First Heartbeat

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About this Quilt

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As sweet as it is simple, this easy baby quilt is a snap to put together. Simple strip-piecing, combined with thoughtful placement yields a design that’s both stylishly on-trend, and classic. It’s perfect for a last minute baby shower—just pick the fabrics coordinated to the nursery, and the parents-to-be will be delighted!

The generous area of “unpatched” space at the top allows for some adventurous quilting, if you have the time! If not, it still allows the fabric print to sing!


Pattern Details

Quilt by: Terri Vanden Bosch
Skill Level: Easy
Finished Size: 42” x 42”
Finished Blocks: 21 (6”) blocks
Fabrics: Fabrics in the quilt shown are from the Nest collection by Lella Boutique for Moda.


Get the First Heartbeat pattern and More from Love of Quilting September/October 2018