Quilt Patterns for Scrapbook Layouts: Free Download

by Kim Jackson

Create a truly homespun vibe for your scrapbook layout by piecing a paper or fabric quilt on your page's background. No need to be a quilter—we've made creating a quilted look easy with PDF patterns for you to print out or SVG files to use with your digital die-cutting machine. Print the PDFs on and cut the designs from multiple pieces of patterned paper using scissors or skip a step and use your die-cutting machine, then piece the results together to create your background. When you're finished, you'll have a background that brings to mind cozy evenings and time spent snuggling with your loved ones.

Note: You will have scrap pieces left over. Save them to create future layouts!

Mama Quilts 12x12 Scrapbook Page

Mama Quilts by Susan Weinroth, as seen in Scrapbooking with Fabric & Notions, page 52.


Log Cabin Pattern

The Log Cabin quilt pattern, as seen on Susan Weinroth's layout, represents a log cabin, with the outer strips symbolizing the cabin walls and the center block serving as teh hearth of the home. That connection to family and home makes this particular quilt pattern perfect for scrapbooking.

Download the Log Cabin Pattern PDF


Double Wedding Ring

Double Wedding Ring Pattern

There are many romantic myths about the origin of this beautiful pattern, making it perfect for the background of romantic layouts. Place your pieced half ring over your pieced full ring to create this fantastic look.

Download the Double Wedding Ring Pattern PDF

Double Wedding Ring Pattern Die-cutting Files

Download File 1

Download File 2


Grandmother's Flower Garden

Grandmother's Flower Garden Pattern

As this pattern's cheerful name suggests, the piecing of multiple patterns into the hexagon shape creates a fun flower-inspired background. Start in the center, and work your way out in rings, switching patterns and colors as you go.

Download the Grandmother's Flower Garden Pattern PDF

Download the Grandmother's Flower Garden Die-cutting File


Mariner's Compass

Mariner's Compass Pattern

Feeling adventurous? This complex pattern is well worth the extra time it may take you, and is perfect for any special layout you want to infuse with a sense of homecoming. Cut the pattern using three or four different patterned paper designs or fabric, cutting File 2 twice with two different paper patterns. Then layer the designs on your scrapbook page, starting with the outer circle (File 1) and ending with the final starburst (File 3) on top.

Download the Mariner's Compass Die-cutting Files

Download File 1

Download File 2

Download File 3


For more neat ways to work sewing ideas into your scrapbook layouts, check out Scrapbooking with Fabric & Notions.

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