Easy Quilting Projects

We’re passionate about quilting and we know you are, too. So, in between those challenging projects, we think working on simple, uncomplicated and undemanding quilts and quilting projects can be just as rewarding. Easy quilting projects appeal to all manner of quilters from those who prefer a traditional style to quilters who like to dabble in the modern aspects of quilting. These patterns are also perfect for a quilter who is looking for a weekend project that won’t be tossed onto your UFO (unfinished object) pile! Are you new to quilting? This is the perfect place to get your feet wet with a quilt that speaks to you!

These quilts are a fun and fast way to make quilts for you to keep for yourself or to give as gifts (think easy baby quilt patterns for the next baby shower). What’s one of the best things about these quilts? Finding your next project is, well, easy! You’ll find all manner of quilts here from stash-busting quilts that help you thin out your fabric scraps, pre-cut quilts that make quilting that much easier, and quilts that require yardage. These quilts are great for quilters of all skill levels. Whatever type, style or genre of quilt you prefer, we have it!

Jelly Sandwich Quilt

Jelly Sandwich Quilt

This spring-like quilt has plenty of pop. Just make simple rectangles and squares for fast and easy construction. Ours is made of fabrics from the Basic Brights collection by Windham Fabrics. About This Quilt Finished Size: 54″ x 72″ Finished Blocks: 12 (18″) blocks Rating: Easy Designed by: Tricia Lynn Maloney Recommended Tools: Fons &…

Kitchen Makeover Quilt

Kitchen Makeover Quilt

Use pre-cut 2 1/2-inch strips to whip up this sweet table runner. It would work beautifully in solids or prints in almost any color way. About This Quilt Finished Size: 23″ x 48½” Finished Blocks: 14 (6″) blocks Rating: Easy Designed by: Tricia Mahoney Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning Cutting…

Fence Lines Quilt

Fence Lines Quilt

Dig into your stash of 2 1/2-inch fabric strips for this cute throw or child’s quilt. It’s an easy project, and strip-piecing will help you construct it at a galloping pace. About This Quilt Finished Size: 48″ x 64″ Rating: Easy Designed by: Debra Finan Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning…

Spinning Around Quilt

Spinning Around Quilt

Summer quilting means having fun and a relaxed experience. Sharon Riley’s quilt, made up of easy blocks and bright prints, is a cheerful seasonal choice. It’s also an ideal project for beginners. About This Quilt Finished Size: 51″ x 68″ Finished Blocks: 48 (8 ½”) blocks Rating: Easy Designed by: Sharon Riley Recommended Tools: Fons…

Cozy Castles Quilt

Cozy Castles Quilt

Designer Wendy Sheppard created this quilt to remember her daughter’s toddler days. It’s a fun wall hanging that features castles in primary colors. Experiment with your pieces to make your quilt unique. About This Quilt Finished Size: 39 ½” x 43 ½” Finished Blocks: 6 (9″ x 16″) blocks Rating: Easy Designed by: Wendy Sheppard…

It's Easy Being Green Quilt

It’s Easy Being Green Quilt

This unusual quilt features blocks that go by several names, including Disappearing Nine Patch, Magic Nine Patch and Tossed Nine Patch. The blocks are cleverly pieced then set in to make a zigzag pattern. We also give instructions for finishing it off with faux piping binding. About This Quilt Finished Size: 60″ x 72″ Finished…

We The People Quilt

We The People Quilt

What a pretty table topper! Make this patriotic piece using simple units such as Flying Geese and Triangle-Squares. It’s a one-block wonder you can whip up in no time. About This Quilt Finished Size: 28″ x 28″ Rating: Easy Designed by: Colleen Tauke Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning Cutting Mat,…

Summer Wine Quilt

Summer Wine Quilt

The secret’s in the cutting of strips for this pretty quilt. Simply trim the ends of rectangles, then piece the shapes together for an advanced-looking project. About This Quilt Finished Size: 62″ x 82″ Rating: Easy Designed by: Joanie Holton and Melanie Greseth of TailorMade by Design Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa…

Table Talk Quilt

Table Talk Quilt

Our instructions for trimming Album Cross blocks will help you to construct this cool little table runner. Make it in blues and grays, as we’ve shown, or in hues of your choice. About This Quilt Finished Size: 12 ¾” x 17 ¼” Finished Blocks: 17 (3″) Blocks Rating: Easy Designed by: Diane Tomlinson Recommended Tools:…

Rescue Me Quilt

Rescue Me Quilt

This cute wall hanging features fabrics from the Joey The Shop Dog collection by Rose Ann Cook for Benartex. Rose Ann and Benartex have agreed to donate 10 percent of proceeds from the line to the national organization Petfinder Foundation. Starting with this one, in every issue of Easy Quilts, we’ll feature a “giving quilt,”…

A Pound of Sugar Quilt

A Pound of Sugar Quilt

Use vintage-style fabrics to make this cute throw. It features a block with a windmill within a star. We give you easy instructions for Windmill and Flying Geese units. About This Quilt Finished Size: 43″ x 56″ Finished Blocks: 12 (12″) blocks Rating: Easy Designed by: Wendy Sheppard Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Quarter-Inch Seam…

Daisy Day Quilt

Daisy Day Quilt

Designer Colleen Tauke made this cozy quilt for her new granddaughter, Daisy. Soft flannels are ideal for a child’s bed or for napping at grandma’s house. About This Quilt Finished Size: 50″ x 56″ Rating: Easy Designed by: Colleen Tauke Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Tumbler Template, Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning…

Baby Raccoon Bandit Quilt

Baby Raccoon Bandit Quilt

Lori Miller’s adorable wall hanging for a child’s room can be made easily using a Tri-Recs Tool. Each raccoon is featured on a different background. About This Quilt Finished Size: 40″ x 40″ Finished Blocks: 4 (20″) blocks Rating: Easy Designed by: Lori J. Miller Recommended Tools: Tri-Recs Tool, Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa…

Tumbler Table Runner Quilt

Tumbler Table Runner Quilt

Work from your fabric stash, or stock up on new fat quarters for this simple and cute table runner using a tumbler pattern. We provide a template. About This Quilt Finished Size: 34″ x 16″ Rating: Easy Designed by: Jean Nolte Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Tumbler Template, Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″…