Bow Tie Baby Quilt

Welcome to Craft For The World, if you like to explore or improve your skills this is the perfect site for you! Stay tuned, as there are always new and the patterns are incredible, one more than the other, it is impossible not to fall in love!! The bow tie quilt block makes a perfect quilt for a baby, it is sweet, simple and goes with almost any fabric. But it also makes a collection of adorable scraps, you can make the size, color and pattern you want!!

For beginners, quilting is the beginning of a great art in textiles, after all, with this technique you can decorate and quilt your patchwork with a lot of creativity and fun. There are thousands of methods for quilting, so the tip here is to let you start to loosen up and extract everything you need without getting frustrated, because you will get better little by little with practice. Quilting is also a way to use patterns and inspirational references to create work with special designs and textures. Start step by step, invest in new processes to improve your textile work, changes and details are improved by you every day. What is quilting? Quilting is a layer of stitching, you need to make a sandwich with a piece of fabric to create a multi-layered quilted product. Different types of quilting can be done, especially in quilting work. Some of these types are, free quilting, straight quilting, hand quilting, feather quilting, and others.

What is the difference between quilting and quilting? Before understanding the difference between quilting and quilting, it is necessary to realize that these two techniques correspond to the same process of creating multi-layered products. After all, quilting and quilting make sandwiches of various fabrics, forming layers. The most common “sandwich” is made of three layers: the top layer, the quilt, and the lining. However, this is the definition of a quilt, because there are quilts without quilts. The quilting is the detail that makes the quilt unique, because it is a carefully stitched method of sewing with different finishing methods. For example, quilting can be done with knots distributed throughout the piece, without the need for proper stitching. On the other hand, quilting is a requirement of the game, for example, because it is a basic technique that distinguishes the mediocre from the amazing. So it is worth pointing out that in practice every quilt is a quilt, but this is not always the case.

Quilting for beginners step by step: If you want to make quilting for beginners, you will need the quilting foot to insert into a home or industrial machine. Make your sandwich with fabrics, it can be, for example, a fabric for the lining and the top and a blanket to put inside.Important note: to tie the beginning and the end of the seam, pull the bottom thread and sew a few stitches on this thread with the machine. In the beginning, try to use patches so that you can make mistakes in the process without worrying about it.

It’s an easy tutorial for an 8 “bow tie pad.

The bow ties are cut from 4 fat quarters – so run to your stash and find 4 coordinating ones!

Bow Tie Baby Quilt Pattern

You will need:

  • 1/4 yard each (or 4 fat quarters) of 4 different print fabrics 1 1/4 yards of solid cream colored fabric
  • 1/2 yard small print fabric for binding
  • 48’’ square of quilt batting
  • 1 1/4 to 2 1/2 yards of backing fabric, depending on width


From 3 of the print fabrics, cut:

  • 6 squares 4 1/2’’ x 4 1/2’’ (18 total)
  • 6 squares 2 1/2’’ x 2 1/2’’ (18 total)

From the remaining print fabric, cut:

  • 8 squares 4 1/2’’ x 4 1/2’’
  • 8 squares 2 1/2’’ x 2 1/2’’

From the solid fabric, cut:

  • 26 squares 4 1/2’’ x 4 1/2’’ • 12 squares 8 1/2’’ x 8 1/2’’

Sewing the Bow Tie blocks:

All seam allowances are 1/4’’.

1. Using the fabric marking pen, draw a diagonal line across the wrong side of each 2 1/2’’ square (26 total).

2. Pin a 2 1/2’’ square in the corner of each 4 1/2’’ solid square (26 total).


3. Stitch along the drawn line on each smaller square.

4. Trim away the corner 1/4’’ past the line of stitching.


5. Press the corner open.

Repeat steps 3-4 for all of the 2 1/2’’ print squares and 4 1/2’’ solid squares.


6. To make a bow tie block, arrange two 4 1/2’’ print squares with two matching solid squares with print corners as pictured.


7. Sew the squares into rows and then sew the rows together, pressing after sewing each seam.

Repeat to make 13 bow tie blocks.

Trim each block to 8 1/2’’ square, if necessary.


Sew the blocks together:

1. Arrange the bow tie blocks and solid 8 1/2’’ squares into 5 rows:

  • 3 rows with 3 bow tie blocks and 2 solid squares
  • 2 rows with 2 bow tie blocks and 3 solid squares

Pay close attention to the direction of the bow tie blocks within each row (the bow ties in rows 2 and
4 slant in the opposite direction as the bow ties in rows 1, 3, and 5).

The arrangement of the different prints can be random or logical.

2. Sew the 5 rows.

3. Sew the rows together.


1. Sandwich the quilt top, batting, and backing. Quilt as desired.

2. From the binding fabric cut 4-5 strips 2 1/2’’ tall (if your fabric is wide enough, only 4 strips will be needed).

3. Sew the binding strips together and bind the quilt using your favorite method.

SEE TOO: Between the Lines Quilt

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