A Sweet Baby Quilt Or Striking Wall Hanging

There’s Space For Lots Of Quilting.

This sweet baby quilt with pinwheels can be made in colors for girl or boy, with space for lots of pretty quilting. Using a light background for the negative space is appealing for a nursery in soft colors. In total contrast, use black or a dark color for the background, with bright prints and it becomes a striking wall hanging!


The quilt is easy to make and goes together fast, with a large background area leaving lots of room for swirls, or choose a more elaborate quilting. New moms would love this pretty baby quilt which you could make to match nursery colors for boy or girl. Pre cut friendly, or use up scraps to make the charming pinwheels and border. It’s a great quilt and an easy size to practice quilting.
30s reproduction prints baby quilt Galxy Pleasant Valley Creations
A white or light background provides a powder soft baby quilt. You might wonder how this sweet baby quilt can also become a striking wall hanging. Make a dramatic change. Try black for the background and make a two color project by using one fabric, black, and then a second fabric that has lots of different shades of bright colors such as ‘gradations’. Using gradations, it looks as though a lot of different fabrics have been used. Batiks for the second fabric can create a similar effective.
The designer, Pleasant Valley Creations has included yardage to make 4 placemats also. The instructions are in color and easy to understand with lots of illustrations. Finished size for the quilt/ wall hanging is 36 1/2″ x 44 1/2″ , and the placemats are 12 1/2″ x 44 1/2″.

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