29 Eye-Catching Modern Beginner Quilt Patterns
Check out these eye-catching modern beginner quilt patterns, something easy that you can do to practice! You can make any of these for yourself or as a gift or use as a starting point then customize any way you like.
These beginner quilt patterns come in various sizes so you don’t have to worry if the bigger patterns might be too much for you to take on.
All Star Baby Boy Quilt
This simple and easy quilt is a great gift for a boy!
Via Happy Quilting
Easy Peasy Fat Quarter
This easy peasy fat quarter quilt shows you how to make an easy patchwork-patterned quilt out of varying types of fat quarter fabric.
Pretty Pastels Log Cabin Baby Quilt
Easy baby quilt patterns like this are a treat for quilters of all skill levels; it’s easy to make, looks beautiful with a number of different fabrics, and shouldn’t take you particularly long to make.
Via Fave Quilts
Layer Cake Disappearing 9-Patch Baby Quilt
Make the quilts for an occasion or save them for an upcoming gift.
Blue Carolina Starburst Quilt
The gradual change from the dark navy to the white is so pretty and makes this quilt POP!
Fit for a Princess
This picnic quilt is fit for a Princess with pompom trim and beautiful, bright colors!
This easy lap quilt won’t take you long to make and will be the perfect gift idea for Valentine’s Day if you want to make something that is truly special and unique.
Sew a minky rag quilt either as a lap quilt or a new baby quilt. This super soft quilt is great for the beginning quilter.
Road Home Snuggler
These beautiful rich colors just make me want to curl up in front of a fire.
Via Happy Quilting
A charming combo of a bear paw and a snowflake block, this quilt block pattern comes with a free downloadable template.
Easy Safari Party Charm Square
Since the prints are so vivid and fun, you can show them all off with simple squares making it look clean and lovely and allows the fabric to shine.
Via Coral And Co
This easy Celtic Cross Block can be turned into a mini-quilt or into a much larger quilt using several blocks.
Christmas Table Topper
No matter what you make it, you’ll impress all the people on your gift list this Christmas with this under the tree!
Via Moda Bake Shop
Patchwork Quilt from Vintage Sheets
These are a beautiful (and fun) way to use and recycle thrift store items.
Quilted Christmas Ornaments
This easy quilt pattern is fun to make and is a great way to use up those odds-and-ends of fabric. It’s also incredibly thrifty, as you likely have most of your materials already on hand.
This simple strip quilt finishes at the size of a throw or lap quilt, so it’s perfect for snuggling under while you watch Netflix or while you’re reading your favorite book.
I love the idea of trying out different quilt ideas on a smaller scale where you can actually finish a bunch of them. It’s also a great idea for decorating since they look so cute all hanging together on a wall!
This quilt was surprisingly quick and is jelly roll friendly.
Busy Bee Art
This is a great starter project for someone wanting to try thread painting for the first time. Using the lines on a hexagon printed fabric a simple bee on a flower is created.
You’re a Gem
These little diamonds are so geometric and so cute! Used pinks, purple and grey with a polka dot binding and think it’s just right!
Via See Kate Sew
Lattice Play Nine Patch
While it may not look like your typical nine-patch quilt, I assure you that it is. Setting the nine-patch blocks on point can really change the look of your quilt.
Tree Owl Quilted Pillow
This super cute pillow is appropriate for all skill levels and is a really fun project you can make in a weekend.
Via Connie Kresin
Fat Quarter Baby Quilt
If you’re looking for a special gift to sew for a new baby you may like this tutorial for a simple baby quilt.
Via Polka Dot Chair
Using a contrasting light and dark fabric color scheme will allow this celestial quilt block to shine brightly on any wall or as a pillow on any couch.
Cherry Dresdens Mini
This little Cherry Dresdens Mini Quilt goes together really quickly and it’s perfect for a little summery decor!
Via Flamingo Toes
Bubble Puff Blanket
This blanket would work wonderfully as a padded play mat for toddlers, or even as a nursery room decor project for a colorful splash of fun!
Via Awaiting Ada
This stunning use of blue and minty hues is not your typical blue quilt. Using a combo of several different colors, you can beat the winter blues at their own game with this quilt top pattern.
Via Sew Fresh Quilts
Farmhouse Four Patch
This is a classic patchwork pattern that works with lots of different color and fabric combinations.
Are you searching for a way to refashion all of your old t-shirts? Look no further! Try making this Upcycled Rag Quilt DIY Pillow.
Via Fave Quilts
What do you think of these beginner quilt patterns? Do you think you can make these easily? Or maybe, you have – share it with us in the comments, we’d love to see your work!
For more quilt patterns to try or be inspired by, take a look at these cool pattern books! Quilt As-You-Go Made Modern: Fresh Techniques for Busy Quilters, Shape by Shape Free-Motion Quilting with Angela Walters: 70+ Designs for Blocks, Backgrounds & Borders, Tula Pink’s City Sampler: 100 Modern Quilt Blocks