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Top 10 Free Kids Quilt Patterns For Your Children (+4 Bonus Patterns For Sale)

There’s a timeless tradition that dances through the threads of family history. Mothers or even fathers love crafting quilts for their children. Each patch and pattern tells a story, capturing moments of joy, curiosity, and wonder that define childhood. These quilt patterns that we prepared for you are easy-peezy lemon-squeezy that can be done with just a dash of skills, a sprinkle of creativity, and a pint of fun.

These quilt patterns for children we have compiled for you have a unique way of making bedtime stories come alive. Have fun, kids at heart. Toodles!

Free Quilt Patterns For Children – Top Picks

1. Free Quilt Pattern: Blast Off Panel Quilt

Blast Off Panel Quilt - Free Quilt Pattern
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Are you ready to take the flight of your imagination with the Blast Off Panel Quilt by Riley Blake Designs? Measuring 58” by 66”, this is not just a throw quilt; it’s a canvas for creativity featuring Shawn Wallace’s Blast Off fabric collection. Adorned with a panel declaring “I love you to the moon and back,” it’s an ideal beginner’s project and the perfect expression of love for your child.

2. Free Quilt Pattern: Monster Mash Quilt

Monster Mash Quilt - Free Quilt Pattern
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Monsters are often deemed as spooky creatures. But with this quilting design, your narrative would change saying that monsters can be awoo-some too! This throw quilt with its dimensions of 54” by 60” is perfect companion and design for your monster-themed home, except that the monsters here are the cutest you can lay your eyes on. This quilt pattern, created by Susan Emory and featuring fabrics from Michael Miller Fabrics, is a great choice for intermediate quilters. Make your Awoo-mazing kids quilt now!

3. Free Quilt Pattern: Thomas Panel Quilt

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Hop in to this choo-choo ride, fellow quilter! This Thomas Train-inspired quilting design from Riley Blake Designs is perfect for beginner quilters who want a new pattern for their collection. It’s colorful, fun, and creative. With dimensions of 58” by 66”, this is a perfect blankie you can give to your little kiddo that loves trains, quilts, and a hint of imagination.

4. Free Quilt Pattern: GO! Picnic Play Throw Quilt

GO! Picnic Play Throw Quilt - Free Quilt Pattern
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Whether you are in the meadow loving the scenery or just on your porch vying for something to do, the GO! Picnic Play Throw Quilt, designed by Kelli Marshall of Simply MackBeth Design Co. for AccuQuilt, is a sought-after pattern for both intermediate quilters and those new to the craft. This lively and colorful throw quilt, measuring 64” by 64”, is perfect for snuggling up or using as an enjoyable board game quilt featuring Checkerboard, I Spy/Matching board, and Tic Tac Toe Board, complete with game piece directions and a handy pocket for storage. Feel the summer breeze and embrace the fun of sewing with this picnic play throw quilt!

5. Free Quilt Pattern: Rocket Quilt

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Ready, set, blast off towards new out of this world quilt design! The rocket-themed quilt pattern by Riley Blake Design is perfect for beginner quilters who want to start exploring the world of quilting. This design has a dimension of 41 ½ inches by 55 ½ inches that is fit for a space action crib quilt that does not just catch the eye but the creative dimension of your home buddies. This is your calling to make this quilt design, for your little space ranger!

6. Free Quilt Pattern: Choo Choo Quilt

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Just like Thomas the Train, you shall always be ready for another quilt adventure! Filled with fun and colorful patterns, this lively design is a choo-ice for those who seek to start their quilting path. This design in the name of Choo choo Quilt by Riley Blake Design with a finished size of 51 ½ inches by 70 inches. It’s a fantastic pattern for train enthusiasts and for those looking to put their quilting skills on the express track – no pun intended!

7. Free Quilt Pattern: Little Women Panel Quilt

Little Women Panel Quilt - Free Quilt Pattern
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Who says that little women can’t make big differences? This design is not just perfect for our little sized gal but for everyone who finds love from the biggest hearts of our ever-loving girls. From its lively colors and picturesque design collated for every girl out there, this design by Riley Blake Design with its dimensions of 58” by 67” is a perfect bed quilt for our sisters out there!

8. Free Quilt Pattern: Growth Chart

Growth Chart - Free Quilt Pattern
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Track your little one’s growth with the charming Growth Chart Quilt, a delightful pattern designed by AGF Studio showcasing the dollhouse fabric collection by Amy Sinibaldi. This whimsical quilt, measuring 11 inches by 72 inches, doubles as a fun and functional way to measure your child’s height as they grow. It’s a perfect addition to any child’s room, suitable for both boys and girls, adding a playful design touch. Create lasting memories and watch your child’s progress with this adorable quilt.

9. Free Quilt Pattern: Dances with Waves

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Just like the waves in the sea, you can go with the flow of this pattern in a breeze! This crib quilt design by Carolyn Beam of Quilting Daily is a perfect design for starters who seek to sail the sea of challenges in quilting. With its size of 38” by 38”, this is a perfect crib quilt that perfectly matches the ocean-themed room of a sea fanatic. This quilt features sailboat blocks cruising the sea, allowing you to create your own ocean scene with colorful foundation-pieced sailboats. Ahoy, mate-y!

10. Free Quilt Pattern: Painted Carousel

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Embark on a whimsical journey with the Painted Carousel Quilt, a delightful creation by Studio-E Fabrics. Featuring the enchanting Painted Ponies fabric collection by Sue Penn, this quilt showcases a captivating carousel set against a striking black backdrop, allowing its vibrant colors to truly shine. The banner-style borders add a charming touch to this quilt. For an extra touch of magic, the carousel is artfully placed using Reversed for fusible appliqué. Whether you’re an experienced quilter or just starting out, this pattern promises a fun and rewarding quilting adventure.

BONUS Quilt Patterns For Your Children For Sale from Online Shops

1. I Love Dirt Quilt Pattern (Downloadable Pattern For Sale)

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It’s not just the little ones but also those young at heart who will surely adore this delightful Mud Truck-themed quilt known as the I Love Dirt Quilt. While this design may present a bit of a challenge, it won’t deter beginners with a truckload of determination to venture into the world of quilting. Completing it will reward you with a charming and playful lap quilt measuring 43” by 45”. Rev up your crafting spirit and embark on another successful project with the guidance of Nellie’s Needle Quilts!

2. Quick & Easy Quilts for Kids E-Book (PDF Printable Pattern For Sale)

Quick & Easy Quilts for Kids E-Book
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Not just 1, nor 2, but 12 designs for your kids’ next quilting project awaits! These easy and beginner-friendly designs available on Annie’s Craft Store curated by the one and only Connie Ewbank are a perfect sight to see embellished by various animal shapes, and lively prints that oozes with colors- your kids would surely love!

3. Forest Friends Applique Quilt Pattern (PDF Downloadable Pattern For Sale)

Forest Friends Applique Quilt Pattern
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Forest is a place where the wild creatures roam, but now you can bring a charming wildlife scene right into your child’s room with the Forest Friends Applique Quilt Design. This instant download quilt pattern, designed by Pamalama Jo Designs, features adorable animated animals and a playful, kid-friendly design. It’s the perfect way for young beginners to embark on their quilting journey with an enchanting quilt pattern that sparks imagination and creativity. Let your child’s room come alive with these forest friends!

4. Blake’s Jungle Quilt Pattern (Downloadable Pattern For Sale)

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Wanting to bring the wild jungle to your home? Make this quilt design named Blake’s Jungle Quilt Pattern! Your kid will love this easy and beginner-friendly quilt design with its fun and lively colors. It features cute tigers, smiley giraffes, and a friendly hippo that you can sew and attach to the quilt. The finished quilt measures 39″ x 39″. It’s time to unleash and release your wild passion for crafts and creativity!

Our group members tested out these Quilt Patterns for Children and here is their feedback:

Children Quilts from Stash made by Susan E. DeCosta

“Making some children’s quilts with some of my stash.” – Susan E. DeCosta

Under the Sea Quilt made by Susan E DeCosta FB group member
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Dolphins Quilt made by Susan E DeCosta FB Group Member
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blocks quilt made by Susan E DeCosta FB Group Member
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Tractor Quilt made by Kathy Wills

“The first top of several children’s blankets” – Kathy Wills

Tractor Quilt made by Kathy Wills FB group member
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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss Quilt made by Faith Ann Fuhs

“I was looking back at this and realized I never updated. I chose the green swirls to the boarder then thin orange binding. I quilted all over pattern of swirls and bubbles.” – Faith Ann Fuhs

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss Quilt made by Faith Ann Fuhs FB group member
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Just like how glancing towards adorable and ever-loving kids is always worthwhile, making these quilt design patterns with them weighs the same. A perfect piece of memory you can always incorporate into your lovely home.