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11 Beginner Fat Quarter Quilt Patterns To Try Now

11 Beginner Fat Quarter Quilt Patterns to Try Now

Fat quarter quilt patterns are popular for a reason. A fat quarter bundle allows any beginner to sew a gorgeous handmade quilt without the headache of choosing coordinating fabrics or cutting out tons of fabric squares.


What is a Fat Quarter Bundle?


A fat quarter bundle contains a collection of perfectly matched fabrics, conveniently cut into fat quarter squares, or a quarter of a yard of fabric. You won’t ever have to second guess if fabrics will look good together. They will! Combine the ease of a bundle with a fat quarter quilt pattern, and quilting will be a snap. If you’re ready to start quilting, here are 11 quilting patterns that are fat-quarter friendly. Don’t forget to tag us on Instagram so we can see your projects!


11 Fat Quarter Quilt Patterns for Beginners


Campfire Glow Fat Quarter Quilt Pattern

This fun pattern from Then Came June is called the Campfire Glow Quilt Pattern. The perfect quilt to cozy up with on your next camping trip, this pattern can be made two ways: in the Modern Solid Design or the Stash Buster. The latter pairs perfectly with your favorite fat quarter bundle. Craft this charming quilt and then bask in the glow of a job well done.

Campfire Glow Quilt | Then Came June


Hearts Quilt Pattern

All you need is love (and some fat quarters) for this adorable Scrappy Hearts quilt. This cute quilt makes a great decoration for Valentine’s Day or for any loving home! Perfect for beginners, this pattern is simple and comes together quickly. It’s also a great stash buster to make use of your leftover scraps of fabric. You don’t have to stick to pinks and reds. Try hearts in black and white for a modern look, or rainbows for a kid’s room.

Scrappy Hearts Quilt | Quilty Love


Star Patchwork Quilt Pattern

If you tend to prefer more traditional looking quilts, the Square Burst Quilt by Running Stitch Quilts is a pattern with a more classic feel that also makes a great fat quarter project. This quilt is best for quilters with beginner skills and makes up quickly using the Ultimate Flying Geese ruler.

Square Burst Quilt | Running Stitch Quilts


Hashtag Quilt Pattern

Do you know someone that would be #obsessed with this Jumbo Hashtag quilt? A great gift for the social media lover in your life, this super fun quilt pattern is also a great way to use your fat quarters. This pattern is a perfect project for beginners because it is so simple to make and can be made very quickly. Post the finished quilt to your Instagram for a sure way to get lots of likes!

Hash Tag Quilt | Sew She Can


Geometric Quilt Pattern

If you’re looking for something a little more challenging, the Dusk to Dawn quilt is a great project for those with strong intermediate sewing skills, who can handle ¼ inch seam allowances and bias edges. This pattern calls for 20 fat quarters and looks incredible with gradient color schemes. Feeling extra creative? The pattern comes with a color-your-own diagram so you can test out your ideas before stitching.

Dusk to Dawn Quilt | Then Came June


Triangle Quilt Pattern

This Pomegranate Mountains quilt pattern is by designer Susan McDermott. It is a challenging pattern for more advanced quilters, but the result is worth it! Full of texture and striking contrasts, the Pomegranate Mountains quilt pattern is another pattern that is great for using up fat quarters. 

Pomegranate Mountains Quilt


Beanstalk Quilt Pattern

The Beanstalk Quilt pattern brings some fairy tail charm to a fat-quarter friendly sewing project. Great for intermediate quilters, this pattern comes with a template to help make the required 4-inch radius quarter-circle pieces. This pattern includes instructions for four different sizes, so it’s perfect for adults’ or kids’ bedrooms.

Beanstalk Quilt | Robin Pickens


Are you feeling inspired after looking through all these fun and beautiful quilts? If you’re feeling ready to start crafting your own quilt with a fat quarter quilt pattern, then our shop is sure to have just the right fat quarter bundle for your project! Check out our fat quarter bundles or other fabrics today.


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