Saturday, March 11, 2017

Free pattern day: St. Patrick's Day

Here is a Q.I. classic! St. Patrick's Day is often celebrated with parades, green attire, and green beer. How about an Irish Chain quilt? Here are free patterns for shamrocks, Irish chain and Celtic quilts, table runners and pillows. Scroll down the page until you see the quilt you like, then click on the colored letters of the link to the pattern.


Bowler hat, 5" block, free paper piecing pattern at Fandom in Stitches
 

Irish Chain quilted table topper tutorial at The Cloth Parcel


Celtic Twist lap quilt by Susan Purney Mark (top, original Celtic Ballad Quilt by Susan Purney Mark; below, free lap quilt pattern at McCall's Quilting)



Clover mini quilt, 15" square, tutorial by Natalia Bonner at Piece and Quilt


Clover quilt block tutorial, 12" or 18" or 24" sizes, by Natalia Bonner at Piece and Quilt


Clover block, The Goddess Project block #10, 12" square, free pattern by Needles in a Hayes Stack (this project uses the Goddess tool)


Shamrock block, 8.5"square, tutorial by Sarah Fielke at Generation Q Magazine


Irish Chain quilt by Heather Jones, free video tutorial at Missouri Star Quilt Co


Baby Nine Patch Quilt, free pattern at Connecting Threads


Double Irish Chain table topper, free pattern at Quilt Bug


Ireland Quilt, free quilt block patterns by Laura Roberts for McCalls Quilting

Fairies and Flower Petals, 12" block at McCall's Quilting
Celtic Twist, 12" block at McCall's Quilting
Celtic Knot, 12" block at McCall's Quilting
Fairy Ring, 12" block at McCall's Quilting
I Left My Heart in Ireland, 12" block at McCall's Quilting
Irish Cross, 12" block at McCall's Quilting
Seven Lucky Shamrocks, 12" block at McCall's Quilting
Lucky Clover, 12" block at McCall's Quilting
Movement in Squares quilt, 54 x 62", free pattern by Wendy Sheppard at Ivory Spring


Fresh Connections quilt, 71 x 88 , free pattern by Jean Katherine Smith for Windham Fabrics


Green Pinwheels, free quilt pattern by Cori Derksen and Myra Harder for All People Quilt


Florence interlocking squares quilt, free pattern by Larene Smith for Hoffman Fabrics


Celtic Squares quilt, 47 x 47", free pattern by Fabric Freedom


Zenith quilt, 64" square, free pattern by Gail Kessler for Andover Fabrics (PDF download)


March Candle Mat, approx 9 x 12", free pattern by Mari Martin at Connecting Threads

St. Patty's Day Pinwheels mini quilt, 22" square, tutorial at Fort Worth Fabric Studio


Shamrock quilting tutorial by Lori Kennedy at The Inbox Jaunt


Luck of the Irish table topper by Ribbon Candy Quilt Company as seen at Moda Bakeshop


Lucky Table Runner tutorial by Lindsey Weight at Fort Worth Fabric Studio


Irish Chain table runner, 17 x 28", free pattern by Quilt Bug (PDF download)


William Morris Table runner, free pattern by Fabric Freedom (PDF download)


Shamrock Wall Hanging with gold coin charms, free pattern at Better Homes and Gardens


Shamrock table topper by Run and Sew Quilts,  based on the pattern by Susan Druding


St. Patrick's Surprise quilt by Beth Lancaster at Moonlight Quilts


Leprechaun's Hat Mini Quilt by Lyn Brown


Spring Shamrock embroidery by Victoria Findlay Wolfe for Auribuzz


Shamrock Applique by Kimara at Wee Folk Art


Lucky Shamrock pillow, tutorial and free shamrock pattern by Lindsey Weight at Fort Worth Fabric Studio


Criss Cross Pillow tutorial by Lindsey Weight at Fort Worth Fabric Studio


Endless knot by Brooke Johnsen at Pitter Putter Stitch; based on the Interlocking Seasons Quilt Block Tutorial at The Parfait Cafe


Celtic Knots: Here are some designs that can be constructed with quick, fusible bias tape  (for sources see Quilter's Fancy and Clover and the article How to Use Fusible Bias Tape).  The patterns shown below have free downloadable motifs.


Above, Row 1: Hair of Neptune by Lies Bos-Varkevisser at Lies Bos Quilts. Row 2: Free Celtic Knot Patterns at Marcel's Kids Crafts; Free Celtic Knot Cross at Ireland Fun. Row 3: Rectangular Celtic Knot and Celtic Knot in Square at Wikimedia Commons.

Fair Isle Baby Quilt by Leah Douglas at Moda Bakeshop


Tavern Collection Green quilt, 84 x 97", free pattern by Nancy Rink for Marcus Fabrics (PDF download)


Double Irish Chain quilt, free pattern by Jinny Beyer


Steps in the Forest quilt, 57 x 74 , free pattern by Heidi Pridemore for Michael Miller Fabrics


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