Text Me! 7 Statement-Making Word Quilt Patterns

7 Word Quilts: Adding Text to your Projects

Pick your favorite font and add some choice words to your next quilt! Used to personalize a quilt or make a bold statement, words can add an element of fun impact to your next project. Check out these seven patterns for expressive word quilts that use a variety of techniques, like appliqué, patchwork, and even a trapunto.

Love is all Around quilt

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1. Love Is All Around

Stitch an oversized coaster to tell someone just how much you truly love them. This versatile pattern can be sized up or down, and it makes a great gift. This appliquéd word art can be embellished with machine stitching or hand quilting.

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Moda Modern Background Paper kit

2. You & Me Quilt Kit

Keep it modern and elegant with this Moda Fabrics quilt kit. Sew up the quilt top in sophisticated black and gray. Best of all? This 67″ x 86″ word quilt pattern is customizable, with a downloadable alphabet so you can change up the phrase!

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Inspire PDF Quilt Pattern

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3. Inspire

An artistic quilt for a creative spirit, the “Inspire” pattern includes a choice of three-word templates: Believe, Create and Inspire. A background of text fabric complements the batiks and hand-dyed textiles. This award-winning wall quilt is ready for your personal touch!

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Covered in Hope quilt

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4. Covered in Hope

What do words mean to you? This scripture-inspired quilt includes nine appliquéd words. Designed as a gift for those fighting cancer and their families, the Covered in Hope word quilt pattern includes full-size appliqué templates.

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Text Trapunto Technique

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5. Text Trapunto Technique

What is trapunto? Derived from the Italian word meaning “to quilt,” trapunto is a technique that utilizes stuffing to “puff out” certain areas of a quilt. This decorative surface lends itself perfectly to lettering, and you’ll have fun adding text trapunto to any of your quilting projects!

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Name Blanket Applique Tutorial

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6. Oh Baby! Name Quilt

Looking for an introduction to fabric appliqué letters? They aren’t hard to make, and once you’ve tried fusible appliqué, you’ll be hooked! Just remember to reverse your letters first. This blog post will show you how to make a baby name quilt with your own choice of lettering.

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Eat Sleep quilt

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7. Eat, Sleep…

Bubbly, patchwork letters make a bold statement on this nursery quilt. Paper-pieced letters and a cute border strip come together to make this 41″ x 55″ word quilt project.

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Learn How to Personalize Your Quilts!

word play quilting class

Personalize all of your projects with names, lyrics, poems and more! Discover four simple techniques that make it easy to add “signature” style to your quilts. Enroll Now »

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