There’s no better source for free quilt patterns than the free eBooks from Quilting Daily. With hundreds of quilting project ideas, tutorials, tips, and techniques, these collections represent some of the best and brightest quilters today.
Art Quilts/Quilt Art
Binding & Finishing
How to Quilt
Machine Needle Felting
Printing on Fabric
Quilt art comes in many forms and is often inspired by the experiences, imagery, and ideas of the artist, rather than a traditional pattern. Art quilting has become a fun way for artists to express creativity and explore new methods for quilt design. Even though the foundations of quilt art are the same as traditional quilting, many quilt artists now incorporate a variety of new processes into projects, just like these 5 art quilts. Read More . . .
Squares are the building block of one of the most traditional quilting styles: block quilts. While squares can be as simple as one piece of fabric, they can also be very complex with several smaller pieces of fabric sewn together to form a square. In each of the four tutorials included in this eBook, the basics of quilt blocks will be revisited, but with a modern twist. Read More . . .
When the holiday’s roll around, what we need is a little inspiration. This collection of five free patterns is sure to put you in a festive mood. From ornaments to table runners, tree skirts to hot pads, you’ll have plenty of designs to choose from for your holiday celebrations. Read More . . .
Quilting Daily and the staff at Interweave have released a new free eBook Know Your Rights: Copyright 101 for Art Quilters to help raise awareness of the issues surrounding copyright and give credit to the talented writers, designers, artists, photographers, and innovators who work with us to share their products and ideas with our readers. This guide to the basics of copyright is for anyone and everyone: designers and makers, crafters, retailers, library staff, educators, and more. Read More . . .
Sometimes all we need as quilt artists is a little color therapy to spark our imagination or ignite our creative side! If you are a modern, innovative quilter, looking for a new way to explore the art of dyeing fabric, then you will want to explore the four methods of “resist” dyeing that are presented in this eBook. Read More . . .
Take your quilt designs to new levels by incorporating painting directly onto fabric, using watercolor paper, fabric marbling, and so much more. With the four fabric painting techniques all in this one collection, you’ll be able to get started right away and will quickly discover why painting on fabric is so much fun. Read More . . .
A little stitching goes a long way! Whether you prefer hand stitching or machine stitching, using a needle and thread can be the final element of design, texture, and color that brings your quilt to life! You may want to cuddle up on the sofa for some relaxing hand sewing therapy, or get lost in the steady flow of fabric as it slides beneath the needle on your sewing machine. Either way, you’ll appreciate the four techniques presented in this free eBook. Read More . . .
Whether you’ve been quilting motifs for years or are brand new to quilting, you’re going to love the variety of quilt motifs offered in this free eBook. Our experts will take you through 81 tips and techniques to ensure success in your free-motion quilting projects. These free-motion quilting tips and motifs will help you transform your quilts into “look at me” masterpieces! Read More . . .
If you’re looking for a fun Christmas quilting project or a unique handmade gift idea, then you’ve come to the right place! The experts at Quilting Daily have gathered 6 popular, quick, and stylish patterns that will inspire quilters of all levels. You’ll find festive holiday patterns for a contemporary Christmas table runner, patchwork candy cane napkin rings, and an easy reversible fabric gift bag. For homemade gift ideas that are fun to make and fun to give, the patterns for the zippered coffee cuffs and urban friendship bracelets are certain to be winners! Read More . . .
Our experts have put together four free tutorials that will teach you hand sewing techniques to help you fuel your passion for cloth, stitch, and color. Learn how to use hand embroidery stitches, trapunto, running stitch, and so much more with the free articles in this eBook. Read More . . .
If you find yourself beckoned by new and exciting fabrics, but are unsure of how to begin the quilting process, then this is the place to get started! The experts at Quilting Daily show you how making quilts can be fun and enjoyable from start to finish. There’s something for everybody in the patterns and techniques offered in this free eBook. Read More . . .
If you love to quilt and you’re looking for a special way to honor someone’s accomplishments or to celebrate a special occasion, then you won’t want to miss the opportunity to download this very special eBook! Whether you have your own ideas in mind, or are trying to come up with new and creative approaches to capture special moments, the ideas and techniques included in this eBook will help you enhance your memory quilt projects. Read More . . .
Whether you’re looking for a pattern to help you use up your fabric stash, want to put your husband’s old neckties to good use, or have a few old quilts that need to be re-worked, the six free patterns in this eBook will give you the inspiration to get your patchwork project under way. Read More . . .
Every picture tells a story! By incorporating photos into your quilting, you can completely revolutionize your approach to creating beautiful and unique art quilts. Our designers at Quilting Daily will show you how to easily transform family photos and digital images into quilted memories. Read More . . .
Screen printing and monoprinting techniques are easier than you think, if you know the tricks of the trade. This free eBook will introduce you to five of our favorite DIY techniques for printing on fabric. Read More . . .
Do you prefer contemporary modern quilting or do you strive for old-fashioned Victorian charm? No matter your style, the experts at Quilting Daily have presented three quilting techniques with tips from both worlds. Wouldn’t it be fun to design quilts using the basic principles in entirely new ways? With the expert’s advice, you’ll be on your way to creating your own unique quilting designs. Read More . . .
Contemporary art quilters break the rules when it comes to design and construction, but understanding basic sewing techniques is still important when it comes to constructing a quilt. This free eBook contains detailed sewing and quilting techniques to enhance your quilting stitches and allow you to learn how to sew a quilt that is as unique as you are. Read More . . .
What a great way to use up your fabric stash and quilting scraps! These free quilted projects will not only inspire you, but may also spark your interest in creating small quilting projects for use around the house or to give away as gifts. Make a quilted gift card wallet or a colorful padded sunglass case in an afternoon or less! This collection of seven small quilting projects is perfect for any quilter. Read More . . .
Are you looking to give your dining room or kitchen a fresh new look? Table runners, napkin rings, and quilted linens can jazz up any room or table setting. Whether you’re decorating with contemporary holiday prints for a holiday party or using colorful complimentary fabrics for everyday use, this eBook contains an exciting collection of new and stylish designs, all for FREE! Give your room a quick makeover and download the collection of patterns in this eBook today. Read More . . .
Start out with thread sketching 101, and the basics of what you can do with thread. Next, learn how to interpret sketches, paintings and more using threadwork, then the basics of creating sketchbook quilts. Then move onto thread sketching for incredible detail in your designs, followed by thread painting tips to create depth. Take your machine quilting to a whole next level with this free collection. Read More . . .