5 Cozy Quilt Patterns for Autumn

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The Color Palette is Key to Autumn Quilts

Do you have a pattern in mind for an autumn patchwork or applique quilt? Select fall colors (brown, orange, gold and red) to give it the look of the season. If you don’t have a pattern already picked out, all of these are free and the colors can be adapted to suit your tastes.

Scrappy Maple Leaf Pillow Sham

This charming appliqued pillow sham from Quilt Magazine can be easily adapted to a larger sized quilt. Simply stitch several maple leaf blocks together to achieve the size you want (see quilt and bed sizes). We can easily imagine this done up in brighter, more modern colors, although the traditional look pictured here is lovely and perfectly suits the season!

Get the free “Scrappy Maple Leaf Pillow Sham” pattern here.

maple leaf pillow sham


Maple Leaf Quilt from France

This quilt, also from Cindy Carter, has another take on maple leaves. Make them as subdued or as bright as you want!

Click here for the free “Maple Leaf From France”  quilt pattern.

maple leaves from france


Autumn Spice

This quilt from AllPeopleQuilt.com doesn’t have maple leaves but the warm earthy colors are perfect for fall. We’d love to have this gorgeous patchwork star quilt to snuggle under as days grow cooler.

Get the free “Autumn Spice” pattern here.

autumn spice quilt

Click to view page 1 to see two more gorgeous autumn quilts.



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