Friday, February 3, 2017

Faith Based Quilt Patterns from Stitchin' Tree!

As many of you know, I design faith based pattern collections.

 It all began with my Bible Studies quilt that I had initially constructed for my grandchildren, and decided to share with quilters across the country.  When I wrote the patterns for Bible Studies, I included information about each book of the Bible.  I'll be honest, I was a little nervous about including scripture on a publicly produced pattern.  But I prayed about it, and decided that God would want me to take a leap of faith and reach out to Christian quilters who would want to read more...

The positive feedback that I received encouraged me to increase the scope of the inspirational message that I wrote for each pattern.  The next quilt I designed was Women of the Bible -- a little more non-traditional. It's a monster , king-size quilt, featuring 40 different women in the Bible.

But I couldn't stop there.  I moved on to Have A Little Faith, which was available in 4 sizes.  The quilts each have 20 unique blocks, representing 20 aspects of faith.

Now I'm working on Boys of the Bible.  The quilts are a mystery, so far.  There will be 100 total blocks available in the series.  The quilt can be finished as a 30 block quilt, 60 block quilt or 100 block quilt.  The fabric requirements and introduction can be found on our website.  

Here's what a 30-block throw quilt might look like:

We're currently on Blocks 47 & 48. Previously, I have inserted the block images in our weekly newsletter.  Quilters are given access to download the block patterns and message for FREE.  Again, I have received lots of feedback.  Many quilters have asked if I would post the messages separately so that they can share the message with their Christian (non-quilting) friends.

So here we are, in the Stitchin' Tree Blog.  Each week, I will post the message section of the Boys of the Bible patterns.  I will link back to the patterns on our website (like always).

Feel free to share with your friends!  God bless us everyone! (and He does)


  1. I am only saving the Boys of the Bible blocks at this point. I love the work you
    have put into getting this together.
    I did make the first quilt and gave it as a gift to our retiring minister. It was very special and turned out beautifully. I printed the pages and put them in an album so he can study the text associated with each block. Thank you.

  2. Wondering why I don't get the emails anymore. They stopped after block 36, Simon the Zealot.

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  4. Thank you for all of your Faith Based patterns! I love them all! They are helping me grow in my faith as a quilt. Two good things at the same time! LOL

  5. The quilts of faith are a wonderful way to reach others through the art of quilting, to make people aware of Christ in a very "constructive" way and to teach others of His love that endures throughout time. Not to mention the fact that his love is like a "quilt" we can always wrap ourselves in simply by answering the knock on the door of our hearts. A couple weeks ago my computer decided to crash and lost all of my quilt patterns, I am talking hundreds of them and I have been able to retrieve all of the Women of the Bible, 6 of the 10 commandments (I need 4,5,6,10 still) and most of the Bad Boys of the Bible designs (all but 1,7,8,25,29,36). Do you know if there is a way to get these short of buying them thereby duplicating what I already have?

    1. Hi Sharon,
      Technology is both a gift and a curse... I'm sorry, but we do not have a way to replace your missing files -- but all can be found on our pattern CDs. We try to keep the price affordable, and frequently put the CDs on sale, so watch your emails.

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  7. How do I get the pattern for Boys of the Bible?