Wave Runner Baby Quilt

Last weekend my niece had a little baby girl….To celebrate her arrival I spent the weekend making her a baby quilt.  I used the pattern I found at Bumble Beans’ Quilt A-long.  It’s really a great quilt a-long and even has a video tutorial which I found was very helpful.
This was a VERY fun quilt to make.  It’s very freeing and MUCH easier than it looks.  If you are a person who hates cutting out quilts, this quilt is for you!  I used a large floral print for the backing.
When I quilted it, I used a wavy flame design.  It was a good choice.  I am working on adding more designs to my repoiritor and this was a perfect quilt to try the flame design on.
I made mine five blocks by five blocks.  After washing, it ended up 45″ x 45″. 
I would definitely make this quilt again…..
That makes one item checked off my Joy in the New Year Challenge.  Only eight more items to finish!

13 thoughts on “Wave Runner Baby Quilt”

    1. I picked the colors from the backing fabric….I wanted it to be cute for a baby girl but not too “babyish” so it can grow with her.

  1. This was a perfect design for a baby/grow up with quilt. I am
    really drawn to your colors you chose…..the back is great….I can’t seem to come up with a good fabric for the back of mine yet!
    I am seriously considering doing another in the future too!!

    1. Thanks….I chose the colors just because of the backing fabric. Sometimes I think it’s easier to do that as it keeps me a bit more focused. I hope to make another one day…it was lots of fun.

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  3. Please make another one in 2019/2020 and a tutorial also. I’d love to make this one. I’m SURE lots of us would apppreciate it.

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