Free Quilt Patterns for Bed-Size Quilts and Throws

Comforter quilt made with flannel squares

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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Modern Quilt

Black, white, and yellow large 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

Vintage quilt, easy quilting

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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Elegant Quilting Project

Quilt with appliqué

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

Quilt made with citrus-colored fabrics in bold prints

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

Bed quilt pieced together

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

Tabletop quilt made with star pattern and polka-dot fabrics

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

Bed quilt in cool pastel colors

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

Easy quilt made with batiks and other patterns of quilting fabrics

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

Quilt using fusible web, kid¿s room bed 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

Free quilting pattern used to make a duvet

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

Casual quilting project made with applique and machine-blanket-stitching

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

Easy quilting project made for winter

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

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Denim Quilting Project

Denim sewing project, easy quilting

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

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Fabric Piecing Quilting Project

Quilting made with sashing, pinwheel piecings

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

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Checkerboard Quilt

Traditional quilting project

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

Scrap quilt made with vibrant fabrics

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

Quilting project made with vintage quilting fabric prints

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

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Fall Leaves Quilt

Quilt made with leaf patterns

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

Quilt made with shaped fabrics and floral quilting fabrics

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

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Romantic Quilting Project

Quilt made with romantic, flannel quilting fabrics

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

Retro quilting project with patterned and block quilting fabrics

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

Quilt made from flannel quilting fabrics

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

Twin-size bed quilt

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

Quilt created with various prints and geometric shapes

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

Scrap quilt made with rectangular pieces

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

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Cozy Comforter Quilt

Comforter quilt made with flannel squares

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.

  • Get instructions for the cozy comforter quilt.
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