Cozy comforts: embracing simplicity with two charming baby quilts pt. 2

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 2: the circus patchwork

My second baby quilt, captures the magic of childhood dreams and the joy of boundless imagination. This quilt features a medley of vibrant fabric squares, creating a delightful kaleidoscope of colors and patterns.

As always the process begins with  selecting bold and cheerful fabrics, from a gorgeous collection of Lecien fabrics. The assembly of the squares is a delightful dance of creativity, as I explore different arrangements to bring out the quilt’s whimsical charm. With every stitch, the quilt becomes a canvas of joy, mirroring the vibrant energy of a child’s laughter.

As the quilt comes to life, it becomes a playground of imagination, inspiring little minds to dream big and explore the world with wonder. This quilt is not just a cozy companion; it is an invitation to embark on fantastical adventures, where teddy bears talk, and stars twinkle with delight.


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.



Quilt started: February 2022

Quilt Finished: March 2022



Fabrics from collection: Mrs. March’s Kid’s Parade, Lecien fabrics

Backing: A plain solid yellow fabric with a red polka-dot.

Binding: A plaid brown fabric

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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