15 Baby Quilt Patterns That Will Melt Your Heart
Ten fingers and ten toes…who can resist a precious little baby? Not us!
Every baby deserves a beautiful quilt to cozy into. If you enjoy quilting or you’re thinking of giving it a try, why not use one of these free baby quilt patterns below. We’ve selected patterns that are perfect for beginner and expert quilters alike.
Check out our list of 15 baby quilt patterns that will melt your heart. If your heart doesn’t swell looking at these adorable quilts, you may want to check your pulse.
One Hour Triangle Baby Quilt
Yes, you read that correctly! ONE HOUR triangle quilt! Make this triangle quilt in a little over an hour. How is that even possible you ask? Read on.
Via See Kate Sew
Easy Beginner Baby Quilt
This quilt mostly quite easy, perfect for beginners and the end product is beautiful.
Via The DIY Mommy
Ribbon Box Baby Quilt
Pretty interwoven ribbons adorn this lovely quilt. Perfect for a variety of colors and prints.
Via Cloud 9 Fabrics
Sweethearts Baby Quilt
This might be the sweetest baby quilt ever! Make this crib quilt with soft, pretty colors, and wrap your love around a special baby! Use a pack of 10″ layer cake squares to make fabric selection easy.
Via Fons and Porter
Cheater Baby Quilt
Cheater quilts are great because you don’t have to piece the top. You find yourself a nice piece of fabric with a patchwork pattern and you sandwich a piece of batting in between your pretty patchwork fabric and a backing fabric.
Diagonal Strip Baby Quilt
There are a few different ways to make these diagonal quilt blocks but this is one of our favorite methods – the tube method.
Via Cluck Cluck Sew
Lattice Baby Quilt Tutorial
Here’s a great baby quilt tutorial, perfect for 5″ charm squares and showing-off cute fabric. It’s also a skill-builder quilt, so if you’re a new quilter, this will help you build your skills for piecing a quilt on the diagonal.
Super Simple Curiosities Quilt
Do you have some beautiful fabrics you’d like to showcase? This is the quilt for you. It’s a great opportunity to put together a tutorial for a beginner quilt. And of course this quilt isn’t just for beginners, it is also a great quick project.
Jungle Lattice Baby Quilt Pattern
This baby quilt tutorial uses charm squares (5″ x 5″ pre-cut squares, which you can also cut from other fabric in your stash) and crisp, white sashing, for an effect that looks like a lattice fence, with pops of bright color popping through!
Via Craft Buds
Sunny Crib Quilt
This pattern and tutorial is the little crib-sized quilt perfect for an adorable baby in your life.
Striped Rag Quilt Tutorial
We’ve been seeing quite a few striped rag quilts recently. They’re fun and cute and especially cozy when made of flannel.
Modified Disappearing Nine Patch Baby Quilt
This quilt is made using a modified version of a disappearing nine patch. A disappearing nine patch involves making a nine patch block and then cutting it into four smaller blocks.
Citrus Mint Baby Quilt
We really loved the citrus and mint colors paired with a soft cream, but you can make this quilt in a variety of colors and it would look beautiful! If you have trouble picking a color palette for your quilt, try choosing two or three colors that work well together and pairing it with a neutral like white or gray.
Via Craft Buds
Color Blocked Baby Quilt
The Color Blocked Baby Quilt is a very simple design, no need for a pattern. The blocks are arranged in color order with the darkest at the top going down to the lightest at the bottom.
Via Polkadot Chair
Plus Baby Quilt
We love the way the plus symbols interlock — it looks complex but is really so very simple, you just need to cut and arrange all your pieces before you begin to sew.
There’s nothing sweeter than a new baby wrapped in a snuggly quilt? We hope that you’ve found a quilt among our list to make for the next new baby in your life. If you’re looking for more great ideas, check out this great book: The Big Book of Baby Quilts