8 Free Festive Quilt Blocks

What could be nicer than a Christmas Quilt? Lovingly hand-made, completely unique, and something to keep you warm and snuggly each winter. Whether you are making one (or several) for your home, or to give as a gift, Christmas quilts are a special thing indeed. Check out the free quilt blocks I discovered below, and begin planning your next festive project (just think of all the lovely Christmas fabrics you need to start buying!)

But first, let me tell you about my Creative Sewing Challenge, which is perfect for quilters or indeed anyone who loves to sew. Sign up to get a lovely prompt sent to your inbox every month, along with a round-up of interesting sewing projects and tutorials. The challenge is to sew something inspired by the theme. I started this challenge for myself a while ago to help keep sewing from slipping out of my busy life, and since then hundreds of other people passionate about sewing having started to join me! Its free, fun, and open to anyone. Sign up today, or find out more here.

And now, onto those fabulous blocks. First we have this cute little Tree Quilt Block from Craft Passion that would make an ideal border…

…or try this more naive Tree Block by Cluck Cluck Sew (ace name for a blog!)

This beautiful Christmas Star by Threadbare Creations has a more subtle festive feel, especially if you chose less traditional colours…

…or try this No Point Star block, by Cluck Cluck Sew. Again, its the lovely colour palette that gives it that extra festive feel.

If you fancy something with snowflakes, this Feathered Frost block makes up into a stunning quilt…

…or this Path in the Snow block from Leah Day relies on embroidered snowflakes against the patchwork background, which has a beautiful effect.

If you fancy something a bit more characterful for your quilt, this Santa Gnome block from Simple Simon and Company is just lovely…

…or how cute are these fab Santa Hat blocks by Polka Dot Chair!

And don’t forget, if you are making up quilts as gifts for Christmas, there are a whole host of quilt messages you can stitch into your design for that extra special touch, or create your own for a completely unique gift.

I hope you have fun whatever quilt you decide to make next, and remember you are welcome to join my Creative Sewing Challenge to share your creativity with a community of like-minded sewing enthusiasts.

If you missed any of the other Christmas blog posts from this week, worry not as I’m posting a round-up of everything tomorrow. In the meantime, here is a handy pin to save for later.