When you need a quick quilt with a free pattern and video tutorial, a Shortcut Quilt is your best friend! And luckily, we at Fat Quarter Shop LOVE Shortcut Quilts. So much so that we have over 20 and are still making more!
Here is the complete list of Shortcut Quilts, patterns, videos and links to the blog posts. And, for some of our Shortcut Quilts, we have Quilt Alongs that showcase how our blogger quilting community brings their own creativity to their patterns!
Grab your fabrics, sewing machine, and follow along with us as we present all of our Shortcut Quilts!
Layer Cake Custard
This quilt is sure to become a favorite! It’s a new Shortcut Quilt featuring the Layer Cake Custard FREE Pattern and video tutorial! The Layer Cake Custard pattern includes instructions to make a delicious quilt that finishes at 63” x 88”. It makes a great gift and is very beginner friendly! Check out our blog post to learn more about this timeless beauty.
Fat Quarter Snowballs
Cozy up with an adorable winter-themed quilt with our newest Shortcut Quilt! The Fat Quarter Snowballs FREE Pattern and video tutorial is just the thing you need for a speedy, satisfying project! Check out the blog post for this quilt that can be made in lap, crib, twin and queen sizes. This quilt makes a great gift and is very beginner friendly!
Fat Quarter Cubes
Cube your way into a gorgeous quilt with this Shortcut Quilt featuring the Fat Quarter Cubes FREE Pattern and video tutorial! Check out our blog post for quilt details and fabric requirements. Happy quilting!
Rollin and ripplin into a new shortcut quilt, the Jelly Roll Ripples Shortcut Quilt! We provide you with a free pattern, video tutorial and quilt along, featured on this blog post, so you’ll end up with a beautiful, very unique quilt!
Get THREADY for one of most favorite shortcut quilts, the Spool Souffle Shortcut Quilt! Complete with a free pattern, video tutorial and quilt along, featured on the blog post, this quilt is sure to leave you with a gorgeous completed quilt.
Satisfy your sweet tooth with the Mini Charms Chocolates Shortcut Quilt! We provide you with a free pattern, video tutorial and quilt along, featured on this blog post, to get you inspired to make a Mini Charm Chocolates Quilt of your own.
Here is one of our quickest shortcut quilts ever, the Fat Quarter Cobblestone Shortcut Quilt! You go from cutting to sewing your rows in no time and it is great for showing off big novelty prints! We provide you with a free pattern, video tutorial and a quilt along, featured on this blog post, to help you make your quilt.
Get ready to get jazzy with the Jolly Bar Jazz Shortcut Quilt! We were so excited to us the Fat Quarter Shop exclusive Creekside Jolly Bar to make this gorgeous quilt! We provide you with the free pattern and an awesome quilt along, featured on this blog post, to help you make your quilt.
We love the classic look of this classic quilt block! Using only the free pattern, Jelly Roll, background fabric and border fabric, you can make this quilt too! This quilt also had a quilt along, featured on this blog post, so be sure to check out their takes on this quilt block.
Another adorable quilt only using Jelly Rolls! Get the free pattern here to follow along and make your version of the Jelly Roll Check quilt. We also had a quilt along for this quilt, featured on this blog post, so make sure to check that out too!
We love this simple but intricate looking Shortcut Quilt with cheery pops of color throughout the quilt! Get your free pattern here and check out the blog post as we had many quilters quilt along with us for this quilt.
Just starting to quilt or have been quilting for years? This Shortcut Quilt is one for quilters of all levels! Grab your free pattern for the Jelly Roll Twist and be sure to check out the blog post for full photos of this gorgeous quilt.
Make a quilt for the man in your life with the Layer Cake Checkmate shortcut quilt! Grab your free pattern and materials and quilt along with us! We also had a quilt along for this project, featured on this blog post, so be sure to check it out to see their spin on the quilt.
Another awesome fun and fast quilt using Jelly Rolls! Grab your free Jelly Roll Slice pattern, a Jelly Roll, and quilt along with us to make this gorgeous quilt. We also had a quilt along with this pattern, featured on this blog post, so head over there to see their spin on the Jelly Roll Slice quilt!
An easy to follow quilt with minimal ingredients is one of our favorites! The No-Bake Jolly Bar quilt only takes 2 Jolly Bars and some background fabric. Get your free pattern here to follow along with us and check out our blog post see our take on this quilt.
Now here’s a quilt to use up those extra Layer Cakes and Charm Packs! The Layers of Charm shortcut quilt blog post includes a free pattern to help you make your quilt and a quilt along to see how our quilting bloggers made their versions of this quilt.
The Fat Eighth Frenzy Shortcut Quilt gets you familiar with the younger sibling of a quilter’s favorite, the fat quarter bundle! Grab your fat eight bundles, free pattern, and head over to our blog to check out our complete blog post on this awesome quilt.
Get a super sweet treat (and use up those extra Charm Packs) with the Charm Pack Cherry shortcut quilt! We provide you with a free pattern and a quilt along, featured on this blog post, to help you complete your quilt.
We are proud to present the original shortcut quilt, the Jelly Roll Jam! All you need is a Jelly Roll and a free pattern to make this gorgeous, easy to make quilt. And we have a quilt along on our blog post to check out for inspiration!