Free Quilt Patterns for Babies and Kids
Use our step-by-step instructions and free quilt patterns to make sweet quilts for a baby in your life.
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Pinwheel Baby Quilting Project
Soft chenille and polka-dot pinwheels make this vintage-inspired design the perfect gift to celebrate a baby's birth. A mixture of blue, pink, and yellow fabric allows this quilt to be used in a boy's or girl's room.
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Quick Spring-Inspired Quilt
Simple squares and rectangles combine with sashing to create a quick quilt for baby in springtime pastels.
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Interactive Quilting Project
This quick, interactive quilting pattern uses a playful mix of prints that reflect a child's favorite things. To enhance the illusion that novelty prints are actually being magnified, carefully match their background color to that of the applique foundations.
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Easy Panel Quilt
Make a preprinted panel the focal point of a fun kid's quilt. Use border stripes to draw attention to the design.
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Quick Dinosaur Quilt
Stitch up this whimsical quilt in just a day. Choose fabrics that match your child's personality or interests. This quilt is all about dinosaurs.
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Fall-Inspired Quilting Project
This autumn-inspired wall hanging will brighten any baby room. Patterned fabrics create a homey, comforting feel.
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Birthday Quilting Project
Create a keepsake child's quilt. This quilting project is a table cover that birthday partygoers can autograph.
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Hungry Caterpillar Quilting Project
Use vibrant prints, panels, and borders to make a quick and easy quilt. This quilting project uses prints from The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Fill big areas with large-scale prints, fussy-cutting the prints to highlight graphic images.
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Play Mat Quilting Project
Keep a quilt's intended use in mind when planning fabric placement. This children's quilt is designed to lay on the floor so the border panels face out on all sides.
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Faux Headboard Quilting Project
Create a faux headboard for a little girl's bed. Make three blocks, arrange them in a horizontal row, and add borders to make a cute quilt wall hanging. To complete the look, sew a couple more blocks into matching throw pillows.
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Starry Night Quilting Project
This bright kid's quilt replicates a sky of bright stars. For more impact at quilt corners, fussy-cut 6-inch squares to use in each outer border corner, as seen here.
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Bedtime Quilting Project
Make a baby quilt perfect for bedtime. The whimsical, moon-inspired prints in this quilting project are ideal for a crib quilt.
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Polka-Dot Quilting Project
Polka dots give this's quilt a sense of playfulness and whimsy, delightful for hanging on the wall in a child's room.
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Sweet and Simple Quilt
Make a quilt to cuddle up with on a cool fall day. This pint-size quilt is perfect for keeping a baby or toddler warm.
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Flannel Baby Quilt
Soft, pastel flannels give this quilt a calming feel. The complete project is perfect for a baby or toddler.
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Diamond Baby Quilt
Rotating triangle-squares create an overall diamond pattern on this baby quilt. The solid blue fabric ties together the variety of feed-sack prints visually.
- Get instructions for the diamond baby quilt.