The holiday season provides the perfect inspiration for quilting. Whether you’re gift-giving or just trying to stay warm by the fireside, making a beautiful new quilt just seems like a wonderful idea. With so many gorgeous patterns to pick from, at times choosing becomes overwhelming! If you’re like us, you may be torn between several options. With a blend of cheery, vibrant colors and muted winter shades, this season’s hues lend themselves to quilt-making. As you ponder what sort of quilt you’ll create this year, consider these six absolutely stunning seasonal patterns. We’ve rounded up our favorites to give you a little more inspiration and make that process of deciding just a tad bit easier!
With a classic combination of red & green, this lovely table runner designed by Jen Daly is the perfect addition to any holiday quilting to-do list. A mix of forest greens and browns in the background of the quilt are set in stark contrast with two, large, bright red squares in the center. Make this quilt and it will likely become a family heirloom!
Any kiddos in your life will surely appreciate this whimsical winter quilt inspired by Disney’s hit movie Frozen. Olaf the snowman is the star of this adorable pattern, and the folks over at Shwin & Shwin give you the step-by-step details on making it yourself!
If you’ve got extra scraps of fabric, this dotty Christmas quilt by Favequilts is a great way to put them to good use. With an assortment of dots in holiday colors spread across a plain white background, it’s simplistic and fun, perfect as a baby shower present or thoughtful holiday gift.
We simply can’t get enough of folk art, especially this time of year. This gorgeous wall hanging from HowStuffWorks brings together some of our favorite seasonal elements: reindeer, mittens, snowmen, and a sweet little Christmas village. Bring a little extra cheer to any home with this quilt on the wall!
You might not be able to put this one to use until next season, but it’ll be worth the wait! What could be better than an advent calendar made of adorable stockings that you quilted yourself? Count down the days and get in the holiday spirit with this one-of-a-kind creation by Trillium Design.
We’re in love with this Christmas tree quilt by Annie’s Musings. Head over to her page to get a full tutorial on putting it together yourself! With its hodgepodge of colors and patterns, this tree skirt adds an extra special and personal touch below all those ornaments.