Cozy Comforts: Embracing Simplicity with Two Charming Baby Quilts pt.1

In the world of quilting, beauty often lies in the simplicity of design and the heartfelt stories woven into every stitch. Today, we celebrate the timeless appeal of baby quilts made with just simple squares, where elegance meets practicality, and creativity meets cuddly comfort. Join me on a journey to discover the charm of two adorable baby quilts, crafted with love and delight.

Quilt 1: The Pastel Patchwork

Made with fabrics from replications of Feedsack fabrics, this first baby quilt, is a celebration of gentle hues and soothing vibes. Crafted with an assortment of soft pastel fabric squares, this quilt embraces the simplicity of a classic patchwork design. 

The process begins with carefully selecting a palette of pastel colors, each reminiscent of a calm and dreamy nursery. From soft blues and mint greens to delicate pinks and purples, every fabric square tells a story of serenity and comfort.

As the quilt takes shape, the patchwork of pastel colors comes to life, forming a blanket of warmth and tenderness. This quilt is more than just a cuddly cover; it becomes a cherished keepsake, wrapping the little one in a cocoon of love and tranquility.

Made with fabrics from replications of Feedsack fabrics, this first baby quilt, is a celebration of gentle hues and soothing vibes. Crafted with an assortment of soft pastel fabric squares, this quilt embraces the simplicity of a classic patchwork design. 

The process begins with carefully selecting a palette of pastel colors, each reminiscent of a calm and dreamy nursery. From soft blues and mint greens to delicate pinks and purples, every fabric square tells a story of serenity and comfort.

As the quilt takes shape, the patchwork of pastel colors comes to life, forming a blanket of warmth and tenderness. This quilt is more than just a cuddly cover; it becomes a cherished keepsake, wrapping the little one in a cocoon of love and tranquility.

Quilting

Quilting was made in a grid format, but I also used more lines, diagonals, to make it more interesting. And it was a complete success! I loved the result as musch as I loved the process.

Quilt dimensions

This quilt is baby size quilt and it measures 40” x 40” inches.

Dates

Quilt started: February 2022

Quilt Finished: March 2022

Materials

Fabrics from two feedsack collections:
1. Adventures With Alice by Darlene Zimmerman for Robert Kaufman fabrics

2. Once upon a storybook, by Windham fabrics

3. Solids by Kona cotton

Backing: A plain solid fabric

Binding: Striped mint fabric (I am sure you can tell that  I love stripes for Binding!)

Batting: 100% cotton

In the heartwarming world of quilting, baby quilts made with simple squares hold a special place. This quilt is an example of how the beauty of simplicity can bring forth timeless comfort and joy. From pastel dreams to whimsical wonders, each quilt tells a unique story, lovingly crafted with creativity and care.

These two quilts, where made during my Beginner’s classes of patchwork, and where the final outcome of the class.

Modern quilts by Zafiro Vaxevanidou

Zarkadia Quilting Co. is a home-based company that focuses on making special and unique quilts that hug and caress. Quilts are love, tenderness, warmth and cure. Enjoy and be inspired by this art form and know yourself in the process.

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