Jan 172012
 

No blanket can stand the test of time like a good handmade quilt. When it comes to decorating your baby or child’s room finding a quilt to match your decor scheme can prove difficult, but if you are making your own you can choose any fabric that you want! Handmade baby blankets also make great gifts for new babies and are especially impressive when given as a baby shower gift. Most baby quilts are quick and simple to make, therefore they make great projects for beginning sewers. This list contains places across the internet that offer up instructions, patterns and how-tos for making your own baby blanket.

ALHABET QUILT

BOM Quilts has a free pattern for this great Alphabet quilt. A brainy ABC blanket that can easily be customized with other letters to spell out any thing that you want or it would look great in bold primary colors in a child’s room.

3D PINWHEEL QUILT

At Lucyfazely.com you will find this great pattern for a 3d pinwheel blanket for babies. Very nice, neat pattern. This blanket would make a very impressive gift for a new mother.

FABRIC SCRAP BABY QUILT

Freeapplique.com offers a free baby blanket pattern to help you use up fabric scraps. This pattern is very easy to customize and can be made from any old fabric that you have laying around. Try using clothes that you are planning to get rid of or old pillowcases for a unique look.

ROCKING HORSE QUILT PATTERN

A very cute Rocking Horse quilt pattern offered up by Fourtwinsisters.com on free-quilt-patterns.net.

This would make a great gift to give at a baby shower. This baby blanket is easy to customize for a boy or girl by switching up the colors of fabric that you use.

THREE BABY BLANKETS

There are three easy to make baby blanket patterns at Sew4home.com for you to make. All three of these blankets are so cute and modern moms will absolutely love them. Choose a vibrant funky fabric for a very special blanket or blankets.

HEIRLOOM CHENILLE BABY BLANKET

This Chenille baby blanket on aestheticnest.com is one of the cutest baby blankets that I have ever seen. It is simple enough to make and not only will it make a great gift but with it heirloom quality it will be used for many years and by many babies.

SIMPLE BABY BLANKET

At the projects for your nest blog you can find this very simple to make baby blanket guide. This blanket looks very soft and I can definitely see that it will quickly become “THE” blankie for any baby that is lucky enough to get one.

 

No matter which blanket that you decide to make, there is no doubt that it will be greatly appreciated as handmade items show the giftee that you have spent time on their gift! Giving handmade as gifts says I love to think about you and I can take a few hours out of my time to dedicate to you!

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  2 Responses to “Free Sewing Patterns for Baby Quilts and Blankets.”

  1. My friend wanted to know something about this, ill show them to your webpage, thank you

  2. These are really cool patterns. Wish I had the time to try quilting. I love the ABC one! BTW, thanks for your comment on my blog, I am now a new follower.
    Lori @ Cachey Mama’s Classroom

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