How is autumn where you live? What smells, sights and activities bring in this new season? With the approaching cool weather comes the season for curling up under a warm quilt.
For me, it is also the season for starting new projects. I find myself messing around with the yellows, ambers, and reds in my fabric stash and itching for a new project – something cozy and traditional.
If you need a little inspiration for a fall quilt project, we have collected some of our favorite projects from our favorite quilt designers. Check out our list of 7 fall quilt ideas that we love (and would start right now if we had time).
1. Fall Leaves Quilt Pattern by Cluck Cluck Sew
First on our list is the gorgeous Fall Leaves Quilt Pattern by Cluck Cluck Sew. This adorable fall maple leaf quilt will measure 62×74 when finished.
I love how they chose the color schemes for this maple quilt. The quilter used fabric from Dear Isla Collection by Cotton + Steel. You can also refer to our list of fall fabric collections to see a list of potential fabric collections that you might want to use for this project, or you can just select from your fabric stash.
If you want to try this autumn project, you can download a paper quilt pattern or PDF quilt pattern from their site.
2. Autumn Glow Paper Pattern by Gigi’s Thimble
If you want to drift away from the bold and bright autumn colors, you can opt for this light and dainty Autumn Glow Paper Pattern by Gigi’s Thimble.
The finished quilt will measure 66½” x 66½” and it is perfect to use as an autumn decor. Also, it is a beginner-friendly quilt, perfect for those who want to try working on their first quilt.
Apart from the paper pattern, Gigi’s Thimble also offers a digital quilt pattern of this fall quilt, so you can just download it and sew up this quilt right away.
3. Halloween Quilt # 2 by Diary of a Quilter
It is time to dig up in your stash and make this Halloween quilt! This Halloween Quilt # 2 by Diary of a Quilter does not have a specific pattern to follow since she has just sewn all the fabric strips she discovered from her stash, but it turns out so adorable! Isn’t it? The pattern of pumpkins, web, flowers, and circles definitely goes well together!
4. Halloween Quilt by Brown Bird Designs
Here’s another Halloween pattern by Brown Bird Designs. This Halloween quilt was made using different whimsical and spooky fabrics from J. Wecker Frisch’s collection Costume Maker’s Ball.
The combination of oranges and blacks definitely creates a vintage vibe of the quilt. You can replicate the look by using the Autumn Day fabric collections by Nancy Wink since they have somehow a similar color scheme.
5. Fall Dash Quilt by A Quilting Life
Another scrappy quilt project that you can work on is Fall Dash Quilt by A Quilting Life. This lovely quilt has good color combinations and has patterns of pumpkins and maple leaves blocks, which is the perfect chance to utilize your fabric scraps.
This fall quilt has both paper and PDF quilt patterns, so you can choose whichever you like to work on.
6. Crisp in the Fall Quilt by Samelia’s Mum
This Crisp in the Fall by Samelia’s Mum is also a good quilt project to utilize all the fabric scraps that you have. The finished quilt measures 18” x 27”, so it’s perfect to hang on your wall or use as an autumn decor every fall season.
7. The Raven by Blackbird Designs
If you want a series of autumn quilt ideas, you can opt for The Raven by Blackbird Designs. This quilt book contains 9 beautiful applique designs that you can choose from. You can make one quilt or make them all.
This 64-page book contains different applique quilt block ideas that you can work on. Perfect project to use Earth-tone fabric collections.
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