I Heart You Free Mini Quilt Pattern

I Heart You, Free Mini Quilt Pattern

I Heart You Mini Quilt, Free Pattern

 My husband is a little anti-Valentines Day, and I on the other hand am allllll over it.  I’ll take any reason to sprinkle red and pink hearts around my house and buy bags of juju cherry heart candies.  I thought about making this little mini last year when I wrote my tutorial for making heart blocks in multiple sizes.  Wouldn’t it be fun if the sizes overlapped a bit and made a cute mini quilt to hang or gift?  Yes…yes it would.  Too many hours later I wrote up a pattern, and now I’m finally sharing it with you!  It would also make a darling pillow.  

You can download the printable pattern by clicking the link below:  

I Heart You Mini Quilt Pattern

I Heart You Mini Free Pattern

If I made this again I would use more contrasting fabrics…or all solids maybe?  The aqua print heart disappears into the larger heart…so keep that in mind when choosing fabrics.  

That empty white space in the upper right was begging for some embroidery or fun quilting.  I almost embroidered “love” in the corner…then thought adding a heart in the quilting might be even better.  I traced a heart cookie cutter onto the fabric with a disappearing ink pen, then went over it twice with my sewing machine to trace the heart outline.  Then I quilted it normally, starting and stopping once I got to the edges of the heart.  I love how it turned out, and how it looks from a distance!

Heart in the Quilting, Cluck Cluck Sew

I Heart You, Free Mini Quilt Pattern

I hope you enjoy this little mini quilt pattern, and if you make one I’d love to see it!  Or tag me on instagram @cluckclucksew 

Happy really really really early Valentines Day!  

84 Responses to I Heart You Free Mini Quilt Pattern

  1. Hildy January 22, 2016 at 12:30 am #

    Thnaks for sharing this cute little mini! It went to the top of my sewing list:-)

  2. Kay Morris January 22, 2016 at 3:27 am #

    Thank you so much for this cute little pattern….this will be one of my weekend projects! It’s adorable – thank you so much!

  3. Susan January 22, 2016 at 4:12 am #

    Thank you so much for this sweet pattern! Perfect little Valentine’s Day project!

  4. Scorpie January 22, 2016 at 4:28 am #

    Thank you so much for this adorable project. Looks easy enough for even me to finish.

  5. Debbie January 22, 2016 at 4:30 am #

    Thanks so much!!! I really appreciate it.

  6. Southern Gal January 22, 2016 at 4:42 am #

    I sewed different size hearts last year. I can’t wait to give this a try. Thanks for sharing!

  7. Patty January 22, 2016 at 5:26 am #

    I love this! Thanks for sharing!

  8. Mary Jo Jones January 22, 2016 at 5:51 am #

    Thank you…it is darling❤️❤️

  9. Cheryl Norwood January 22, 2016 at 5:51 am #

    I just started quilting again and your blog has become my favorite! Thank you fo this cute heart pattern and all the inspiration you share!

  10. Debora January 22, 2016 at 5:52 am #

    I love it a lot! Thanks for the pattern. Hmmm… maybe I will make it this weekend!

  11. Peggy January 22, 2016 at 5:58 am #

    So cute!! Thank you for sharing with us!

  12. Little Quiltsong January 22, 2016 at 6:03 am #

    Love your mini Heart Quilt – thank you for sharing. Love the aqua one in between, wouldn’t change a thing. It’s beautiful! I think I’ll make mine into a pillow.

  13. Cindy January 22, 2016 at 6:21 am #

    This is just the cutest thing ever!!! Thanks for taking the time to write up the pattern and sharing with us! I love everything about it!!:)

  14. Dolly January 22, 2016 at 6:56 am #

    I actually LIKE how the turquoise heart breaks up the predictability of the four hearts. This is very cute !

  15. Ramona January 22, 2016 at 6:58 am #

    So adorable and I love the blue heart!! Thanks for sharing with us.

  16. Michelle N January 22, 2016 at 7:01 am #

    I love it! I’m planning to make my baby girl a heart quilt (using your pattern and info of course) when I have time. I think I’ll have to make her a pillow now too!

  17. youngtexanmama January 22, 2016 at 8:15 am #

    This is adorable! I’m in the middle of making a quilt with your heart block tutorial, now I need to make this to go with it :D

  18. Kathleen O'Grady January 22, 2016 at 8:50 am #

    Thanks for sharing the adorable pattern. I can’t wait to make it!!

  19. Joan M January 22, 2016 at 8:58 am #

    Love it! Thank you for sharing this cute pattern.

  20. Becky G. January 22, 2016 at 9:03 am #

    Absolutely adorable! So sweet and generous of you to share the pattern. Thank you!

  21. Jennifer G January 22, 2016 at 10:32 am #

    Thank you! Adorable. I have downloaded the pattern and may try to make this with my daughter over the weekend as Valentine placemats for her to give as a gift to her BFF.

  22. Karen January 22, 2016 at 11:50 am #

    Thank you for the pattern

  23. Sue January 22, 2016 at 2:29 pm #

    It’s sew sweet. It’s the weekend here in Australia and I’ll be whipping this up tonite. Thankyou for the freebie.

  24. Melanie@Toots + Dill January 22, 2016 at 2:49 pm #

    How pretty!!! I can’t wait to move out into a new home so I can actually have a place for my sewing machine so I can make pretty projects like this! Love the hearts! =)

  25. cindy-liveacolorfullife January 22, 2016 at 3:21 pm #

    Love love LOVE. :)

  26. Fran January 22, 2016 at 3:52 pm #

    Question? Which came first the quilted heart or the diagonal quilting? Where the quilted diagonal lines meet the quilted heart do you stop at the heart and start again or travel to the next line? Thanks.

  27. Monica January 22, 2016 at 4:33 pm #

    This is the MOST ADORABLE patterns I’ve seen in a long time! Thank you, Allison! I am loving making the mini’s from your booklet. If you make another mini booklet of your quilts I will definitely buy it! :-)

  28. Anja @ Anja Quilts January 22, 2016 at 4:35 pm #

    This is great! I think I might give this one a try. I don’t have many holiday-themed items for the house. And I’ll join you with eating the juju hearts.

  29. Colleen January 22, 2016 at 7:12 pm #

    oooweee ! Thank-you so much

  30. Linda January 22, 2016 at 7:46 pm #

    thanks for the fab pattern–I love hearts and I totally love this..I love how the one heart kind of blends in too..great design idea….

  31. Allison January 22, 2016 at 9:03 pm #

    Glad you all like it! Fran – I did the heart outline first, then started and stopped each time I reached the heart, and skipped over the heart. Hopefully that makes sense!

  32. Toni January 23, 2016 at 3:37 am #

    Thank you – this is a really lovely pattern….

  33. Eva January 23, 2016 at 5:47 am #

    So sweet! I love hearts!! Cute little Valentines quilt – it’s like each heart represents a family member :)

  34. Adventures of a Middle Age Mom January 23, 2016 at 7:25 am #

    I love this piece! And I love your machine quilting!! May I ask…your machine quilting really “pops.” What stitch length do you use? And what kind/size of thread? Many thanks for your inspiration.

    • Allison January 23, 2016 at 11:32 am #

      Middle Age Mom (love your name by the way!) I used a plain old 2.4 stitch length on all of it…usually I lengthen my stitches to 3 or so when I’m straight line quilting but I didn’t on this one. I also just use the same old cotton 50 wt. aurifil thread that I use for piecing! So nothing special done there but I’m glad it pops! :)

  35. Donna Murdock January 23, 2016 at 8:55 am #

    I love this pattern. I also love the idea of having a valentine decoration that lays flat for the rest of the year. I’m glad you had the break from quilting so that you love it again. The quilting community would truly miss your great talents. I have missed your blogs. I am so happy you get to have a beautiful, healthy baby!

  36. Angie January 23, 2016 at 4:39 pm #

    This is so adorable. Thank you so much!

  37. Guida January 25, 2016 at 3:17 pm #

    Thank you for this lovely pattern. Guida

  38. Lara B. January 26, 2016 at 8:35 am #

    That is so sweet and pretty Allison! Thank you for doing it up as a pattern for all of us!

  39. Jackie January 27, 2016 at 12:20 pm #

    So cute! Thank you.

  40. Almut January 27, 2016 at 1:42 pm #

    Thank you so much for this <3

  41. Maria (Pink Pony Design) January 27, 2016 at 2:04 pm #

    Such an adorable pattern! Thanks a lot for sharing! =D

  42. Amanda Fagan January 28, 2016 at 5:22 am #

    Thank you for such a cute and versatile pattern! And for free?? You are such a doll. 😘

  43. anne d January 29, 2016 at 1:29 pm #

    Love it and made it!!! Thanks for a great pattern. I tried to add a link to my blog post but the comment wouldn’t post.

  44. proudspirit57 January 30, 2016 at 1:55 am #

    Thanks you for sharing it is very cute…..it has shot to the top of my to do list..

  45. elsabean February 5, 2016 at 6:17 am #

    Darling pattern ~ thank you so much!

  46. Diane Flynn February 5, 2016 at 7:30 am #

    So adorable. I love it. Thanks so much for sharing

  47. beckymossman February 9, 2016 at 8:27 am #

    Lovely pattern. Lovely quilting. Well done!

  48. Carie January 3, 2017 at 3:32 pm #

    Oh that’s so sweet and I love the little floating heart – thank you for sharing :)

  49. Suf January 11, 2017 at 2:58 am #

    Wow, that’s so cute ! But why did you make rectangles inside (apart the frame) ? They broke your pattern.

  50. Lori January 13, 2017 at 10:51 pm #

    Thank you for sharing you darling design it’s my favorite heart pattern. I think I will extend the graduated hearts on both sides and make a table runner.

  51. Lindsey Stelly January 26, 2017 at 6:33 am #

    How kind of you to share with us! Thank you so much! I cannot wait to get started!!

  52. anna January 26, 2017 at 10:01 pm #

    thank you so much! its so cute and was fun to sew! great job cluck cluck sew!

  53. lori pierce February 3, 2017 at 7:11 pm #

    when you are sewing this do you sew right sides together or what.

  54. Di February 8, 2017 at 1:47 pm #

    I love heart quilts and yours is sooo cute and I like how you overlapped them–
    but the biggest surprise is the way you quilted it with that white heart shape at the top–
    great design–thanks–
    enjoy the moments, di

  55. Mary Jean February 9, 2017 at 12:57 pm #

    Love the “I heart you mini quilt pattern. Thank you!!!!

  56. LaVerne February 2, 2019 at 7:08 pm #

    You are sooo talented. Thank you for your generosity in sharing your pattern.

  57. Katie February 11, 2019 at 10:18 am #

    I printed this pattern ages ago and finally made it over the weekend – and quilted it while watching the Grammys last night. Thanks for the quick project!

  58. Robin February 11, 2019 at 8:46 pm #

    Thank you! You are always so generous with all your readers.

  59. MARTINE BRIARD January 23, 2020 at 10:01 pm #

    Merci 💟 💟 💟 💟 💟

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