Practice your Log Cabin block with this easy Log Cabin baby quilt. Whether you are just learning how to quilt or looking for a quick and easy project, this quilt offers simple construction with the prep cutting done for you using 2 1/2″ precut strips. Pick your favorite 2 1/2″ strip pack (40 strips needed) and get sewing right away!

log cabin

Spring Baby Log Cabin Quilt

38″ x 38″

Skill Level: Beginner Friendly

Fabric Requirements

(40) 2 1/2″ Strips

Log Cabin Assembly

Lay two strips, right sides together. Sew for 2 1/2″ and stop. Trim to the length to 2 1/2″. Press the unit open. Unit measures 2 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ unfinished. Lay one of the strips just used over the pair and sew.

log cabin quilt block

Press towards the strip and trim into a 4 1/2″ square.

log cabin quilt block

Repeat this with the next color to create the next round.

log cabin quilt block

Continue to add rounds until the quilt has 18 rounds, plus the center. As the sides get longer, use the matching strip from the second strip pack. Save the scraps for the binding. Quilt finishes 38″ square.

Finishing Touches

Layer the top with batting and backing. Quilt as desired.

Sew scraps and leftover strips from the project together to create a scrappy binding. Bind using preferred method.

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Janet Oeltjen

Love the simple log cabin for an easy baby quilt