Free Quilt Patterns for Bed-Size Quilts and Throws

Curl up with one of these handmade bed-size quilts and quilted throws. Each project comes with free quilt patterns and step-by-step instructions.


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Black, white, and yellow large quilt
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Modern Quilt

    Giant blocks, each created from five large pieces, make this modern quilt a snap to complete. Black-and-white fabrics give the project a classic but edgy look.

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Vintage-Inspired Quilt

    This 1930s reproduction print looks difficult, but it's not. Its quickly pieced rows are made up of trapezoids. Match the pattern pieces to make hexagons magically appear.

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Easy Quilting Project

    This project of 8-1/2-inch squares makes for easy quilting with a huge impact. Bright greens, soft blues, and dark browns allow this quilt to easily transition between seasons.

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Vibrant Mango Quilt

    Each block of this vibrant quilt uses nine different fabrics -- assorted stripes, plaids, and solids. The bright colors make this quilt a perfect spring or summer accessory.

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Fun and Fresh Quilting Project

    This fresh-looking lap quilt is perfect as a home decor accent or for keeping you cozy.

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Elegant Quilting Project

    Show off needle-turn applique skills on an elegant throw. Subtle shifts in color mean the Parisian-inspired motifs are nearly hidden.

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Citrus Quilting Project

    Liven a bedroom with a quilt made from bold, citrus prints. This quilt easily brightens a kid's room or sunny guest room.

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Pretty Pieced Quilt

    Make over a room with a pieced quilt in flirty florals and dainty checks. Finish it with pretty prairie points.

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Star-Pattern Quilt

    Country-style pinwheels create this cozy quilted throw. Subdued quilting fabrics turn this quilt into a perfect fall accent.

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Pastel Quilting Project

    A beautiful fabric collection in crisp, cool colors inspired this exquisite bed quilt and matching pillows.

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Quick and Easy Quilting Project

    Combine batiks and coordinating prints to create this soft, quick-to-sew bed-size quilt. There are no borders to sew, making it even easier.

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Quick Child's Quilt

    A large array of fabrics makes this a quilt suited for a kid's room. To personalize the project, use fusible web to applique custom-made initials in the center block.

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Duvet Quilting Project

    Finish a pieced quilt top as a duvet cover instead of layering it with batting. It's an easy way to cover a comforter and change the look of your bedroom in a weekend.

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Folk Art Quilting Project

    This classic quilt uses contemporary methods of fusible applique and machine-blanket-stitching, giving the project a casual folk art style.

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Winter Quilting Project

    Simply sewn strip-piecing brings this wintry bed-size quilt together quickly.

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Denim Quilting Project

    Turn old blue jeans into a casual quilt. It's ideal for lazy Saturdays outside.

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Fabric Piecing Quilting Project

    A pretty paisley print surrounds a center of pinwheels framed with foundation-pieced sashing.

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Checkerboard Quilt

    A striking blue toile surrounds square-within-a-square blocks set on point to create this timeless quilting project.

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Polka-Dot Quilt

    Combine vibrant polka dot prints to make a rainbow throw. This project is great for using up fabric scraps.

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Basket Block Quilt

    Combine primary-color vintage reproduction prints in the classic basket block, for a timeless throw.

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Fall Leaves Quilt

    Low-contrast, neutral-tone frames make each leaf in this quilt stand out, creating the appearance of falling autumn leaves.

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Geometric Quilting Project

    A fussy-cut floral print fills block centers in this elegant quilt design.

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Romantic Quilting Project

    Just three rows of pieced blocks means this quilt comes together quickly. Soft flannel florals give it a romantic feel.

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Retro Quilting Project

    Blend retro prints with solid black to create this bold quilt. When making a quilt with busy prints, use a solid sashing fabric to give the eye a place to rest between blocks.

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Flannel Quilt

    A mixture of warm and cozy flannels creates this wintry quilt, perfect for cuddling up under while in front of the fire.

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Simple Grid Quilting Project

    Bright solid-color squares pop off the gray background in this simple-to-sew grid quilt. The twin-size quilt is a great college gift.

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Easy Hourglass Quilting Project

    Made using only squares, this hourglass block quilt makes great use of a selection of coordinated prints. Arrangement doesn't matter. The diagonal seams and darker fabrics in each block will create graphic angles across the quilt top.

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Feminine Quilting Project

    Combine red, green, and pink with a range of neutrals for a pastel color scheme with softness.

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Cozy Comforter Quilt

    Finish a quilt this weekend: Sew flannel squares into a quilt top, tie the quilt top to batting and backing, then snuggle up under it.

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