B's Big Girl Quilt (Twin and Baby Sizes)

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B's Big Girl Quilt (Twin and Baby Sizes) Pattern


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Quilting: B's Big Girl Quilt (Twin and Baby Sizes)
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Sew 1/4 seam on sewing machine
  • Measure and cut fabric per instructions
  • Pin baste quilt with safety pins

Pattern Description:

When our granddaughter, Belen, transitioned from the nursery to her "big girl" room, I made her this quilt. I used a jelly roll from It's A Hoot by MoMo for Moda, which gave me a great assortment of strips to use. It was such a fun project and Belen loves her quilt!

Since then, I have used this pattern several times to make both twin and baby quilts. I love how you can use the same pattern, but each quilt looks totally different with the varied color and fabric schemes. You can also add an optional applique using a motif from your fabric. The pattern includes instructions for both twin and baby size quilts.

It is a basic pattern that is great for a beginner quilter, although more experienced quilters will also appreciate how quickly this pattern comes together. I include suggestions for quilting and finishing the quilt and hope you will try it out!

(Note: Original design by Simply Sewn at Rick Rack and Polk Dots Designs Copyright 2012. All rights reserved. May not be copied or resold without permission.)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Twin is approx. 59" x 77"; Baby is 39" x 49"


  • Fabric yardage required varies per size
  • Body of Quilt - 2 1/2" strips: 32 for twin size; 17 for baby size
  • Inner Border: 1/2 yard for twin; 1/3 yard for baby
  • Outside Border: 1 1/4 yard twin; 3/4 yard for baby
  • Binding: 1/2 yard for twin; 1/4 yard for baby
  • Backing: 4 1/2 yards for twin; 1 1/2 yards for baby
  • Batting - Twin or Crib size batting

You Will Also Need:

  • Sewing machine in good working condition
  • 1/4" presser foot is very helpful
  • Basic sewing supplies (rotary cutter and mat, scissors, pins, etc.
  • Small safety pins for pin basting quilt

About Designer

About Designer

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Ever since I was a little girl, my passion has been sewing. I love to work with fabric and enjoy quilting, embroidery, as well as garment sewing. My goal is to provide easy-to-follow patterns that are fun to make, informative, and "simply sewn". I like to share ideas and projects on my blog at rickrackandpolkadots.com as well as through my patterns and the classes I teach. Thank you for your ...

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