Free Design Downloads – Appliqué

For quilters who just can’t get enough of applique on their quilts, has collected these applique templates for use on your next quilting project and beyond. If you’ve never done any quilt projects with applique, checking out one of our free templates is a great start to get you used to the various steps in the process. There are numerous kinds of applique – from simple fusible applique (where you iron your fabric to another using fusible web) – to needle-turned applique where there are no raw edges or ends. Feel free to experiment with whatever best suits your taste!

Fan Dance Quilt

Fan Dance Quilt

Quilt designer Nancy Mahoney made this quilt without curved seam piecing. You can see how to make the Fan quilt blocks in this quilting tutorial, How to make Fan Quilt Blocks, with host Mary Fons and guest Nancy Mahoney. Fan Dance is made using easy machine appliqué. Use the free template download in the links below to make this quilt with…


These Ain’t No Chicken Feet Quilt

This bed-size quilt pattern is perfect for learning how to quilt! These Ain’t No Chicken Feet is an appliqué quilt pattern with variations on a fun and adorable chicken. This quilt is featured in the Love of Quilting September/October 2009 issue and is available as a free quilt pattern download in the links below. Finished size:…


Palm Trees

Create a tropical mood with this free appliqué quilt pattern featuring a Hawaiian quilt inspired palm tree. It’s an alternative to the western horse motif in June Jaeger’s Horse Play quilt featured in the Cowboy Quilts section of the January/February 2005 issue of Love of Quilting magazine. Use this quilted appliqué at the center of…