One of my favorite quilt projects to work on is a baby quilt.
There’s just something about making a quilt for a new little bundle of joy that makes the project even more special and precious to me.
In this post, I want to show you a few precut baby quilt kits along with several baby quilt kits for beginners that will help take all the guesswork out of making your next baby quilt.
What Is a Baby Quilt Kit?
Quilt kits have gained popularity because they are convenient and take the guesswork out of planning a quilt project. Quilt kits are an all-in-one package that includes a quilt pattern and the fabric needed for the quilt top and binding (and sometimes, they include fabric for the backing as well.)
So a baby quilt kit is simply a kit assembled for a baby quilt. They are usually inexpensive and have a simple design, making them great beginner-friendly projects. Some baby quilt kits also include embroidery designs that you can use to decorate the quilt blocks, but not always.
Are Baby Quilt Kits Worth It?
It’s a great question; I’ll do my best to answer it. Whether a quilt kit is worth it depends heavily on the quilter planning to make it. Let’s review why a quilt may or may not be worth it.
- Saves time gathering supplies or designing a quilt from scratch
- The fabrics are professionally curated, so you can be confident everything matches nicely.
- They’re great for anyone who doesn’t like to do quilt math.
- They’re also great for those who find fabric shopping overwhelming.
Not Worth It:
- If you enjoy fabric shopping, it takes the fun out of finding coordinating fabrics.
- Presumably, there are a bunch of quilt kits made with the same fabrics, so your quilt won’t be one-of-a-kind.
- The designs are usually simple, so if you want a challenging quilt pattern, you probably won’t find one in a baby quilt kit.
What To Look For In A Baby Quilt Kit
When hunting around for the perfect kit, there are a few factors you’ll want to look for in your search.
- What’s included in the kit: Not all kits are created equal. Some will only include fabric for the quilt top. Others will also include the binding fabric and backing fabric. Just be sure to check into this when looking around, so you’re not hit with a surprise expense or extra trip to the fabric store.
- Finished size of the quilt: If the expecting mother specifically asks for a crib size quilt, make sure you don’t buy a kit meant for a throw size quilt or vice versa.
- Gender/ Gender Neutral design. Some parents like to keep the gender of their baby a secret even from themselves. In cases like these, your best option will probably be a “gender-neutral” quilt kit. Find out from the parents if they have a color palette chosen for their nursery and find a kit that would be loved by either a boy or a girl…or both!
13 Beautiful Baby Quilt Kit
How sweet is this quilt pattern? This is one of my favorite baby girl quilt kits that I have come across. Its precious design and has a timeless quality to it.
This kit includes the pattern and all the fabrics needed for the quilt top, binding, and backing. You will just need to purchase the batting separately. All the fabrics are from Tilda USA and are 100% cotton.
The finished quilt size is 37 ½”x46”, a great size for a baby.
This quilt kit is a great option for a beginner quilter or for someone who needs to “whip up” a quilt over a weekend. Woodland animals are a popular nursery theme, so this would work for a lot of nurseries.
The finished quilt measures 40”x50”. With this size, the baby will be able to enjoy this quilt for several years. These fabrics are beautiful and perfect for a little one.
This kit includes everything you will need for the quilt top, binding, and backing, plus instructions. All you need to purchase is the batting.
Here is a beautiful kit that features woodland animals in a gender-neutral color palette. The fabrics in this kit are timeless and sweet, and the child who receives this quilt will love it for years to come.
The finished quilt will measure approximately 40”x40” and would be an excellent addition to any nursery. The kit includes all the blocks precut for you, plus sashing, border, and binding fabrics. The other items you need to purchase are backing fabric and batting.
Fabric panels are a popular item to find in quilt kits. They usually have a beautiful scene on the panel, which is meant to be the focal point of the quilt top. This quilt has a lovely image of butterflies and flowers.
This kit includes the pattern and all the fabric needed for the quilt top, binding, and backing. So you’ll only need to purchase the batting separately. The finished quilt will be approximately 44”x50”.
Here is another example of a quilt kit featuring a fabric panel. This is also a great example of a gender-neutral quilt. If you are just learning to quilt, this quilt kit would be a great option for you.
This kit will include everything you need to create the quilt top, binding, and backing fabric, so the only additional expense will be the batting. The finished quilt will measure approximately 38”x43”- a great size for most cribs.
Here is another woodland animal-themed quilt kit. This sweet quilt will be a quick and easy project, even for someone who is brand new to quilting. All of the fabrics included in the kit are from Moda Fabrics, so rest assured you are purchasing quality fabrics that will last for many years. This kit contains all the material for the quilt top, binding, and backing fabric. You will need to purchase batting separately. The finished size of this quilt is 40”x48”.
This quilt kit is perfect for a beginner quilter wanting to make a special gift for a baby boy. A simple patchwork quilt pattern is an excellent choice. The kit includes all fabrics for the quilt top, binding, and backing. It also includes written instructions on how to piece the quilt. Batting will need to be purchased separately. The finished size will be 36”x42”.
This simple yet sweet quilt kit is an excellent choice for someone who needs a quick project to make for a newborn. The quilt pattern is a simple patchwork design and features adorable duckling fabrics from Moda Fabrics. These 100% quality cotton fabrics stand the test of time and baby messes. The kit includes materials for the quilt top, binding fabric, and backing fabric. It does not include batting; you’ll need to purchase that separately. The finished quilt will measure 40” square.
This cozy warm looking rag quilt would make a lovely gift for a sweet baby boy or girl. Kids love rag quilts because of the texture of the rag seams and the soft flannel used to create them.
This kit will include a pattern, instructions, and all the fabric needed for the quilt top and the backing.
It does not come with the middle layer (usually another layer of flannel or fleece), so you will need to order that separately. Unlike the other rag quilt kit I showed you earlier, the flannel is included as yardage and won’t be cut into squares already. The final size will be 30”x50”.
10. Modern Chevron
Chevron has made a comeback, and it is great on a quilt. This beginner quilt kit has all the fabrics you need to make this fun quilt top. You can also purchase the backing fabric for an added cost from the seller.
All of the fabric is precut for you, so all you need to do is follow the instructions and sew the pieces together to make the quilt top. The finished quilt measures 36”x46” and fits perfectly in a crib, as shown in the above image.
11. Ducks in a Row
This quilt kit features easy and fun nine-patch blocks and a large center patch with colorful fabric, perfect for a baby to lay on.
This quilt project would be a fun first-time quilt since you’ll learn how to piece a simple quilt top and create nine-patch quilt blocks, a staple block for all quilters. The finished quilt will measure approximately 42”x48”.
The kit includes all the fabric precut to make the quilt top, the binding, and 2 yards of fabric for the backing.
This beginner-friendly quilt kit features ultra-soft Minky fabric and adorable farm animal prints. You can easily make this quilt in just a few hours, and your little one will enjoy it for years.
The finished quilt will measure approximately 28” x 37” and includes all the fabric needed for the quilt top, backing, and binding.
All the fabrics are designer-quality machine washable material and can be tumble dried on low.
How cute is this simple strip quilt? This quilt kit uses Shannon Fabrics fabric, so you know you’re getting good quality material that will last through many washes and daily use.
The kit includes all materials for the quilt top, backing, and binding. As you can see in the image above, the binding is a Minky fabric which babies love since it is soft and cuddly. The finished quilt will measure 28” x37”.
If you need a gift for an upcoming baby shower, this quilt would be the perfect choice because it is inexpensive, and you can make it quickly over a weekend.
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Isn’t it great that we have so many options for quilt kits? I like the whole idea of quilt kits because it takes out all the guesswork and feelings of overwhelm when you’re unsure how much fabric and which fabric to purchase.
Do you like quilt kits? Which is your favorite from the list above? Have you used one to create a gift for a baby shower? I would love to hear all about it in the comments below!