FREE PATTERN DAY! A huggable, tuggable quilt for baby 👶

From Sew Sweet Baby QuiltsDid you know that September 9 is the most common birthday in the U.S., and that September is the busiest month for births overall? Perhaps that’s why we often find ourselves making baby quilts during the summer months!

The author of Sew Sweet Baby Quilts, Kristin Roylance, has a specialty—creating adorable baby quilts with huggable, tuggable details. You might not believe you can get the cute quilts from her book finished and wrapped in time for the baby shower. But Kristin’s speed-it-up plans make it possible!

With animated, tactile motifs such as buzzing bees and floating fish, you won’t be able to resist sewing Kristin’s darling quilts for nap time, play time, snuggle time—anytime! And today we’re sharing a bonus quilt pattern from Kristin featuring frilly flowers. Download the pattern for FREE right now, compliments of Kristin and Martingale!

He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not free baby-quilt pattern

Fun cotton prints, fluffy chenille fabric, dimensional petals, and bouncy rickrack combine in a cute baby quilt that’ll make mom, dad, and their new little one say, “Oh, baby!”

Appliqued flower baby quilt

Kristin’s even included a tip for how she creates perfect circles for the flower centers:

Kristin says, “My favorite method for preparing appliqué circles is to use cardboard to make a template—recycled cereal boxes work great! Cut a cardboard circle the size of the appliqué. Trace the cardboard template outline onto the wrong side of the fabric. Cut out the fabric circle approximately ¼" beyond the drawn line. Hand or machine baste ⅛" from the edge of the fabric circle. Center the cardboard circle on the wrong side of the fabric circle, and then pull the basting stitches to neatly gather the fabric around the cardboard. Press the gathered edges, and then pop out the cardboard circle.

In Sew Sweet Baby Quilts you’ll find more whimsical motifs to celebrate Baby, including:

Peek-a-Hoo quilt
This adorable owl

Strawberry Patch quilt
A scrappy strawberry patch

On the Road Again quilt
A strippy quilt with roads for racing

See more from Sew Sweet Baby Quilts >>>

Sew Sweet Baby QuiltsHow many baby quilts have you made over the years?

  • I’m a newbie—no baby quilts yet!
  • I’ve made a few cute baby quilts.
  • I’ve lost count!

Tell us in the comments!

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