Doll quilts are a great place to start as a quilter. They are small and non-intimidating and quickly finished. Of course, they can become incredibly ornate also–small works of art. They are also a very good way to use up scraps.
Here is a little on the history of doll quiltsCheck the link on the left for more patterns and history.
Try this cute one from Forever Green Quilts
Here is one from Moda Bake shop–a baby doll bunting
And, of course, the baby doll needs a pillow. Take a look at this sweet idea from Rachel at p.s. i quilt.