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Is there a new baby in your life? As a quilter, the first thing you need to do is decide which baby quilt pattern to stitch. Most of the time, baby projects are small, so they don't take a lot of time -- or fabric. Look around at thrift stores or garage sales for vintage fabric, and then download one of the free quilt patterns. Whether you choose to make a baby blanket, a nursery decoration or a quilted toy, you can make a really special baby shower gift -- without spending a lot of money!

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Featured Baby Quilt Patterns Patterns
Peaceful Journey Quilt Pattern
Brightly colored and Half Log-Cabin blocks create the ship design in this free quilting pattern for kids. Finished Quilt Size: 62 1/2" x 72 1/2". Block Size: 10 1/2" x 10 1/2".

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Lucy A. Fazely.
Baby's Stars Quilt
Starry and sweet, this free quilting pattern is perfect for Baby. Applique star shapes to a pieced background that you'll create from varying-width fabric strips. Quilt size: 26 1/2" x 34".

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Connie Kauffman.
Celebrate Baby
Half-square triangle pinwheels dance across this pieced quilt whose cotton candy colors are just right for a new baby. This e-pattern was originally published in the June 2010 issue of Quilter's World magazine.

Size: 41 1/2" x 51 1/2". Block Size: 5" x 5".

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Connie Kauffman.
Days of Hunny Quilt Pattern
Download this free quilting pattern for kids and stitch up this adorable blanket featuring soft colors that work for both boys and girls. Quilt Size: 47" x 60".
Designed by
Michele Crawford.

DIY Baby Gift Ideas

With quilt patterns in all skill levels, you're sure to find something that inspires you to start stitching. Here are some ideas to get you started:
  • Free baby quilt patterns for girls: Every little girl needs a cozy blanket to cuddle up with. Stitch one with a free pattern. Try the Frannie's Flowers design. Baby will love the brightly colored dancing flowers. A special gift like a baby blanket is sure to be cherished for years to come!
  • Baby quilt patterns for boys: Looking for a fun present for a boy's baby shower? A baby blanket featuring a train is an obvious choice! The Little Sleepy Railroad baby quilt pattern is sure to inspire you to start stitching. Mom could hang this design on the wall to decorate a nursery. He'll love it forever!
  • Quilted toy patterns: You could make the Color Your World Gift Bag quilt pattern. It's easy! This is a great gift to make. Fill it with books, paper and crayons to keep Baby busy. Mom will thank you!
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