Free Traditional Quilting Patterns eBook

Download Your Free eBook of Traditional Quilt Patterns – Inspired by the State Fair from Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting Now!

Traditional quilt patterns are a great use of the variety of quilt fabrics out there. Inspired by the Iowa State Fair, the four traditional quilt patterns in this free eBook from Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting are sure to be amongst your favorites. The Iowa State Fair features dizzying midways, barns of show animals, roaring race cars and booths selling every kind of “food-on-a-stick” imaginable. See how these images and events have been channeled into gorgeous traditional quilting patterns by the Love of Quilting staff. You’ll be amazed at how inspiring these quilt patterns can be. Once you’ve seen how these traditional quilt patterns can be made from the inspiration of the State Fair, you’ll start to look at everything in your life in terms of quilting.

In this free eBook from Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting, you’ll receive everything you will need to learn how to quilt each of the traditional quilt patterns below:

  • The “Corn & Beans” traditional quilt pattern featuring hundreds of pieces of scrap quilting fabrics and a fat quarter friendly quilt pattern.
  • The “Cotton Candy” traditional quilt pattern featuring variants of soft pink quilt fabrics.
  • The “Tilt-a-Whirl” traditional quilt pattern featuring polka dots, swirls and bright colors reminiscent of a State Fair.
  • The “Pit Stop” traditional quilt pattern featuring a racing motif perfect for a boy quilt or racing fanatic.

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Traditional Quilts eBook Cover
Winning at the State Fair


Download your Free Traditional Quilt Patterns eBook Now!

Whether you’re still learning how to quilt or have been quilting for years, this free eBook is full of traditional quilt patterns that will provide you endless inspiration. The staff of Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting found inspiration for these traditional quilt patterns at the Iowa State Fair and are now sharing their gorgeous quilting patterns with you. From the “Corns & Beans” traditional quilt pattern to the “Tilt-a-Whirl” pattern, these quilting patterns will bring inspiration and admiration to your quilting stash. You’ll love to use these traditional quilt patterns time and time again for gorgeous results!

Traditional Quilting Patern

Traditional Quilt Pattern #1: “Corn & Beans”

At the Iowa State Fair, every type of food  is available for purchase. Quilted by Marianne Fons, the “Corn & Beans” traditional quilt pattern is made from hundreds of scraps, reflecting the variety of food in rural America. A fat quarter friendly quilt pattern, this ornate quilting pattern is perfect for creating an eye-catching quilt filled with beautiful details.

Traditional Basket Quilt

Traditional Quilt Pattern #2: “Cotton Candy”

Beautiful and bright, the “Cotton Candy” traditional quilt pattern is composed of 12 basket quilt blocks. This floral quilt pattern brings to mind memories of brightly colored children’s candy and whimsy. Use this intermediate quilt pattern to create a stunning quilt pattern that will always make you smile.

Traditional Tilt A Whirl Quilt

Traditional Quilt Pattern #3: “Tilt-a-Whirl”

Featuring polka dots and nine-blade fan units, the “Tilt-a-Whirl” traditional quilt pattern is bright and cheerful. The “Tilt-a-Whirl” quilting pattern is also complete with a Sew Smart sewing tip to help make perfect nine-blade fan units every time. For a different look, use a dark background color and light fan blades to accentuate the playful border.

Traditional Boy Quilt

Traditional Quilt Pattern #4: “Pit Stop”

For racing fanatics, the State Fair brings numerous bold cars to the event. This easy traditional quilt pattern features a checkerboard design and flames. The racing fan in your life will love the traditional quilt pattern and racing-inspired quilt border.

Download your Free Traditional Quilt Patterns eBook Now!

Included in this free eBook is a guide to help quilters who want to enter quilt shows win. Whether the contest is open or juried, this guide includes everything you’ll need to know in order to win. The guide also includes numerous quilting tips for helping quilters enter contests like making sure that the slides entered for a juried show are high quality. With these quilting tips – whether your quilt is traditional or modern – you will have a much better chance of winning.