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:

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.