Sports, Space, and Spooky Designs : 8 Super Quilting Patterns for Boys

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Boy, oh boy! While quilts full of appliqued butterflies and flowers have always been popular quilting designs, these pretty patterns do not exactly impress toddler boys. The editors at FaveQuilts know that picking an appropriate quilt pattern for your favorite little guy can be tricky. To help you choose the perfect kid’s quilt pattern for your son, grandson, or another beloved child, check out these 8 projects featuring some of our favorite patterns for boy quilts.


Sport Quilt Patterns for Boys

Sporty Crib Bumper — Make a homemade crib bumper to protect your tiny sports fan. Follow this easy tutorial to learn how stitch together the ultra-soft fabric and applique quilted shapes of basketballs and footballs on this cute bumper.

Sporty Crib Bumper

Route 66 Quilt — If you want to make a quilt for a little race car fan, you will love this simple, yet professional-looking design for a Route 66 Quilt. Use the provided template to complete this piecework and appliqued pattern for a toddler boy’s bed spread.

Route 66 Quilt

Sporty Applique Throw Pillow — This Sporty Applique Throw pillow will be much appreciated after a long summer baseball game! Check out this tutorial to learn how to machine applique a pillow with this great brightly-colored quilting idea.

Sporty Applique Throw Pillow

Spooky Quilt Patterns for Boys

Wonky Bugs Baby Quilt — Check out this free baby quilt pattern to learn how to make a wonky quilt with creepy-crawly (but cute) bug prints. As a bonus, this full pattern is also a great opportunity to work on your free motion quilting technique.

Wonky Bugs Baby Quilt

Mr. Skeleton Bones Pirate Quilt — Boys will love the swashbuckling theme of this adorable fusible applique quilt. The Mr. Skeleton Bones Pirate Quilt is one awesome kid’s applique quilt patterns to add to the bedroom of any little boy with a taste for adventure.

Mr. Skeleton Bones Pirate Quilt

Space Quilt Patterns

Robot Love Quilt –For a boy who’s more into technology and gadgets, this Robot Love Quilt pattern is sure to impress. The silly easy charm pack design is constructed out of individually-stitched happily waving robots. Although the out-of-this-world design of this quilt makes the perfect size for a younger boy’s bed spread, it is easy to enlarge all the fabric measurement to construct a bed quilt for an older boy.

Robot Love Quilt

Rocket Ship Pillow: Learn how to sew pillows with a cool fusible appliqued rocket ship design for a little boy interested in outer space. This nifty quilt pattern depicts a whimsical scene of a ship and planets swirling into an ombre blue background. If you’re really feel creative, perhaps you can even applique friendly green aliens onto this fun quilted pillow for children.

Rocket Ship Pillow

No matter if they love baseball, aliens, or just getting messy, these kid’s quilt patterns are sure to delight any beloved boy in your life. Be on the look out for our upcoming post about fantastically free quilt patterns for your favorite little girl.


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