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14+ modern summer quilt patterns

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14+ modern summer quilt patternsMost people think of winter as the season for snuggling up under quilts, but I had fun making this list of summer quilt patterns that I think are just as fun! I use quilts during summer when we are out with a picnic but I think they’d be nice at the beach too, or simply out on a porch swing. I’d love to know what makes you think of summer – I always add new patterns to my round-ups if they catch my eye!

Check out more summer sewing inspiration in these posts!

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Summer quilt patterns

Super fun pixel flamingo quilt pattern from Flamingo Toes.

Fun little free charm square quilt pattern from Coral and Co, this looks like a simple picnic quilt to me!

We usually pick strawberries each summer and I love the hot, sweet smell a field gives off. Here is a simple strawberry quilt pattern from Annie’s.

Fireflies = summer for us since we spend a lot of time hiking and a few nights camping. I love this modern firefly quilt pattern from Pen and Paper designs.

This isn’t a conventional quilt but it is still a quilt! Check out the upcycled tshirt quilt that I customized with freehand stitching & tie dye, in this free tutorial on Swoodson Says.

I love this one! The “letterboard” quilt pattern from Polka Dot Chair has a beachy vibe (and a few other options that aren’t as summery, too).


Look at this gorgeous indigo shibori dyed quilt from In Color Order!

Floral vintage sheets scream summer to me – can’t you picture this quilt hanging off a clothesline? Check out the details over at Diary of a Quilter.

I love citrus fabric and always have, so I had to include this peppy Lemon Fresh Quilt Pattern from Jedi Craft Girl.

Our yard is full of butterflies when the flowers are in bloom, so this quilt screams summer to me! Pretty butterfly quilt pattern from Ellis & Higgs.

Patriotic, free American flag quilt tutorial from Diary of a Quilter.

A fun, modern watermelon quilt pattern by Slice of Pi Quilts.

This looks like a 4th of July picnic quilt to me, and I love it. Free pinwheel quilt tutorial over at Flamingo Toes.

The most fun “cookout” quilt blocks with a hot dog quilt block, hamburger quilt block, and bomb posicle quilt block all designed by Burlap Blossom Pattern.

Cheery, super sweet popsicle quilt pattern from Hello Melly Designs, my kids would go nuts for this.

Adorable, free watermelon quilt pattern from Suzy Quilts.

The cutest, free!, ant-covered picnic quilt tutorial from Thread Riding Hood!


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