Free Quilt Patterns & Mysteries
Free Original Quilt Patterns
(some of them have been moved to this Downloadable Pattern Link)
Aurora Borealis (uses the Wonder Cut ruler)
Blue Star Service Banner
- Boo-ti-ful Halloween Wall Hanging
- Butterfly Migration (uses Thangles)
- Catercorner quilt
- Christmas Stars (also a foundation piecing tutorial)
- Faux Braid
- Fly Away Home
- Flying Star Tablerunner
Forest Secrets Table Topper (uses Thangles)
- Hot Dog Pillowcase
Irish Chain Table Runner
Irish Chain Table Topper
- Japanese Yen
Microwave Cooking Bag (AKA Potato Bag)
Paper Doll Wallhanging
Spiders in my Attic (three dimensional attic windows technique)
- Star Dance
- Thangles Table Runner
- Tumbleweeds Mystery
- Quilt Block Pattern Links
- Artweaver - A free painting program
- Auslogics - offer free products to keep your computer running efficiently.
- Avidemux - video editing program, can be used for cutting, filtering and encoding videos. Various filters will adjust color and contrast or some simple special effects.
- Behind the Name - what does your first name mean?
- CC Cleaner - increases disk space on your computer by deleting your web history, Windows' temporary files, cookies, file fragments and uninstalling old programs.
- Color Explorer. Upload a picture of your favorite quilt and it will extract the colors used in it.
- Color Palette Generator - works from uploaded pictures.
- Color Scheme Designer - get color harmony ideas for quilts (or blogs)
- DaFont - free fonts for your project
- GIMP - Professional image manipulation program with dozens of tools and a steep learning curve.
- Graph Paper - choose your design and size and print!
- Hulu - watch TV on your computer. Has both current programs and classics from the past.
- Inkscape - An Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X.
- Irfanview - Free photo editing program
- K7.net - Free fax and voice mail to E-mail
- Last.fm - free music
- NVDA - Non Visual Desktop Access - free screen reader for Windows
- Online Pedometer - find your route, double click the beginning, end, and any turns and get the total mileage.
- Open Office - Compatible with Microsoft Office, this package includes a word processor, spreadsheet, database, presentation program and more.
- Pandora.com - free music
- Paint.net - Image and Photo Editing program
- PDFCreator. Adds a PDF creator under your list of printers.
- Project Guterberg - over 30,000 free book downloads including audio books
- Random.org Let someone else decide.
- Scribus - for desktop publishing. Professional publishing features.
- Smart Web Printing - This program from HP allows you to select, store and organize text and graphics from multiple web pages and then edit and print exactly what you see onscreen. It helps you minimize waste.
- Shoot that Quilt! Tips for taking photographs.
- TuxPaint - drawing program for kids
Do you know of any more? Send them to me