All About Quilts

Wondering how to make a prayer quilt?  Here are just a few patterns to get you started. The patterns here will make a lap sized quilt about 45" to 50" wide and 55" to 60" long. Why this size? We have found the ideal prayer quilt is big enough to cover up with, but not so long it will get caught under a wheelchair or a hospital bed rail. It is small enough to transport easily, but big enough to hold all those "knots of prayer" and to snuggle under.


  • Rail Fence This is a great beginner pattern.
  • Mystery Nine Patch This uses scrap strips; lots of fun.
  • Four Patch in a Square This one uses only fat quarters.
  • Cross on the Back The back of the quilt can feature a cross.
  • Prayer Square Pattern for 14" mini-quilt.
  • Baptismal Square Prayer squares used for baptisms.
  • Military Prayer Squares Especially for our armed forces.
  • Pocket Prayer Quilts 3" squares for pocket or purse.
  • Prayer Pillow Covers Make your prayer square into a pillow.




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    Prayer Quilt Labels

    Each of our prayer quilts has a fabric label sewn on the back, featuring the Prayers & Squares logo. We send a pack of labels to each new chapter as part of their new member kit. Some chapters choose to have their labels customized with their church information printed on them.

    Isn't it nice to know that all over the world, prayer quilts made by Prayers & Squares members are identified by the same label and logo?