Buffalo Plaid Quilt – a FREE pattern!

Whether you’re a brand new quilter, or have years of quilting experience, there is nothing better than a FAST finish. Sure, there are a lot of beautiful patterns out there, but sometimes you just need to make a quilt in record time — whether as a last minute gift, or as a way to save your sanity! I’ve got just the pattern for you AND it’s FREE!

The Buffalo Plaid Quilt pattern can be downloaded as a PDF here!

And since I know that choosing fabric for a quilt can be tricky (raise your hand if you are like me: incredibly indecisive & over-think your fabric pulls!), I’ve done that part for you! I have many kits available, as well as a build-your-own-kit option! All kits will come with the fabrics to make your top + coordinating binding, & you have the option to add backing as well.
Buffalo Plaid Quilt Kits can be found HERE!

You’ll find that the pattern includes two sizes: A rectangular throw & a square throw. Both are great options for the couch, a picnic, tummy time, an extra blanket on the bed, etc!

I did my best to cover the most common colors for this type of quilt. Color options are Forest Greens, Denim Blues, Autumn Oranges, and Grey & Black. And just in case you want something else, the build-your-own-kit option allows you to make your own combination of fabrics from my shop! All kits ship free.

I’m thinking this pattern (& the kits!) will come in handy for Christmas gifts (hint hint!), birthdays, baby showers, & just-because-we’re-friends gifts. Do you ever find yourself thinking, “I want to make a quilt for this person,” but you can’t decide on a pattern and it would take weeks to actually make the quilt? Not this time! I cut & pieced the top of this quilt in one evening (while I was exhausted from the day & distracted by Netflix!) Did I mention this pattern is fast?

The best part? This pattern is as easy as quilting gets! If you’ve never made a quilt before & you are wanting to learn how, this is the PERFECT pattern to start with!

I also had the help of three very fast, very wonderful pattern testers! Here are their quilts — please be sure to visit their Instagram pages & show them some love! They were all essential to releasing this pattern & how stinkin’ GORGEOUS are their quilts?! (I really enjoy that they all chose to do fall/Halloween themed quilts!)

Skulls, black cats & purple — so perfect for Halloween!
Quilt made by @kelseyleonardquilting.
Beautiful orange hues, & so perfectly styled on her mantle!
Quilt made by @made_by_maggieb
Classic Halloween colors & SCRAPPY! I will admit that it never occurred to me to try this pattern in a scrappy version & I’m so glad she did!
Quilt made by @stitchy.girl

Download the FREE pattern HERE!
Happy sewing!






DISCLAIMER: Because of the nature of the internet, I want to add this…. there are many versions of a buffalo plaid or gingham quilt pattern out in the world. I did NOT copy anyone in any way. I wanted to make a plaid quilt, so I sat down, did my own math, made my own diagrams, wrote this pattern and decided to share it with you. While the quilt design is not my original design (it’s a very old, very common design that is not original to ANY pattern writer), the pattern itself (the math, the wording in the instructions, the diagrams) are my original work.

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2 thoughts on “Buffalo Plaid Quilt – a FREE pattern!

  1. Good Job my friend!
    Do I need another pattern?
    NO
    Do I have a ton of patterns to even start?
    YES
    Have I always wanted to make one of these?
    YES
    Am I going to download your pattern?
    YES
    Will I get around to making it in this decade?
    MAYBE.
    🤗😉
    THANKS!

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