In honor and memory of those who have served, and those who have died, I offer my update list of free patriotic quilts, quilt blocks, bags, banners and so forth that can all be made and donated to Military and Veteran's hospitals or given to someone you know and love!
Happy Memorial Day, 2012!
Free Union & Confederate Soldier's Patriotic Quilt Pattern
Union Eagle Quilt
Gunboat Quilts...applique motif ideas like above
Pomegranate (Marriage )Quilt
McCalls now requires a sign in to download next 16 patterns below but there is no fee:
54-40 or Fight
Independence Day "
A Nation's Pride "
American Classic "
Stars & Stripes Forever
Born in the USA
Sweet Land of Liberty by Marcie Patch
her free patterns including this American Eagle
Land of Liberty 15" x 20" pieced quilt project from Debbie Mumm http://blog.debbiemumm.com/files/LandOfLiberty-Instructions.pdf
Liberate! block from Quilter's Cache
Liberty Star Basket
Patriotic Star string quilted star pattern from Maryquilts
Royalty...the 911 block
Patriotic mini quilt: a free pattern for an 1890's reproduction by Patricia Cummings
In The Line of Duty (no longer links if you have one to this, please let me know!)
Shuttle (In Memory of the Columbia) Pattern
American Flag...free American Flag patterns flying horizontal, vertical, or waving!
Star in a Wall Hanging
Compuquilts: free patriotic blocks and quilt patterns as below:
The Crazy Star Flag
The 4th Star Flag Block and Quilt
Sapphire Stars Quilt (3 sizes)
Scottish Stars Quilt (39" Square) by Joy Hoffman
From Darlene Zimmerman:
Stardance Quilt (52.5" x 61.5")
Star in a Wall Hanging
Stars All Around Tree Skirt
Old Fashioned Stars Quilt
61" x 82"
Ribbons to make in Red, White and Blue, Pink, and Yellow
Directions For Making a Blue or Gold Star Service Banner
Armed Services Flag for families with a member in active duty at this time! Fly proudly in your window!!!
3" x 6" US Ribbon Block
US Ribbon Block
Amerihearts at Home
Patriotic Block Patterns:
|"A Dandy"...You will need six of these blocks!|
|"Log Cabin" ... You will need two of these blocks!|
|" Pieced Star" ... You will need two of these blocks!|
|"Starflower"... You will need eight of these blocks!|
Finished Size: 15" x 33"
Moda Marbles Stars Tablerunner™
Nantucket Knots Free Table Warmer Quilt Pattern Free Patriotic Quilt Pattern Here
Four Flags Quilt Block from Better Homes and Gardens Free Patriotic Quilt Pattern Here
July Flag from Quiltmaker.com : Free Patriotic Quilt Pattern Here
Rainbow Stars from Better Homes & Gardens: Free Patriotic Quilt Pattern Here
Stars & Stripes from Benartex: Free Patriotic Quilt Pattern Here
Union Star from Quiltmaker.com: Free Patriotic Quilt Pattern Here
Veteran's Pride from Quiltmaker.com: Free Patriotic Quilt Pattern Here
Free pattern, click here.
Susan K. Cleveland prairie points tool flag
Pat Sloan's Patriotics: See all her free patterns!
including these amazing beauties!
Liberty Stars made with her Sweet Liberty Fabric line
Sweet Liberty fabric and her free Stars and Stripes pattern:
Patriotic Checkers from Bernina and Sewing.org: Free Patriotic Quilt Pattern Here
Blue or Gold Star Service Banner
Patriotic Miniature Quilt
US"We Support" Ribbon wall hanging
Military Free Printables
And for pure inspiration (but not free patterns) check out:
America's 9-11 Memorial Quilts Web Site
Shown at top:
one of my lap-sized string quilts with a pre-purchased center panel, makes up quickly and easily and is perfect for someone who is usually seated, as in a wheelchair.
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!