Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Free pattern day: Baby quilts ! (part 1)

Happy New Year to all, and welcome to the 43rd Free Pattern Day at Quilt Inspiration!!!  We love baby and toddler quilts, and we're sharing 100 adorable patterns over the next 2 weeks! Here is Part 1 (and links to Part 2 and Part 3).  To go to a pattern, simply click on the hyperlink in the title above each quilt (and let us know which ones are your favorites!)
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Grow With Me, ~52 x 59",  free pattern by Deb Strain, Katie Strain, and Arrin Turnmire for Moda Fabrics (PDF download) (includes monkey templates for applique)


Baby Life quilt, free pattern and tutorial by Vanessa Christenson for Moda Bakeshop



ABC's quilt, 55” square, free pattern by Jen Duncan for Moda Bakeshop


Birthday Surprise quilt, 40 x 48”, at Riley Blake Designs (PDF download) (includes instructions for quilt and birthday hats)



Play Date Snowflake quilt, 28 x 28”, free pattern by Nancy Mahoney (PDF download) (this is 1 of 12 patterns in the Play Date BOM; see them all at Nancy Mahoney's website)


Shine Bright play mat, ~32 x 32”, free pattern at Quilting Treasures (PDF download)
(do you recognize this block pattern? One large block makes this quilt! )


Bear Necessities quilt, 41 x 47”, free pattern by Birch Fabrics (PDF download)


Lovebirds quilt, 40 x 44", free pattern by Heidi Pridemore for RJR Fabrics (includes bird templates; this is not a panel quilt)


Baby Showers quilt, 40 x 48”, free pattern and tutorial by LeAnne Ballard for Moda Bakeshop


Giraffes Oh My, 44 x 60”, free pattern by Marinda Stewart for Michael Miller Fabrics
(includes giraffe applique templates)


Princess quilt, 42 x 56”, free pattern by Marinda Stewart for Michael Miller Fabrics (includes applique templates for the crown, hearts and stars)


Up in the Clouds quilt, 36 x 48”, and  matching pillow sham, free pattern by Marsha Evans Moore for Michael Miller Fabrics (includes cloud templates; this is not a panel quilt) 


Woodland Stars quilt, 45 x 60", at Robert Kaufman Fabrics


Paisley Splash quilt, 22 x 33”, free pattern at Windham Fabrics


We spotted a cute version of Paisley Splash in the Gray Challenge exhibit at the 2015 World Quilt Show in Florida (below):

"Achoo" by Carol Stoltenberg, 2015 World Quilt Show

Princess Tea Party quilt, 36 x 36”, free pattern by Marinda Stewart for Michael Miller Fabrics (includes instructions for fabric crowns and party wands)


Jungle elephants quilt, 42” square, free pattern by Hilary Gooding for Andover Fabrics (PDF download; includes elephant applique templates)


A Beary Cute quilt, 44 x 55”, free pattern by Hilary Bobker for Windham Fabrics (includes teddy bear applique template)

 
Daisies and Dots quilt, 52 x 52”, free pattern by Piece O’ Cake Designs for Robert Kaufman Fabrics (three colorways; made with string pieced blocks and optional appliqued border)


Elephant Pop quilt, 56 x 68”, free pattern by Marinda Stewart for Michael Miller Fabrics (PDF download) (includes applique templates for elephants and flowers)



Crown Princess quilt, 41 x 53”, free pattern at Riley Blake Designs (PDF download)(includes applique templates)


Churn Dash baby quilt, 42 x 53”, free pattern at All People Quilt


Enchanted Forest quilt, 68 x 68”, free pattern by Heidi Pridemore for Quilt Mag


Mod Circles appliqued baby quilt, 30 x 40", free pattern by Lindsey Rhodes for Moda Bakeshop


detail, Mod Circles baby quilt by Lindsey Rhodes

Sunburst Baby Quilt tutorial by Shelley at Elsie's Girl


Fat Cats baby quilt, 41 x 41”, free pattern by Debby Kratovil for Windham Fabrics
(includes cat applique templates)


Amsterdam quilt , 38 x 52”, by Michelle Engel Bencsko for Cloud 9 Fabrics (see the pink and blue version here)

 

Four Patch Flip, 49 x 49”, free pattern at Robert Kaufman Fabrics (shown in 3 colorways):



Barn Babies quilt, 50 x 56”, free pattern at Robert Kaufman Fabrics (includes animal applique templates; for spring, this would be cute done in all bunnies) 


Dresden Burst baby quilt tutorial by Melissa Mortenson at Polka Dot Chair


Singin' in the Rain, 50 x 58”, free pattern by Marsha Evans Moore for Michael Miller Fabrics (includes templates for pieced umbrellas and appliqued clouds) 


Jungle Babies quilt, 65 x 75” (child or lap sized; use fewer strips for a crib quilt); free pattern by Casey York for Windham Fabrics



Giraffes Elephants and Hippos, 50 x 50”, free pattern by Marinda Stewart for Michael Miller Fabrics (includes animal applique templates; this is not a panel quilt) 


Houndstooth Truck quilt, ~42 x 46", free pattern by Ellen Maxwell for Michael Miller Fabrics (includes truck applique template)


Jolly Whales quilt, 42 x 42”, free pattern by Janet Clare for Moda Fabrics (PDF download)


Animal Parade quilt, 47 x 56”, free pattern at Robert Kaufman Fabric Company (shown in 2 colorways with alternating solids and prints)



HOOray, ~40 x 40” as shown, free pattern by Heidi Pridemore for Blank Quilting (PDF download)(includes owl applique templates; this is not a panel quilt)


Star Light Star Bright quilt, 45” square, free pattern by Kristy Ward for Moda Bakeshop


Bug-a-Boo quilt, 37 x 46", free pattern by Hilary Gooding for Makower UK (archived, PDF download) (including tons of applique templates)


Bear Feet Baby Quilt, 45” square, free pattern by Emily Herrick for Michael Miller Fabrics


Baby Bargello, 42 x 48”, free pattern by Karen Montgomery for Timeless Treasures Fabrics (PDF download)


Tide Lines quilt, 52 x 52”, by Kim Andersson and Stacey Day for Windham Fabrics


Beach Ball baby quilt, 45 x 50”, tutorial by Elven Garden Quilts for Moda Bakeshop


Happy Cats quilt, 38 x 48”, free pattern by Caroline Reardon for Project Linus at Quiltmaker (the cats' paws are three-dimensional flaps)


Candy Circle baby quilt, 40 x 40”, tutorial  by Cheryl Brickey for Moda Bakeshop

 

Kite Flight quilt, 38 x 50”, free pattern at Robert Kaufman Fabrics


IMAGE CREDITS:  All images are copyrighted by their owners. Please respect their generosity in sharing their free patterns, and the restrictions they have placed on the use of these designs. Complete information can be found at the designers' websites provided in the links.  Some of these are tutorials while others include downloadable (.pdf) patterns; we have tried to note which is which in the titles.  We update our links every 6 months as needed; however, websites may change their pages in between updates.  If any links are broken, we'd love to know so we can fix it; email us at quiltinspiration {at} gmail {dot} com.

7 comments:

  1. We will have a new addition this year, so i will be making baby quilts and new ones for my grandson, thanks for the inspiration.

    Debbie

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  2. paisley splash and Sunburst,beach ball and four patch flip, have caught my eye, but oh there are so many more I would enjoy making. Thanks.

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  3. great post and free sharing! thank you

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  4. What a wonderful variety of baby quilts! I LOVE the fat cat quilt :-) it will make the new parents laugh.

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  5. The Sunburst link is not coming up.

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  6. Thanks for letting us know... we fixed it. We appreciate the heads up!

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  7. thank you for sharing my quilt! xo Lindsey

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