Baby quilting is a wonderful pastime. Baby quilts make great gifts to welcome a little one, and the smaller size makes them a perfect project for the beginning quilter.
In our latest free downloadable eBook, Designs for Handmade Baby Quilts: 4 Free Baby Quilt Patterns from Quilting Arts, we offer you contemporary baby quilt patterns and baby quilt ideas that are perfect for handmade baby gifts.
Sheree Schattenmann offers one of those patchwork baby quilt patterns for beginners that is so simple, you could easily put it together in a weekend. There are only five steps!
If you want to know how to make a baby quilt with a message, choose Denyse Schmidt's "Go to Sleep" baby quilt pattern. This handmade baby quilt actually spells out "sleep" in patchwork on a plain, machine-quilted background.
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After those two easy baby quilts, you might be up for two baby quilt patterns that are more challenging.
Krista Fleckenstein uses angled fabric pieces and machine stitching lines that mimic clouds and hills to create a "Mini Modern Landscape" baby quilt.
And if you like your handmade baby gifts to be educational, you can teach baby some geometry with Malka Dubrawsky's "Hexagon Baby Quilt." This baby quilt pattern is based on traditional piecing, but the color palette is thoroughly modern.
Whether you choose from the easy baby quilt designs or take on a more challenging baby quilt pattern, the baby quilt ideas in Designs for Handmade Baby Quilts: 4 Free Baby Quilt Patterns from Quilting Arts will help you create a handmade baby quilt that will be a welcome addition to any nursery and may become an heirloom for generations to come.
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