Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Free pattern day! Apple quilts

Here are 30 free sewing and quilting patterns for APPLES.  What could be more perfect for back-to-school days?  We've included appliqued apples, pieced apples, Apple Core quilts, and teacher gifts! This post was updated on January 12, 2018. Scroll down the page until you see the quilt you like, then click on the colored letters of the link to the pattern.

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Delicious Apple wall quilt, ~42" square, free pattern at LC’s Cottage (PDF download)

Big Juicy postage stamp quilt by Tamara Kate; free patchwork layout diagram at Janome

Patchwork Apple mini quilt pattern tutorial at Sassafras Lane

Paper pieced apple hot pad or mug rug, free pattern at Alejandra's Quilt Studio

Apple mini quilt, ~14" square, free pattern by Jill Majers at Apple Avenue Quilts (click, then scroll down to September blocks)

Bushel of Apples mini quilt, 20 x 20", free pattern at Riley Blake Designs (PDF download) (also see the corresponding full size free quilt pattern here)

Apple Pie quilt with appliqued apples, 58 x 68", free pattern at Riley Blake Designs (PDF download)

Apple Picking Quilt tutorial using Sizzix dies by Amanda Niederhauser at Jedi Craft Girl

Apple miniature quilt, ~12” square, free pattern at Quilting Fabrications

Free Paper Pieced Apple and pear patterns with tutorial at Charise Creates (see the round potholders here)

Apple of My Eye, free appliqué quilted hot pad pattern at McCall’s Quilting (PDF download)

Fruit Pie potholder tutorial at Magpie Quilts

Lattice Pie hot pad tutorial at Slice of Pi Quilts

Pi hot pads for pi day... a perfect gift for math teachers ! Free pattern and tutorial by Pieces by Polly
for Fairfield World 

Fall Apple Applique pillow tutorial by Jedi Craft Girl for Thermoweb

Appley Dappley applique pillow, free pattern at Bustle and Sew (UK) (Note:  please check out Helen's wonderful embroidery and applique patterns on Etsy)

DIY Quilted Apple Table Runner tutorial by Handmade in the Heartland 

DIY Apple pillow tutorial at Handmade in the Heartland

Bobbing for Apples quilt, 50 x 50”, free pattern by Cheryl Haynes for Benartex


Bushel of Apples quilt, 68 x 80”, free pattern for apple fabric at Benartex

Apple Pie wall quilt and apple potholder, free pattern by Quilter's World (PDF download)

Apple Pie applique quilt block, free pattern at How Stuff Works, for the free Apple Pie Quilted Table Runner pattern, below

Apple applique block, free pattern at Wee Folk Art

Apple Softie, free sewing pattern at Positively Splendid

Teacher Thank You gift: fabric apple hot/cold pack tutorial by Megan of Brassy Apple for Benartex

Fabric apples, free pattern and tutorial at Craft Ideas

Paper pieced apple lunch bag tutorial by Trina Gallop for Janome Life

free paper pieced apple pattern at Janome Life

Apple book bag tutorial by Angelina at Ruby Jeans for The Ribbon Retreat

Autumn apple sewing tutorial by Lorrie Orr at Fabric Paper Thread

Apple appliqued kitchen towels, beginner friendly, free pattern and tutorial at Sew4Home

Felt Apple coaster tutorial at Purl Soho

Apple core mini quilt, ~24 x 33", free pattern at Babylock (PDF download)

Apple Core table runner, free pattern at Connecting Threads

Apple Core lap quilt, free pattern at JoAnn Fabrics

Apple Core table runner, free pattern at JoAnn Fabrics (PDF download)

Apple Core quilt, ~64 x 83”, free pattern by Missy Shepler for  Timeless Treasures (PDF download)

Apple Pop quilt, 50 x 58", free pattern by Debbie Hansen for P&B Textiles (PDF download)

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  1. We love apples! What wonderful quilts and ideas!

  2. Lovely apples, thank you so much!

  3. Such an abundance of beautiful apple patterns! Thanks for this.

  4. How many beautiful works! Thanks!

  5. What a fun collection of apple projects! Thank you for including mine. :)

  6. Great collection.I love apples.Thanks you!!

  7. Wow! That is a lot of inspiration right there! I really enjoyed looking at these.

  8. How very kind of you to go through sew much work for us out here in blog land. Thank you

  9. I'm amazed at all the lovely apple quilts and patterns. How very sweet of you :)

  10. Amazing !
    Another idea : http://atelierpapillon.over-blog.fr/article-a-quilt-for-steve-jobs-86288649.html


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