When I found out one of my husband’s coworkers/wife (whom I’ve never met) was having a baby, I thought—-why not make a baby quilt instead of buying something? Every baby needs a quilt, right?
That said, I decided to make an easy, beginner friendly quilt and tutorial with the novice in mind. It seems to me the more experienced we become as quilters, the less we realize how explaining the basics are needed for newcomers.
If you’re new to quilting or know someone who is, I hope you’ll give my free Checkered Baby Quilt a try! It offers in depth instructions, is loaded with photos & walks you through the entire quilting process, including how to make binding.
Here are a few photos of the quilt…