Civil War Quilt Patterns

Free Civil War Quilt patterns are a great way to add a touch of the 18th century to your Early American home. These quilts are easy projects for a beginner, and there are several styles from which to choose. Download the easy-to-follow instructions, which include sewing tips and materials lists.

The Confederate and Union armies are memorialized in some of these vintage quilts, so they make a great showcase for your sewing skills and lend an authentic air to a room decorated in the style of that turbulent time.


Civil War Quilt Patterns Use reproduction fabrics like homespun and earthy colors for a Civil War Soldier's Cot Quilt.

This would be a great pattern for a little boy, and the story of how and why it was made may interest him in history of that era.


Free civil war quilt patterns and quilt blocks:


Vintage Chains Quilt Pattern
This is a quilt pattern with prints that were popular during the Civil War era.


Civil War Soldier's Cot Quilt
This pattern is an easy cot quilt pattern that could be made quickly as the need was urgent. Sometimes such a quilt was made by a group and each participant signed a block.


Civil War Union Eagle
A popular Federalist symbol, the eagle appears on many late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century quilts, and again just prior to the Civil War.



Union & Confederate Soldier's Quilt Patterns
Two quilts that with just a small difference in the pattern can represent either Union or Confederate.