Three Charm Packs For Baby And Match A Fat Quarter Pillow

Three Charm Packs Plentiful For This Baby Quilt.

Get as much as you can out of your charm packs. After making this adorable baby quilt, use the left over triangles to make the matching pillow!

All you need is for the 40″ baby quilt is:
2 Charm Packs – Print
1 Charm Pack – Solid
1 1/4 Yards for Backing
1/2 Yard for Binding  

And for the matching 16″ pillow:
2 Yards of Trim
1 Fat Quarter – fabric match or co-ordinate to the charm packs
18″ Zipper
Pillow Form

64 Prints for Quilt Blocks
17 Prints for Quilt Borders
32 Solid Charms
Choose 4 different charms:
charm packs cut for a patternTake 2 of those charms and pair with a solid, right sides facing. Stitch along your mark and sew another line 1/2″ over. Cut between those lines.  Set the smaller half aside.
charm packs for pillow
For the quilt make 16 small blocks.Take four of the blocks and form a large block.

charm packs quilt block

Then sew them together to make four large blocks. Finally sew the four large blocks together to make the quilt top.
quilt blocks using charm packs
For the border use the remaining charms:
Cut 1 Charm into quarters (4) 2.5″ squares
Cut 16 Charms in half  (32) 2.5″ x 5″ rectangles.
charm packs for quilt border

Sew eight rectangles together to create a border. Make 4 borders. Then sew a square on to the end of two of the borders. Use the border strips with the square ends at the top and bottom of the quilt. Use the borders without square ends on either side of the quilt.
charm packs for quilt and border
Quilt top complete. Sandwich and bind.
baby quilt using charm packsFor the 16″ pillow.
Using 25 of the left over triangles, trim to to 3.75″ squares. Please be sure to use the squared end of the ruler and one side isn’t an extra 1/2″ wide.
trim charm packs to 3.75 inches
Press open. You should have a 3.75″ square. Repeat for all squares. Stitch squares five across and five down. Quilt.  Trim to 16.75″ square. Sew on the decorative trim.
charm square pillow coverSew the zipper in. Cut a 16.75″ square from your fat quarter. Attach the other side of the zipper to the fat quarter fabric. Open zipper half way and stitch pillow cover with fabric right sides together. Zig zag edges to prevent fabric fray. Done!
charm packs pillow coverIf you would like more details on this charm packs pattern please go to the link below.

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