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New Baby Quilt Tutorial

I have a new baby quilt tutorial up at Moda Bake Shop.


After making the large squares-on-point quilt last winter, I decided it would be fun to make a baby-size version using 5″ Charm squares. This one is for my brand-new baby niece!

Also many thanks to Sew Mama Sew for linking to my Easy-Stocking Tutorial yesterday as part of their Handmade Holidays series. There are some fun projects worth checking out. Because it’s never too early to start that Christmas Gift prep, right? (eek.)
This past weekend was awesome. I came home yesterday to a busy family day, so today I need a nap.  I’m excited to share some pictures and things that I learned from The Sewing Summit – as well as some loot! Stay tuned.

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    Mommarock
    October 10, 2011 at 9:52 am

    Oh that is really cute! I love yellow for a baby quilt. I hope to be a grandma someday, and need to make lots of baby quilts!!

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    Mary Grace McNamara
    October 10, 2011 at 10:16 am

    Love the soft colors, and I think I have at least one charm pack of that fabric in my stash! Ooooh, I feel another project coming on!<br /><br />MGM

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    Lucy @ Charm About You
    October 10, 2011 at 10:19 am

    Such a cute baby quilt! I&#39;m working on a second quilt following another of your fantastic patterns and I&#39;m sure I&#39;ll be doing this one in the future. Love those bright stockings too! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Archie the wonder dog
    October 10, 2011 at 10:25 am

    Such a gorgeous baby quilt!

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    Aquilter
    October 10, 2011 at 10:28 am

    O, the little baby quilt tutorial is perfect timing for me! Was looking for a new baby quilt and just love this one! Thanks!

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    Thimbleanna
    October 10, 2011 at 10:48 am

    Your baby quilt is adorable. I can&#39;t wait to hear all about the sewing summit!

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    Jan
    October 10, 2011 at 11:07 am

    Your crib quilt is great, and polka dotted Christmas stocking…oh, my! Love all of your projects.

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    Lynne (Lily's Quilts)
    October 10, 2011 at 11:07 am

    Wish I could have been there to meet you all – this quilt is so beautiful BTW.

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    Linda
    October 10, 2011 at 11:11 am

    What a beautiful baby quilt!

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    Melissa {polkadot chair}
    October 10, 2011 at 11:16 am

    Love the quilt! The lattice pattern really shows off the fabric!<br />I had a BLAsT last weekend hanging with you!!!

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    Lindsay
    October 10, 2011 at 12:24 pm

    What a beautiful baby quilt, I love the colors! I think I&#39;m going to use this pattern for the baby quilt I&#39;m making for a friend of mine.

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    Lee
    October 10, 2011 at 12:31 pm

    How soft and pretty, I love it! It was great meeting you this weekend!

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    miamihoney
    October 10, 2011 at 1:35 pm

    Love the latest quilt- so soft and sweet. Can&#39;t wait to hear all about your trip!

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    Rosa
    October 10, 2011 at 2:19 pm

    Such a wonderful baby quilt and the color are lovely.Love yoour projects

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    RaeLyn
    October 10, 2011 at 2:48 pm

    I love this quilt! It&#39;s going into my (ever-growing) list of &quot;stuff to do.&quot; Thank you!

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    Melissa @ Happy Quilting
    October 10, 2011 at 2:51 pm

    the quilt is adorable Amy!! I love Lily and Will!!! I took a little nap as well and I at least thought about unpacking ๐Ÿ™‚

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    bethanndodd
    October 10, 2011 at 3:31 pm

    I saw you MBS quilt yesterday…I love it!!! Such a precious gift for your neice! I just printed the template for some stockings…think I will had some initials for them for some little Christmas gifts. Thanks for always sharing so much of your creativity with us ๐Ÿ™‚ Looking forward to seeing pics from the SS.<br />Smiles~Beth

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    euphoria
    October 10, 2011 at 3:52 pm

    love the baby quilt! What a quick and easy project for a fast baby shower gift!!

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    Annabella
    October 10, 2011 at 4:16 pm

    This is gorgeous – thank you so much for the tutorial. I`ve been looking for a gorgeous pattern for my cousin`s baby who is due to arrive next month. I think this is the one!

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    Robyn
    October 10, 2011 at 4:58 pm

    It&#39;s beautiful! I love the colors and the layout. I can&#39;t wait till my son is big enough to cuddle with a quilt. Maybe soon!

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    Carolyn J.
    October 10, 2011 at 5:19 pm

    Love the new baby quilt, what a great design idea!!! Thanks!

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    LittleLucyGoosey
    October 10, 2011 at 7:44 pm

    I love this quilt!! How cool to have a tutorial featured on Moda Bake SHop! And linky love!! Yay!

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    poppyinpink
    October 10, 2011 at 7:58 pm

    Lovely quilt, it&#39;s just lovely!

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    randi
    October 10, 2011 at 8:14 pm

    very nice quilt, amy! and thanks for the stocking link. will be using it, for sure!

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    Jackie @ Fred-and-Cissy
    October 10, 2011 at 8:50 pm

    Its lovely!

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    Heidi @ Honeybear Lane
    October 10, 2011 at 8:56 pm

    I love the simplicity of this pattern. But the charm pack you chose is one of my favs, I love Lily &amp; Will! Great job.

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    Carla G
    October 11, 2011 at 12:02 am

    Love this quilt! And love the colors you used! Thanks for a great tutorial! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Nanette Merrill
    October 11, 2011 at 10:14 am

    look at you…on every blog. nice work. Love the projects.

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    The Little Shop of Stitches
    October 11, 2011 at 12:27 pm

    Very cute! Can&#39;t wait to hear what all you have to share.

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    amylouwho
    October 11, 2011 at 1:38 pm

    Love you and your quilts! this is so cute. I&#39;m so glad we got to spend so much time together over the weekend. It was a blast! xo

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    Jennifer
    October 11, 2011 at 6:51 pm

    That is a great quilt! I&#39;m very new to sewing and quilting, but I&#39;d love to give that one a try.

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    Dana - Old Red Barn Co.
    October 12, 2011 at 5:31 pm

    it was so great to meet and hang out with you amy! your new quilt pattern is fab!!!

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    Elle
    October 12, 2011 at 9:01 pm

    Very cute – thanks for sharing!

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    Cheryl
    October 13, 2011 at 9:09 pm

    cute quilt. off to moda bakeshop to check out the tutorial.<br /><br />I don&#39;t know how to free motion. Any ideas on how to quilt it other than free motion?

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    Ramona
    October 14, 2011 at 9:35 am

    Such a sweet quilt. I am starting to make baby quilts to put away for future grandchildren and this pattern looks like a winner.

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    amy smart
    October 15, 2011 at 9:00 pm

    @Cheryl, (Don&#39;t have a return email for you, so hoping you&#39;ll see this here)<br /><br />I am not great at freemotion quilting either. I just finished a different baby quilt with straight-line quilting in a diagonal, cross-hatch pattern. It was easier for me and I really liked how it turned out.<br /><br />Hope that helps!

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    JacquieLH
    December 2, 2011 at 11:48 am

    I made this quilt and wanted to say thanks for the tutorial! I left out the two 9 block rows b/c I didn&#39;t use a Moda charm pack and didn&#39;t realize it would have less squares. It worked out great as a smaller tummy time/stroller quilt though.<br /><br />Thanks so much again!

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    Tiffany
    February 13, 2012 at 10:34 pm

    I&#39;ve loved this blanket since I first saw it at Moda Bakeshop. :)<br />I also added it to a list of my favorite baby tutorials on my blog. :)<br />http://thelittlewaffleflower.blogspot.com/2012/02/baby-on-brain-and-bladder.html

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    kmer
    May 26, 2013 at 4:08 am

    Hi! I&#39;ve had this quilt pinned for about a year in hopes of making it when we had a baby. We are now due in October, and I&#39;m ready to quilt! I have a small question, though… Do you have a cute suggestion for making the length 53 inches? I just want to make it a bit longer, and I&#39;m so new to this quilting thing that I&#39;m not sure how best to do it. I would sincerely

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