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Top 15 Free Baby Quilt Patterns For Baby Boys and Girls (+9 Bonus Patterns For Sale)

Blankets are essential to keep babies clean and comfortable. It’s important to note that not all blankets are the same. Some are too rough, and others are too heavy. To ensure the best quality for your baby, why not quilt a custom-tailored blanket just for them? Whether you’re pregnant and wanting to make a productive maternity leave or expecting your first grandchild, here are modern and stylish quilts for your babies.

Free Baby Quilt Patterns – Top Picks

1. Free Quilt Pattern: Pure Baby Boy Quilt

free quilt tutorial Pure Baby Boy Quilt by Alex of Tea Ginny Designs for Moda Fabrics

Designer: Alex of Tea Ginny Designs for Moda Fabrics

This modern Pure Baby Boy quilt pattern is an ideal gift for a baby shower. It is simple yet still captivating. Neutral and blue colors are used to bring relaxation to this baby quilt. The quilt used jelly rolls infused in a strip piecing technique. This jelly roll baby quilt pattern is designed by Alex of Tea Ginny Designs for Moda Fabrics.

The finished quilt measures 36 inches x 42 inches.

2. Free Quilt Pattern: GO! Sherbet Dreams Quilt

free quilt pattern - GO! Sherbet Dreams Quilt by AccuQuilt

Designer: AccuQuilt

Brighten up your baby’s nursery with this delightful crib quilt featuring a free pattern available from AccuQuilt (don’t forget to register for your free download). The soothing pastel colors in this quilt create a tranquil atmosphere perfect for calming your little one. Measuring 48 inches by 48 inches, it’s also ideal as a cozy floor quilt for your growing baby, adding both comfort and a splash of color to their room.

3. Free Quilt Pattern: Simply Charming Baby Quilt

free quilt tutorial - Simply Charming Baby Quilt by Jera Brandvig of Quilting in the Rain

Designer: Jera Brandvig of Quilting in the Rain

Looking for the best gift for your sister or friend expecting a baby? This beginner-friendly pattern is perfect for you. The vibrant and colorful pattern is perfect for any crib. You will only need one charm pack to be arranged in five rows. Make sure to choose a soft fabric for a more comfortable experience. The design is created by Jera Brandvig of Quilting in the Rain.

The finished quilt measures 36.5 inches x 41 inches.

4. Free Quilt Pattern: Broken Dishes Baby Quilt

Free Quilt Pattern- Broken Dishes Baby Quilt by by Molly for Purl Soho

Designer: Purl Soho

This vintage-inspired pattern showcases captivating diagonal designs that, when paired with the right color combinations, produce a delightful illusion that will surely capture your baby’s imagination. Perfect for a weekend project, it’s a quick and straightforward quilt that beginners in the quilting world will appreciate having on their to-do list. Once completed, this charming quilt measures 40 inches square, making it a versatile addition to your baby’s room.

5. Free Quilt Pattern: Checkered Streets Baby Quilt

free quilt pattern - Checkered Streets Baby Quilt by Art Gallery Fabrics for We all Sew

Designer: We All Sew

This Checkered Streets Baby Quilt pattern will bring an exquisite style to your baby’s bedroom. It features a cross sign per block. Previous experience and knowledge in quilting are needed to accomplish this design. Select two different kinds of color palettes to make the quilt more aesthetic.

The finished quilt measures 48 inches x 48 inches.

6. Free Quilt Pattern: Sea Birds Baby Quilt

Designer: Hayley Grzych for We All Sew

Why not infuse a delightful beachy ambiance into your little sailor’s nursery? Created by Hayley Grzych for We All Sew, this pattern brings the soothing sea breeze right into your child’s room. Designed to suit quilters of all expertise levels, it’s an excellent choice to embark on a quilting journey that captures the essence of the ocean’s tranquility and the joy of seaside living.

7. Free Quilt Pattern: Gingham Baby Quilt

free quilt tutorial Gingham Baby Quilt by Brandy of Gluesticks

Designer: Brandy of Gluesticks

If you’re looking for a simple baby quilt, Gingham Baby is perfect for you. It highlights the smooth patching of squared fabrics finished off with a brown border. It is a beginner-friendly quilt pattern. Originally designed by Brandy of Gluesticks, the finished quilt measures 36 inches x 36 inches.

8. Free Quilt Pattern: Ring Around Baby Quilt and Chic Circles Quilted Car Seat Cover

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Designer: Melissa of Happy Quilting Melissa

Explore a wonderful quilting project with this free Ring Around Baby Quilt pattern paired with the stylish Chic Circles Quilted Car Seat Cover. Guided by Melissa of Happy Quilting Melissa, you’ll embark on a creative journey. Craft a charming quilt that measures 38 inches by 38 inches, perfect for wrapping your little one in comfort and style. Whether you’re an experienced quilter or just starting out, this project is a great addition to your collection. So, get ready to quilt and create a lovely nursery accessory for your bundle of joy!

9. Free Quilt Pattern: GO! Colors and Counting Baby Quilt

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Designer: Marjorie Busby of Blue Feather Quilt Studio for AccuQuilt

Introducing the GO! Colors and Counting Baby Quilt, a delightful free quilt pattern designed by Marjorie Busby of Blue Feather Quilt Studio for AccuQuilt. This quilt serves as a joyful learning tool and a source of comfort for your baby. You can embark on an educational journey, teaching your little one about farm animals and the art of counting—a fantastic bonding experience. This quilt will make a charming addition to your nursery. Plus, it’s a great project to put your fabric scraps and fat quarters to use. Finished quilt measures 40 inches by 40 inches, making it perfect for small fabrics.

10. Free Quilt Pattern: Barn Babies

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Designer: Heidi Pridemore for Robert Kaufman Fabrics

Explore the charm of the Barn Babies Quilt, a delightful baby quilt pattern designed by Heidi Pridemore in collaboration with Robert Kaufman Fabrics. This free pattern is perfect for crafting a cozy masterpiece for your little one. Measuring 50 inches by 56 inches, it features adorable appliquéd lamb, swan, and bunny motifs that add a touch of whimsy and sweetness to the design. Whether you’re an experienced quilter or just starting out, this pattern offers a rewarding and heartwarming project that’s bound to become a cherished keepsake for your baby.

11. Free Quilt Pattern: Twinkle Stars

Twinkle Stars - Free Quilt Pattern by AGF Studios

Designer: AGF Studios

The Twinkle Stars Quilt Pattern, offered for free by AGF Studios and featuring the Flight Path fabric collection by Jessica Swift, captures the magic of a sparkling starry sky. This 30-inch x 40-inch quilt is designed with vibrant colors and simple shapes to spark a child’s imagination, making it an ideal wall hanging or a thoughtful gift for baby showers. Creating this quilt provides a beautiful opportunity to give a personal, handcrafted present filled with love. The downloadable PDF pattern ensures anyone can easily access and enjoy doing this delightful project.

12. Free Quilt Pattern: Water & Wings Quatrefoil Baby Quilt

The Water & Wings Quatrefoil Baby Quilt from Riley Blake Designs is a charming project that enhances any baby’s room. This free quilt pattern is straightforward and enjoyable, involving the fusion of appliqué shapes like a whale sprouting water and a bird, which are then stitched onto the fabric. It comes with comprehensive instructions and a list of required materials, with the Riley Blake Hot Pink Quatrefoil fabric recommended to add vibrant style and color. The design also allows for creativity with fabric choices, such as using blue and gray to impart a nautical feel to the whale motif. This flexibility makes it a versatile and delightful project for any quilter.

13. Free Quilt Pattern: Welcome Baby Banner

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Designer: Katie Hennagir for Robert Kaufman Fabrics

The Welcome Baby Banner Quilt Pattern, designed by Katie Hennagir and featuring her Little One fabric collection for Robert Kaufman Fabrics, is a delightful way to celebrate a new arrival. This free PDF downloadable quilt measures 19″ x 24″ and showcases a playful rattle design in vibrant, cheerful colors. It’s perfect for adorning a nursery or giving as a thoughtful gift, encapsulating the joy and wonder of a new baby. Ideal for anyone looking to create loving, warm memories, this charming quilt pattern offers an endearing and colorful way to welcome the littlest ones.

14. Free Quilt Pattern: Hello Baby

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Designer: Ariga Mahmoudlou for Robert Kaufman Fabrics

The Hello Baby Quilt Pattern by Ariga Mahmoudlou for Robert Kaufman Fabrics uses the Welcome Baby Flannel collection and is designed to be beginner friendly. With a finished size of 46” x 61”, this quilt features half square triangle units and pinwheel blocks. It combines playful animal motifs of giraffes, lions, and elephants in soft pastel colors, making it a vibrant addition to any nursery. Ideal for stimulating a child’s imagination, this heartwarming quilt wraps your baby in love and comfort and makes a perfect gift for new parents.

15. Free Quilt Pattern: GO! Baby Baby

GO! Baby Baby - free quilt pattern

Designer: AccuQuilt

The GO! Baby Baby Quilt Pattern from AccuQuilt, measuring 36″ x 36″, showcases a versatile and playful design that includes the word “BABY” along with cheerful shapes. This pattern allows for customization in color schemes, making it ideal for personalizing a gift for either a baby boy or girl. With its blend of simplicity and charming elements, this quilt creates a warm, handcrafted keepsake that’s perfect for wrapping your little one in comfort and love.

BONUS Baby Quilt Patterns For Sale from Online Shops

1. Lucky Ducks Baby Quilt (Downloadable Pattern For Sale)

Lucky Ducks Baby Quilt by Kristin Roylance

Designer: Kristin Roylance for Cute Quilt Patterns

Babies love the quack song or the ugly duckling bedtime stories. This charming, lucky duck pattern will liven up your baby’s room. It is also an exemplary addition to your child’s bathing experience. Make them feel their swimming together with ducks. Kristin Roylance designs a beginner-friendly pattern.

The finished quilt measures 38 ½ inches x 41 ½ inches.

2. Good Night Baby Quilt (PDF Printable Pattern For Sale)

From the quirky and colorful designs of Annie’s Craft Store, this baby quilt pattern will ensure that it’ll chase away any nightmares and ensure only good dreams for your babies. It highlights a delightful giraffe family and vibrant star colors. Beginners and experts alike will enjoy this pattern.

The finished quilt measures 42 inches x 54 inches.

3. Backyard Friends Quilt (Physical Pattern For Sale)

Introduce your babies to the different insects with this eye-catching and colorful pattern. This pattern will bring liveliness to your baby’s room as a wall-hanging decor It uses the appliques technique where you can categorize all kinds of animals from your backyard or garden into one adorable quilt. Both novice and expert quilters will love recreating this pattern. Amy Bradley crafts this design.

The finished quilt measures 38 inches x 46 inches.

4. Dinosaurs Quilt (Physical Pattern For Sale)

Dinosaur Quilt by Elizabeth Hartman

Designer: Elizabeth Hartman

Most children develop a love of dinosaurs at an early age. Curiosity and exploration are at the root of a child’s fascination with dinosaurs. This intricate pattern is perfect for your babies. It will spark your baby’s interest with the fusion of the different kinds of dinosaurs. Almost all types of dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus and Triceratops are featured in this design. It is a fat-quarter-friendly design that is ideal for intermediate and experienced quilters. It was designed by Elizabeth Hartman.

The finished dimensions of the quilt is available in two sizes: 48 inches x 48 inches and 69 inches x 85 inches.

5. Sleepy Babies Quilt (Physical Pattern For Sale)

The Sleepy Babies quilt pattern is overloading with cuteness! This is one of the designs by Amy Bradley. It applied the technique of fusible applique to create the four tiny babies. This wall-hanging pattern encourages sleep time in any baby’s room. This is a quick weekend project for quilters of all levels.

The finished quilt measures 45 inches x 45 inches.

6. Baby Bear Quilt Pattern (Downloadable Pattern For Sale)

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Designer: Joan Ballew of JB’s Creative Quilts

The Baby Bear Quilt Pattern by Joan Ballew of JB’s Creative Quilts is an adorable design that finishes at 48″ x 56″. This pattern is especially great for using up fabric scraps, making it an efficient and creative option for quilters looking to minimize waste. The charming motif of a baby bear adds a playful touch, perfect for nursery décor or as a cozy gift for little ones. Its practical size and scrap-friendly requirements make it a popular choice among quilters seeking to combine utility with delightful design.

7. Sleepy Teddy Quilt Pattern (PDF Printable Pattern For Sale)

Sleepy Teddy Quilt Pattern - etsy

Designer: Gwen Andrews of The Gingham Goose Patterns and Pretties

The Sleepy Teddy Quilt Pattern by Gwen Andrews of The Gingham Goose Patterns and Pretties is a vintage 1979 design, ideal for a wall hanging or a child’s nursery quilt. It features an adorable depiction of a sleepy teddy bear tucked in for a nap, adding a charming touch to any room. With a finished size of 45″ x 60″, this pattern is perfect for a quick weekend project and is especially suited for those looking to craft a delightful and cozy addition to a child’s space.

8. Hearts and Elephants Quilt Pattern (PDF Downloadable Pattern For Sale)

Hearts and Elephants Quilt Pattern - etsy

Designer: Karen Lee of KLee2Strings

The Hearts and Elephants Quilt Pattern by Karen Lee of KLee2Strings measures 40″ x 52″ and is versatile enough for use with charm packs or fabric scraps. This size makes it ideal for a play quilt on the floor, a cozy lap quilt, or even a cover for a toddler bed. Featuring adorable elephants and whimsical hearts, this baby quilt pattern is perfect for welcoming a new arrival. Its gender-neutral design suits any nursery decor, and the playful pattern allows for creative fabric choices, making it a wonderful handcrafted celebration of little ones.

9. Up in the Air Quilt Pattern (Digital Downloadable Pattern For Sale)

Up in the Air Quilt Pattern - etsy

Designer: Terri Saunders of Terri’s Quilt Shop

The Up In the Air Quilt Pattern by Terri Saunders of Terri’s Quilt Shop is a versatile design that can be tailored for a baby girl or boy through different color choices. This pattern features cheerful hot air balloons floating across a backdrop of soft clouds and colorful patterns, ideal for stimulating a child’s imagination. The ability to customize it with various fabric colors makes this quilt adaptable for any nursery, providing a magical and delightful addition that can be enjoyed by little ones regardless of gender.

Our group members tested out these Baby Quilt Patterns and here is their feedback:

Baby Quilt using Birthing a Quilt Method by Nancy Peterson

Baby Quilt using Birthing a Quilt Method by Nancy Peterson - FB Group member

“Just finished this baby quilt without struggling with binding. Wish I had known this method years ago.” – Nancy Peterson

Baby Quilt made from recycled sheets by Roberta Humphreys

Baby Quilt made from recycled sheets by Roberta Humphreys - FB Group member

“Quick tied baby quilt made from recycled sheets.” – Roberta Humphreys

Claire’s Baby Quilt by Betty Edwards

Claire's Baby Quilt by Betty Edwards - fb group member

“This is Claire, she is 3 years old and loves her quilt! Next is her quilt! I loved the block and designed the layout. Started out as a baby quilt but it grew as she did!” – Betty Edwards

Bear Baby Quilt by Debi Stokes

Bear Baby Quilt by Debi Stokes - fb group member

“Wanted to share a quilt I made several years ago for a friend’s first baby. I got the idea from a book I received from my long-time pen-pal in Denmark. Only problem was everything in the book was written in Dutch and metrics. Neither of which I knew, so I improvised. Actually turned out really nice. The ears are loose and they have button eyes and noses.” – Debi Stokes

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Sew a love-filled quilts for your babies now! Make them feel the warmth of your love all day and night with the baby quilts. If you still need more ideas to liven your nursery room, try these Jelly Roll Posies for Baby Quilt!

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