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Girl or Boy Monogram Crib Quilt

Make it personal, a monogram adds personalization to any quilt. Give this quilt to a special little one that you love.


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Quilt Designers: Cori Derksen and Myra Harder for Blue Meadow Designs


Materials for Baby Girl Quilt



  • 1--1/8 yards ivory print (sashing, binding, and border)
  • 18x22-inch piece (fat quarter) pink tone-on-tone print (appliqué foundation)
  • 1/2 yard each of two assorted pink prints (quilt center)
  • 1/4 yard each of two assorted pink prints (quilt center)
  • 18x22-inch piece (fat quarter) dark pink tone-on-tone print (monogram appliqué)
  • 1-3/8 yards backing fabric
  • 42x49-inch piece of batting

Finished quilt: 35-1/2x42-1/2"

Quantities are for 44/45-inch-wide, 100-percent cotton fabrics. Measurements include 1/4-inch seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.




Cut the Fabrics for Baby Girl Quilt


Cut pieces in the order that follows. Add 3/16-inch seam allowances when cutting out the appliqué pieces.



From ivory print, cut:

  • 4 -- 2-1/2x42" binding strips
  • 2 -- 3-1/2x36-1/2" border strips
  • 2 -- 3-1/2x35-1/2" border strips
  • 2 -- 2-1/2x14-1/2" rectangles
  • 2 -- 2-1/2x8-1/2" rectangles
  • 1 -- 1-1/2x18-1/2" sashing strip
  • 2 -- 1-1/2x8" sashing strips
  • 1 -- 1-1/2x6-1/2" sashing strip

From pink tone-on-tone print, cut:

  • 1 -- 8-1/2x10-1/2" appliqué foundation

From each 1/2-yard pink print, cut:

  • 1 -- 14-1/2x18-1/2" rectangle
  • 1 -- 8x6" rectangle

From each 1/4-yard pink print, cut:

  • 1 -- 14-1/2x6-1/2" rectangle
  • 1 -- 8x6" rectangle

From dark pink tone-on-tone print, cut:

  • 1 each of patterns A and B


Expert Tip

"You could personalize the quilt by monogramming the baby's first initial in place of the B," says Myra. "Simply find a font you like on your computer, then enlarge it to the desired size to make your own monogram pattern."