Nautical Whale Baby Quilt

By: Beverly McCullough from flamingotoes.com
Nautical Whale Baby Quilt
Nautical Whale Baby Quilt
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Go fathoms below for this easy quilt tutorial that mixes beginner patchwork with pretty applique. This Nautical Whale Baby Quilt may look complicated but is actually fairly easy to make, and comes with a handy layout for your patchwork piecing. Perfect for charm squares and other precuts, this baby quilt tutorial also has a printable applique template for your whale, and is a charming quilt to add some pretty free motion details to. The ombre effect on this quilt is created by fading your patchwork from dark to light, so you can create a detailed quilt without breaking a sweat. Take your little sailor under the sea with this pretty baby quilt that's perfect for summer.

Project TypeMake a Project

Quilt Size45 inches wide x 45 inches long

Time to CompleteLonger than a weekend

Primary TechniqueQuilting


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Whales are my favorite animal, so I immediately fell in love with this quilt. It's so pretty!

Whales are such amazing animals. I am kind of obsessed with them. I can't wait to make this piece!


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