Betty’s Baby Bowtie Quilt


One charm pack of Hello Betty by Chloe’s Closet for Moda
1/2 yard Bella Solid Ivory (sku 9900-60) block background
3/4 yard Bella Solid Betty Pink (sku 9900-120) alternating blocks
1/3 yard Bella Solid Betty Green (sku 9900-121) binding
1 yard backing, batting 36 x 44

Select 32 charm squares from your Hello Betty Charm Pack. From each square cut (2) 2 1/2 inch squares and (2) 1 1/2 inch squares


Cut (64) 2 1/2 inch ivory squares
Cut (31) 4 1/2 inch pink setting squares

For each bowtie block you will need (2) 2 1/2 inch and (2) 1 1/2 inch bowtie squares and (2) 2 1/2 inch ivory squares
Draw a diagonal line on the wrong side of each of the 1 1/2 inch squares

Place a small square on each of the 2 1/2 inch background squares and sew on the line. These are your knot units.

Sew your block together as shown :

Press center seam open if desired, for a flat center

Make 31 more blocks! They’re super fast. Set in 9 rows of 7 blocks alternating bows and pink setting blocks, using completed quilt as a guide. Layer and quilt as desired. This old fashioned quilt is perfect for grid quilting (on sample) or meandering! Bind with Betty Green Solid and enjoy!

Press towards the knot and cut away the back of the knot fabric in the middle, leaving the background piece.

One very cute old fashioned looking bowtie quilt 28 x 36 inches.

Betty’s Baby Bowtie Quilt by PamKittyMorning

88 comments on “Betty’s Baby Bowtie Quilt

  1. Shannon says:

    This is adorable. I just happen to have this charm pack in the other color line. It will look cute in it too. Thanks for sharing. I just left a comment on your blog for a chance to win there too. Shannon, oohsaahsw@aol.com

  2. Vicky says:

    The bowties are perfectly adorable!! Great instructions!

  3. jan says:

    Your bowtie baby quilt is so cute.Love the 30’s prints with the pink.

  4. Thimbleanna says:

    Too, too cute PKM! What a great pattern for a baby quilt!

  5. Lori Holt says:

    Pam — way cute! I love the bubblegum pink:)

  6. Candace says:

    Visual calories – yup – nothing better and so darn cute!Cheers!

  7. eamylove says:

    LOVE that new idea for charm packs! Cute as can be.

  8. Teri says:

    even though i’m not usually drawn to traditional quilts, i think i may have to try this one!

  9. GrammieC says:

    Great tutorial, darling quilt. I love to make baby quilts. This will be another on my list. I love the bake shop. When I’m busy I need quick projects! Thanks!

  10. mamabug says:

    Love this!!! Thank you Pam I’m making a copy of this pattern for my next baby quilt!!! Thanks Kathie

  11. Iva says:

    What an adorable baby quilt, and great instructions too!

  12. Could not be cuter. Love the fabrics and the bowties. Such a classic lovely quilt. Fun to see you post here. Good tutorial.

  13. Christine says:

    love bow tie pattern…great tutorial

  14. madrekarin says:

    I cannot wait to make one!!

  15. Sandy says:

    I really love the colors on this quilt…I am a pink person. That pattern seems really simple for a newbie like me. Thanks and congrats on your post.

  16. Love the bowties . . . one of my very favorite blocks. Nicely done! – Marlene

  17. Vangie says:

    This is a wonderful quilt. Love your fabric selection and colors. I’ve been needing to make a baby quilt and this motivates me to get started.

  18. Miss Jean says:

    I just love bow tie quilts. I made one with 30’s fabrics for my first grandson. I used the 3-dimensional way to make the blocks. Thanks for the great tutorial.

  19. Very adorable quilt!

  20. grendelskin says:

    Oh, it’s wonderful! Adding to my ever-growing To Do list. One of these days I’m going to have to quit my day day job – it keeps interrupting the important stuff!

  21. Quiltersal says:

    I just love bowtie quilts…funny, I never think to do one…this might spur me on this time. Thanks for the posting.

  22. Joan says:

    Too bad I still have to cook and clean. This looks like way more fun!!

  23. Nancy says:

    What a cute quilt…Love the colors

  24. Linda says:

    This is great–you are so creative! I’m adding it to my list of projects…

  25. Rhonda says:

    So cute and adorable.

  26. One of my favorite Bake Shop patterns yet! I love how you used the pre-cuts to make a classic pattern and yet appropriate for a baby quilt.

  27. Pooji says:

    I love it! For sure will try it for my babies! thanks for the detailed pictures, it makes it more tempting to make!

  28. quiltnmaryf says:

    Love the Bowtie Quilt~and the sweet fabrics! Great 30’s look. Keep up the great work.

  29. Oh this is so sweet, I’ll have to start one in blues and greens for my soon to be baby!

  30. aztel2000 says:

    Very sweet–and it’s fun to say it’s title 3 times fast!

  31. Merritt says:

    Pam, you did a great job. What precious fabrics and an adorable block. Your tutorial was nicely done.

  32. debbie says:

    Hi Love the pattern, Pls pop me in the draw.

  33. LauraT says:

    I love the pattern and how quick is that! It makes an adorable baby quilt! Thanks for sharing.Laura T

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