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This is an ongoing project, whereby generous crafters can make and donate quilts to the families of stillborn babies or to children attending hospital. 


If you are making a quilt for the Very Snuggly Quilt program, please ensure that:

  • There are no buttons or small embellishments on the quilt;
  • The quilt contains wadding;
  • The quilt is one you would be happy to give a child in your family.


Below are the sizes for the quilts, should you like to make some for this very worthy and amazing cause.

Approximate Sizes for Very Snuggly Quilts:

Newborn [birth – 3 months (for neo-natal wards at Children’s and Maternity Hospital)]
Pastels or brights
60cm x 60 cm
Teddies, angels, fairies, boy quilts

Babies [3 months – 2 years]
Pastels or brights
100cm wide x 125cm long
Teddies, angels, fairies, toys etc.

Child [2 – 10 years]
Between 100cm and 125cm wide x 125cm and 175cm long
Colour and bright
I Spy, animals etc

Older Child and Teenager [10-18 years]
Colourful bolds, brights, plaids, black and strong colours
Between 120cm and 180cm

Humidicrib Covers
Covers must be 1m x 1.3m
One side must be black, dark blue or purple
No batting required

Be sure to use appropriate colours, fabric patterns and designs for the age group.  No florals or pinks and girly colours for boys, even for the backing!  Please do not sew labels on quilts.  All quilts need to have wadding in them.

For further information, please contact Victorian Quilters at