Monday, October 31, 2011

Free pattern day ! Redwork embroidery

Here are some inspiring free designs for Redwork (embroidery with red thread on a white or off-white background). Embroidery is red hot, and many artists and designers are combining embroidery with quilting.   This post was updated on December 7, 2017.

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Scroll down the page until you see the quilt you like, then click on the colored letters of the link to the pattern.


Valentine Lazy Daisy Heart embroidery tutorial by Feeling Stitchy, based on a free pattern at French Knots 


Little Heart, free redwork embroidery pattern by Mary Corbet at Needle N Thread


Alice in Wonderland free patterns by Ruthann Zaroff at Mirkwood Designs


We've always loved Alice in Wonderland and we admire Ruthann Zaroff's work, so we were excited to find her free redwork patterns - including many Alice characters - on her projects page.  At Mirkwood Designs you can find Ruthann's Adventures in Creativity podcasts, recipes and so much more.

Garden Boy tea towel embroidery, free pattern by Amy Barickman at Sew Mama Sew


Redwork BOM quilt, 12 free block patterns by Cheryl Fall at Needle Knowledge


Scrolly medallion, free pattern by Mary Corbet at Needle n Thread


Bird in Tree Quaker motif, free pattern by Mary Corbet at Needle n Thread


St. Joseph in redwork, free embroidery pattern by Monica Solorio-Snow at the Happy Zombie


Redwork Birdie Stitches embroidery by Starwood Quilter, based on the free Birdie Stitches block-of-the-month patterns at Coriander Quilts


Bee it ever so humble by Kaaren Johnston at The Painted Quilt (Nova Scotia)


Dog embroidery, free patterns by Wendy Vosters (Netherlands)


Wendy Vosters is a teacher, paper-piecing expert and author of Paper-Pieced Mini Quilts.  These cute redwork patterns are portraits of her own dogs.

Sleepytime girl, hand embroidery tutorial by Juby Sarah Roxy at Rocksea


At her website, Rocksea, you can find articles and lessons explaining many different embroidery stitches.

Redwork Chicken Weathervane, free pattern by Cheryl C. Fall


Redwork Holiday Squares, free patterns by Alex Anderson Quilts


Nasturtiums pillow, free redwork pattern by Alex Anderson at Alex Anderson Quilts

 

Sunny Side Up, free redwork embroidery pattern by Shellie Wilson at Needle Knowledge


Live, Laugh, Love embroidery, free patterns by Robin Kingsley for Lecien (PDF download)


Sweet and Spotty needle wallet, free pattern by Natalie Lymer at Cinderberry Stitches (Australia)


Vintage redwork designs, free image downloads by Tim Latimer at Tim Quilts


How to turn your home into a stitchery by Becky at Patchwork Posse (Utah)


Hungarian Redwork Embroidery runner, free design by Lilly Baróthi Zathureczky, adapted by Mary Corbet at Needle n Thread


Friends at my Garden Gate, free redwork embroidery patterns by Betty Alderman at AQS blog (includes free squirrel, mouse, bird duck, bunny, turtle, butterfly, frog, and garden gate patterns)


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.

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Free pattern day! Red and white quilts (part two)

Here are free red-and-white quilt patterns from the archive at Quilt Inspiration. This post was updated on December 10, 2017.  For Part 1 of red-and-white quilts, click here; for free Canadian Flag patterns, click here.

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Sprouts of Joy table runner tutorial at Art Gallery Fabrics


Aurora Feathered Star quilt block tutorial by Nancy Mahoney for Bernina / We All Sew


Star quilt block / mini quilt tutorial by Amy Smart at Diary of a Quilter


Flying geese mini quilt tutorial at Purl Soho 


Red and White quilt, 42 x 55", by Lynn Harris for Fairfield World


Scandi quilt, 60 x 60", free pattern by Lynne Goldsworthy for Andover Fabrics (PDF download)


Toile Stars quilt, 56 x 68”, free pattern at Robert Kaufman Fabrics


Charmer quilt, ~51 x 63”, by Anneliese Johnson of Eye Candy Quilts for Dear Stella Design  (PDF download)


Simple Sawtooth Star quilt tutorial by Honeybear Lane


Red and White quilt, 60 x 72", free pattern by Susan Emory for Michael Miller Fabrics


Ruby Sparkler quilt, 96 x 96", free pattern at McCalls Quilting (PDF download)



Renaissance Waves quilt tutorial by Karin Vail for Moda Bakeshop


Infinite Possibilities quilt, free lap size pattern by John Kubiniec for McCalls Quilting


Red Cross Quilt by Ann Marie at Run and Sew Quilts; the free Red Cross Quilt pattern is by Judy Anne Breneman at Womenfolk.


Simple Baby Quilt in red and white by Nicola Foreman, inspired by the tutorial by Elizabeth Hartman at Sew Mama Sew


Pillow tutorials by Debbie Grifka at Esch House Quilts : Hug and Kiss pillows


Sexy Hexy Red by Kelly Cole at Blue Bird Sews, based on the free Sexy Hexy Love pattern by Amy Butler (PDF download)


Christmas Countdown quilt, 48 x 48", free 4" block patterns at AQS blog


Made in Cherry quilt pattern by Sarah Fielke for Lecien (PDF download)


Red Hot Flash quilt, free pattern by Debby Kratovil Quilts


Modern Vortex quilt, 52 x 52”, free pattern by Debby Kratovil (PDF download)


Seeing red quilt tutorial by Allison Harris at Cluck Cluck Sew



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.

Friday, October 28, 2011

Free pattern day! Red and white quilts (part 1)

We previously featured outstanding red-and-white quilts at Quilt Inspiration. We also have been archiving free patterns!  Here is Part 1. (This post was updated on September 25, 2017.)
Scroll down the page until you see the quilt you like, then click on the colored letters of the link to the pattern.


Winter Garden quilt, free pattern by Tanya Whelan for Free Spirit Fabrics (PDF download)


Coonawarra Red quilt, ~60 x 60", free pattern by Helen Stubbings for Red Rooster Fabrics


Slumber Party quilt, 69 x 83", free pattern at Connecting Threads


Finlandia quilt, 44 x 60", free pattern for border fabric by Jane Sassaman for Free Spirit Fabrics


Bermuda Triangles quilt, 58 x 72", free pattern at Connecting Threads


Snip quilt, free pattern by Alex Anderson Quilts (PDF download)


Love Makes the Garden Grow - Tear Drops quilt, ~40 x 40", free pattern at Exclusively Quilters (PDF download)


Flurry mini quilt, 15"square, by Gudrun Erla for Aurifil


Kitty Corner quilt, 51 x 51", free pattern by Anne Sutton at Bunny Hill Designs 


Christmas Star quilt, 60 x 60”, free pattern by Betsy Langford for AQS Quilt Views


Teaberry Stars quilt, 86 x 86”, free pattern by Marcie Patch for McCalls Quilting


In The Parlour Quilt, 51 x 60", free pattern by Sue Daley for Riley Blake Designs (PDF download)


It's Hip to Be Square, 42 x 54", free pattern by Marinda Stewart for Michael Miller Fabrics


Roses are Red quilt, 62 x 64", free pattern by Pine Tree Country Quilts for Fabri Quilt


Diamond Day quilt, 70 x 90", free pattern at Robert Kaufman Fabrics


Shades of Love table runner, 24 x 36", free pattern by Amy Smart for Art Gallery Fabrics


Peppermint Pinwheel Dresden Block tutorial by Amy Smart at Diary of a Quilter


Zig Zag quilt with Bella Solids by Amanda Jean Nyberg of Crazy Mom Quilts for Moda Bakeshop


Ocean Waves by Cindy Carter at Carter Quilter


Red-and-white vortex quilt, 84 x 84", free templates and tutorial by Paula Yates at Quilt Rascal (this link is for Part 1; also see Part 2 and Part 3)


One of the highlights of the red-and-white quilt show was an art deco Vortex Quilt dated 1910 (we featured it here).   To our amazement, quilter Paula Yates not only re-created the original, but shared her instructions and templates in a three-part tutorial.  Visit her blog, Quilt Rascal, to see Part One, Part Two and Part Three.  

Red and white house quilt, 31 x 29",  free pattern by Paula Yates at Quilt Rascal


Gallery in Red and Gallery in Red II quilt patterns by Jean Ann Wright


Jolene Quilt, 56 x 76", free pattern at Blank Quilting (PDF download)


Graphic Red quilt, 80 x 80", free pattern at McCalls Quilting


Peppermint Candy Pillow, 16 x 16",  free pattern and tutorial by Nancy Mahoney for We All Sew


Flurry pillow, free pattern at Fat Quarter Shop (PDF download)



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.
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