Framed Charm Squares Baby Quilt


Framed Charm Squares Baby Quilt

This free baby quilt pattern is an easy way to make baby boy quilts from a charm pack. Choose a charm pack of fun prints and then frame each square with aqua sashing to create the Framed Charm Squares Baby Quilt for the next baby boy in your life. This quilt pattern would even look great in a young boy's room and could be made in a neutral color for a unisex baby quilt or a pink charm pack for a baby or young girl. The square geometric pattern makes it a super easy and quick quilt to sew up as a baby shower gift.

Project TypeMake a Project

Quilt Size38 inches wide x 38 inches long

Time to CompleteWeekend project

Primary TechniquePieced



  • 36 —5" charm squares
  • 3/4 yard sashing fabric
  • 3⁄8 yard fabric for border
  • 3⁄8 yard binding fabric
  • 1-3⁄8 yards backing fabric
  • Optional fabric for appliqué
  • Accuquilt Go! fabric cutter
  • Accuquilt Go! strip cutter 1-1/2" (55024)
  • Accuquilt Go! 10" x 24" mat (55113)
  • Accuquilt Go! strip cutter 2-1/2" (55017)

Framed Charm Squares Baby Quilt


  • Cut 13—1-1/2" strips across width of fabric (WOF) for sashing
  • Sub cut 6, 1-1/2" strips into 42, 1½" x 5" rectangles
  • Cut 4—2-1/2" strips across WOF for borders
  • Cut 4—2-1/2" strips across WOF for binding


  1. Layout 36, 5" charm squares in a pleasing design.
  2. Pin and sew 1-1/2" x 5" rectangles between charm squares and at both ends of each row. Press seams toward sashing.
  3. Measure width of middle row of pieced squares and sashing.
  4. Cut seven, 1-1/2" strips to this measurement.
  5. Pin and sew trimmed strips between rows of pieced squares to complete quilt center. Press seams toward sashing.
  6. Add border, adding the sides first, then top and bottom borders.

Optional: Appliqué of choice can be added to blocks.


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Why You'll Love This Quilt

As editors for a quilting website, we are excited to share with you the top 3 reasons why you should consider making the Framed Charm Squares Baby Quilt project:

1. Quick and Easy: This quilt pattern is perfect for quilters of all experience levels, from beginners to advanced sewers. The simple square geometric design and framing technique make it a quick and easy project to complete in no time. It's a great option for those looking to sew up a beautiful baby quilt as a last-minute gift or for those who simply enjoy a fast and satisfying sewing project.

2. Versatile Design: With a charm pack of fun prints and aqua sashing, you can easily customize this baby quilt to suit your needs. Whether you're making a baby boy quilt, a unisex baby quilt, or even a quilt for a young girl, the Framed Charm Squares Baby Quilt pattern can be adapted to fit any color scheme or nursery theme. The versatility of this design allows for endless possibilities and ensures that your quilt will be a truly unique and personalized gift.

3. Great for Gift Giving: Quilts hold a special place in the hearts of many, making them a thoughtful and cherished gift for any occasion. The Framed Charm Squares Baby Quilt pattern is no exception. Sewing up this quilt as a baby shower gift or as a present for a new arrival is a wonderful way to show your love and care for the little one and their family. The handmade touch and the time and effort put into creating a quilt will be appreciated and treasured for years to come.

So, whether you're looking for a quick and easy sewing project, a versatile design to customize, or a thoughtful gift to give, the Framed Charm Squares Baby Quilt project is the perfect choice. Get your charm pack and aqua sashing ready, and start stitching up a beautiful quilt for the next baby boy in your life!

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