15 Too-Cute Free Quilt Patterns To Make for A Baby Boy


My favorite part of making a baby quilt is choosing beautiful fabrics to make a particular little one smile. Sometimes it can seem harder to find the right pattern to make a baby quilt for a boy than for a girl. If that is the case for you, let me show you 15 free baby quilt patterns that are easy to sew up for your favorite little guy.

Classic Bow Tie Baby Quilt Pattern

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The Bow Tie Baby Quilt is perfect for your sweet baby! It’s so sweet & simple and compliments just about any fabric choice.

3D Prairie Points Pinwheel Baby Quilt

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Not only are the pinwheels on this quilt adorable, but they are also 3D so your baby will enjoy playing with the cute flaps. Learn how to make this quilt with a free tutorial.

Baby Quilt with Sailboat Blocks

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Sew an adorable modern baby quilt with sailboat blocks and a gorgeous ocean pieced with quarter-square triangles! This easy baby quilt pattern includes tips for sewing fast and easy half-square triangles and quarter-square triangles. It’s perfect for a girl or a boy because everyone loves sailboats.

Space Rocket-Themed Baby Quilt Pattern

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Sew a Starship quilt for your favorite little future astronaut! The Starship Baby Quilt Pattern from SewCanShe requires just 3 different 1-yard pieces of fabric. I have made this pattern easy to sew and easy for anyone to love.

Bricks Baby Quilt Tutorial

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Simple quilts are the best, especially because they are a fun way to show off cute fabric and pull together a great baby gift in a relatively short amount of time. The Bricks Baby Quilt is fat quarter friendly or perfect for using stash you’ve already got on hand.

Easy Puff Quilt Tutorial

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Make this easy and comfy quilt that looks like many fluffy pillows. Click over to get the Free Pillow Quilt Tutorial! I used a single fabric collection, but this quilt would also be adorable sewn with scraps from your scrap bin. Any baby girl or baby boy will love it.

Minky Baby Blanket with an Easy Mitred Border

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A minky baby quilt is made for snuggles! Learn how to make a beautiful and easy minky baby blanket with easy mitred self-binding from Diary of a Quilter.

Rainbow Patchwork Quilt

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Sew a beautiful quilt in all the colors of the rainbow! Here’s a tutorial for a patchwork quilt that you can customize in a million different ways. Sewn up in your little guy’s favorite colors will guarantee a hit!

Giant Hunter’s Star Baby Quilt

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Enjoy the charm of the classic Hunter’s Star design with this delightful twist! Melissa used traditional blocks typically pieced together in a smaller format and scaled them up for a sweet and simple baby quilt. This pattern is a breeze, featuring large squares and triangles that come together quickly, making it an ideal project for those new to quilting.

Quarter Log Cabins Quilt

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The Quarter Log Cabins Quilt is a classic design that has been updated to use with just 3 yards of fabric. Pick a darling boy print and two coordinates and your quilt will be done in no time!

Test Tube Quilt

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Is your little guy destined to become a scientist? Make him a Test Tube Quilt to start learning about chemistry early.

Bear Paw Quilt Pattern

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Say I love you with a traditional Bear’s Paw Quilt. Here’s a pattern that is easy to use because it only requires 3 yards of fabric. The finished quilt is 52” x 52”.

Log Cabin Baby Heart Quilt Pattern

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Sew a darling log cabin quilt perfect for any baby with this free Baby Heart Log Cabin Quilt Pattern! I love how this quilt (and almost all of the quilts in this blog post can be used for any gender). It is one of my favorite beginner quilt patterns.

Big Star Baby Quilt With Half-Square Triangles

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Sew a big chunky star quilt for your favorite baby boy! This fast and easy (and free) baby quilt pattern uses my shortcut method for sewing two half-square triangles (HSTs) at one time. I’m sure you’ll appreciate that this free HST Star Baby quilt pattern is fat-quarter friendly, too!

Simple Gingham Baby Quilt Pattern

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Is this your first quilt or are you in a hurry? Sew a simple gingham baby quilt that only requires cutting simple squares from 3 different fabrics.


It’s time to get out your sewing machine, rotary cutter, ruler, and favorite fabric bundle to make a baby quilt!

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