wee little airplane quilt

Gasp, a boy project! I had so much fun making this little quilt for a friend’s son. She requested airplane fabric, so I searched around and found this on Etsy. I just love the vintage vibe, and little labels for all the different airplanes! If we ever have a boy, I want to make him something out of this fabric. Hmm should have bought extra. ( It looks like she’s out)

ย I backed it in some green cross hatch fabric from the Early Bird line by Cosmo Cricket, and added a (oops, slightly crooked) monogram from some Amy Butler dot fabric. (it adds to the handmade charm, right?)

My favorite little detail is how I quilted it-with little clouds!ย  You can see the planes a bit closer in this picture too, they are so cute!


  1. So devine, I just love little boy items.

  2. so cute! love the quilted clouds!

  3. Baby boy is sure to be an airplane enthusiast now! What a cute quilt!

  4. Very beautiful, I love airplane … Congratulations!

  5. Very adorable, those clouds were such a good idea!

  6. So cute! LOVE the airplanes, and the “m” is charming. Great idea to do the clouds as the quilting. love it!

  7. Love this!

  8. Very cute Jess. I love the quilting, and the fabric is charming.

  9. awesome airplanes and love those little quilted clouds!!!! very creative.

  10. Adorable. What a cute idea to use those clouds to quilt. A wonderful gift for a little boy.

  11. How fun! I love the little puffy clouds. ๐Ÿ™‚

  12. great fabric choices! i love the airplane fabric, too bad it’s out!

  13. Love the clouds and what a great fabric!

  14. SUPER cute!! Love the clouds quilted on.

  15. CUTE cloud detail! It is perfect in every way.

  16. Very cute! Love the clouds.

  17. Oh, I just love it!

  18. love love love it! My son would be SOOOO happy to have something made out of this fabric. He loves real airplanes (specifically wwII airplanes – he is 8) and these are perfect and not too babyish. was there any info on the fabric about who made it??

  19. So cute! Love the cloud detail.

  20. LOVE the little clouds!! Adoreable!

  21. The quilted clouds are PERFECT!! How did you do them? Machine? I could never get them to look so amazing.

  22. oooooo cute! love that airplane fabric, and the clouds, and the polka dot binding, and the color scheme, and the everything. yep, you need a boy next. ๐Ÿ™‚

  23. This is sooo cute, Jess! I can’t get over the cloud quilting. Brilliant!

  24. How fun! What a great idea to do the little clouds! ๐Ÿ™‚

  25. Such a clever idea to quilt in cloud shapes. Adorable!

  26. Simple and so cute, just perfect for a boy! Great quilt Jess:)

  27. I know it was asked already but I don’t see an answer…Was there any info on the fabric. I’m planning a vintage airplane theme for my son and this fabric would be more than perfect!!

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