Patriotic Quilt Patterns

Red, white and blue symbolize the colors of the American flag, as well as the perfect colors for a patriotic quilt pattern. Rich in history, patriotic quilts are a way to bring the American spirit into a quilt top and are great quilts to give as well as to keep. Each of the quilt patterns below, including free patriotic quilt patterns, is perfect for decorating your home for Fourth of July, Labor Day or Memorial Day as well as just to commemorate the sacrifices of the troops. If someone in your life is a veteran, a patriotic quilt can be a touching tribute to their contributions and a way to thank them everyday.

If you’re involved in a local charity that provides quilts to the troops and returning veterans like the Quilts of Valor® Foundation, any of these quilt patterns would be lovely for saying thanks to our troops. Patriotic quilt patterns are also perfect for the traditional quilter looking to to work on a quilt pattern with some history behind it. While many patriotic quilts feature stars and similar motifs, others can present the opportunity to try out a new quilting technique.

Path to Freedom Quilt of Valor

Make a Quilt of Valor for a veteran you know. Red, white, and blue quilts show your patriotism and show a veteran you appreciate their service. Path to Freedom takes 40 red and blue pre cut strips for an American look. Finished Size: 62″ × 84″ Rating: Easy Get the digital quilt pattern here. Bonus:…

Jasmine Quilt - Patriotic Quilt Patterns

Jasmine Quilt

Patriotic quilt patterns and star quilts are always stylish. Jasmine is cleverly pieced with stars in the blocks and sashing. Lovely prints in a patriotic palette combined with a diagonal star pattern add up to a great quilt. Jocelyn Ueng’s construction method for this patriotic quilt pattern is easy and ingenious! Finished Size: 69″ × 69″  |…

Army Star Quilted Table Runner

Patriotism has no season! You can show your pride all year long when you use this runner on your table. While making this project, Deborah Shafer thought of her father who was in the Army Corp of Engineers in WWII. Finished Size: 16″ × 48″ Finished Blocks: 3 (8″) Star blocks Rating: Easy To learn more…

Star Surround Quilt of Valor Project

Any veteran would be proud to own this original Quilt of Valor by Gerri Robinson. The white background makes the red pinwheels and blue stars sparkle. Finished Size: 68″ × 88″ Finished Blocks: 12 (16″) Star blocks Rating: Intermediate Star Surround Quilt Kit To learn more about Gerri Robinson, visit our Designers page.  

Cosmic Stars Quilted Table Runner Project

Use the Rapid Fire LeMoyne Star tool by Studio 180 Design to make pain-free star blocks. This method eliminates the set-ins when piecing LeMoyne Stars and helps any quilter achieve accurate results. Cosmic Stars Patriotic Table Runner Pattern Finished Size: 15½” × 39½ Finished Blocks: 3 (8″) LeMoyne Star blocks; 4 (4″) LeMoyne Star blocks…

Rings of Freedom Scrap Quilt Project

An asymmetrical layout gives this traditional design an updated look. Our instructions call for fat quarters, but you can make Rings of Freedom scrappier by digging into your stash or trading squares with friends. This patriotic quilt is Fat Quarter Friendly. Rings of Freedom digital pattern Size: 60″ × 82½” Blocks: 88 (7½”) Split Nine Patch blocks…

Shining Star Quilt

Shining Star Quilt

Patriotic quilts are a wonderful way to make a statement. Make this bold patriotic quilt in red, white, and blue solids. It’s a great choice for a Quilt of Valor project. Find the quilt pattern in our online store and the free size chart download in the links below! Finished Size: 61½” × 76½”  |  Finished…

Liberty Blooms Quilt

This medallion-style, traditional quilt is made with a collection of patriotic fabrics that have a washed look. Strip piecing, diagonal seams, and fusible appliqué are techniques that make this quilt an easy and fun project. Liberty Blooms digital pattern Finished Size: 71″ × 71″ Finished Blocks: 4 (14″) Appliqué blocks; 4 (10″) Star blocks Rating: Intermediate…

Patriotic Pillow

We love patriotic quilt patterns, but we also love quick and easy patriotic projects, as well. This Patriotic Pillow can be completed in a weekend and adds a personal touch to any décor. Make this project even easier by following along our free quilting video tutorial, Sew Easy: Lapback Pillow Finishing. Finished Size: 18″ square  |  Rating:…

Flag of Freedom Quilt

This Quilt of Valor by Marianne Fons is a good example of a simple design that makes great impact. Strip piecing makes the flags on this patriotic quilt quick to piece. Finished Size: 57½” × 83½”  |  Finished Blocks: 32 (10″ x 7″)blocks  |  Rating: Easy  |  Designed by Marianne Fons Quilt Patterns, Quilting Notions &…

Hero’s Tribute Quilt Project

Liz Porter’s Quilt of Valor definitely has star power. She used combinations of 4″, 8″, 12″, and 16″ stars in a classic red, blue, and gold color scheme. This quilt is featured in the Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting 2600 TV series. Hero’s Tribute digital patttern Finished Size: 56″ × 72″ Finished Blocks: 12 (16″)…

Team USA Scrap Quilt Project

Designer Diane Knott pieced this patriotic quilt while watching the winter Olympics. The large blocks are based on the traditional Ice Crystal quilt block, and are made up of simple triangle-squares rather than diamonds. Diane says this is a great way to use up patriotic scraps. Finished Size: 45″ × 45″ Finished Blocks: 16 (10″) blocks Rating:…

Stars for Home & Heroes – QOV

High contrast between the light and dark fabrics in Christy Bowman’s design results in a stunning Quilt of Valor. The two different sized star blocks make the piecing more fun. Finished Size: 59″ × 87″ Finished Blocks: 8 (12″) Large Star blocks; 7 (12″) Four Star blocks Rating: Intermediate Get the Stars for Home & Heroes quilt pattern! Designed by Christy Bowman

Album and Star

This Quilt of Valor combines an appliquéd star block and an album quilt block. The red, cream and blue borders finish off the patriotic quilt. The mitered borders, featured in a Sew Easy video lesson, make a continuous line around the quilt. The star blocks are finished with fusible web and stitching in the ditch. The inspiration…