Friday, January 3, 2014

Free pattern day: Hearts and Valentines

Take heart!  Within this collection of 50+ free patterns you will find quilts, wall hangings, table runners, and pillows; happy hearts, broken and mended and scrappy hearts; in short, a heart for every occasion.  To access a pattern, just click on the hyperlink in the title above each photo.  This post was updated on September 2, 2016.
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Love in Chains quilt, 54 x 64”, free pattern by Shelly Pagliai for Dear Stella Design

Big Hearted Quilt, ~78 x 78”, free pattern at Riley Blake Designs (PDF download)

Hugs and Kisses quilt, 84 x 84”, free pattern at Studio E Fabrics

Bright Heart quilt, ~55 x 73”, free pattern by Amy Butler Design (PDF download)

Simple Wishes Quilt, 52 x 55”, tutorial by Stephanie Palmer of Late Night Quilter for Moda Bakeshop

 I Heart Chevrons quilt tutorial by Modern Handcraft

Lots of Love quilt by Tamara Kate for Michael Miller Fabrics

Cupid's Arrow Quilt by Tamara Kate for Michael Miller Fabrics

Hearts A Flutter Quilt, 57 x 69", free pattern by Heidi Pridemore for Michael Miller Fabrics

Big Love Quilt, 54 x 62", tutorial by Modern Handcraft, posted at Dear Stella Design

Improv Valentine wall quilt, 36 x 36", tutorial by Erica Jackman at Kitchen Table Quilting as seen at Moda Bakeshop

Pixelated Heart Quilt, 75 x 75",  free pattern by Blue Elephant Stitches for Robert Kaufman Fabrics

Big Hearted Quilt, ~29 x 30", by Robin Nelson at Craft Sisters for Moda Bakeshop

Feel The Love wall hanging tutorial by Sassy Quilter

Candy Hearts Quilt, 45 x 54", tutorial by Amber Johnson of Gigi's Thimble for Moda Bakeshop

Sweetheart mini quilt, 20 "square, tutorial at Craft Buds

Keep the Heart Truth Growing, free wall hanging pattern by Jane Spolar for Janome
(download the PDF template here) (scroll down to see the matching pillow)

Peacock Love wall hanging, 32 x 42", by Pamela Lincoln at Mama Spark

Hearts for You quilt, 37 x 44", free pattern at Riley Blake Designs (PDF download)

Heart Strings, 27 x 27", wall hanging or table topper by Deborah Vollbracht for Pellon

Love Emblem Throw, 50 x 50", or pillow (18"square), free pattern by Anna Maria Horner

Heart Garden quilt tutorial by Ellie Roberts of CraftSewCreate for Moda Bakeshop 

Heart Strings quilt, 48 x 60", free pattern by Marie Cole for Henry Glass Fabrics
(PDF download)

Valentine heart quilt tutorial, mosaic collage method, by Terri Stegmiller at Stegart

Heart Tree applique pattern by Liz Jones from her book Flowers, Hearts and Garlands, free applique pattern at American Quilter

Have a Heart, 31 x 31", free pattern by Becky Goldsmith and Linda Jenkins at 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 quilt tutorial by Jacquie Gering at Tallgrass Prairie Studio

Sweethearts quilt, ~36 x 36", free pattern by Joanie Holton & Melanie Greseth for Free Spirit Fabric (PDF download)

Smitten quilt, 71 x 85", by Barb Tourtillotte for Clothworks

Scrappy Sweet Hearts Quilt, 33.5 x 33.5”, free pattern by Kimberly Einmo for McCalls Quilting

Hug Me, 56 x 78", free pattern by Sue Zipkin for Clothworks

Love in Bloom, 60 x 73", free pattern by Fresh Designs for Henry Glass Fabrics

My Heart free quilt and banner patterns by Nanette Merrill at Freda's Hive

En Pointe quilt, 47 x 72", free pattern by Janet Page Kessler at Benartex (PDF download)

Key to My Heart, 48 x 48”, free quilt pattern by Beth Logan for Henry Glass Fabrics
(PDF download

Pieces of my Heart mini quilt, ~18" square, free pattern at Sassafras Lane Designs

Sweet Tweets appliqued valentine, ~5” square, free pattern by Kathryn Wagar Wright at Quilters Newsletter

Quickie Valentine mug rug tutorial (25 minutes) at Quilt Jane 

Valentine Hearts Mini Quilt tutorial at Water Penny

Hearts On Fire mini quilt, 14 x 17", free pattern by Cindy Cooksey for Lark Crafts

Penny Love Mini Quilt, 18 x 18", free pattern by Sew Sweetness for Aurifil

Patchwork Heart mini quilt, free pattern by Carrie Strine for Pins and Needles

GO Heart of My Heart free quilt pattern for Accuquilt (requires registration)

GO Heart Applique skinny quilt, free pattern at Accuquilt (requires registration)

Heart Pillows

Keep the Heart Truth Growing pillow, free pattern by Jane Spolar for Janome
(download the PDF template here)

Applique Hearts Pillow tutorial at Quilting in the Rain

Patchwork Heart Pillow tutorial, reverse applique, by Rachael Gander at Imagine Gnats

Red Heart Pillow with curved piecing, tutorial by Anna at Noodlehead

Quilted Valentine Hearts Pillow tutorial by Ellie Roberts at Craft Sew Create

Gathered Heart Pillow by Vanessa Christenson at V and Co

Faux Chenille Valentine Pillow by Amy at Ameroonie Designs

Smothered in Kisses Pillow by Amy at Ameroonie Designs

Candy Heart Pincushion, free pattern by Karen Smith at Practically Pippy 

Candy Hearts pillows, tutorial and free embroidery pattern by Pfaff

Valentine Table Runners

Be Mine table runner, 16 x 38", by Sherri Falls at This and That Patterns

Simply Hearts table runner, 11 x 37",  free pattern by Cottage Quilt Designs as seen at The Quilt Pattern Shoppe

Sweethearts table runner, 21 x 49", tutorial by Harding Hill Designs

Hearts on a String table runner tutorial at Joy's Hope

Heart Strings table runner tutorial by Connie as seen at Sew BitterSweet Designs

Sweetheart table runner, 21 x 54", free pattern by Jen Daly for Quilters Newsletter 

Huggable Table Topper, 16 x 44", free pattern by Jocelyn Ueng as seen at Fat Quarter Shop

Hearts Galore table runner and placement tutorial by Margie Ullery for Moda Bakeshop

Heart Quilt Blocks
Sweetheart quilt block, ~12" square, by Lindsey Rhodes of LRstitched as seen at Sew Mama Sew

Raw-Edge Machine Appliqué Heart, free pattern and tutorial by Deonn Stott for Riley Blake Designs

Chain of Love mini quilt with pieced roses by Marjory Peck at Peck's Pieces 

Double Heart quilt block, free pattern by Retta Warehime at TLC

Mended Hearts Block tutorial by Tamara Bostwick at Bella Online

Dresden Heart, inspired by an out-of-print design by Linda Brannock, free pattern by Carolyn Hughey at Quilting up a Creek (the original Linda Brannock quilt is shown below)

Hexie Heart quilt block, free pattern by Mickey Depre

Mini Heart, 12.5 x 10.5", tutorial by Jayme at Finding Sweet Land

Paper-pieced Broken Heart and Log Cabin Heart by Jennifer Ofenstein at Sew Hooked (there are several free heart patterns at this link)

Diamond Heart 5" block, free pattern by Cat Magraith at Fandom in Stitches

Yin Yang Hearts tutorial, 10"blocks, tutorial by Julianna Gasiorowska at Sewing Under Rainbow

Jimmy Beans' Mystery Sew Red Sew-A-Long block, 6 x 16", free applique pattern by Marcia at Happy Stash Quilts

For more free patterns, check out our Free Pattern Day for L.O.V.E. quilts:

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 quiltinspiration {at} gmail {dot} com.


  1. So nice! and very unusual types of quilts

  2. Thank you so much for all these links to wonderful free patterns!

  3. Оооо!!! Спасибо, столько интересных и полезных мыслей!!!!

  4. Thanks for the links, time to prepare Valentine's Day!

  5. OH my goodness... so much love! Thanks for all the wonderful links and inspiration!

  6. Thank you for all the wonderful links! So many to choose from; oh what shall I do?

  7. Thanks so much for all the links, all quilts are beautiful, yes, so many to choose from :)

  8. Thank you for all the free pattern links and all the heart ideas. Wonderful !


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