Projects to Celebrate Summer

Jun 11, 2022 1:15:00 AM / by Erica Bottger

The sun is out, the temperatures are rising, and we’re itching to hit the road for summer adventures! Don’t want to spend your whole summer sewing? No worries because these projects range in size from pillows to quilts, but they’re all quick and easy using the AccuQuilt system!


In addition, all these patterns are available as free downloads on AccuQuilt's website, so you can pick your favorites and get started immediately. Here are some wonderful projects to help you celebrate all things summer.


PRO TIP: "Bee" sure to check out the free, downloadable machine embroidery files for GO! Applique Dies!



GO! Summer Beach Bag Free Pattern


Grab ‘n GO!

Who doesn’t need a bag that's packed and ready to hit the road at a moment’s notice right now?! The GO! Summer Beach Bag is perfect for that.


This fun bag is made with the GO! Pennants and GO! Summer Medley Dies and is perfect for a trip to the beach or the pool since it’s made from vinyl-coated pet screening. You can also embellish both the pennant shapes and the summer shapes with embroidery!


Download the Free GO! Summer Beach Bag Pattern Here



GO! Qube 8" Something's Fishy Beach Bag Free Pattern


The GO! Qube 8” Something’s Fishy Beach Bag is perfect for all your summer adventures! It’s a great size to hold everything you might need. It will come together quickly using the GO! Qube Mix & Match 8” Block, GO! Strip Cutter-2” (1 1/2” Finished) Die, and GO! Strip Cutter-5 1/2” (5” Finished) Die. What a great way to showcase summery fabrics!


Download the Free GO! Qube 8" Something's Fishy Beach Bag Pattern Here




GO! Garden Bench Pillow Free Pattern


Sit Back and Relax

Inside or out, the GO! Garden Bench Pillow brings the spirit of summer to your life. This pillow brings all the fun of summer flowers and adorable bees to you, minus any weeds or stings! You’ll be enjoying this pillow in no time using the GO! Qube Mix & Match 6” Block and the GO! Critters Die. Buzz, buzz!


Download the Free GO! Garden Bench Pillow Pattern Here




GO! A-Camping We GO Pillow Free Pattern


Even if your idea of summer camping is checking into a four-star resort, the GO! A-Camping We GO! Pillow can add a nostalgic touch of whimsey to your decor! You’ll have time to create more than one using the GO! Qube Mix & Match 6” Block and the GO! Camper Die. Fancy it in a different color? Don’t forget that AccuQuilt lets you visualize thousands of patterns in any color you like using the free GO! Quilt design tool!


You can personalize the camper shape even more with embroidery


Download the Free GO! A-Camping We GO Pillow Pattern Here




GO! Nautical Compass Pillow Free Pattern


Embrace the coastal look even if you're land-locked with the GO! Nautical Compass Pillow. This project features the GO! Nautical Medley Die as well as the GO! Qube Mix & Match 12" Block and GO! Qube 12" Companion Set-Angles to transport you to the sea!


Here's a great "sea-cret:" there's free embroidery designs you can use for this pillow too!


Download the Free GO! Nautical Compass Pillow Pattern Here




Set the Scene for Summer Fun

Flipping over to summer decor is easy using one of these quick and simple table runners!


GO! Flower Pops Table Runner Free Pattern


The GO! Flower Pops Table Runner can be up and blooming in no time! The GO! Crazy Petals Die gives you everything you need to build this garden, even extra customization!


Download the Free GO! Flower Pops Table Runner Pattern Here




Enjoy the beach without any sand between your toes when you make the GO! Summer Sandcastle Table Runner! 


GO! Summer Sandcastle Table Runner Free Pattern



Free, downloadable embroidery and the GO! Summer Medley Die will have you finishing this project in record time, leaving more time for fun in the sun.


Download the Free GO! Summer Sandcastle Table Runner Pattern Here





Don’t Leave Home Without It!

Bug spray? Sunscreen? Bottled water? Oh sure, those are all important, but what about a quilt? The GO! Picnic Play Throw Quilt is the perfect summer multi-tasker because it provides something to sit on, cover up with, or entertain you anywhere you GO!


GO! Picnic Play Throw Quilt Free Pattern


The free, downloadable pattern includes directions for making the game pieces and a pocket on the back of the quilt to hold them.


Download the Free GO! Picnic Play Quilt Pattern Here



Lay back, relax, and enjoy the GO! Qube 8” Float on Quilt. This quilt is simple to make using the GO! Qube Mix & Match 8" Block and GO! Qube 8” Companion Set-Corners


GO! Qube 8" Float On Quilt Free Pattern


Fun nautical prints make it as fun as a day at the beach!


Download the Free GO! Qube 8" Float On Pattern Here



Visions of the sea are sure to help you relax and dream with the GO! Sea Dreams Quilt.


GO! Sea Dreams Quilt Free Pattern


The GO! Sea Life Medley Die makes cutting all the charming sea creatures easy and relaxing for you - and don’t forget the free, downloadable embroidery!


Download the Free GO! Sea Dreams Quilt Pattern Here



Are you hitting the road? Be sure to have the GO! Going Camping Quilt with you, featuring the adorable GO! Camper Die and cute embroidery designs are available for you to download for free.


GO! Going Camping Quilt Free Pattern


Download the Free GO! Going Camping Quilt Pattern Here



GO! Celebrate Summer

So, whether your summer is full of time inside or out, at home or on the road, these projects are guaranteed to bring the spirit of summer fun to you!


Be sure to share your summer creations with us on social media @AccuQuilt with the hashtag #AccuQuiltBuilt so that we can all be inspired by your creativity!


Topics: Patterns, Quick DIY Projects

Erica Bottger

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