30+ Festive Christmas Quilt Patterns

Are you planning your festive quilting season, searching for modern Christmas quilt patterns to make? Browse our top picks of Christmas quilts!

It’s never too early to start planning for Christmas! Especially if you’re a quilter.

We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite Christmas quilt patterns. So whether you’re somewhere warm sipping cold drinks, or are watching the snow falling outside, these quilt patterns will surely inspire some holiday sewing!

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Modern Christmas Quilt Patterns And Blocks

Browse fun festive quilt pattern ideas (free patterns included!), create your own quilt top with cute Christmas quilt blocks, or just find inspiration for your next holiday quilting project!

Tree Farm Quilt Pattern By Cotton And Joy

Bring a Tree farm to your home! This minimalistic pattern gives you tons of possibilities to make it your own. Go with a monochromatic color palette in Christmas greens or reds or use the fabric stash from your scrap bin and make colorful festive Christmas trees. 

Little Pine Trees Quilt Pattern By Sew Can She

Little Pine Trees Quilt Pattern By Sew Can She (Free Pattern)

Create a festive pine tree forest! This simple geometric Christmas quilt pattern is pieced using same-sized tree blocks that are actually a variation of the basic half-square triangle block. The blocks are made from 10″ squares, perfect for using your favorite layer cake bundles or scraps. The finished quilt measures about 53×51″, but you can easily make it larger by adding more blocks.

Christmas Tree Pattern By Cluck Cluck Sew

Make something different this year and sew a big Christmas tree! This pattern requires basic sewing knowledge, so it is perfect for beginners. Use yardage, choose a fun Christmas pre-cuts pack or go with scraps. The pattern includes color diagrams to inspire your color combo whichever option you choose!

Farmhouse Christmas Quilt Pattern By Center Street Quilts

This is one of those Christmas quilt patterns that gives you plenty of room to express your creativity. The large background area, along with various color combinations, encourages you to showcase your quilting skills. If you need inspiration, check out straight line quilting designs.

Gift Wrap Quilt Pattern By Designed to Quilt

Create a stack of Christmas presents with our fun Xmas quilt pattern! The wonky gift blocks are created using a basic improv technique, so you can relax and enjoy without worrying too much about precision. This pattern works well with pre-cut fabrics like fat quarters, fat eights, layer cakes, or quarter yards, so you can show off all those gorgeous holiday fabrics! And if you want, you can even make a matching Christmas tree skirt. So much fun!

A Zola Christmas Quilt By Kitchen Table Quilting

I love the modern Christmas touch that Erica from Kitchen Table Quilting gave to this quilt. As she mentioned, she wanted to create a colorway of solids that are fresh and festive but don’t scream “Christmas,” allowing the quilt to be used year-round. I think she did an amazing job, don’t you agree?

Christmas Present Quilt Pattern By Primrose Cottages

Presents, presents, presents! The simple two-block pattern is a quick make, a great quilting project for all beginners or all quilters looking for a last-minute gift. The pattern includes a table runner size too!

Suburbs With A Free Christmas Add-On Pattern By Cluck Cluck Sew

How lovely is this Christmas village quilt? You can feel its warmth and coziness. The pattern is pieced from one block (the add-on gives you an additional Christmas tree block), which makes it a perfect quilting project for beginners and a quick-make for all quilters. Sew your dream Christmas village!

Home For Holidays Quilt Block By Simple Simon & Co

Home For Holidays Quilt Block By Simple Simon & Co. (Free Pattern + Tutorial)

Similar to the previous pattern, this one is also pieced using a single block representing home. It’s fat quarter-friendly, easy to cut and sew – an ideal quilting project for beginners!


Classic Christmas Quilt By Happy Quilting Melissa (Free Pattern + Tutorial)

This is one of those simple Christmas quilt patterns that combines basic elements of patchwork with classic star blocks to create a modern geometric quilt. Go with shades of red and green, or opt for Christmas-themed prints, you’ll get contemporary holiday quilt.

Christmas Quilt Pattern By Maple Cottage Designs

I love the minimalist look of this quilt. Basic geometric shapes make it look simple yet modern. The pattern includes instructions for a pillow sham too!

Winter Magic Pattern By A Bright Corner

Winter Magic Pattern By A Bright Corner

As the name suggests, this pattern brings a touch of winter magic. It offers two fun border options: one with a holly border and another with a candy cane stripe. The finished quilt measures approx. 78×78″.

The Santa’s Hat Shop Quilt By Polkadot Chair

Make a Santa hat shop! This playful pattern will make Christmas time even more festive. The hat block can be pieced traditionally or with foundation paper piecing (FPP). Melissa also included an FPP tutorial, so this is a great way to learn something new. This could even be a special quilting gift for yourself! 🙂

Gift Wrap Table Runner by Designed to Quilt

Quilted Christmas Table Runner By Designed to Quilt (Free Pattern + Tutorial)

Even though this isn’t a classic quilt pattern, it’s a super fun Christmas project and makes a gorgeous modern table topper for the holiday season. Inspired by our Gift Wrap quilt pattern, it uses an improv technique for the gift block. It doesn’t require perfect accuracy, making it an ideal choice for a festive time when you want to have fun quilting!

Merry And Bright By Jen Daly Quilts

This lovely quilt pattern has all the classic Christmas elements that will definitely bring Christmas in your home. It’s all about the Christmas tree, decoration, presents, and – of course – festive time with your closest. Wrap yourself or your loved one(s) with Christmas spirit!

Holiday Party Quilt Pattern By Suzy Quilts

Holiday Party Quilt Pattern By Suzy Quilts

This star quilt pattern in holiday prints and colors brings a festive spirit. Be sure to keep enough contrast with the background color to accentuate the geometric design and contemporary look. Plus, it’s a fat quarter friendly pattern!

No Point Stars Pattern By Cluck Cluck Sew

No Point Stars Pattern By Cluck Cluck Sew (Free Pattern + Tutorial)

Here’s another fantastic modern star quilt pattern designed by Cluck Cluck Sew. It comes in five sizes, includes a tutorial, and best of all—it’s free to download!

My Wish Christmas Quilt By Cluck Cluck Sew

Wish Christmas Quilt By Cluck Cluck Sew

We all wish for the holiday season to be filled with good vibes, stars, and magical moments. This star quilt pattern can be a perfect addition to your festive decor. The pattern comes in four sizes and is precut-friendly—just what quilters always hope for.

Christmas Irish Chain Quilt by Sew Can She

Christmas Irish Chain Quilt by Sew Can She (Free Pattern)

I love the modern twist that Caroline from Sew Can She put on this traditional pattern. By cleverly arranging holly and berries to form a classic Irish chain, she created a contemporary geometric Christmas quilt pattern that’s both modern and festive. The finished quilt measures approx. 77×77″ and offers two block variations.

Holly Jolly Pattern_Then Came June

Holly Jolly Quilt Pattern By Then Came June

I love the contemporary look of Christmas quilt patterns, and this one is a great example! Its minimalist design with holly berries allows for a variety of color and print combinations. The shades of red are pieced from fat quarters!

Scrappy Holly Quilt Pattern By Leila Gardunia

Scrappy Holly Quilt Pattern By Leila Gardunia

Here’s another stunning example of modern Christmas quilt patterns! The recognizable geometric design serves as a canvas for your creativity. You can go with solids or prints, use precuts, or even dive into your scrap bin. The final result is sure to be an eye-catching contemporary holiday quilt.

Scrappy Triangle Quilt – The Christmas One By Quilty Love (Free Pattern)

If you’re interested in contemporary geometric Christmas quilt patterns that allow you to infuse the holiday spirit using your favorite fabrics, then this pattern might be just what you need! The use of equally-sized triangles gives the design a very modern look while also giving you the freedom to utilize your scrap fabrics. Opt for mostly reds, greens, and whites, and you’ll undoubtedly achieve that wonderful Christmas finish.

Miss Scarlet Quilt Pattern By Cotton Pickins Quilts

Miss Scarlet Quilt Pattern By Cotton Pickins Quilts

This simple stripy quilt pattern is undoubtedly a quick make. In addition to being fat quarter-friendly, the strip piecing technique can further speed up the process. Just choose some festive holiday fabric, and your Christmas quilt will be ready in no time!

Warm Wishes Christmas Quilt By Simple Simon And Company

Here’s another delightful pattern that allows you to showcase your beautiful Christmas fabrics – this one is a winner! With a straightforward grid design and blocks separated by sashing, it’s a quick and easy project to tackle. Plus, it would make a perfect Christmas gift!

Ribbons Quilt by Happy Quilting Melissa

Ribbons Quilt by Happy Quilting Melissa (Free Pattern)

If you’re looking for a pattern that comes together quickly, this is one of those Christmas quilt patterns you’ll want to try. It’s precut-friendly, making it perfect for your favorite jelly roll Christmas bundle. Melissa provides a step-by-step tutorial that’s easy to follow.

Fast Track Pattern - Christmas Version By A Bright Corner

Fast Track Pattern – Christmas Version By A Bright Corner

If you’re looking for a minimalistic quilt pattern that comes together quickly, choose this one, add your favorite Christmas colors and prints, and your holiday quilt is ready!

Christmas Ornaments Quilt

Retro Ornaments Quilt Pattern By Lo And Behold

Retro ornaments turned modern with geometric shapes and large surfaces. I love the simplicity of this pattern, but also (or especially) the quilting on the ornaments. The large surfaces provide a great opportunity to try out some fun quilting patterns. Quilt your own Christmas ornament collection!

Do You Want to Sew a Snowman Quilt By Wooly Petals

Do You Want to Sew a Snowman Quilt By Wooly Petals

This might not be one of those typical Christmas quilt patterns, but it’s winter-themed, making it a fun project—and that’s what the holiday season is all about, right?

Santa’s Coat with Buttons Quilt Pattern By Lana Collectables

Santa’s Coat with Buttons Quilt Pattern By Lana Collectables

How fun is this quilt featuring an oversized Santa’s coat? With simple patchwork and the familiar colors and shapes of the jolly old man, this quilt is sure to stand out! The finished quilt is approx. 65×65″.

Christmas Quilt Blocks By Ellis And Higgs

If you are looking for different Christmas quilt blocks that you can mix and match on your own, Ellis and Higgs have got many to choose from. Choose your favorite and multiply it to make enough for a full-size quilt. Or pick a few to create a more whimsical quilt. Sew your own Christmas story!

Candy Cane Christmas Quilt Block By Burlap Blossom Pattern

At Burlap Blossom Pattern’s, they offer a wide collection of Christmas quilt blocks in various sizes, so you can experiment with piecing your own Christmas quilt top! I love this festive vivid candy cane block.

I hope these Christmas block and pattern ideas have sparked your inspiration. Let me know your favorite one!


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