40 Free Heart Quilt Patterns to Print NOW!

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Updated: 4-12-24

Who doesn't love free quilt patterns?

If you're a quilter, then today is your lucky day because we've rounded up 40 of the best free heart quilt patterns that are all available for download.

These designs range in skill from beginner to intermediate and use techniques like folded corners, strip piecing, and fusible applique.

Simply save the patterns on your computer and print them out on your home printer.

Choose your favorite Valentine's or heart-themed fabrics, and let's get started!

The free heart quilt patterns collection

You'll find all the free heart quilt patterns listed in alphabetical order by patterns name along with the designer and manufacturer it was originally created for.

Simply click the image of the quilt to access your download. 

And since they're free, why not print out several patterns while you're at it?

If these only wet your whistle, there's even more free quilt patterns shared on this website. You'll find links at the bottom of this page to all the categories.

NOTE: It's a 'best-practice' to double-check patterns for any updates on the manufacturers' website before starting. 

All the manufacturers have made their best efforts to provide accurate patterns. And all encourage you to check for updates.

Don't skip this step.

Butterfly by Art Gallery Fabrics

While it's called 'Butterfly' it looks much more like a heart to me. 

Don't you agree?

Strip piecing is the key to unlocking this design.

Do a Sewing Test first to check your 1/4" accuracy to make quick work of piecing this beauty!

Download the design here.

Candy Hearts Table Runner by Sandy Gervais - Free Pattern Download

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This is a wide one. Measure your table first.

While the sample used fabrics from the Texture line by Sandy Gervais (which is no longer available) there are a number of tone-on-tone collections available that are perfect substitutes...or simply use your favorite heart quilt fabrics.

Color Card Hearts by Elise Lea for Robert Kaufman

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Skill: Beginner

This fun heart quilt pattern uses a large assortment of all the available Kona colors—a wonderful way to introduce you to this solids collection!

Click here for the free download available from Robert Kaufman.

Color My Heart Mini by Fat Quarter Shop

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All you need are 5" cut squares to make this fun and fast Valentine for someone special.

Crazy Love by Riley Blake

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The sample uses fabrics from Riley Blake's Confetti Cottons and Kaleidoscope collections in Crayola Colors.

Folded corners and strip piecing simplify its construction.

Download the design now.

Cross My Heart by Stacey Day for Free Spirit

Skill: Intermediate

Stacey Day’s Valentine's design for Free Spirit Fabrics is a giant heart that you can sew in many colors. Surprise, it’s pieced!

The dark background of this pattern creates the perfect frame for cross stitches made in bright fabrics.

For Valentine’s Day, make your quilt love-filled with Cross My Heart!

Download here for your copy.

Dear Heart Quilt by Heidi Pridemore for Studio E Fabrics

from Studio E Fabrics


Woven heart blocks alternating with a variation on an Ohio Star make for a charming design just in time of Valentine's Day. 

Time to break out your favorite heart-themed fabrics.

Faded Hearts by Kerri Thompson for Free Spirit

Warm your loved one’s heart this Valentine’s Day with a handmade quilt using this quick-to-stitch pattern.

Each heart is applied using fusible applique. 

Check out your free copy here.

First Kiss by Wendy Sheppard for Windham Fabrics

All of these precious blooms have a heart for a petal. 

What a subtle way to share your message of love!

Download your free pattern here.

Floating Hearts by Stacey Day for Free Spirit

This sample quilt is made up with fabrics from Tula Pink's True Colors fabric collection.

Strip piecing and folded or connector corners make it fun to sew. Off set blocks means there's no seams to match between blocks and rows. 

What quilter wouldn't love this Valentine's project?

Find this heart pattern here.

PS. Don't you just LOVE the striped binding on the outside edge?

Full Heart by Tamara Kate for Whistler Studio

from Whistler Studio for Windham
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Looking for a quilt pattern that's both quick and easy to stitch up for Valentine's Day?

Look no further than the Full Heart quilt pattern by Tamara Kate for Windham Fabrics. This vibrant quilt  features a rainbow of colors arranged in an easy-to-follow layout. 

Plus, the pops of unexpected color make this quilt pattern extra special.

Gnomie Love by Shelly Comiskey for Henry Glass

Quick pieced half square triangles, folded or connector corners and a wee bit of strip piecing are the skills you'll use to whip up this design full of heart.

Shown here in the Gnomie Love collection.

Download your free copy.

Have a Heart by Amanda Murphy for Benartex

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Paper pieced hearts are just like Lays Potato Chips...you can't make just one.

The paper piecing patterns are included in the download. Remember to set your printer to 'Page Scaling' equal 'None' or print at 100%.

Print your own copy of Have a Heart.

Healing Hearts by Fat Quarter Shop

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With all the points, you'd think this design is full of half square triangles, but nope! It's all made with folded or connector corners. 

All the hearts are made from squares and rectangles.

A fun piecing journey!

Find your free quilt pattern here.

Heartsome by Art Gallery Fabrics

Though the fabric line the sample quilt is based on is no longer available, simple use YOUR favorite heart-themed fabric collection to make this adorable way to show you care.

Folded corners to the rescue yet again!

At 60" x 80" finished, I predict some snuggling in your future.

Find your copy here.

Hugs & Kisses by Heidi Pridemore - FREE

from Benartex

Spread the love this Valentine's Day with Hugs & Kisses. Pinwheel blocks give the illusion of motion, while X's and O's add plenty of emoji-style emotion. Piece this playful quilt to create a meaningful gift for your special someone, or stitch it up just for you as a reminder to fill each day with affection.

Feel your heart fill with childlike joy and delight and you stitch.❤️

Hugs & Kisses #1 by Megan Downer for Studio E

from Studio E Fabrics

The inner heart is made from 625 charm squares, so there's a lot of stitching in this beauty. What a terrific way to use up scraps from your previous Valentine scraps.

All the kisses are made with the folded or connector corners technique for quick and easy piecing.

Hugs & Kisses #2 by Megan Downer for Studio E

from Studio E Fabrics

It's a Flying Geese bonanza! All the hearts and the fun zig-zags are made with the folded or connector corners technique.

If you'd prefer another technique, check out the 6 Flying Geese methods that are shared here on Generations Quilt Patterns.

I Heart Pink by Robert Kaufman Fabrics



This sample is made with Kona Cotton solids, but there's no reason you couldn't use your favorite Valentine's Day prints.

Sweeter than sweet—and NO calories!!!

Jelly Glazed Hearts Tablerunner by Fat Quarter Shop

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Strip piecing and folded corners makes this one quick to piece. 

Perfect for gift-giving.

Just for You by Moda Fabrics

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This is a pattern for a paper-pieced heart block that finishes at 8" x 7¼".

This pattern DOES NOT include instructions or yardage for making a quilt with this block.

It's a cute block nevertheless!

Kisses by Doodle Bug Design for  Riley Blake

Have a hankering for some Confetti Solids?

This quilt is made with a colorful sampling of them.

Folded corners makes for carefree piecing.

Download your free copy now.

Kitty Glitter #2 by Megan Downer for Studio E

Skill: Advanced Beginner

If you like the ease of strip piecing you'll love stitching up this heartfelt creation.

At 60"x60" it's perfect for either a wall or your favorite lap. ;)

Check out your free design here.

Latitude by Kate Spain for Moda

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A modern heart quilt pattern with lots of negative space for quilting.

The pattern includes a coloring sheet for your planning.

Download your copy of Latitude.

Little Loves by Fat Quarter Shop


This pattern uses fusible applique and the Creative Grids Starburst 30 Degree Triangle Ruler # CGRISE30 to construct the hearts.

A simple wall-hanging full of love.

Little Sweethearts by Renee Nanneman for Andover

Log Cabin quilts have been favorites of quiltmakers long before the rotary cutter was invented. Send a Valentine to your beloved with this charming version made with simple piecing and fused hearts. The prairie point edging makes an appealing frame.

The three subtle colorways are equally pretty, so it may be hard to choose your favorite.

Never mind—the piecing is so quick and easy perhaps you’ll choose to make all three.

Don't forget to print your copy.

Love at Home by Riley Blake Designs

from Riley Blake Designs
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Send all your love in a letter to that favorite someone.

Grab your favorite Charm squares and start stitching immediately. There's just a handful of half square triangles and a few Flying Geese.

You'll have this cutie whipped up in no time.

Love Note by A Fat Quarter Shop Exclusive - FREE

from Fat Quarter Shop

Send all your love in a letter. A QUILTED letter! That's what you can do with the Love Note quilt pattern.

This Fat Quarter Shop Exclusive is a delightful combination of charming colors, modern shapes and traditional techniques. Create a unique patchwork of fabric scraps to make your very own love letter quilt that will last a lifetime.

So stitch up something special for someone special and wrap them in the warm embrace of your Love...Note quilt.

Love Notes Quilt by Janet Houts for Andover

Skill: Beginner/Intermediate

Looking for a quick and easy way to show your loved ones how much you care? Look no further than the Love Notes Quilt by Janet Houts for Andover. This charming quilt pattern features 9" blocks in a heart-themed design. The fusible applique makes it easy to get this quilt done quickly, so you can spend more time enjoying your time with loved ones.

Aren't you just itching to start stitching?

Remember to grab your free download.

Mon Cheri by Riley Blake Designers - FREE

Welcome springtime's sweet arrival with the playful charm of Mon Cheri. Scrappy pieced hearts dance across the quilt top like fresh blossoms, accented by juicy cherry pairs that add a touch of fruitful flavor. Stitch up this whimsical wall hanging or lap quilt to herald the new season with fabric, creativity, and joy.

Revel in Nature's reblooming splendor.

Piece, Love & Quilting Quilt Pattern by Fat Quarter Shop


The folded or connecting corners technique make this a quick quilt to make, whether it's the lap size (44½" x 52½") or the mini (22½" x 26½"). 

Both a a terrific size for gifting!

Queen of Hearts by Tula Pink for Free Spirit

Skill: Intermediate

The sample is made with fabrics from Tula Pink's Curiouser and Curiouser collection.

To take advantage of her fabulous prints, there's some fussy cutting on the agenda.

Joyful. Whimsical.

Everything you'd expect from the imagination of Tula Pink.

Grab your free copy here.

Retro Hearts by Stacey Day for Free Spirit

Skill: Advanced Beginner

This sample is made from Tula Pink's neutral Linework collection.

There's just a wee bit of fussy cutting in the black with white dots hearts so that the points don't get lost in the corners.

A 'not-so-in-your-face' heart quilt pattern.

Find your free copy of the design here.

Stars and Hearts by Elise Lea for Kaufman

Skill: Intermediate

This pattern is a half square triangle lover's delight that uses all solids.

Not a solids kind of quilter?

No problem. Simply use your favorite fabrics instead. Choose pairs with enough contrast so everyone can appreciate your piecing tour de force!

Don't forget to print your copy of Stars and Hearts.

Stitches from the Heart by Fat Quarter Shop


Looking for a scrappy, fun quilt to make for Valentine's Day ?This free quilt design from Fat Quarter Shop is just what you need!

Stitches from the Heart  gives you instructions to make a fun mini quilt or wall hanging, using half-square triangles and Triangles on a Roll triangle paper.

Why not add some love to your quilting this year with this sweet quilt pattern?

Download the patterns here.

Yesterday by Heather Bailey and Kerri Thomson for Free Spirit

These large 11½" finished blocks will warm the cockles of your heart when you see just how fast this goes together. 

The perfect designfor using those large scale prints.

Get your patterns here.

If none of the free heart quilt patterns appeal to you...

...then click here to browse our curated collection of commercial Valentine and heart-themed patterns. 

Or try designing your own quilt with these free heart quilt block patterns.

Blocks instructions are available in multiple sizes. Simply click the block to go straight to the instructions.

For even more free quilt patterns

Our favorite fabric brands do an outstanding job marketing their latest fabric collections to us, using free quilt patterns to help seal the deal.

Moreover, there's some superb quilt designers that work with these brands.

Slowly but surely this group of patterns will grow. Another good reason to bookmark this page. ;)


IF there are templates or paper piecing patterns included in the free download, make sure to set your printer to print at 'Actual Size' or '100%' or 'No scaling'. There'll be a graphic of a box or a line to double-check the measurement of to make it printed at the correct size. 

Find more help for printing patterns and templates here.

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