Watch out for lions, and tigers, and bears….as the newest quilting trend! In honor of our best furry and feathered friends, the editors of FaveQuilts bring you this list of our most loved animal quilt patterns for kids. Whether you want to make a sweet bunny rabbit design for quilted baby clothes or create a gorgeous quilt block pattern of gentle giraffes, these diverse animal quilt projects are sure to make delightful quilt patterns for children of all ages.
Go Wild for these 6 Amazing Animal Quilt Patterns
Howling Wolf Block — Intermediate quilters will love this stunning quilt block pattern of a howling wolf. Not only does this quilt block design let your practice paper piecing tiny details, it also uses richly-colored scrappy fabric to create the sharp teeth and furry coat of this beautifully quilted wolf.
Teddy Bear Applique Onesie — If you want to quilt something with a more cuddly image, you’ll love appliqueing an adorable teddy bear onto this quilt onesie. Follow this easy tutorial to learn how to applique quilt a personalized onesie for your little animal lover.
Pig in a Blanket — Quilted animals patterns don’t get much cuter than this Pig in a Blanket Quilt! Beginner quilters should especially check out this free kid’s quilt design to bring a little pink and yellow barnyard fun to your next quilted animal pattern project.
Giraffe Quilt Block — Paper pieced quilting has never been so wild with this delicately-made Giraffe Quilt Block. Create the spindly limbs and stretching neck from pretty spotted fabric to create this African animal quilt block pattern. You’ll be amazed at how a scrap quilt project can make such a majestic-looking quilted animal design.
Patchwork Bunny Buddies — It’s up to you to make this adorable Patchwork Bunny Buddies project for a quilted Easter project or give a bunny as a cute quilted baby toy. Put your soft pink and blue patchwork fabrics to good use by lining these soft quilted toys. Younger kids will especially love the plushy quality of these sweet quilted rabbits.
Swimming Sea Turtle Block — You’ll feel like you’re swimming in the coral reef with this gorgeously colorful pattern for an animal quilt block. While you use your most brightly colored greens to depict the shell of this Swimming Sea Turtle Quilt Block, save your deepest blues to create the background ocean scenery. Quilting pros who are up for a challenge will love paper piecing this animal block pattern as a way to kick off the summer.
No matter the season or occasion, animal quilt patterns are always a great quilt to make for your little ones. It is up to you if you want to quilt pictures of fluffy kittens onto quilted pillows, or make a ferocious lion blanket, because these fabulous ideas are sure to remind you that quilting can get a little wild.
Which Animal Quilt Patterns are your favorite to create?