Civil War quilt ideas (58 if you’re counting…) + giveaway!

If you love/stash/hoard Civil War fabrics, there’s just one thing you need to make your quilting dreams come true—patterns that pair perfectly with those fabrics. And boy do we have what quilting dreams are made of in the newest addition to our “Big Book” series!

The Big Book of Civil War Quilts

Fans of Civil War quilts and reproduction fabrics, this is THE book you’ve been waiting for. We’ve rounded up 58 patterns from our favorite books on Civil War quilts and put them all into one patchwork-packed book just for you! The Big Book of Civil War Quilts will inspire you to cut into your reproduction fabrics again and again.

58 Civil War quilt patterns
All 58 quilts from
The Big Book of Civil War Quilts, packed into a single shot!

Let Kim Diehl, Carol Hopkins, Country Threads, Jo Morton, and many more inspire a lifetime of quilts that capture the vintage look and feel of days gone by. From minis to bed quilts, it simply doesn’t get bigger or better than this for lovers of quilts from the Civil War era.

Here’s a small sampling of the quilts you’ll love creating with The Big Book of Civil War Quilts at your side (can you even begin to choose which one to make first?):

Guest Room quilt
Guest Room Quilt by Biz Storms (finished size: 72½" × 72½")

Buckwheat Star quilt
Buckwheat Star by Country Threads (finished size: 64½" × 64½")

Parlor Music quilt
Parlor Music by Carol Hopkins (finished size: 37½" × 45½")

Black and Beyond quilt
Black and Beyond by Evelyn Sloppy (finished size: 59″ × 75″)

Cabin Corners quilt
Cabin Corners by Jo Morton (finished size: 14¾" × 14¾")

See more beauties from The Big Book of Civil War Quilts >

That’s five gorgeous quilts from the book: but there are still 53 MORE to choose from! So many designers, so many choices—sew much fun.

The Big Book of Civil War QuiltsSo, what kind of reproduction fabrics do you own right now?

  • Stacks of fat quarters
  • Scads of yardage
  • Scraps, scraps, scraps!

Tell us your answer in the comments and you’ll be automatically entered to win a copy of The Big Book of Civil War Quilts! We’ll choose a random winner one week from today and let you know by email if you win. Good luck!

Can’t wait to peruse the pretty pages of The Big Book of Civil War Quilts? Order the book at and you’ll be able to instantly download the eBook for free.

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Thanks to all who entered the drawing! The winner is Gwen, who says:

“I have yards worth of reproduction fabric. The most is from the William Morris Collection that is just waiting for the perfect quilt.”

We’ll email you about your prize, Gwen—congratulations!







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