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25+ quilts to sew for kids

quilts to sew for kids

In our new house, my kids are sharing a room. Their bedding and curtains totally clashed with one another, so I’ve been brainstorming quilts that coordinate without matching. I came up with a bunch of cute quilt designs to let them look at and thought I’d share it! You can make any quilt pattern fun for kids with the right fabric choices, but these patterns are extra fun with animal designs, boats, trucks, etc.

If you need even more ideas of what to sew for kids, check out these posts:

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Check out this list of unique, fun quilt patterns to sew for big kids! Animal quilt patterns, truck quilts, boat quilts, and more - click through and find a favorite to sew. #quilts #quilting #sewing #sewingpattern

The free tutorials & patterns are separated out, at the bottom of the post!

17+ Modern quilts to sew for kids

kids crocodile alligator quilt pattern

Quirky crocodile quilt pattern by Sew Fresh Quilts – I love how graphic they are! My son is crazy about crocodile and alligators, so this is sure to be one of his favorites.

Super sweet sloth quilt pattern from Shiny Happy World – I love Wendi’s patterns and these sloths are so cheery, just begging for a snuggle.

gingham bear quilt pattern

Bear & gingham quilt pattern from Sew Fresh Quilts- A bear on this pattern is unexpected, and I love the contrast.

Truck quilt pattern by Dreamy Quilts (more truck sewing projects listed here!)- my son went through a lonnng truck obsession and he would’ve gone nuts for this a few years ago.

Sweet dacschund quilt pattern from Dahlia in Bloom – these are so stinking cute, perfect for any puppy loving kids.

Funky zebra quilt pattern from Tartan Kiwi Patterns – this one might be specific to my children, who have been watching Madagascar & Khoomba nonstop this summer. They’d love this bright zebra quilt!

ballerina quilt pattern

Ballerina quilt pattern from On Williams Street – I love the tulle touch, this would be the sweetest quilt for any little dancers.

Monster applique quilt from Shiny Happy World, sewn here on Swoodson Says – this pattern is sooo much fun and perfect for beginners.

cat quilt pattern

Cat quilt pattern from Sew Fresh Quilts – my daughter loves kitty anything, this is right up her alley.

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10+ free childrens quilt patterns

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10 of the cutest FREE quilt patterns to sew for big kids! These free quilt tutorials are perfect for gifts and have fun designs that kids will love. #quilts #quilting #sewing #sewingpattern

Free flamingo quilt pattern by Bev of Flamingo Toes – Both my kids have always loved flamingoes and her tutorials are so much fun.

Free cat quilt pattern from Shwin and Shwin Designs – super cute kitty with fun little modern glasses.

Free I Spy quilt tutorial at Sugar Bee Crafts – I spy quilts are a big hit for my family, and this is a really simple tutorial for making one.

free dog quilt pattern

Free dog quilt pattern at Sew Fresh Quilts – Super sweet puppy faces for dog loving kiddos.

Free butterfly quilt pattern via JOANN Fabric & Crafts – this is really unique and fun! My daughter would love to sleep under those giant wings.

Free puff quilt tutorial from A Crafted Passion – if you’ve ever felt a puff quilt, you’ll know they are squishy and fun, perfect for encouraging extra zzzs.

Free Lego quilt pattern(s) from Quiet Play – Star Wars all the time over here, they would go nuts for this free quilt pattern (I don’t even know all the characters??)

Free boat quilt pattern from Suzy Quilts – classic and pretty, this is a fun one for the boating obsessed kiddos.

Ocean animal quilt pattern from Shwin & Shwin – another cool applique design, that whale is beautiful.

Did I miss any of your favorite quilts to sew for kids? Let me know in the comments!

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Peggy Cleary

Tuesday 31st of July 2018

My faves are the sloths and monsters from Shiny Happy World. I just made the Woodland Critters from that site and I think I like it best of all the quilts I've ever made, and I've been quilting for many years! Wendy's designs and methods are charming and easy!

Stephanie - Swoodson Says

Friday 3rd of August 2018

She is the best!! I'm so glad you love her too, thanks for sharing :)

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