Baby Boy Quilt

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Baby Boy Quilt Pattern

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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Category:

Quilting

Type:

Home Decor

Item:

Blanket/Bedspread

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Intermediate quilter with good sewing hand embroidery skills.
  • Will learn how to do turned hem appliqu.

Pattern Description:

This baby quilt was designed for a mom that had a great sense of style and didn't want her nursery to look like every other blue or pink room on the block. It is gray and cream with just a little bit of yellow. But you could just as easily make it in blue and cream with some accents in primary colors. I can see a red wagon and yellow, blue and red blocks. If you wanted it to look a bit more girly, pink and cream with a doll in place of the ball and bat. This project combines basic quilting with appliqu and embroidery, so it gives the intermediate crafter a chance to use multiple needlework skills. Though this was designed to be a baby quilt, it is quite a bit larger than the standard crib quilt and as a result, it will work equally well as a cover for a toddler bed.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Approximately 45 x 60 inches

Materials:

  • Rotary cutting tools (self healing mat, rotary cutter, quilter's ruler) Note: pieces may be cut by hand with scissors, but it is much faster and more accurate to use a rotary cutter.
  • Sewing machine with patchwork quilting foot, used to ensure standardized 1/4 inch seam allowances. However if your machine provides another method for this, or you are good at maintaining a fixed width seam allowance, you may not need a special presser foot.
  • Quilter's pins - these are bent safety pins and are used for basting. You may baste layers of quilt with thread, but again, pins are faster and easier.
  • Seam ripper, thread clipper or embroidery scissors, sewing gauge or ruler.
  • Quilting frame or hoop if you are going to quilt by hand
  • Approximately 4 1/2 yard of fabric for quilt top. Details provided in pattern
  • Backing Fabric1 1/2
  • Fusible interfacing1
  • Batting - one piece lightweight cotton batting measuring at least 51 x 66.

You Will Also Need:

  • Fusible interfacing - if using the appliqu method described here, you will need about a a yard of medium to heavy weight fusible interfacing.
  • Thread - sewing thread to coordinate with selected materials along with hand quilting thread in a coordinating or contrasting color
  • Embroidery thread to coordinate with quilt colors for adding detail to the appliqud images. I used two shades of gray and two of yellow.

About Designer

About Designer

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Kay Stephenson is a freelance writer and fiber artist living in Atlanta, Ga with her husband, Mark, and her dog, Lady. Working in several fiber related craft areas, she combines quilting, crochet, and wet felting techniques to create unique works of art.
Kay blogs about her craft at http://www.stitchingtimes.blogspot.com. She says, "I learned to crochet, knit and sew at my mother's knee. She ...

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