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

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0 comments to Betty’s Baby Bowtie Quilt

  1. happy zombie says:

    Hello Betty! I love this, Pam! Now I want to suspend my Safeway/Costco trip and make this! If we go hungry, it’s all your fault.Soo, soo, soooooo cute!

  2. Vickie E says:

    It’s wonderful….

  3. Susan says:

    It’s perfect! Love it. I keep making up my mind to make one thing, then seeing something else that I want to make – does it ever end? LOL

  4. Mary says:

    that is a wonderful baby quilt.

  5. Cathy says:

    A very cute little quickie!

  6. Amanda says:

    It’s beautiful, Pam!

  7. Annette says:

    You make this look easy. Thanks for sharing the great idea!

  8. Needled Mom says:

    Very cute. Looks easy enough, too, with your great directions.

  9. Kathy says:

    Love it Pam!!!

  10. Deana says:

    Absolutely adorable. Love the colors. What a great baby quilt or quilt for a little girl. My girls would love it!

  11. Darling quilt! A terrific vintage look with modern cuts – brilliant!

  12. Look at you!! I love this darling quilt! Pam, you did it again – it’s perfect! :)

  13. Jackie says:

    Pam, I just love it, very, very sweet!

  14. Mary says:

    This is really cute and fast. Thanks Pam.Mary

  15. Anne says:

    Absolutely adorable! Way to go Pam.

  16. Kristin says:

    I know a of a new baby on the way, this will solve my quest for the right quilt to make!

  17. Ruth B says:

    I love this fabric! I need to get some 30’s prints ASAP. Thanks for sharing this adorable quilt!

  18. Suzi says:

    That is beautiful. How can I order from Moda Fabrics if I don’t have a business?

  19. Lisa Boyer says:

    This is so very sweet and really vintage-looking. So pretty! Thanks for the tutorial.

  20. Wendy says:

    Adorable! Thanks for posting this tutorial.

  21. Carol says:

    Love your tutorial for the Bow Tie quilt and 30’s fabrics are a favorite. libertythreads@charter.net

  22. tina says:

    Cute as PIE Miss Pam! Love it!!!

  23. Lorraine says:

    too cute…..I was going to clean the house this morning…..so if my house isn’t cleaned and Happy Zombie’s family goes hungry ….can I say it is all your fault…LOL…..

  24. Nichole says:

    Cute, cute, cute! I will definitely be trying this one.

  25. ferne says:

    Very sweet Pam! I will be trying this.

  26. Cindy says:

    It’s so cute! One of my favorite blocks!

  27. Dee says:

    What an adorable little bow-tie quilt! How perfect to hang in the foyer – thank you. Dee

  28. V and Co. says:

    oh how adorable!!

  29. Elizabeth says:

    It turned out so stinkin’ cute!!

  30. Way cute quilt! My grandma’s name was Betty. Think I’ll have to make it just because of that. ooxx`jodi

  31. Jen in NY says:

    Oooh, I love this! I think even *I* could make it! Thanks Pam.

  32. Barbara says:

    Well, I guess that I won’t have nap time tomorrow……I’ll be sewing!!! Thanks for sharing the bowtie pattern. Too cute!!!HUGs, Barb

  33. Pam, I made a bowtie quilt once, but it didn’t look as cute as this one. Love the fabric. Thanks for sharing

  34. Gretchen says:

    Thanks for the pattern for this super cute quilt! Now to add it to the long “to do” list!

  35. Sally says:

    Love Moda and Moda Bake Shop!

  36. Deb Silva says:

    What a cute esay baby quilt! Love the fabrics you used too!

  37. Sweet as can be…..sweet enough to belong in a bake shop!!! Thanks for sharing. XXX Annelies

  38. Dawn says:

    Love it!! Gotta make it!!

  39. Sharon S says:

    C-U-T-E! I found a pack of charm squares when I was clearing the explosion in my sewing room that would be purrfect for this quilt! Thanks Pam!

  40. Ah, this is all dressed up in a bow tie cute! Great little lesson, I will definitely be buying Hello Betty! Thanks Pam!

  41. Inga says:

    Hi Betty, oh how precious. Such tender totally snugguable colors. Add baby, 1 hug, 2 smooches – complete!

  42. alobsiger says:

    Totally sweet!!! Love the colors! Thanks for showing us how to cook up a pretty treat!

  43. Penni says:

    Fantastic Job Pam! Wow… you’re a celeb.

  44. Beckylew says:

    I love bow tie quilts!

  45. How cute! I have a friend who is about to have a new grand baby. What a perfect gift this would be!

  46. mascanlon says:

    Oh its adorable and such a clever use of the charms!

  47. 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

  48. Vicky says:

    The bowties are perfectly adorable!! Great instructions!

  49. jan says:

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

  50. Thimbleanna says:

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

  51. Lori Holt says:

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

  52. Candace says:

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

  53. Mary says:

    Just sweet!

  54. eamylove says:

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

  55. Teri says:

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

  56. 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!

  57. mamabug says:

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

  58. Iva says:

    What an adorable baby quilt, and great instructions too!

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

  60. Christine says:

    love bow tie pattern…great tutorial

  61. madrekarin says:

    I cannot wait to make one!!

  62. 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.

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

  64. 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.

  65. 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.

  66. Very adorable quilt!

  67. 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!

  68. 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.

  69. Joan says:

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

  70. Nancy says:

    What a cute quilt…Love the colors

  71. Linda says:

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

  72. Rhonda says:

    So cute and adorable.

  73. 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.

  74. 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!

  75. quiltnmaryf says:

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

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

  77. aztel2000 says:

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

  78. Merritt says:

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

  79. debbie says:

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

  80. LauraT says:

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