3 Free Quilt Patterns Using 5 Fabrics

free quilt patterns using 5 fabrics

5 fabric quilts, often called 5 yard quilts, offer an awesome opportunity to get rid of fabrics which you may have scraps of laying around. While you can, of course, pick up new fabric, it’s kind of fun to go through your stash and turn a yard of this or a yard of that into a handsome quilt.

Tip: Using at least one print fabric makes for a really impressive quilt! It’s also great for gifts, because you can incorporate a fun animal, fishing, or other kind of print which could be hard to use otherwise.

Here are 5 GREAT free quilt patterns using 5 fabrics to try for yourself!

Jeanie’s Calico Puzzle Quilt

A cute 5 fabric puzzle pattern by Jeane’s Quilting. Click here to get the pattern.

free quilt patterns using 5 fabrics

Modern Flower

A cute, modern, and free 5 yard quilt pattern from Wood Valley Designs! Click here to get the pattern.

free 5 yard quilt patterns

Garden District Quilt

This one uses 5 fabrics, but it’s not really a five yard, because the backing is a single color all it’s own. However, it is very pretty and makes for a great quilt. Click here to get the pattern.

free quilt patterns 5 fabrics

While these are a few great examples of what you can do with five fabrics – don’t be afraid to try other patterns! You can easily modify them to have more or less fabric colors in most cases. Until next time, happy crafting ya’ll!

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By Barb Koehler

Barbie Koehler learned to love sewing from a young age in home economics. Though only recently did she decide to start blogging about that experience. She loves quilting, and spending free weekends at the lake with her grand kids.