With football season reaching its pinnacle and basketball season well under way not to mention baseball starting soon it seems like the perfect time to have sports on the brain. If you want to incorporate a favorite sport into a quilt or simply seek some fun designs we’ve found a handful of patterns that might be just what you’re looking for!
The patterns aren’t all free, but are reasonably priced if you like the design. Though we’ve got patterns below, another idea is making a T-shirt quilt with some shirts that feature the recipient’s favorite teams. Click here to read all about making one!
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Football Quilt from Cluck Cluck Sew
This quilt is a great idea for any football fan, especially because you can swap out the background colors for your team’s colors. The pattern linked above is ideal for a child’s quilt or throw quilt, and we have to admit that any youngster who loves sports would also love this as a gift.
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Baseball Quilt from Matt and Shari
These free instructions offer the perfect pattern for a baseball quilt and the final product measures 62×82 inches, which is a decent size. Pick your favorite background color to complement the red and white baseballs, and you’ve got a unique quilt that’ll be adored for years. Shari, maker of the quilt, acknowledges that it’s hard work, but the finished product is worth it!
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Hockey Quilt from Craftsy
This Craftsy user has a pattern for a beautiful hockey rink replica that any fan would adore. It’s perfect for almost any skill level, and you could always use your favorite team’s colors to round out the border.
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Quilted Golf Club Covers from Sew News
Now this is a really innovative idea using your quilting skills to make some golf club covers to keep the equipment nice and clean. Sew News offers a step-by-step tutorial, complete with helpful tips on using extra fabric for a tee holder. There is a ton of versatility when it comes to choosing the actual fabric designs, leaving you with a lot of options when crafting these covers.
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Bowling Quilt from Gigi’s Thimble
Simple, sweet, and perfect for a youngster or someone who simply loves to bowl, this pattern has a retro feel thanks to the fun design and color choices. All skill levels can handle this project, and the instructions are very detailed to ensure that each step is easy to follow.
There are also a ton of other patterns at Spring Creek Needle Art, which cost $9 each. Click here to view them all! Also, think outside the box when it comes to sports quilting tennis racquet covers, yoga mats, and even gym bags can all be quilted, so there is a ton of room for creativity.