Ready for Incredible Charm Square Quilt Ideas?
Free Patterns & Tutorials for Charm Square Quilts
Are you looking for some new charm pack quilt ideas? Let me show you some free creative charm square quilt patterns & tutorials for your next quilt project! You’ll love making these quilts with your charm squares!
From charm square 4-Patch or 9-Patch blocks to Half Square Triangle (HST) stars and everything in between, you’ll find all the tutorials and patterns you need to make creative charm square quilts. Discover how to make the most of these pre-cut fabric squares – plus, learn the basics of working with them. So, if you’re looking for some quilt inspiration, you’ve come to the right place. Get ready for these amazing quilt ideas you’ll love making with your charm squares!
You may even discover the perfect pattern for your charm squares. Get inspired with these ideas for quilting with charm squares!
Get Creative with Charm Squares
How to make Charm Square Quilts
Each technique shown in this tutorial is explained in the video above. Watch as I demonstrate how each quilt is planned and pieced together. This tutorial will begin with the easiest and often considered to be the quickest charm square quilts. Then we’ll add some extra steps for more design interest. Finally, we’ll get into sewing charm squares into different patchwork shapes to give you tremendous flexibility for your quilting designs.
Understanding these charm square quilting techniques will give you the know-how and confidence to construct your very own charm square quilt. Plus, the downloadable free patterns and printable tutorials are perfect quick references. You’ll always have plenty of ideas handy to choose from! So, grab your charm squares and let’s get started!
First we’ll start with the basic charm square patterns you can use to make easy charm square quilts. These simple patterns are quick and completely customizable to your personal preferences. Choose your favorite fabrics or go scrappy and clear out your stash fabric. Then decide on the size you want and add more charm squares for the perfect quilt!
How to Cut Fat Quarters for Quilting
When you learn how to cut a fat quarter into precuts, you’ll have a varied selection of fabrics ready when you need them. These downloadable Conversion Templates below layout exactly how to cut your fat quarters into lots of charm squares. You can also use the same method for cutting yardage, too!
Click this link to get started on your next quilt today!
Depending on the size of your fat quarter stash, you may just find a treasure trove of fabric at your fingertips! The free printable Fat Quarter Cutting Chart includes 4 pages of cutting layouts and fabric guides to help you determine what is best for you. Let your imagination inspire you to use your fat quarters and make more beautiful quilts!
Let’s Do Some Charm Square Quilting!
Ready to quilt creative charm squares 9 ways? Use these quilting ideas to make the most of your stash and design beautiful charm square quilts! Don’t forget to download your free patterns and printable tutorials for easy reference and make a quilt you’ll love. Now, let’s look at these quilts below.
Easy Charm Square Quilt Patterns That Don’t Need Any Cutting
Quilt #1: Simple Charm Square 4-Patch
What’s more fun that quilting for a new baby? A fast finish, of course! This quick 4-patch charm square baby quilt is a perfect choice for a last minute gift and the results are charming. Just follow the simple charm pack quilt pattern and you’ll be quilting before you know it.
Quilt #2: Charm Square Alternating 4-Patch
Who knew repurposing 50 year old sheets into quilts would EVER be ‘a thing’! These cotton/poly blends are incredibly durable and beautiful to quilt with. Choosing a quilt pattern is the challenge because you don’t want to lose the integrity of the printed design. This easy Charm Square Alternating 4-Patch Quilt Tutorial is a perfect option for your next vintage sheets quilt project.
Quilt #3: Charm Square 9-Patch with Center Block
This summer 9-patch quilt is overflowing with colorful floral prints of varying sizes. Yet the prominent white background keeps the look light and airy. Since there are so many fabric patterns in this quilt top, I used a widely-spaced floral print for the center squares and lattice. Get the Free 9-Patch Quilt Printable Tutorial!
Quilt #4: Charm Square 9-Patch
Here’s an easy 9-patch charm square quilt you’ll love to make over and over again! The idea behind this quilt is its layout and assembly method, even better is you don’t even need a pattern! Your charms are layered in a desired order that mixes them throughout your blocks. This not only mixes up your fabrics, but they won’t repeat in the same location within each 9-patch block. This is where you can alternate colors, contrasts and add accents to suit your personal taste.
Piecing Charm Squares for a Completely Different Look
Quilt #5: Simple Double Rail
Looking for a great way to use your 5-inch squares for a beautiful, yet very easy baby quilt? This Fast & Easy Charm Square Quilt Pattern is perfect for your favorite charm pack fabrics. Learn how to sew this simple two-piece, charm square block. Then create a 4-patch for a simple baby quilt with a fabulous quilt design.
Quilt #6: Charm Square Alternating 4-Patch
Here’s a Quick & Easy Charm Square Quilt Pattern for your precuts. Start with your favorite charm squares, and make some simple 4-patch blocks with this Free Charm Square Tutorial. Then add your alternating blocks for this beautiful charm square quilt.
Quilt #7: Charm Square HSTs
Make a beautiful half square triangle (HST) baby quilt with just two charm packs and this Easy Charm Square HST Tutorial. Simply choose a focal fabric and a background to get started. This quilt is made with batik charm squares in bold blues and contrasting low volume prints. Using fabrics with a strong contrast will result in a more prominent quilt top design. Or try varying shades for an all over wash of color.
Make Your Own Creative Charm Square Quilt
Use these charm square quilt block patterns & tutorials to make your quilt soon. Simply choose as many charm packs as you need for any size quilt you want!
Enjoy and Happy Quilting!