~ All of our free pattern days are archived in the FREE PATTERNS tab at the top of this page ~There is something marvelous about Valentine's Day, and about hearts anytime. There are so many wonderful heart-themed quilts to enjoy that we wish we could cover them all. We've carefully curated our collection to show you these truly distinctive and fun designs (and they're free)! Here is Part 1 (this post was updated on January 13, 2013).
Valentine heart quilt tutorial, mosaic collage method, by Terri Stegmiller at Stegart
Love Emblem Throw, free pattern by Anna Maria Horner
Sweethearts by Joanie Holton & Melanie Greseth for Free Spirit Fabrics
Heart Garden quilt tutorial by Ellie Roberts for Moda Bakeshop
Candy Hearts Quilt by Gigi's Thimble for Moda Bakeshop
Vintage Heart Collage by Allison Aller at Allie in Stitches, free pattern at American Quilter
Heart Tree by Liz Jones from her book Flowers, Hearts and Garlands, free applique pattern at American Quilter
Piece o'Cake Designs
Have a Heart, free quilt pattern by Nina Lise Moen at Mrs Moen Free Patterns
Scrappy Heart Quilt by Cindy Carter at Carter Quilter (there are seven different free hearts patterns at this link)
Be Still My Heart tutorial by Jacquie Gering at Tallgrass Prairie Studio
Raw-Edge Machine Appliqué Hearts, free pattern and tutorial by Deonn Stott for Riley Blake Designs
Image credits: All images are copyrighted by their owners. Please respect their generosity in sharing their free patterns, and the restrictions they have placed on the use of these designs. Complete information can be found at the designers' websites provided in the links. If any links are broken, we'd love to know; email us at Quilt Inspiration.