16 Country Quilts You Can Make This Fall
Quilting is that special skill that can transform odd pieces of fabric into a family heirloom that can be passed through generations. For the more traditional types, country quilts are the best to bring that homey, rustic feel to a room or furniture.
There are countless patterns you can make and in all kinds of imaginable color combinations. This fall, you might like to opt for autumn colors in keeping with the season.
Below, we’ve scoured the web for stunning country quilt patterns you can make yourself this fall.
Large Hexagon Quilt
This quilt has a Halloween-twist to it by using random fabrics in colors of blacks, oranges, and whites. Sewn-in with free-motion spiderwebs for further Halloween effect!
Via Polkadot Chair
Flannel Rag Quilt
These are 12-inch squares with an Oklahoma star applique so named because it was drawn and cut in Oklahoma doncha’ know. The beauty of these rag quilts is that you wash them as part of the completion. The recipient can feel free to use and wash without fear of hurting them.
Basic Block Quilt
Don’t you just love the simplicity of a basic block quilt? It is such a great way to showcase beautiful fabrics!
Via Lella Boutique
Before the Snow Flies
Quick and easy. Leaf prints and fall colors glow in this throw size quilt.
Watercolor Floral Log Cabin Quilt
Each strip is decided on individually every step of the way. Time-consuming, but therapeutic.
Via Quilting Board
Cowboy Rag Quilt
This one turned out so cute!!! I’m sure a cute little cowboy would love this little quilt. The front is all cotton fabric with a flannel back & batting in between.
Patriotic Patch Quilted Throw
A treasure from the past! The echo of America’s patriotism draws from colonial tradition with tea colored restoration-look prints, plaids, stripes and checks of antique navy, mochas, and rustic red.
Morning Star Quilt
The pieced sashing forms stars between the blocks. It’s quick, easy and a great pattern for showing off your favorite fabrics. Make it up in coordinated fabrics, perhaps from a layer cake, or mix and match for a scrappy look. Whatever palette you choose is sure to be beautiful in this quilt.
Via Quilting Digest
Crystal Bright Quilt
This is in patriotic colors, but the original post also shows a ‘batik’ version that is just as gorgeous. This particular pattern shows off a lovely centerpiece.
Vintage-inspired 9-Patch Quilt
This patchwork inspired pattern boasts of tiny squares assembled into 9 patches of squares. It’s a real antique knock-out knock-off!
Via Nancy Zieman
Half Square Triangles
This particular quilt is for a boy who loves bright colors and triangles. This quilt is full of American Jane (Happy Campers, Wee Play, Recess) and Katie Jump Rope, with a little bit of Amy Butler and Lush thrown in. The backing is from an Ikea duvet cover, and the binding is Lush woodgrain.
Via Fussy Cut
Made with old t-shirts and keeping with the recycled theme, a well-worn old duvet cover for the back which goes well with all the manly fabrics. A buttery yellow fabric is used for the binding which brightens it up without being “girly”.
Filled with star patterns that can transform from traditional to modern with just a few fabric tweaks!
Via The Jolly Jabber
Blue and Yellow Diamond Log Cabin Throw
Brilliant jewel-like take on classic log cabin design. Attractive blue and yellow fabric selections. Note care taken with the complicated patchwork piecing and the fine quilting.
Attic Stairs Quilt
It’s a no-thinking-required scrap-buster. As you generate scraps from other projects, cut and toss into 2 piles: one dark and one light. Sew pairs, then trim into final size. Before you know it you’ll have that gift you’ve been meaning to make.
Via Selvage Blog
Ohio Star Quilt of Valor
This fat quarter friendly project may be your Quilt of Valor choice if you like reproduction fabrics. Inspired by a two-color split Ohio Star block, with rich reds and blues for a patriotic version of this classic design.
Did you like those country quilts? What would you say was your favorite and have in mind to sew this fall?
For more beautiful country quilt ideas, check out these wonderful books; The Farmer’s Wife Sampler Quilt: Letters from 1920s Farm Wives and the 111 Blocks They Inspired, Scrap-Basket Sensations: More Great Quilts from 2 1/2″ Strips, Simple Graces: Charming Quilts and Companion Projects