How to Make a Photo Quilt: 19 DIY Patterns
Photo quilts are no less than a memoir, carefully reflecting the happier bygone days with family and friends. With some simple steps, have such quilts made of your favorite photographs. Be it a housewarming party or a homecoming event of your loved ones, such handmade quilts is an ideal gift, with a personal touch.
This quilt is for a king size bed, so it will take a few hours for being completely done. Check out the tutorial to learn.
Instead of random pictures, make a series of your wedding pictures on a quilt and give them a dynamic pattern like the following one.
The zigzag pattern is good for other collections of images as well.
Try out different shades of pink in one quilt for a vivacious yet soft look. Keep all same sized images together.
This one is characterized by a broad spacing between images and patchworks of fabrics.
A structured pattern is always welcome as it lends a classy appearance.
Making a quilt with all your selected captured moments is always special, isn’t it?
How about infusing some handprints and photographs at the same time? It is full of warmth.
A wide border heightened with a black sub border has an elegant touch.
Side by side large images ensures a good night sleep when they are on a quilt.
A mixture of fabric patchworks along with some photos lend a nice get-up when used for a rag quilt.
Go blue while putting together your images for a quilt. The solid blue base highlights the photos in a great way.
However, instead of so many pictures, use a few and let the quilt have some other embroideries as well.
Gifting one such attractive quilt to your favorite aunt will make her feel even more appreciated and loved than ever.
An eye-catching combination of pale violet and black on a quilt has a spectacular effect.
Block prints have a cozier look, making it a perfect option for your bed.
You may go vintage by choosing all black and white shades.
This quilt has a fascinating storytelling charm. Try this out for your son when he comes home from his boarding school.
As the process is same, use that to produce photo quilts of different designs of your choices. Don’t limit your creativity and start infusing your ideas during the process.
Published on December 26th 2017 by Suzanne Kane
I am interested in buying the pattern to the zig zag photo quilt.
We are not selling the quilt here. It is just to give an idea of making the pattern.
Once of the best blogs I have ever been on. Trust me I have learned so much from this that I can now call myself an expert.
Looking forward for more.
Thank you so much for the ideas. I did not know how I was going to incorporate photos of various sizes, but see from here how that works. I am a fairly new quilter so it is wonderful to have great resources to learn from.
I would love to learn how to make photo quilts and maybe turn into a business one day this seems quite fantastic ! But where do I start how do they put the pics on the blanket ??
Check the first tutorial.
How do you do the quilting on any of these photo quilts???
Check the tutorial linked with the first point.
Where do I get the info on how to make the wedding photo quilt?
Looking for the patterns for the photo quilt.