20 Flower Quilt Projects for 2020

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There are flower quilt projects for every quilter, technique, and style. Find them all here!

Free Patterns

We’ve got flowers for everyone with these free patterns.

PADUCAH IN BLOOM

At 80″ square, this sampler quilt designed by Emily Cross is a cultivated flowerbed of blocks. The blocks publish daily 3/18/2020-4/22/2020 so get started now!

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CHARM APPLIQUE FLOWERS FOR ANY QUILT

One of the best ways to organize your stash is to cut precuts, but then what to do with them? Use 5″ squares of fabric to make applique flowers.

 

HOW TO MAKE YO-YO FLOWERS

Watch as Zena Thorpe shows you how to make a precious little flower using a fabric yo-yo for a neat 3-dimensional effect.

 

STARS IN THE GARDEN TABLE TOPPER & PLACE MATS

Make a floral dining set with instructions for a table topper and place mats, designed by Pam Bono. Fusible appliqué and template-free piecing make this project quick and easy, while hand embroidery adds a special touch.

 

CREATE A QUILT GARDEN

Create your own quilt garden with three free block patterns.

 

American Quilter’s Society Member Exclusives

These patterns are available for AQS members as a benefit of supporting us! If you’d like to become an AQS member and gain access to these and hundreds of other patterns, including past issues of AQ Magazine, click here. Your support helps us invest the future of quilting and quilters.

30 DAYS OF FLOWERS

30 Flower designs you can use for applique, embroidery, or whatever you like await!

 

A LITTLE ZINNIA

Create this 12″ x 20″ wallhanging designed by Kathie K. Kerler for a pop of vibrant flowers. In the garden, two of the most prized for their easy growing, long-blooming ways are showy zinnias and daisy-like cosmos.  Add detail to each leaf and bloom with hand embroidery.

 

GARDEN FIREWORKS

This fun Dresden variation quilt by Bev Getschel measures 40″ x 39″ and will brighten any room.

 

MERLE’S BOUQUET

Use broderie perse techniques to create this 18″ x 24″ wallhanging by Karla Kiefner. Pick a pretty floral – then turn it around for the perfect accent fabric.

 

30 DAYS OF BLOOMS

Focus on the prettiest part of the flower with 30 Days of Blooms. A new bloom comes out every day from now until April, 2020.

 

Flower Patterns

Grab these patterns at ShopAQS.com where AQS members always get 20% off!

PROTEA by Laura Heine

The Protea flower represents hope and change. Finished quilt size is approximately 71″ x 80″. Learn collage applique techniques with step-by-step instructions.

 

LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS

The blocks in Kathy McNeil’s Language of Flowers quilt convey heartfelt messages. Each of the nine blocks include three floral symbols in a graceful arrangement, bordered with an oval frame and appliqué lace work. When combined, the quilt measures 48½” x 52″ before adding the scalloped 3″ outer border.

Click Here for the digital version of the pattern to start right now!

 

HUMMINGBIRD & FRIEND

Hummingbirds & Friends, a 76″ x 76″ quilt designed by Alice Wilhoit, places appliqué birds and flowers on a pieced background for a quilt that sings with the beauty of nature.

Click Here for the digital version of the pattern to start right now!

 

CARLA ROSE & KATY MARIE

Jane Zillmer’s 63″ x 63″ pattern is a floral delight! Blend traditional motifs with bold sensibilities and easy fuse applique techniques.

Click Here for the digital version of the pattern to start right now!

 

FAIRY FROLIC

With this 57 1/2″ x 57 1/2″ quilt designed by Linda K. Johnson and Jane K. Wells, you’ll always remember to leave room in your garden for fairies to dance.

Click Here for the digital version of the pattern to start right now!

 

Flower eBooks

A garden of flower books are at your fingertips instantly with digital download. You’ll love being able to print pattern pages, saving shelf space, and getting started on your flower quilt projects right away!

FLOWERS, HEARTS & GARLANDS QUILT by Liz Jones

Learn a smart technique to quickly free-motion machine baste appliqué pieces of any size or shape, then finish the appliqué with a smooth satin stitch. The patterns for 25 flowers, 6 garlands, and a corner block can also be hand appliquéd. Liz Jones’ 42 quilting designs including hearts are suitable additions to any and all flower quilt projects.

Use these distinctive, elegant designs to create any size project from a sophisticated pillow to the award-winning HEARTS AND GARLANDS quilt, pictured above.

 

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BLOOMS & BASKETS: GEMS OF SUMMER by Emily G. Senuta

Emily G. Senuta, award-winning quilter and teacher, shares a dozen exquisite flower baskets to applique. You’ll love the step-by-step instructions for selecting fabrics, making freezer-paper or contact-paper templates, needle-turn applique, appli-piecing, reverse applique, cut-away applique, and basic embroidery.
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These versatile patterns can be combined to make EVERLASTING GEMS OF SUMMER, pictured above, or you can mix and match the blocks to make wallhangings, pillows, clothing, throws, valences, or whatever flower quilt projects come to mind.

 

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PETAL PLAY: THE TRADITIONAL WAY by Joan Shay

Embellish your quilts and design projects with three-dimensional flowers that are unique, fun, and easy to do. Learn the Appli-bond method that eliminates the need to finish fabric edges, resulting in quick and stunning floral creations. Create realistic flowers as you master curling techniques. Choose from and combine over 20 patterns!
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Quilters and crafters of all ages and skill levels will love making Joan Shay’s Petal Play creations, like MAGNOLIA, pictured above.

 

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NATURE’S JOURNEY APPLIQUE by Jane Zillmer

Jane’s raw-edge machine technique produces award-winning results, and it’s so easy, you’ll look for ideas just so you can sew them. Beginners seeking a creative outlet and experienced quilters alike will love the comprehensive tips on everything from being organized to which supplies you’ll need for finishing and documenting a quilt.
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Zillmer shares photos that inspired each of the 7 projects in the book, like CAMELLIA, pictured above, taking the mystery out of designing unique appliqué quilts.

 

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BEAUTIFUL WILDFLOWER APPPLIQUE by Zena Thorpe

From the English countryside to your quilt come 33 original wildflower appliqué designs enhanced with embroidery details by by award-winning quilter Zena Thorpe. These creative, innovative patterns will expand and strengthen any quilter’s appliqué repertoire. Included are basic hand appliqué and embroidery techniques.
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Thorpe first used these designs in her fabulous quilt, OUT OF THE STRONG CAME FORTH SWEETNESS, pictured above.  The purpose of the book is to provide wildflower patterns you can adapt to your own work, but instructions for a wallhanging are included.

 

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