The best part is that all of these star quilt patterns are free! Whether you're looking for an Ohio Star quilt block pattern, a Sawtooth Star quilt pattern, or a Friendship Star block pattern, you'll find precisely what you want here. Choose one of these free patterns to make your first quilt, or create a quilt to give as a gift or donation.
All of these templates contain easy-to-follow step-by-step tutorials. They are perfect for any skill level. And don't worry, there are no Y-seams in this listing.
In addition to 20 free star quilt patterns, I've added some mini quilt patterns at the end!
Carpenters Star 3 yard quilt pattern
Sew a beautiful carpenter's star quilt pattern with just 3 yards of fabric! This free quilt pattern with half-square triangles might become your all-time favorite. 3 yard quilts are so popular right now because most quilters have 3 yards of fabric in their stash just waiting for the right pattern.
Big Star duvet for baby bed
Half Square Triangle Star Baby is a quick and easy baby quilt pattern that will teach you a shortcut method for creating half square triangles. I used a plain background fabric and some cute nautical themed fabrics to make an adorable quilt for a little boy. This 40″ x 40″ quilt pattern also works for large quarters.
Big Star Quilt
If you love the Star Baby Quilt but want to sew something bigger, check out my Big Star Quilt! Finishing at 64″ x 64″, it's perfect for snuggling up on the couch. After you have sewn all the half square triangles you need, you will sew them together with a few additional background pieces. There's no belt to slow you down.
Carpenter's Star Throw Quilt Pattern
This Carpenter's Star Throw square quilt pattern has a finished quilt size of 66″ x 66″. It features the classic Carpenter star design that you can make with half-square triangles. A pretty border frames the central star.
Merry Stars Christmas Quilt
I think any star quilt can have a Christmas theme if you use the right fabrics, but the Merry Stars quilt is especially cute for the holidays. Some patches are quite large, making them quick to sew on.
Fat Quarter Fancy Star Quilt Pattern
The Fat Quarter Fancy Star is an explosion of color! This free quilt pattern suitable for beginners and fat quarters is what you've been looking for. It will brighten up your guest bedroom, family room or any room in the house.
Traditional Ohio Star Quilt with 7 Fat Quarters
The Ohio Star is a traditional quilt block that is popular again in quilts of all sizes. This Quarter Ohio Star quilt pattern makes it easy to coordinate your fabrics. It uses 7 fat quarters (pre-cut 18″ x 21″ pieces of fabric) and 4 1/2 yards of background fabric to create a 71″ x 86″ double quilt. This quilt also works great with scraps.
Sawtooth Star Quilt with Irish Chains
This Irish stars and chain quilt pattern was inspired by an Amish quilt I saw in a photo. The Variable Star block is a traditional quilt block that is popular again in quilts of all sizes. This pattern includes 13 star blocks and 12 Irish chain blocks for a classic-looking quilt that will be unique depending on the chunky quarter you choose.
Star Cake Quilt Pattern
Fat Quarter Shop will teach you how to create half square triangles with layer cakes in their free Star Cakes quilt pattern. This simple quilt pattern also includes a video to explain the steps.
Five Star Quilt Pattern
My 5 Patch Star Quilt Pattern is perfect for using scraps or just a few fat quarters, pieced together with a white or cream background fabric. I'll also show you some fun variations so you can make it your own!
Friendship Star Quilt
Don't forget the friendship star block! Learn how to make a classic Friendship Star quilt with a sash. It finishes at 72″ x 72″. This simple pattern is also perfect for teaching someone else how to make a quilt.
Large Modern Sawtooth Quilt
How many big sawtooth stars can you put on a quilt? That's a great question. Make the Superstar Quilt to find out. The finished size of this quilt is a generous 60″ wide by 80″ long. This is not what most quilters would call a double quilt, but I have seen many store-bought double quilts this size and smaller.
Ninja Star Quilt
Here's the bold and modern star quilt pattern you've been looking for! The Ninja Stars quilt pattern is perfect for that difficult to sew person on your list. This free pattern comes with a huge Full or Twin XL size (for someone going to college) and a fun throw size, perfect for watching TV on chilly nights.
Christmas Wall Quilt
The Oh Holy Night Christmas Quilt will have you singing while you sew. Use my free quilt pattern to make a small Christmas quilt with a cut-out star and the words “Oh holy night…” in applique letters. The finished size of this quilt is 36″ x 36″, so it would also make a cute baby quilt.
Kitchen Sink Quilt Pattern
Are you ready for all the stars? Okay, this amazing quilt doesn't include all the star blocks, but it does include stars, windmills, flying geese, and so much more! This is the kitchen sink block quilt of the month. All the block patterns have already been released, so you can access a free PDF download for each one by subscribing to my newsletter. Read all about it in the article linked above.
Sawtooth Star Quilt Using 3 Yards of Fabric
The 3 yard Sawtooth Star pattern is simple but stunning. These traditional quilt blocks are made with flying geese units and squares, which is why they are so easy. You'll also love how easy it is to quilt a smaller quilt like this on your home sewing machine. After you learn how to make it, you will also place this sawtooth star quilt block into other quilts.
Amish Star Lap Quilt
This Amish Star Quilt is also made with just 3 yards and is perfect for a lap quilt or baby quilt. There are so many color variations that would look great, but I chose to use classic blue and cream fabrics.
Three yard double star quilt
I hung my 10-foot Twin Star quilt near the stairs leading to my sewing room. He invites friends to sew with me! This traditional block is one of my favorites. It alternates with uneven blocks of 9 patches for movement and variety.
Ohio Three Yard Stars and Ladders Quilt
For LOTS of excitement, try the Stars and Ladders quilt! This 3 yard quilt pattern may seem like it would take a lot of time, but cutting the 4 patch blocks into strips makes it quick to put everything together.
Modern Big Star Quilt
Be bold with the Chunky Star! This 3 yard modern quilt pattern also includes binding.
Splendor 3 yard quilt pattern
The Splendor 10-Yard Quilt Pattern includes two traditional quilt blocks so star-like that I couldn't leave them out. These blocks are the Flower Patch block and the 4 Crowns block. This is one of my most popular free quilt patterns.
Starship Baby Quilt Pattern
Do you know someone who loves rockets? Here's a Starship quilt that any space lover will enjoy. It features friendship star blocks that have been transformed into fireballs with red fabric!
Bonus – Mini quilts with stars
Sew a perfect little Friendship Star mini quilt for your best friend…if you can bear to give it! This darling quilt is made up of only half-square squares and triangles.
Ladybug Liberty Mini Quilt
Red, white and blue quilts are the heart of quilt making! Decorate your home with the unforgettable Ladybug Liberty mini quilt.
I hope you found exactly the star quilt pattern you were looking for. Otherwise, check out all my free quilt patterns as well as my free sewing patterns.
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