Apr 8, 2012

Easter Quilt Patterns

Here's a fun list of Easter pattern links..not just for quilts, and quilt blocks....but a few super cute Easter crafts, too!

And remember making an 'Easter' quilt can be as simple as making some four patches.... and added some bits and pieces ...just from some scraps you might already have....in bunny, chick, or any pretty Easter fabric!

I used some scraps in Beatrix Potter prints, as shown above, and made this cute but easy, baby quilt and included a little soft fabric book for a quick gift! This little baby quilt is in flannel, and these where all the scraps I had in these colors..so no outside borders, and very simple style..but it is soft and special and still so cute! And best of all, the sweet little one who received it, absolutely adored it!

Amish Basket
http://www.quilterscache.com/A/AmishBasketBlock.html 12" block from Marcia Hohn at Quilter's Cache

A Tisket-a-Tasket
http://quickquilts.com/golden/qg63_pattern/ 47" x 59"

Baby Flower Box:http://www.stitchinpost.com/images/free_patterns/FlowerBoxPattern.pdf

Basket Blocks by Gwen Marston:http://www.gwenmarston.com/freePattern/basket.htm
free basket blocks pattern by Gwen Marston; from her Beaver island Quilt Retreat on Baskets. The pattern is for one of eleven baskets quilts she made for the retreat. The quilt is made with 16 pieced baskets and 15 alternate blocks in redwork. Baskets w. Red work 60" x70"

Bitsy Baskets http://www.geocities.com/dsreedo/bitsybaskets.html fast carry along mini basket quilt 22" x 22" from Debbie Reed

Blossom Time by Lydia Quigley of the Rabbit Factory for Clothworks Textiles:
Free Easter Quilt Patterns

Bunny Quilt from Quilting Passion http://quiltingpassion.com/MQs/MQ11/
Blocks create a cute bunny shape! The finished size of this project is approximately 30" x 42", without borders and 42" x 54", with borders.

Cactus Pot Basket Block http://blocksnswaps.blogspot.com/search/label/Cactus%20Pot from Blocks 'n Swap.This basket block was first published in the Oklahoma Farmer Stockman, on January 1, 1930

Carrot Table Runner from All People Quilt: http://www.allpeoplequilt.com/ideas/projects/objectsgarmentsother/carrotsticks_1.html

Easter Basket Postcard Quilt by Auntie for Quiltzine

Easter Basket Postcard Quilt  by Auntie for Quiltzine
Click here to download the EQ5 Project File for Easter Basket Postcard Quilt Printable Block
Click here to download the printable PDF file for the project on this page.

Easter Bunny Parade Wall Hanging http://secretworkshop.com/resources/index.php?item=854546bb510f7eebb

Easter Bunny Wallhangings with pdf downloaded files at the linking site

Easter Bunny Trail Banner w. embroideryhttp://www.holleyberry.com/project.php?id=616

Easter Chicks Decorate and Bunny Luv
Bonnie Sullivan of Salem OR

Check out this darling original wallhanging, wool applique on flannel, 24"x 28" and quilt designed by Bonnie for Fons and Porter, free downloads as of above at: http://www.allthroughthenight.net/All_free.php

Crazy Easter Egg Struttin' Chick

Patchwork Craft for Easter - Easter Quilt or Wall Hanging

Easter Wall Quilt 16.8" x 11. 6" (wouldn't this make a beautiful nursery wall hanging quilt?) http://www.craftideas.info/html/easter_patchwork_.html

Faded Baskets Table Topper 36" x 36", by BOM QuiltsPrint this FQS Faded Baskets Instruction Page as a .pdf

Floral Basket 1 http://www.marcusbrothers.com/makeit/projects/butterscotch_basket/index.html

Floral Basket 2 http://www.paperpanache.com/tuopen.htm paper pieced tulip block, 6" x 6"

Happy Easter
28 x 35 cm
download Happy Easter

Holiday Harvest Quilt Pattern

Jeannie's 10" Basket Block Pattern

May Baskets http://quickquilts.com/golden/qg33_pattern/ 55 1/2" x 68 1/2"

Mini Basket Sampler Quilter's Online Resource Quilt, pieced and appliqued http://www.nmia.com/~mgdesign/qor/styles/mini/minipatterns/minibasketsamp.html

Posy Post Quilt http://www.diynetwork.com/diy/shows_qlt/article/0,2045,DIY_15080_2505146,00.html A Simply Quilts Pattern which combines Irish chain and applique

Redwork Baskets patterns http://chickadeehollow.net/free-embroidery.htm

Scrap Baskets by Carol Doaks:This quick and easy wall quilt features a 7" basket block that is perfect for those left-over scraps. Click to download the pdf

Scrappy Baskets...15" finished quilt block of quick pieced HQTs

Stamp Basket Quilt http://www.benartex.com/projects/p_stampbasket.php

Sweet Dreams (shown)http://www.robertkaufman.com/quilting/quilts_patterns/sweet_dreams_quilt/

Umbrella Stand 6" x 6" Quilt Block http://qnm.com/webextras/feature210/

Will Work for Eggs 25" x 34" wallhanging with bunnies and eggs by Jerree McDade

Yo Yo Nines designed by Kathy L. Reinhard from Golden Quilts for McCalls.Fabulous yo yo baskets! Finished Quilt Size47 1/2" x 47 1/2"

6" Basket Quilt Blocks

10" & 20" Summertime Baskets Quilt Blocks

12" Flower Basket Quilt Block

12" Woven Baskets Quilt Block Pattern

15" Amish Baskets Quilt Block Pattern

16" Checkerboard Flower Basket Quilt Block Pattern

Cactus Pot Quilt Block

And don't forget how easy and how much fun making Easter pillowcases can be! Use my magical 'burrito' pillowcase pattern and a yard and maybe a bit more for trim..and you'll have a darling pillowcase in no time at all!

Make a Magic 'Burrito' Pillowcase

And consider making a little 'stuffy' toy or a little Easter gift accessory for yourself, a family member or a friend!

Funny Bunny Stuffy

Chicken Pincushions with Thread Caddy Nests

Quilted Easter chicken pouch (below) from Ulla's Quilting World...open drawstring for a little treat inside!


Free Fabric (Coiled Fabric or Crocheted Basket Patterns:


And Just for Fun!!! Easter Crafts for Kids of All Ages and Sizes!

Easter Crafts & Activities for Kids Home Page

Easter Basket, Bunny, Chicks, Lambs, Crafts for Kids

Easter Hats & Bonnets Crafts Activities for Kids

Easter Eggs, Egg Shells, & Egg Decoration Crafts Activities for Kids

Crafts with Egg Cartons

Michele Bilyeu blogs With Heart and Hands as she shares a quilting journey through her life in Salem, Oregon and Douglas, Alaska. Sharing thousands of links to Free Quilt and Quilt Block Patterns and encouraging others to join in her Liberated Quilting Challenge for the Alzheimer's Art Quilt Initiative (AAQI) Help us change the world, one little quilt at a time!