Choosing a Quilt Block for Handmade Baby Quilts

Is a new baby on the way?

As the Grandmother, what would be the perfect baby gift to give your new grandchild?  For this grandmother, it would be a handmade baby quilt.

The announcement of a new baby brings many changes to our lives. As a Grandmother, you want the best for your grandchild.  Starting to design a new handmade baby quilt means starting to search for a block pattern and brings that design to life with the fabrics that will not only match the nursery, please the new mother-to-be, but work together with the pattern on the block so they complement each other.

Picking patterns may come from oldies that have been easy and tried and true.  Quilt blocks that have been used over and over in handmade baby quilts. The simple square, the chair rail or variations of these such as the Disappearing Nine Patch or the simple but easy to construct Log Cabin are popular patterns with tutorials to find on the Internet if you are a beginner to quilting.  Using these patterns a wide variety of designs for both baby boys and girls are possible using the endless color and fabric choices available at today’s quilt shops. Start a homemade baby quilt for boys and girls.

Start your new handmade baby quilts with block design, choose fabrics, and create a handmade baby quilt for that new grandchild.

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