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Try Our Top 5 Fat Eighth Quilt Patterns

If you have not given a Fat Eighth Bundle a sew, you are missing out. This petite bundle packs a major punch and can be used to create sew many beautiful quilts! It comes in just the right size for sew many of your quilty projects.

This week, we’ve gathered a list of our favorite Fat Eighth-friendly patterns. Let’s bust your stash open or pick out a new collection and get started. All of these patterns are downloadable PDF patterns so you can print them at home and get started right away!

Fat Eighths measure 9″ x 21″, rather than the typical one-eighth yard cut of 4.5″ x 42″. These precuts come in bundles that range by size depending on the collection. Visit our Pre-Cut Quilt Fabric Guide for more information on Fat Eighth bundles and other specialty cuts.

1. Set Sail by It’s Sew Emma

Set sail on your next creative journey with the Set Sail Quilt Pattern by It’s Sew Emma. Simple squares and strips are combined to make this quilt in four various size options. For a lovely twin quilt, you’ll just need a Fat Eighth Bundle and some yardage to get you sailing smoothly.

2. Sun Shower by Lella Boutique

Sun Shower is a bright and happy intermediate level quilt finishing at 66.5″ x 66.5″. The sun shines positively on your Fat Eighths with this quilt. It will look excellent in any colorway or collection, but if you’d like to make yours like the picture, you’ll want to pick up a Fat Eighth Bundle of Folktale by Lella Boutique for Moda Fabrics.

3. Sparkling by Chelsi Stratton

This sparkling pattern is a dazzling display of stars and squares! Fat Eighths make sewing up this quilt easy, so go ahead and give it a try in any color or collection you like. The pattern is featured in Balboa by Sherri & Chelsi for Moda Fabrics.

4. Fat Eighth Fruitcake by Fat Quarter Shop

Fat Eighth Fruitcake FREE PDF pattern made to make the most of your Fat Eighth fabrics. You can find all the details for this delicious pattern on our blog featuring the quilt in a variety of colorways as part of our Shortcut Quilt Series. Shortcut Quilts make gorgeous quilts easy – they start with precuts so you can get started fast!

Check out all of Kimberly’s tips and tricks for making this easy quilt pattern even easier! Kimberly filmed a video tutorial for this pattern you won’t want to miss.

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5. Gelato by A Quilting Life

How sweet is this quilt? Scoop up this pattern for a challenging and rewarding quilt that pairs perfectly with your favorite Fat Eighth Bundle! Gelato is a medallion quilt made from classic blocks for a timeless design.

How to download PDF patterns

We have an easy guide for you! You can download free and paid PDF patterns on our site in two different ways. Free patterns will download immediately  while paid patterns will be sent to your email and are available under “My Account.” Our Guide to PDF Patterns can show you how.

Please join us next week on Saturday, August 22, for our next set of patterns. Which precut to do think we will feature next?

Share your quilts with us

We hope you enjoy quilting up these patterns and busting into your stash! We would love to see and share what you make so please share your work using #FatQuarterShop on Facebook and Instagram!

Happy Quilting!

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