Mini quilts are an ideal sewing project for learning how to make a quilt. They are a fun project to start and finish in very little time.
Here are 18 free mini quilt patterns to help you make a cute stand-alone quilt to hang on your wall. Or you could combine these sweet blocks to make a beautiful quilt. A mini quilt is a charming gift, too!
Friendship Star Mini Quilt
This mini quilt is called the ‘Friendship Mini’ because an adorable classic Friendship Star is in the middle. If you’ve never made a quilt before, this is a great one. You’ll learn how to make half-square triangles (HSTs) because that’s all it is – 16 HSTs and 9 squares.
The finished size of the ‘Friendship Mini’ is approximately 8” square.
Candygram Mini Quilt
The Candygram mini quilt is perfect for February! This sweet mini quilt project will teach you how to make flying geese units, a building block for many quilt patterns.
Learn how to sew a darling Pinwheel Mini Quilt Pattern made entirely from half-square triangles! This post also includes lots of tips for using color value to make all your quilts showstoppers.
Bolt Mini Quilt Pattern
The Bolt Mini Quilt pattern will help you sew your favorite little quilt! It’s perfect as a wall hanging, mug rug, or giftable art piece.
Sunshine Mini Quilt Pattern
Jennifer Heynen designed this wonderfully delightful (and easy) Sunshine Mini Quilt. I was totally happy to see it because I LOVE sewing applique on my machine. But feel free to make your Sunshine mini quilt however you want!
Lunar Eclipse Mini Quilt Pattern
Did you know we had a lunar eclipse in 2018? My friend designed the beautiful Lunar Eclipse mini quilt to mark the historic event. Get the free PDF pattern.
Criss Cross Mini Quilt
Watch your mini quilt collection grow slightly bigger and much cuter! Here’s the free Criss Cross mini quilt pattern.
Square Dance Daisy Mini Quilt Pattern
Square Dance Daisy is a delightful Dresden block with more patchwork and applique. The pattern includes free templates, so anyone can make this adorable mini quilt.
This Mini Quilt Pattern is a new classic! I’m so in love with the Ladybug Liberty Mini Quilt that was designed for us by Fat Quarter Shop.
Wild Summer Creature Butterfly Mini Quilt
The Wild Summer Creature mini quilt celebrates wild and free butterflies in the summer. Learn paper-piece quilt-making techniques with this free tutorial.
Quarter Square Triangle Quartet
You’re going to love how easy this mini quilt is! Just stitch up four quarter triangle units using four fabric squares… add a border, and then the piecing is done!
Kitten’s Halloween Party Mini Quilt Pattern
Sew an adorable mini quilt that’s perfect for your Halloween decor! This small quilt is called ‘Kitten’s Halloween Party,’ and it’s a combination of appliqué and traditional piecing.
Sushi Roll Mini Quilt
This yummy mini quilt pattern was inspired by sushi. It’s pretty and perfect for hanging in your kitchen!
Peppermint Mini Quilt
The Peppermint mini quilt is a modern (and sweet-looking) twist on the classic churn dash block. The pattern is foundation paper pieced, so you don’t have to worry about all the angles and little pieces – it will be a snap!
Flora Mini Quilt
Say ‘I love you’ with a handmade enchanting mini quilt. The Flora Mini Quilt features paper-pieced hexagons, narrow borders, and delicate hand quilting.
The Aloha Mini Quilt will help you practice sewing appliqué pieces and getting ready for a vacation!
Lunar Landing Mini Quilt
You’ll have so much fun making this quarter-square triangle mini quilt – Lunar Landing!
Half Square Triangle Heart Mini Quilt
This Half Square Triangle Heart Quilt Pattern will make the perfect mini quilt for someone you love this year!
Patchwork Placemats – Mini Quilts for Your Table
Sew beautiful patchwork placemats. This free sewing pattern includes instructions for making half-square triangles, flying geese, and chisel shapes. When you quilt them together, they will make perfect placemats for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any special occasion.
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