20 Modern Christmas Quilt Patterns You’ll Love This Season

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Get started on your holiday sewing with this list of Modern Christmas Quilt Patterns. These patterns range from complete beginner to intermediate and simple to complex.

These quilt patterns will give your holiday decor a modern upgrade! I love how easily modern quilt patterns can be incorporated into home decor. You can hang these modern quilts in your living room for a fresh piece of artwork or drape them over the back of the couch for a cozy cuddle.

These modern Christmas quilt patterns are also a great option to make for your less traditional friends and family. Whether you’re using this list to find your next personal quilt or your next gifted quilt, there’s something here for everyone!

All of these quilt patterns are paid, but if you’re looking for a free option you can check out this blog post: 35 Totally Free Christmas Quilt Patterns.

Before you Gift a Quilt

After you choose a pattern and make a quilt, remember to label it! Labeling is an important part of quilt making and is often overlooked.

I think one of the reasons why is that it can be hard to think of what to write on a gifted quilt. Well, luckily for you I have a blog post on the topic to ease your mind!

Check out my post “40+ Quilt Label Wording Ideas for Gifted Quilts” to help you decide what to write on your label.

Before you gift your quilt, make sure to include instructions on how to care for it! Your quilt recipient will know exactly how much love and effort you put into their gift, and that may make them shy about using their quilt. But as we all know, quilts are meant to be used and loved!

Include my free quilt care printables with your gift to help your quilt recipient feel confident knowing how to wash and care for their quilt.

1. Gift Wrap Quilt and Tree Skirt by Designed to Quilt

This precut-friendly quilt uses an improv technique to make the gifts. Don’t let that sound intimidating – the improv blocks are ultra forgiving and this makes it the perfect pattern to dip your toes into improv.

Show off your favorite holiday fabric with this adorable quilt pattern! The pattern offers 5 sizes: crib, lap, throw, full, and queen.

Buy the Gift Wrap Quilt Pattern on Designed to Quilt’s website! Use code HAILEY20 to save 20% before 12/31/2023.

If you can’t get enough of the quilt pattern, make a matching tree skirt to go with it! These adorable quilts will make the perfect decor to bring out year after year.

Buy the Gift Wrap Tree Skirt pattern on Designed to Quilt’s website! Use code HAILEY20 to save 20% before 12/31/2023.

2. Siracusa by Quiltd Studios

Siracusa is a gingham quilt pattern that is perfect for a modern home. The iconic gingham style gives cozy vibes and instantly makes me want to cuddle up with this quilt on the couch with a cup of hot cocoa.

If you want to add some extra snuggle to this quilt, try backing it with a minky fabric! There are endless color combinations that will make this modern quilt pattern pop!

Want to know my favorite part about this quilt pattern? The neutral design will fit into any home decor year-round! I think that makes this a great pattern to use for a gifted quilt.

This is an advanced beginner quilt pattern and is offered in three sizes: crib, throw, and twin.

Get the Siracusa Quilt Pattern on Quiltd Studios website!

3. Merry & Joy by Love Sew Modern

The Merry & Joy quilt pattern is a serious show-stopper. The whimsical curves of the ornaments give this quilt a super original and modern look. This pattern would be lovely for showing off printed fabric and as you can tell, you can have a lot of fun with the quilting!

I love that Erin took the extra time to write this pattern into a table runner. This would be a fantastic quilt to have featured at the center of your holiday meal.

Merry & Joy is an intermediate quilt pattern and it comes in two sizes: table runner and throw.

Get the Merry & Joy Quilt Pattern on Love Sew Modern’s website.

4. Holiday Hills by The Homebody Company

All I can say is, WOW! The Holiday Hills Quilt Pattern is a modern Christmas tree quilt pattern. This fresh and fun-loving pattern is perfect for highlighting small print fabric. This quilt will easily become a family favorite to snuggle up with while watching their favorite holiday movie (Elf, anyone?).

Pair this pattern with some whimsical holiday fabric and personalized free-motion quilting for an extra special touch!

This is an advanced beginner quilt pattern and it comes in two sizes: small throw and large throw.

Get the Holiday Hills Quilt Pattern on Etsy!

5. Knitted Star by Lo and Behold Stitchery

Knitted Star is an intermediate quilt pattern that is reminiscent of a knitted sweater. The pattern comes in 3 sizes: wall hanging, throw and bed. The pattern provides a two-color option and a multiple color option that uses fat quarters.

This is an adorable modern pattern that is perfect for the winter season. Back it with minky to give it an extra cozy snuggle!

Get the Knitted Star Quilt Pattern on Etsy!

6. Fancy Firs by My Sew Quilty Life

The Fancy Firs Quilt Pattern is a cheerful take on a Christmas tree quilt. The trees are dressed up with bows, ready for their time to shine. This holiday quilt pattern is too cute not to make, and the gumdrop border frames it beautifully.

A traditional Christmas color palette looks fantastic with this pattern, but these fancy trees would pop in nearly any color! This quilt would be the perfect gift for a playful loved one in your life!

Fancy Firs is an intermediate to advanced quilt pattern and it’s offered in three sizes: table runner, crib, and throw size.

Get the Fancy Firs Quilt Pattern on Etsy!

7. Holiday Party by Suzy Quilts

Holiday Party is an intermediate quilt pattern that is perfect for showing off those festive Christmas fabrics.

The designer states the intermediate label is not due to complexity, but because all of those pieces require precision. This is a great pattern if you’re looking to uplevel your accuracy and piecing skills.

The pattern offers 4 sizes: baby, throw, twin and queen.

Get the Holiday Party quilt pattern on Etsy!

8. Gift Swap by Lella Boutique

Gift Swap is a precut-friendly quilt pattern that gives all of the festive feels. All you need is 2 charm packs to make this playful quilt. You can also make it out of fat quarters, fat eighths or scraps!

This quilt finishes at 54.5″ x 65.25″ making it a perfect size for a gifted quilt.

Get the Gift Wrap quilt pattern at Fat Quarter Shop.

9. Retro Ornaments by Lo and Behold Stitchery

Dip your toes into curved piecing with the Retro Ornaments quilt pattern. The pattern comes with templates and uses traditional piecing methods to make this fun and modern quilt pattern.

The quilt pattern comes in 3 sizes: wall hanging, throw, and bed.

Get the Retro Ornaments quilt pattern on Etsy!

10. Christmas Tree Farm by White Plains Quilts

Christmas Tree Farm is a show-stopping quilt pattern that is perfect for modern farmhouse decor. This truck and trees are so adorable and this will be a fun quilt to test your piecing skills.

This quilt pattern is for a confident beginner and it finishes at a 54″ x 64″ throw size.

Get the Christmas Tree Farm Quilt Pattern on Etsy!

11. Reindeer Xing by Lella Boutique

Reindeer Xing is an adorable quilt pattern made up of half square triangle trees and reindeer faces. The large 16″ blocks help this large quilt work up quickly. The quilt finishes at 80.5″ x 80.5″

Get the Reindeer Xing Quilt Pattern at Fat Quarter Shop.

12. Falling Snow by Home With Andrea Sims

The Falling Snow Quilt Pattern is a stunning quilt pattern that is perfect for winter. The bold snowflakes make such a statement, especially with the two-color version pictured here. I love how easily this quilt pattern can mesh with any style of home decor. It’s truly a versatile quilt and would make a great gift for a loved one.

This pattern comes with instructions to make it in a multicolor snowflake version, which is perfect for showcasing your favorite holiday fabrics.

Falling Snow is an intermediate quilt pattern and it comes in five sizes: pillow form/wall hanging, baby, small throw, large throw, and bed.

Get the Falling Snow Quilt Pattern on Etsy!

13. Christmas Joy by Lo and Behold Stitchery

Christmas Joy is a beginner quilt pattern that is made out of a repeating block with sashing, borders and cornerstones. The white and red version is striking, but the fabric possibilities are endless with this pattern!

The pattern offers five sizes: wall hanging, throw, twin, full/queen and king.

Get the Christmas Joy Quilt Pattern on Etsy!

14. Snowflake by Modern Handcraft

Snowflake is a bold, modern quilt pattern that embodies the winter spirit beautifully. The large graphic snowflake is the focal point while the background can be made from 1 color, 4 colors or scrappy.

The quilt pattern is for beginners and finishes at 60″ x 72″.

Get the Snowflake Quilt Pattern on Modern Handcraft’s website!

15. Silent Night by The Pattern Basket

Silent Night gives off all of the comfy vibes with the tree and house blocks. I love the low-volume version but think this could look amazing with all different types of holiday fabric.

This cozy quilt pattern is perfect for all levels of quilters and uses traditional piecing methods to make up the blocks. The finished size is 58 1/2″ x 68 3/4″.

Get the Silent Night Quilt Pattern on Etsy!

16. Irish Star by LAEL quilts

The Irish Star Quilt Pattern is a unique and festive take on a traditional Irish chain quilt. This is a great pattern to feature small print fabric in your favorite holiday colors. I love the mix of red and green colors used in the picture above! This is truly a timeless quilt that will be pulled out eagerly each holiday season.

This is a great pattern to use if you want to gift a quilt this season. It’s perfect for the winter months and the variety of sizes offered make it a great choice for everyone from a child to an adult!

Irish Star is an intermediate quilt pattern and it comes in three sizes: wall hanging, kid, and throw.

Get the Irish Star Quilt Pattern!

17. Checkmate by Lella Boutique

Checkmate is a fat quarter friendly quilt pattern that is perfect for upleveling your piecing skills.

This intermediate quilt pattern doesn’t scream Christmas, but the checked design certainly fits into seasonal decor and you can lean into the Christmas theme with some festive holiday prints.

The pattern finishes as an 80″ square.

Get the Checkmate Quilt Pattern at Fat Quarter Shop.

18. Winterflake by Katarina Roccella

Winterflake is a simple yet impactful quilt that gives all of the wintery good feels. The design is reminiscent of evergreen leaves and mistletoe, and it is a great option for a modern Christmas quilt pattern.

This advanced beginner quilt pattern comes in 3 sizes: baby, throw, and bed.

Get Winterflake on Etsy.

19. Christmas Tree Farm by Stacey Iest Hsu

Christmas Tree Farm is a modern take on a Christmas tree quilt by using triangles and strips to create familiar festive shapes.

The precision piecing makes this an intermediate quilt pattern and the pattern finishes at 60″ x 74″.

Get the Christmas Tree Farm Quilt Pattern at Fat Quarter Shop.

20. Winter Star by Shannon Fraser Designs

Stars are an iconic shape when it comes to the holiday season and this Winter Star quilt pattern certainly gives a modern take on the traditional Christmas star.

This quilt pattern is beginner friendly and offers a fat quarter version plus 8 other colorways to choose from! The pattern includes 4 sizes: baby, throw, double and queen.

Get Winter Star on Etsy.

I hope this list of modern Christmas quilt patterns has inspired your creativity this holiday season and I’m sure you’ll find the perfect pattern to add to your “to-make” list!

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