Whether sailing the ocean or a spending day at the beach, there’s nothing like time spent on the water. We love all things nautical, so we’re bringing you our favorite free and American Quilter’s Society member exclusive nautical quilts and projects. Bring a taste of that saltwater to your home, or take a piece of home with you for some fun in the sun.
You can sew just one block and frame it for a quick gift, or piece a whole fleet.
Make these fun flags for nautical decorating. Quilt to make table toppers or wall hangings. Finish unquilted for decorating charm.
We’re readier than ever for the beach life with the Tidal strip quilt in a coastal style made with 2 1/2″ strips!
Use foundation paper piecing to create this stunning Mariner’s Compass quilt.
Take your water gear tote to the next level! Use laminated cotton to complement your collection of quilting cotton fabrics when you make this cute tote.
About her wall hanging, Kerler says, “I grew up in Portland, a little over an hour from the north Oregon coast. As a child my family often drove to the beach for the day or a weekend where we would walk along the promenade at Seaside or watch kite flying in Cannon Beach. When I think of summer, these are the images and memories I recall, and the inspiration for this wall hanging.”
Enjoy making Miller’s Mariner, a nostalgic block design that reflects an age when sailing vessels roamed the Seven Seas, their sturdy sails billowing.
About her quilt, Hadju says, “The blocks in my quilt are derived from the quilt classics Storm at Sea and Mariner’s Compass. I used shades of blue to reflect both deep and shallow ocean depths, giving this quilt a calm and peaceful feeling.”
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