Looking for the perfect free quilt pattern to use with your layer cake? Look no further! In this article, I have carefully curated a list of my favorite layer cake quilt patterns that are not only free but also super easy and beginner-friendly.
BONUS PATTERN: Layer Cake Layout by Hailey Stitches
Let’s start with a fantastic free layer cake quilt pattern that I designed myself! Layer Cake Layout is a gorgeous quilt pattern that requires just one layer cake and two yards of background fabric. With finished dimensions of 67″ x 86″, it’s perfect for snuggling on the couch. If you need extra guidance, I also have a helpful video tutorial to assist you.
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1. Clustered Gems by Moonkin Stitchery
Designed by Moonkin Stitchery, Clustered Gems is a quick and easy layer cake pattern available in five different sizes, ranging from baby to king size. This pattern is perfect for beginners, as Moonkin Stitchery provides a helpful YouTube tutorial to guide you through the process.
2. Garden Games by Moonkin Stitchery
Another stunning layer cake quilt pattern by Moonkin Stitchery, Garden Games offers size options for baby, throw, twin, queen, and king size quilts. Moonkin Stitchery generously includes video tutorials for each of their free patterns, ensuring you have all the guidance you need.
3. Layer Cake Lattice by Fat Quarter Shop
Fat Quarter Shop’s Layer Cake Lattice quilt pattern is simply exquisite. It allows the fabric to shine and is available in crib, lap, twin, and queen sizes. For visual learners, Fat Quarter Shop offers a helpful video tutorial to accompany the free pattern.
4. Love LayerCake Quilt by Moda
Moda brings us this bold and beautiful layer cake quilt pattern, with a final size of 72″ x 72″. The pattern is versatile, as it can be adapted to work with Charm Pack and Mini Charm Packs as well. Jordan Fabrics has created a video tutorial specifically for this free quilt pattern.
5. Spring Picnic Quilt by It’s Only Fabric and Thread
Katherine from It’s Only Fabric and Thread designed this stunning lattice quilt called Spring Picnic. With just one layer cake and one charm pack, you can create this eye-catching quilt. Katherine provides a step-by-step tutorial, making it ideal for beginners.
6. Windmill Quilt by Material Girl Quilts
Material Girl Quilts presents the whimsical Windmill Quilt pattern, which uses the 8-at-a-time half-square triangle method. Their blog post includes a video tutorial to guide you through the process. Visit their website and find the download link at the end of the post to get started.
7. Peaches & Cream by Simple Simon & Company
For a modern layer cake quilt, try Peaches & Cream by Simple Simon & Company. This delightful pattern calls for 2 layer cakes and 2 yards of background fabric. Simple Simon & Company provides a written tutorial on their blog to help you with each step.
8. Autumnal by Coriander Quilts
Coriander Quilts brings us a seasonal delight with Autumnal, a layer cake-friendly quilt pattern. With finished dimensions of 66″ x 82″, it’s perfect for a cozy living room throw. Make sure to read the accompanying blog post for tips on adapting the pattern for layer cakes.
9. Star Chain by Material Girl Quilts
Material Girl Quilts impresses again with Star Chain, a playful take on the Irish chain quilt. This free layer cake quilt pattern allows you to create a scrappy look and practice lining up seams and making star blocks. An accompanying video tutorial is available on their website.
10. Layer Cake Loop by Fat Quarter Shop
Fat Quarter Shop offers the Layer Cake Loop pattern as part of their Shortcut Quilt Series on YouTube. This fast and easy pattern is perfect for 10″ squares, and Kimberly will guide you through the entire process in the video tutorial.
Remember, these are just a few of the incredible free layer cake quilt patterns available. Visit each designer’s website to explore more of their work and discover new inspiration for your quilting projects. Happy quilting!