Cuddle up with a snuggly hand-tied blanket and matching closed-end pillowcase. Both elements are beginner friendly with useful techniques to learn, like how to hand-tie and how to create the overlapping ends of a pillowcase.
It’s the call of the wild! This adorable lumbar pillow pair features a Gregarious Gator and an Amiable Elephant. You’ll find all the steps for three different appliqué techniques: outline and stitch, raw edge, and reverse.
You’ll love this blanket’s easy binding, formed by wrapping a flannel backing square around to the front to create a wide, continuous border. We also show you a clever way to stitch the rick rack in place for a perfect reveal.
The unique binding is created from a patchworked panel. Piece together skinny scraps side by side, then cut bias strips from the assembled fabric panel. Includes links to full tutorials on both making and attaching bias binding.
Meet our favorite turtle, Toby. He’s not only as cute as they come with his shy smile (made with darts!), he also has an important job: holding his owner’s PJs in a hidden pocket on his bottom shell. Includes a free pattern download.
With a rag quilt, you want your seams to sew. After washing and drying, the exposed seams gently fray or ‘rag,’ producing a very soft and cuddly feel – perfect for babies. Our design features unique scalloped outer edges.
A clever portable sleep set is good for school nap time, grandma’s house, or anywhere a little rest is needed. We call ours the Nap-In-A-Bag: a lightweight drawstring bag that holds a fleece blanket + matching pillow.
Our popular owl pals are 18″ tall x 16″ wide – a perfect size for hugging or laying your head for a nap. We especially love their big, bright eyes; they’re staying wide awake so you can doze safe and sound. There’s a full pattern set.
This easy to assemble knit blanket is made from 15 wide and narrow panels in three coordinating knits. The blanket layers together in a snap and is cleverly sandwiched and topstitched so all seams are finished front and back.
Whether traveling or staying home for the holidays, kids will love crashing near the Christmas tree in this cozy sleepover bag and matching pillowcase made in pretty holiday flannel and cotton. It’s big, but it’s not complex.
Small and soft; those are the requirements for a “lovie” – a cuddle-up-with-me blanket destined to become an instant favorite and a soothing companion for nap time, story time, or any time a little soft security is needed.
This handsome (and easy) quilt is made up of bright, bold geometrics. We added a custom monogram to a bottom corner square to personalize the project and make it a cherished keepsake for baby and parents.
This time of year, baby showers seem to come in waves! Stumped for a great gift idea? This adorable pillow pair is one of our “Baby Shower Power Gifts.” The basic piped pillow pattern is fast and simple and the free, downloadable animal appliqués are super cute.
Strip piecing is a fast and easy mainstay in quilting; we’ve borrowed the technique for a bundle-up Cuddle® blanket. And, rather than using only one-directional strips, we mixed horizontal insets within the main vertical strips.
Babies drool. It’s kinda their job. It’s also messy and the cause of frequent changes of clothing. Our bandana style drool bibs are a great way to keep baby clean and dry and cutie pie. Free pattern downloads in 3 sizes.
For new moms who prefer to cover up when nursing, this solution has boning encased in a channel along the top to create a little curved window so you can keep on eye on happy baby from up above.
Cotton sheets are crisp and clean and launder beautifully, but they can feel cool on baby’s cheeks. Sometimes it’s nice to switch up to a soft fleece to help your little one drift off to dreamland in warm and cozy comfort.
Soft receiving blankets and cute little hats are a classic combo to delight a new mama and daddy. If you are brand new to knits, we also link to our full Sewing with Knits tutorial for helpful tips, tools, and techniques.
This is a nursery must-have! Bundling up baby after bath time with a hooded towel is easier and cozier. We used terry cloth with a bright cotton binding. Add a matching washcloth and you have a #1 Baby Shower Power Gift.
Wrap up your favorite someone in this snuggly rag quilt with its special “secret admirer” heart appliqué. A rag quilt is sewn together so the seams show on the outside. After washing and drying, the seams begin gently fray or rag.
These eye popping pillows are created in Candy Shag Faux Fur. The long nap starts as pure white at the base with brilliant candy colors at the tips. As the nap shifts, so does the color. Wonder if that would work on my hair?!
It’s a snuggly, lightweight choice for a sleepover party or a night at grandma’s. The matching pillowcase makes it a complete set, and a wraparound harness with a built-in handle means it’s easy to carry to and from.
Wash your hands! Getting little ones to follow this important recommendation can be challenging. Make washing up more fun with our cute hand towels. We’ve created two adorable whale appliqués you can download for free.
You’ve promised to make a baby quilt. You’ve had nine months to get it done. Right?! Now, the baby is due in a week! What are you going to do? Our fast, but still adorable, Charm Pack Baby Quilt might be the answer.
This soft and sweet nap time pad with its own built-in blanket just might make afternoon slumbers a little bit easier. The roll-up blanket is a fun and cozy alternative to the standard flat pad for school-time napping.
These adorable blankets are simply begging for hugs. Made with a double layer of super soft luxury fleece and sporting a lightly stuffed animal head and ears in one corner, who could resist giving them a loving squeeze?!
We scaled down a traditional laundry duffle to kid size, making it easy to fill and carry to the laundry room. Plus, the super-cute appliqué on the front leaves no doubt about what needs to be done with the bag’s contents!
Cute blankets are always a welcome baby gift. Like painters need their protective drop cloths, babies are often in need of their own little piece of clean real estate, which they can then destroy as they choose.
A plush baby blanket with a lush satin ruffle!! This is an absolutely beautiful blend of soft and smooth textures and a perfect idea for the next new baby on your 2023 gift list.
The slightly puffy border of this blanket is created with a cleverly seamed faux flange that sandwiches an extra-wide seam allowance. The secret ingredient: super soft plush fabric that gives the edge its added loft.
Tuck a letter to Santa in one pocket, a special treat for him in the other. Then, leave the pillow out overnight and check in the morning to see what Santa has returned. Perhaps a letter back and another special treat!
A baby’s first year is all about touch. Why not create a wonderfully soft surface full of interesting textures to investigate?! It’s what’s called a “tag blanket,” combining the classic security blanket with an activity play mat.
Our ergonomic burp cloth pattern is designed to curve around your neck and drape fully over your shoulder from front to back. It’s fashionable protection in absorbent double gauze and Cuddle fleece.
A Baby Shower Power Gift that is the Goldilocks of receiving blanket options. Three different styles in one project: Baby Bear Decorative Stitch Blanket, Mama Bear Rick Rack Blanket, and Papa Bear Bound Edge Blanket.
The Pillow Jacket: it’s like an outfit for your pillow. The jacket slips over a complimentary fabric-covered pillow to create a unique, layered look. Our pinafore version of the Pillow Jacket makes an adorable nursery accent.
A cheater quilt is one in which the top fabric is pre-printed with a patchwork design, allowing you to skip the piecing. It’s super fast and easy! As a fun twist, we used a soft piped edge rather than traditional binding.
Make Baby’s First Holiday special with an adorable baby quilt and matching bib. We used traditional 9-patch blocks, but stretched four of the squares within each block into rectangles, resulting in the look of a little wrapped present.
This cute quilt has an intricate-looking pinwheel effect, but it’s just 12 cleverly rotated blocks made up of basic half square triangles. Super beginner friendly! We chose some metallic cotton for a bit of nursery sparkle.