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Make a baby quilt with this collection of over fifty free baby boy quilt patterns, tutorials, and diy sewing projects gathered from all over the web!
So what exactly defines a "baby boy" quilt? Well, there's no real definition and what's considered an "appropriate" quilt for a boy is truly subjective. But when people think "baby boy quilt," they're probably thinking mainly about the colors in the quilt.
For instance, the absence of pink (or any pastel colors) and the abundant use of blue. Or a quilt made up of neutral colors like brown or beige. Or a quilt made with a combination of bright primary colors like reds, yellows, and bright blues. Or, they may be thinking about the motifs used in the quilt such as animals, alphabet letters, or toy cars and trucks.
And of course, a handmade baby quilt can make a great baby shower gift. What new parent couldn't use an extra baby blanket or quilt? And it would be a unique gift with your special touch, maybe even something the new parents will want to pass down to future generations. And you may even want to consult with the new parents to coordinate the colors of the quilt with with the baby's nursery decor.
And if you happen to be new to quilting, a baby quilt can make a great first project because it tends to be smaller than a full size bed quilt. Which means it'll be easier to handle and will likely stitch up quickly. And if this will be your first quilt, you may want to choose a simple design made with larger fabric pieces that will stitch up faster and be more forgiving if you fail to achieve a perfectly accurate quarter inch seam. Or better yet, you may want to sew a whole cloth quilt which won't require any patchwork piecing at all.
And if you don't find the exact design you're looking for on these pages, you may be able to find inspiration for color combinations that you can then apply to another quilt design of your choosing.
Also, this page may contain affiliate links, which means I may make a commission if you purchase something from one of these websites (but the patterns linked to should be free).