Are you ready to hear about the upcoming autumn quilting trends for 2017? No? It’s only July you say? Luckily, the summer is the perfect time of year to get started on those long-term fall quilting patterns, and even to get a head start on those holiday quilting projects that will make great gifts for this winter!
When beginning a long term quilting project, you always want to make sure that you’re investing your time and materials in a project that will stay in style and in season. We have researched the fall quilting trends so you can stay ahead of the curve with your next seasonal quilting project. Are you convinced yet? Okay style-setters, let’s go check out these new fall trends!
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25 Fall Quilting Patterns
I Can’t Be-Leaf It’s Autumn Quilting Patterns
It makes sense that the most popular fall quilting trend is autumn-inspired quilt patterns! We suggest you include vibrant orange, gold, brown, red, and green hues reminiscent of the changing leaves in your works. If you’re looking for some seasonal motifs, we suggest including pumpkins, stars, turkeys, and leaves into your quilting designs. You can include these motifs into the quilts through patterns like the star quilting pattern or through applique. Perhaps try making an elegant autumnal table runner for your next Thanksgiving Day decoration. Below are some fall quilting patterns for inspiration:
- Festive Fall Baby Quilt
- Simple Autumn Table Runner – Editor’s Pick!
- Autumn Stars
- Pumpkin Table Runner
- Autumn Glory Star Quilt
Spook-tacular Halloween Quilting Patterns
Are you batty for boo-tiful Halloween quilts? Well, you’re not the only one! Halloween quilts are exceedingly popular fall quilting patterns. In addition to quilting with the traditional palette orange and black, don’t be afraid to include vibrant greens and purples that have become associated with Halloween in recent years. Remember to incorporate some spooky creatures like spiders, ravens, ghosts, black cats, and witches in your works. Check out the following Halloween quilting projects that would make for some spook-tacular decorations or gifts:
- Spiders and Webs Quilt – Reader Favorite!
- Classy Halloween Table Runner
- Retro Raven Wall Quilt -Brand New!
- Halloween Squared Quilt
- Halloween Hexagon Quilt – Editor’s Pick!
Rustic Americana Traditional Quilting Patterns
Traditional quilting patterns are very popular in terms of fall quilting trends! You’ll feel like Laura Ingalls Wilder while snuggling up to the fireplace on chilly nights with these cozy quilts inspired by the prairies of the American Midwest. Be sure to incorporate rustic autumnal hues, like reds, browns, golds, and blues into your works. Try searching for traditional quilting patterns like dresden plates, granny squares, log cabin quilting patterns, and pinwheel quilting patterns. And remember to throw in some delicate floral prints for an added homemade vintage effect! Check out these quilting projects for inspiration:
- Americana Diamonds Doll Quilt
- Rustic Log Cabin Quilt – Brand New!
- Road to Oklahoma Quilt Pattern
- Presidential Mini Quilt Tutorial – Editor’s Pick!
- Grandma’s Gorgeous Autumn Quilt
Snow Place Like Home Winter Quilting Patterns
If you dream of curling up by the fire with a cup of hot cocoa, a good book, and a warm and cozy quilt, then these wonderful winter quilting patterns are for you. Winter quilt tutorials become very trendy as the days grow longer—you’ll be glad that you thought to start quilting your new favorite cold-weather blanket back in August! Some popular themes we have been seeing include mountains, snowmen, penguins, and snowflakes. While winter is often associated with bright blue, white, and silver, we suggest you try pairing pale blues, grays, and other neutrals with complimentary pastel patterns for delicate and frosty effects. For some wintry inspiration, check out these quilting projects:
- Storm at Sea Quilt Pattern
- Scrappy Mountain Majesties Quilt – Editor’s Pick!
- Misty Mountain Quilt Pattern
- Polar Vortex Quilt Pattern – Reader Favorite!
- Winter Wonderland Table Topper
Yule Love These Christmas Quilting Patterns
Christmas quilting projects are a wildly popular option for quilters ready to get a head-start on holiday decorations and Christmas gifts. We suggest you don’t fall behind and get started hunting down some red and green patterned fabrics! For popular motifs to work into your designs, try including Christmas trees, holly, candy canes, stars, and poinsettias. If your searching for inspiration, be sure to check out the following patterns for ideas:
- Christmas Tree Farm Wall Hanging
- Holly Berry Red Table Runner – Reader Favorite!
- Jingle Jolly Quilted Table Runner
- Starry Fig Tree Quilt Pattern – Editor’s Pick!
- Patchwork Evergreen Quilt