Valentines Day is just around the corner, and that means its prime time to infuse lots of hearts and shades of red into your quilting! Whether youre looking for quilted projects for your home or a gift to make someone special, we have lots of great Valentine-inspired patterns and projects available. So in honor of February 14, Ive gathered together 14 of my favorite Valentine quilting ideas from quilts and quilt blocks to table runners, placemats and other quilted goodness. There are even a handful of freebies included for you. Enjoy!
FREE Floral Hearts quilt pattern -Designed by Meg Cupman, this easy scrap quilt is perfect for floral fabrics and makes a wonderful Valentine gift for someone special or wall hanging for your home. Get the free quilt instructions and motif template here.
Valentine Treats pattern If youre looking to give out little Valentine treats to your loved ones this year, this project designed by Patrick Lose is perfect for you!A clever pocket on the back of these sweet hanging hearts conceal a treat for your Valentine.
Duets quilt pattern -Of course we cant leave out the cover quilt from our current issue (Quiltmaker Jan/Feb 16)! This twin-size heart quilt was designed by Eileen Fowler and is made with just two easy blocks. Kits for this quilt are also available for a limited time.
Hearts Afloat quilt pattern -Easy-to-piece blocks adorn this cheerful throw quilt designed by Bev Getschel. And dont you just love that pretty heart scalloped border?
Pretty in Pink table runner pattern This runner by Patrick Lose is adorned with appliqu hearts you can embroider by hand or machine. What could be sweeter?
FREE Sweethearts Chain quilt block pattern Now heres a true Quiltmaker classic! Designed by Christine Brown, this block appeared in one of our earliest editions, our Fall/Winter 85 issue. If youd like to use this block in a quilt, sew a sash between each of the blocks in a row and at each end. Download the free pattern for this block here.
*BONUS* FREE Teardrop Hearts As a special bonus, heres a free heart machine quilting motif you can use to add a lovely finish to your Valentine quilting projects.
Be sure to check out our Valentines Pinterest board for even more inspiration!