35 Totally Free Christmas Quilt Patterns

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As the holiday season approaches you may find yourself wanting to make a quilt to commemorate Christmas, whether it’s decor for your own home or a gift for a loved one. With this list of 35 free Christmas quilt patterns, you’ll surely find the perfect pattern for your next work in progress.

If you need Christmas fabric, check out Fat Quarter Shop. They have an amazing selection of seasonal fabric and it’s fun to browse the new designs each year. Christmas fabric will complement any of the free quilt patterns in this post!

The quilt patterns are separated into three categories:
1. Christmas Quilt Patterns
2. Modern Christmas Quilt Patterns
3. Christmas Tree Quilt Patterns

I hope these festive patterns get you into the holiday spirit!

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Christmas Quilt Patterns

Get into the holiday spirit with these free classic Christmas quilt pattern designs!

1. Gift Boxes by Tiny Orchard Quilts

Gift Boxes is a simple but impactful layer cake quilt. All you’ll need is one layer cake and 1 1/4 yards of background fabric to make this festive quilt top. The quilt finishes at 51″ x 60″ making it a nice size for a Christmas gift!

Watch the video tutorial below!

Get the pattern on Tiny Orchard Quilts website and subscribe to Megan’s YouTube channel for more great quilting tutorials!

2. Lumberjack by Stephanie Sheridan

Buffalo plaid doesn’t scream Christmas but it definitely gives all of the cozy winter vibes! This quilt pattern will show you how to make your own buffalo plaid effect and finishes at 54″ x 66″. Think of all the fun quilting you could do on top of this classic design!

Get the free pattern at Fat Quarter Shop.

3. Christmastime Mystery Quilt by Fat Quarter Shop

Christmastime was a mystery quilt along hosted by Fat Quarter Shop in 2022. The pattern is now available on Fat Quarter Shop’s website and it is broken into 5 different parts to represent each week of the original quilt along.

Get the free pattern at Fat Quarter Shop.

4. Half Yard Wreath by Fat Quarter Shop

Wreaths are the ultimate seasonal decor and you can make your very own with this adorable half yard wreath pattern by Fat Quarter Shop. The pattern uses 6 half-yard cuts and it’s a great way to use up extra yardage from your fabric stash.

Get this free pattern on Fat Quarter Shop’s website!

5. Holly Jolly Christmas by Ariga Mahmoudlou

Piece together cute little gifts with the Holly Jolly Christmas quilt pattern. Showcase a variety of fun fabric with this pattern. The quilt finishes at a generous 72″ x 78″ size which makes it a great size for a large throw.

Download the free quilt pattern on Fat Quarter Shop’s website.

6. Blue Cluster by Wendy Sheppard

This simple patchwork quilt pattern gives all the wintry snowflake vibes. It’s easy to assemble and finishes at a large 101″ square. You can easily play with the color scheme to make it red and green or keep it blue for a Hanukkah or winter theme.

Get the free pattern at Fat Quarter Shop.

7. Merry Mini Quilt by Fat Quarter Shop

The Merry Mini quilt pattern was released as a quilt along in 2019 by Fat Quarter Shop. The pattern was released in 5 parts and is available to download for free on Fat Quarter Shop’s website.

8. Christmas Baubles by Moda Bake Shop

Christmas Baubles is an adorable and unique quilt by Moda Bake Shop. The Christmas tree shape made out of ornaments is so cute and would make a great wall hanging to add to your seasonal decor.

Get the free pattern!

9. Christmas Morning by Wendy Sheppard

Nothing says “Christmas morning” like a pile of gifts! This fun piano key bordered quilt is a great way to show off your seasonal fabric.

Download the free pattern on Benartex’s website!

10. Christmas Charm by Riley Blake Designs

Christmas Charm is a 58″ square quilt pattern that is made up of a variation of the classic churn dash quilt block. While this quilt could be great for any season, I think it looks especially cute with holiday fabric!

Download the free pattern on Fat Quarter Shop’s website.

11. Holiday Greetings by Wendy Sheppard

Honor the tradition of Christmas cards by turning them into a quilt with this quilt pattern by Wendy Sheppard. Show off your fabric with this lovely pattern!

Get the free quilt pattern on the Hoffman Fabrics website.

12. Jelly Snowflake by Fat Quarter Shop

Jelly Snowflake is a pattern that was made for a mystery quilt along hosted by Fat Quarter Shop in 2020. The pattern finishes at 50.5″ x 50.5″ and is now available to download for free on Fat Quarter Shop’s website.

13. No Point Stars by Cluck Cluck Sew

Although this pattern isn’t strictly for Christmas, I thought it was adorable in Christmas colors and had to add it in. You can’t go wrong with stars and red and green fabric for a Christmas quilt!

Grab the free quilt pattern on Cluck Cluck Sew’s website!

14. Patchwork Present Pillow by Beverly McCullough

This patchwork tree pillow would be an adorable accent to add to your holiday home decor. Looking for a bigger project? Repeat this block until you get your preferred quilt size.

Get the free pattern at Fat Quarter Shop.

Modern Christmas Quilt Patterns

If you’re interested in a more modern take on Christmas, these free quilt patterns will be perfect for you! Great for gifts or seasonal decor you can bring out year after year.

15. Jolly Noel by Wendy Sheppard

Jolly Noel is a festive row by row quilt that finishes at 60″ x 75″. Reminiscent of a fair isle sweater, the 9 patches and stars sandwich the quilt with a cozy, pixelated pattern. The cover photo shows a fun twist on the traditional red and green Christmas colors to give this quilt a modern and cool look.

Download the free pattern at Fat Quarter Shop.

16. Twinkle Lights by Ariga Wilson

Twinkle Lights is a layer cake quilt pattern that uses traditional piecing techniques to make up the bulbs. This pattern will showcase your fabric nicely! It finishes at 58″ x 72″.

Get this free quilt pattern at Fat Quarter Shop.

17. Evergreen Wreath by Lake Girl Quilts

This wreath mini quilt is made from friendship star blocks and has a big impact. The simple yet modern design would be a fantastic holiday decor addition to any room. You could even make 4 of these and put them together for a larger quilt! The basic pattern is free on Lake Girl Quilts blog or you can purchase the ad-free version on Etsy if you like more streamlined instructions.

Get the free version of the pattern on Lake Girl Quilts website.

18. Favorite Sweater by Ruby Star Society

Favorite Sweater finishes at 60.75″ x 62″ and is sure to WOW! This adorable quilt pattern is pieced using traditional piecing techniques and is a great way to show off your favorite seasonal fabric. I love how your choice of fabric will truly transform this pattern!

Get the free pattern on Fat Quarter Shop’s website.

19. Chimney Gatherings by AGF Studio

Chimney Gatherings is a non-traditional Christmas quilt design that would look great in a variety of colors. This pattern finishes at 64″ x 72″.

Get this free Christmas quilt pattern at Fat Quarter Shop.

20. Advent Calendar and Ornament Sewing Pattern by Ruby Star Society

Although this is not technically a quilt pattern, I had to include it in the roundup because it is oh sew adorable! This project is a gift that will keep giving year after year and will be an exciting addition to your seasonal decor.

Get the free pattern at Fat Quarter Shop.

Christmas Tree Quilt Patterns

The evergreen tree is a Christmas decor icon. You can have your very own Christmas tree year-round by turning a Christmas tree into a quilt with these free quilt patterns.

21. All is Bright by Art Gallery Fabric Studio

This adorable pattern gives the classic Christmas tree a modern twist with the equilateral triangles that make up the tree. Plus the pink colorway is fabulous! This pattern finishes at a generous 82″ x 96″ and uses a template for the triangles.

Get this free Christmas quilt pattern at Fat Quarter Shop.

22. Christmas Tree Quilt by Stacey Lee Creative

Make these mini modern Christmas trees with this simple quilt pattern by Stacey Lee Creative! Let your fabric steal the show with this minimal block-based quilt pattern. Check out the video tutorial below!

Get the free pattern on Stacey Lee Creative’s website and subscribe to her YouTube channel for more awesome quilting tutorials!

23 & 24. Charming Christmas by Fat Quarter Shop

Charming Christmas is a two charm pack quilt pattern that makes an adorable tree pattern. If you’re a visual learner, you’ll love the step-by-step tutorial from Fat Quarter Shop below!

Download the free pattern on Fat Quarter Shop’s website. You can also grab the mini version of this quilt pattern.

25. On the 12th Day by Anni Downs

This scrappy tree pattern is an adorable way to incorporate quilts into your Christmas decor. The small 30″ x 36″ size makes it great for a wall hanging or table topper.

Grab the free pattern on Fat Quarter Shop’s website.

26. Double Tumbler Tree Mini Quilt

Try your hand at a tumbler quilt with this Double Tumbler Tree pattern by Fat Quarter Shop. The tumbler is a template included in the pattern and this is fun introduction to using templates if you’ve never done it before! The pattern finishes at 16″ x 23″ and would make a great wall hanging or pillow.

Get the free pattern at Fat Quarter Shop.

27. Patchwork Forest Tree Block by Amy Smart

Make your own scrappy Christmas tree quilt with this quilt block pattern by Amy Smart from Diary of a Quilter. Dig into your scraps and design a masterpiece of your own! Check out the video tutorial from Amy below!

Get the free pattern on Amy’s website!

28. Peppermint Forest by Jedi Craft Girl

Make an adorable Christmas tree and peppermint block with this pattern by Jedi Craft Girl. The pattern teaches you how to make the blocks and assemble them into either a table runner or quilt top. You could even turn these blocks into pillows to complement the larger projects! Check out the tutorial below.

Get the free pattern on Jedi Craft Girl’s website!

29. Christmas in the Woods by Riley Blake Designs

Christmas in the Woods finishes at 64.5″ x 74.5″ and is a great way to show off seasonal fabric. The mix of houses and trees allows for plenty of space to play with color and unleash your creativity to make a quilt that is truly unique.

Download the free quilt pattern on Fat Quarter Shop’s website.

30. Evergreen Mystery Quilt by Fat Quarter Shop

Evergreen was released as a mystery quilt along in 2023 by Fat Quarter Shop. The pattern is now available for free on their website. The pattern comes in 5 sections and finishes at 31.5″ x 37.5″.

Download the patterns on Fat Quarter Shop’s website.

31. Whispering Pines by Sue Penn

Flying geese make up these Christmas trees to give a fun and festive look! The quilt finishes at 53″ x 67″.

You can download the pattern for free on the Free Spirit Fabrics website.

32. Christmas Trees by Judith Dahmen

Test your foundation paper piecing skills with this Christmas tree quilt pattern by Judith Dahmen. The pattern has step by step photos so you’ll be able to make this quilt with ease even if it’s your first time foundation paper piecing.

Get the free quilt pattern on the Gathered website.

33. Ponderosa Pines by Jordan Fabrics

Ponderosa Pines is a cute Christmas tree quilt pattern made with a template. This quilt pattern is easily customizable and you can adjust the size by adding more tree blocks. Jordan Fabrics did a tutorial on their YouTube channel that you can watch below!

Get the free quilt pattern on Jordan Fabrics website!

34. Cool Yule by Modern Quilt Studio

Cool Yule uses traditional piecing methods to create these modern cone shaped Christmas trees. The quilt finishes at 54″ x 79″ making it a great size for a seasonal couch throw.

Get the free quilt pattern on Benartex’s website!

35. Christmas Tree Pillow by Beverly McCullough

This patchwork tree pillow would be an adorable accent to add to your holiday home decor. Looking for a bigger project? Repeat this block until you get your preferred quilt size.

Get the free pattern on Fat Quarter Shop’s website!

I hope you enjoyed these free quilt patterns and found one to turn into your next work in progress! Enjoy more free quilt patterns below!

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