Searching for inspiration for your next baby quilt? Look no further! Whether you’re sewing for a newborn or a rambunctious toddler, these bright, cheery quilt patterns are sized just right for a little guy or gal. From modern appliqué to traditional patchwork, you’ll find quilts to match every style — and many can be easily assembled over a weekend!
Choose your favorite free baby quilt patterns below, and start sewing something special today!
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1. Giraffe Baby Quilt
Have you ever tried large-scale appliqué on a quilt before? This friendly-faced giraffe is the perfect project for practice! Fast and fun to make, this patchwork quilt sews up quickly in your choice of colors, making it great for boys and girls alike.
Photo via Craftsy member Spun Sugar Quilt Designs
2. Easy 3-Hour Baby Quilt
It doesn’t get much easier than this! This wholecloth baby quilt uses a pre-printed stripe fabric for the front and a coordinating solid for the back. Even beginners can knock out this handmade baby quilt in just a few hours!
Photo via Craftsy member Latifah Saafir
3. Glam Clam
This modern take on a classic pieced clamshell design is a great way to show off fun fabrics! Little ones will love looking at the prints you showcase on each 12″ clamshell block.
Photo via Craftsy member The Quilt Yarn
4. Easy Squares Baby Quilt
Use fun, novelty fabric in coordinating colors to sew up this free baby quilt pattern from squares and rectangles. Both experienced quilters and beginner quilters will love this 36″ x 48″ quilt.
Photo via Craft Buds
5. Citrus + Mint
Sewn from fat eighths of fat quarters, this free baby quilt pattern features a refreshing design that’s easy to customize in nursery colors! Go bold with yellow, orange and mint green, or switch up the color palette with your favorite hues and prints. This project is great for beginners!
Photo via Craftsy member see kate sew
6. Triangle Quilt Template
Download these helpful triangle templates to make your own version of this modern stunner! Choose a combination of solids and subtle prints to make a baby quilt that’s easily adaptable to boy, girl and gender-neutral color schemes. Kate shares it all in her this pattern.
Photo via Craftsy member The Cloth Parcel
7. Prairie Pinwheel Baby Quilt
Pieced pinwheels and snowball blocks combine with a prairie point border that babies will love to touch! Use your favorite pre-cuts to sew this easy-to-piece 48″ x 56″ quilt.
Photo via Craftsy member Freckled Whimsy
8. Bountiful Quilt
Not only is this geometric baby quilt design great for newborns and toddlers, it’s also the perfect way to use up your scraps! And, this 40″ square quilt can be easily enlarged to an 80″ square instead.