visual learner then this video tutorial will guide you to finish the Color Junction Quilt. Carol A. Thelen from Quilt Notes Learning Center shares some tricks and tips to successfully finish this 3D effect quilt pattern.

BONUS Escher Quilt Patterns For Sale from Online Shops

1. Entangled Sky Quilt Pattern (Downloadable Pattern For Sale)

Entangled Sky Quilt by Krista Moser of The Quilted Life

Designer: Krista Moser of The Quilted Life

The Entangled Sky Quilt pattern is another Escher-inspired quilt that you will love creating because it has no Y seams. A well-written and easy-to-understand tutorial from Krista Moser of The Quilted Life. This quilt project is made of 2 ½” strips. To start making this sunset-colored quilt, gather three shades of each fabric color that you will use (light, medium, dark).

2. Escher Quilt Block Pattern (PDF Printable Pattern For Sale)

Escher Quilt Block Pattern_

Designer: Svetlana of SB Creative With Us

Experience the artistry of the Escher quilt block pattern by Svetlana. With block sizes of 12″ x 20″ and 16″ x 27″, create captivating quilt blocks that interweave in mesmerizing patterns. This design showcases a fusion of shapes that evoke a sense of depth and illusion. Perfect for adding a touch of visual intrigue to your quilting projects.

3. 3D Cubes Quilt Pattern (PDF Downloadable Pattern For Sale)

3D Cubes Quilt Pattern - etsy

Designer: MaGalina Latvia

Ready to challenge your quilting skills and create an illusion that’ll baffle your friends? MaGalina Latvia’s 3D Cubes quilt is a mind-bender you won’t want to miss! This pattern, for experienced quilters only, skips the hand-holding and dives straight into full-size block diagrams (in three sizes!). Imagine blocks that morph into 3D cubes, casting playful shadows across your quilt top. It’s a stunning optical illusion that’ll leave everyone wondering how you did it! But don’t worry, MaGalina’s clear diagrams and your own quilting knowledge will guide you through the magic. So, grab your rotary cutter, embrace the challenge, and let 3D Cubes transport you to a world of quilting wonder!

4. Inner City Quilt Pattern (Digital Downloadable Pattern For Sale)

Inner City Quilt Pattern - etsy

Designer: Lessa Siegele of Two Sew Textiles

Forget Y-seams and dive into Lessa Siegele’s Inner City quilt! This 41″ x 50″ stunner is pure geometric magic, built from colorful strips you slice and dice with your triangle ruler. No fancy piecing, just clever construction that makes it a breeze for beginners. Imagine vibrant blocks dancing like cityscape towers, their 3D magic shimmering with every shade change. Lessa’s clear instructions and flexible size mean you can tweak it for any space.

5. Entwined Illusion Quilt Pattern (Physical Pattern For Sale)

Entwined Illusion quilt pattern _

Designer: Cathy Waldridge of Cathy’s Quilts N Embroidery

The Entwined Illusion Quilt Pattern by Cathy Waldridge is a dazzling display of quilting artistry. Measuring 28″ x 29″ this is ideal as a wall hanging or a charming table topper. Inspired by M.C. Escher’s brilliance, the interplay of fabric colors crafts a stunning 3D illusion. With an intermediate skill level, this Escher-inspired creation radiates artistry and charm in every stitch.

6. Twinkle Quilt Pattern (Physical Pattern For Sale)

Twinkle Quilt Pattern_

Designer: Quilter’s Clinic

Unveil the magic of the Twinkle Quilt Pattern, a design by Ruth Ann Berry for Quilter’s Clinic. Intermediate quilters will revel in its creation, as the intricate illusion of 3D is achieved through vertical rows of equilateral triangles, all without the need for “Y” seams. With a finished size of 65″ x 85″, this quilt captures the eye and imagination, radiating an aura of skillful craftsmanship and artistry.

7. Interface Quilt Pattern (Physical Pattern For Sale)

Interface Quilt Pattern - etsy

Designer: Quilter’s Clinic

Tired of flat quilts? Dive into the 3D magic of Interface by The Quilter’s Clinic! This 65″ x 85″ stunner uses simple equilateral triangles, cut from width-of-fabric strips, to create an optical illusion that’ll make your eyes do a double take. Imagine rows of triangles stacking up, morphing into mesmerizing 3D shapes, all without a single tricky Y-seam. It’s like magic, but it’s all in the clever construction – perfect for adventurous beginners and seasoned quilters alike.

Here Are More Escher Quilt Pattern Ideas For Inspiration

Escher Quilt Pattern Idea from Jen Eskridge

Photo Source: Jen Eskridge

Escher Quilt Pattern Idea from Nedra Sorensen

Photo Source: Nedra Sorensen

Escher Quilt Pattern Idea from Quilt Studio het Gooi

Photo Source: Quilt Studio het Gooi

Escher Quilt Pattern Idea from Quilt-agious

Photo Source: Quilt-agious

Escher Quilt Pattern Idea from Maria Hanson

Photo Source: Maria Hanson

Escher Quilt Pattern Idea from ALM The Pretty Things

Photo Source: ALM The Pretty Things

Escher Quilt Pattern Idea 2 from Nedra Sorensen

Photo Source: Nedra Sorensen

Escher Quilt Pattern Idea from Olta‘s Quilts

Photo Source: Olta‘s Quilts

With intricate geometric shapes, illusions of depth, and clever use of color and contrast, Escher quilts evoke a sense of wonder and awe, making them a captivating journey through optical illusions that challenge the eye and ignite the imagination.

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Friday 14th of July 2023

Well it's July 14th, 2023 and I am wondering if this quilt tutorial is still available to help me with this quilt that I have admired for so long. My favorite fabrics are Kaffe Fassett. I love his bright colors and prints. I always lean to the warm colors of his amazing fabrics. I hope I can still enjoy making this quilt. **

Pamela Metcalfe

Wednesday 1st of February 2023

can you point me in the direction for the Escher quilt tutorials please?


Wednesday 1st of February 2023

Hi Pamela, Hope all is well. Look for the button with the text “QUILT ALONG 1” up to “QUILT ALONG 8” to see the tutorial. Happy Quilting!

Carol Gross

Saturday 28th of January 2023

I have made this quilt being privileged to have taken a class with Chris Weinhold here in Wisconsin. A very satisfying accomplishment. I too don’t know if I will make the same again. He has other design layouts to try🤪

Charlotte Simpson

Saturday 24th of December 2022

I can not open the Escher quilt along!

Carol MacDonald

Thursday 26th of January 2023

Hi there, l'm having trouble opening the tutorial or the pattern to your beautiful Escher Quilt. Hope you'll be able to send it to me or help. Thank you


Monday 16th of January 2023

Hi Charlotte, you may try to clear your browser cache and try again. Look for the pink button with the words "QUILT ALONG 1" up to "QUILT ALONG 8" to see the tutorial.


Thursday 17th of November 2022

Good luck. If you figure it out, add instructions other than theirs.


Monday 16th of January 2023

Hi Janet, Look for the pink button with the words "QUILT ALONG 1" up to "QUILT ALONG 8" to see the tutorial. Happy Quilting