Are you looking for a “trendy” quilt? Three yard quilt patterns are very popular right now and easy to sew. If you have 3 yard cuts of fabric in your stash and you're feeling creative, you'll find your next quilting project here.
The Easiest 10-Yard Quilt Pattern Ever
Make your first or 100th quilt with the easiest 3 yard quilt pattern ever! This quilt pattern is perfect for showcasing your favorite prints on a large scale.
Free Bear Paw Quilt Pattern
The Bear's Paw quilt block dates back to the 1850s and is rumored to be part of the Underground Railroad. It may have symbolized a path leading to food and water. Whether this is true or not, quilt makers have quietly influenced our history and our homes more than we will ever know.
3 yard luster quilt pattern
This fabulous quilt pattern is so popular, and here is your chance to make a 3 yard Chandelier quilt. This free quilt pattern makes a quilt approximately 48″ x 59″ using 8″ Chandelier quilt blocks.
Dream house quilt
The Easy Dream House Quilt Pattern uses a collage quilt block to create a 49 1/2″ x 59″ quilt pattern with 9 1/2″ quilt blocks.
Bobbins and Stars 3 Yard Quilt
Bobbin quilts are quilters' favorite model! This fun quilt uses a spool quilt block to create a 47″ x 57″ quilt pattern with 10″ quilt blocks. The blocks also make stars as secondary designs! Check out my spool and spool quilt pattern 3 yard stars.
Carpenter Star Quilt Pattern
This particular quilt block is very popular on the internet under the name “Carpenter's Star”, but very similar blocks have been named Carpenter's Wheel and Star of Bethlehem. I love the Christmas reference. You can make a classic carpenter's star quilt with just 3 yards of fabric.
Diamond in a Square Quilt Pattern
Even though the Diamond in a Square pattern only has one block, sewing the same block with different fabrics reveals secondary patterns. This simple patchwork quilt is perfect for beginners. Other names for diamond in a square block include square on point quilt block or square in a square quilt block.
Amish Star Quilt Pattern
The Free Amish Star Quilt Pattern from SewCanShe is a 50 x 50 inch quilt pattern with large Amish Star quilt blocks.
Free 3 Yard Stars and Ladders Quilt Pattern
The Stars and Ladders 10-Yard Free Quilt Pattern teaches shortcut methods for sewing 4-patch units, half-square triangles, and quarter-square triangles. It's ideal for beginners.
Starship Baby Quilt Pattern 3 yards
The Starship Baby Quilt pattern also includes instructions for 2 different blocks: my one-of-a-kind spaceship block plus a bold fireball (friendship star) block. These two blocks are easy to sew together. There are a total of 9 fun blocks in the quilt and each block finishes at 12 inches. The pattern shows an exciting dark variation of “night launch” that you will also love.
Dutchmans Puzzle Quilt Pattern
The free Dutchmans Puzzle 3-Yard Quilt Pattern uses three different fabrics in each block, instead of just two, to create a beautiful secondary pattern. Can you see the friendship stars and pinwheels in the secondary design?
Easy Rail Fence Quilt Pattern
Easy three yard quilt patterns like this one are the perfect way to start quilting. The Rail Fence quilt pattern uses strips to help you sew this quilt very quickly. This might be my fastest quilt pattern ever!
3 Yard Sawtooth Star Quilt Pattern
My super easy Sawtooth Star 3 Yard Quilt Pattern features the most beloved star quilt block of all time! If you're looking for an easy quilt for a boy, simply add fabric in his favorite colors. Put this one in your Pinterest collection of beginner quilt patterns! New quilters will love this pattern for its classic shapes and ease of construction.
Single Block Sawtooth Star Quilt Pattern
This one block sawtooth star quilt pattern is a 50″ x 50″ quilt pattern with a 40″ block in the center. This would make a great wall decoration. There are applique blocks of holly and berries in the corners for a special, festive touch. If you don't want a holiday quilt with holly and berries, you can leave out the applique pieces, use different applique designs, or create 5 1/2 inch machine embroidered blocks for the corners of the quilt.
Mosaic tile quilt from 3 yards of fabric
The 3 Yard Mosaic Tiles Quilt Pattern is super easy because there is only one block to learn! This simple quilt pattern also makes a darling baby quilt. Check out the free mosaic tile quilt pattern to see.
Splendor Quilt Pattern
The Splendor Quilt pattern includes instructions for 2 different blocks: the Four Crowns block and the Flower Patch block. These two blocks are made up of 9 patches, so they go very well together. There are a total of 12 blocks in the quilt and each block ends at 12 inches.
Aunt Dinah Quilt Pattern
The Aunt Dinah Quilt Pattern from SewCanShe is a larger quilt that features Aunt Dinah quilt blocks mixed with Irish chain quilt blocks to really make Aunt Dinah shine! This finished quilt measures 54″ x 54″.
Jacobs Ladder Quilt Pattern
This easy Jacob's Ladder quilt pattern is a 54″ x 54″ quilt pattern. There's only one block to learn, and I'll show you my favorite way of using long strips of fabric to cut out four patch blocks to help you finish even faster. This simple pattern only has squares and half square triangles. This is a great pattern if you are making your first quilt!
Easy Twin Star Quilt Pattern
This Twin Star quilt is great for beginners. My step-by-step instructions will make sewing a breeze! You will have enough fabric to finish the quilt top including 12 blocks and 2 borders. More fabric is needed for backing and binding.
Weather Vane Quilt Pattern
The Weathervane Quilt Pattern from SewCanShe is a 52″ x 52″ quilt pattern that features weathervane quilt blocks mixed with windmill quilt blocks to really make the weather vane dance! You will learn a quick method to make geese blocks fly.
XOXO Quilt Pattern
The free 3 yard XOXO quilt pattern would make a darling baby quilt, Valentine's Day wall hanging, or cuddly quilt. Simple shapes have never looked so beautiful.
Big star Quilt Pattern
My 3 yard “Chunky Star” quilt pattern uses a variation of the Ohio Star quilt block. There are 5 Chunky Star Quilt Blocks and 4 Single Chain Quilt Blocks to add movement and frame the stars.
Use a 1 yard panel for a 3 yard quilt
This panel quilt pattern can be used with any size fabric panel, but 1 yard fabric panels are common. This means that including the borders, you will only need 3 yards of fabric to make the quilt!
For more quilt design ideas, check out all my free quilt patterns.
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