‘Baby Bricks’ – A New Baby Quilt Pattern

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Baby Bricks Baby Quilt Pattern by Andi Rudebusch of AndiCrafts Quilting Studio

Bricklayer & Baby Bricks Quilting patternA few years ago I designed a quilt called ‘Bricklayer’. I made it out of ‘brick’ reds, browns, and creams, and the design reminded me of the brick home I grew up in, hence it’s name. It was a great masculine quilt. It’s sometimes hard to find quilt patterns for men. I made kits and sold patterns, but I never marketed it much as I always had in the back of my mind that this would be really cute in a smaller version for a baby quilt as well.

Bricklayer Quilt pattern by Andi Rudebusch of AndiCrafts Quilting Studio

The original Bricklayer quilt done in tans, reds, and browns. What a great masculine quilt.

While I normally gravitate towards ‘cool’ colors such as blues and purples, one day I started pulling pinks, oranges and yellows from my stash.

Yellow Pink Orange Fabrics

I’m not usually drawn to bright hot colors like yellow and orange, but I really liked this combination.

I thought these would make a really cute quilt for a little girl, and decided my ‘Bricklayer’ pattern would be a perfect use of these. That’s how I came up with my ‘Baby Bricks’ baby quilt pattern.

I re-wrote the pattern to include BOTH sizes, and made a sample in the brighter colors that a toddler would love.

Baby Bricks Baby Quilt by Andi Rudebusch of AndiCrafts Quilting StudioOnce nice thing about this pattern is it includes cutting instructions for using the AccuQuilt GO! fabric cutting system. It requires just two dies, B & H from the Mix and Match Set. (If you need both the cutter AND the mix & match set, you can get a better deal here.) But you can also cut this using just a rotary cutter and ruler. The choice is yours!

Of course, if you prefer softer colors, this pattern would look great in those also. Here’s a version done in pastels.

Baby Bricks baby quilt pattern by Andi Rudebusch of AndiCrafts Quilting Studio done in pastel fabrics

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Once the top was pieced, I quilted it using my new pantograph pattern, “Ebb & Flow”. Did you know I am now designing pantograph patterns for Digi-Tech Designs? You can read more about that here.

I’m IN LOVE with this baby quilt!

Baby Bricks Quilt Side view showing Ebb & Flow pantograph quilting design

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Isn’t the texture this design gives to the quilt just AH. MAHZ. ING?! I used Quilter’s Dream Wool batting, which really makes the design POP!

Ebb & Flow panto on Baby Bricks baby quiltI KNOW there is someone in your life that this quilt would be perfect for. Whether it’s a new baby, an older toddler, a college-bound girl or boy, or anyone else, with the right fabric, this pattern is sure to be just what you need. And this is one of those patterns that looks good in just about ANY fabric.

The best thing about this new Bricklayer & Baby Bricks pattern? It’s now available as an instant download from my Craftsy shop.

No more waiting for a pattern to show up in the mail – with just a few clicks you can save the file to your computer and you’ll be ready to start sewing! You know you want to make one…so…go ahead, click the button below to get started today!

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Oh, and I’d love to see a photo of YOUR version of Bricklayer/Baby Bricks. Won’t you share it with me by email or on my Facebook page?
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2 thoughts on “‘Baby Bricks’ – A New Baby Quilt Pattern

  1. Oh My Golly!!! LOVE! Love everything about this quilt; the colors all play beautifully together, the batting makes it pop, the quilt design is simply sweet. Very fun indeed

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