Simple Four-patch Baby Quilt

Simple patchwork quilts are some of my favorites – especially when you just want to show-off great fabric.

You can find tutorial for this Fast Four Patch quilt here!

I love to make simple quilts and let the fabric do all the work. Especially when the fabric is large-scale or busy.  I created this simple four-patch quilt to show off pieces of the Lecien Merry Bon Bon collection.  The cute, retro-inspired prints create a quilt with a very vintage nursery feel.

Adding to the vintage-y feel of this quilt, it came out of the dryer especially crinkly thanks to the linen in the Merry Bon Bon fabric. I love the finished effect. So soft and snuggly.

This quilt was made as a sample for American Quilting in Utah where I used to work. Sadly, the Merry BonBon fabric is out of print, but you can use this as a great pattern for featuring other great prints!

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    February 23, 2012 at 3:07 pm

    Beautiful quilts. I totally agree with you when you say you like simple quilts that let the fabrics do all the work ๐Ÿ˜€

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      June 13, 2020 at 8:33 pm

      We require this item how to get it.

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    February 23, 2012 at 3:45 pm

    i love that 4 patch baby quilt, sew fun, sew easy.

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    janae king designs
    February 23, 2012 at 3:45 pm

    Love the little baby quilt…the red polka-dot fabric is perfect for the binding.

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    Amy Gibson
    February 23, 2012 at 4:06 pm

    Oh my goodness, that Merry Bon Bon fabric is too cute! I'm such a sucker for that vintage look! Love it ๐Ÿ™‚

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    February 23, 2012 at 4:45 pm

    Cute as always! Love all of the red and aqua combos too. SMiles~Beth

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    February 23, 2012 at 5:10 pm

    Adorable! Love the red binding.

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    February 23, 2012 at 5:24 pm

    Merry Bon Bon is even more adorable in person! Love your quilts!

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    A.J. Dub.
    February 23, 2012 at 5:42 pm

    Very cute 4 patch!

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    February 23, 2012 at 6:06 pm

    amy, i love your merry bon bon quilt!! that fabric is sooo sweet!! i have some and now know what do with it!! love how it really showcases the main print!!

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    Katy Cameron
    February 23, 2012 at 7:19 pm

    Cute wee baby quilt, definite vintage feel to it :o)

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    February 23, 2012 at 7:27 pm

    It is very pretty and I'm sure the kits will sell well.

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    February 23, 2012 at 7:50 pm

    I NEED THAT MERRY BON BON KIT!<br />Because I cannot cut a straight line….I kid you not ๐Ÿ™

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    Shop Girl
    February 23, 2012 at 8:21 pm

    Super Cute as usual!

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    February 23, 2012 at 10:09 pm

    Love your blog!! Thank you for posting about the block of the month quilt! I used to take those classes at AQ until we moved out of UT. I&#39;m so excited to know they&#39;re now offering online!

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    vintage grey
    February 23, 2012 at 11:00 pm

    Love the Merry Bon Bon quilt! You always make amazing quilts!

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    February 24, 2012 at 12:15 am

    Love the Farm Quilt!!! I need that for the ranch!<br />Great job on your quilt…again…you are amazing!

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    Sandra (Cherry Heart)
    February 24, 2012 at 2:05 am

    Love your quilt. You&#39;re right, with fabric like that, simple looks awesome!<br /><br />S x

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    February 24, 2012 at 4:02 am

    Gorgeous quilt. I love the merry bon bon fabric. I had some of the linen in pink and made a cute little Easter bag for my daughter out of it for her 2nd Easter.

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    Second Hand Rose
    February 24, 2012 at 7:46 am

    Woe that looks amazing! So talented! I really want to make a quilt, I hope it looks half as good as yours! XxxX http://thesecondhandrose.blogspot.com/

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    February 24, 2012 at 11:50 am

    I love it! Now I&#39;m gonna have to drive to Orem and check this store out! I&#39;ve got to get me one of those kits!!!

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    February 24, 2012 at 12:46 pm

    this is so adorable

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    February 25, 2012 at 8:19 pm

    Amy, I LOVE that quilt. so perfect in every way! xo amy

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    March 7, 2012 at 6:40 am

    So beautiful!

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    Fast Four-Patch Quilt Tutorial - Diary of a Quilter - a quilt blog
    September 8, 2015 at 10:14 am

    […] is a previous version of this simple quilt design. It’s a great one for using up fabric and showing off fun prints. […]

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    November 1, 2016 at 9:50 am

    Hi Amy.
    I love this quilt and would like to attempt making it for my grandchild on the way. I went to the Lucien site, but I cannot find this fabric. ๐Ÿ™ Could you be of any help in my search? The previous comments refer to this as a kit, although you didn’t (I don’t think ๐Ÿ™‚ . Lol If that’s the case, that’s great, I just want to locate it either way. ๐Ÿ˜‰
    I hope you can help. And I’ll say thanks ahead of time. ๐Ÿ˜€
    Julie ๐Ÿ™‚

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      Amy Smart
      November 1, 2016 at 12:50 pm

      Hi Julie! Since this post is about 5 years old, the fabric is probably next to impossible to find at this point. :/ But Lecien continues to make cute vintage-inspired fabric that would substitute great. Also, Riley Blake has some cute vintage prints right now. Search for fabric by Elea Lutz – she has some darling fabric prints what are vintage-inspired and so cute!! Here are a bunch: http://www.fatquartershop.com/elea-lutz-penny-rose-fabrics?limit=all

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