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Polka dot, star, and toile flannels combine for a snuggly crib quilt in two colorways. You can vary the kaleidoscope design depending on where you place your lights and darks.


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Designer: Rhoda Nelson


Materials for Pink Quilt

•    3⁄4 yard solid cream flannel (blocks)

•    2⁄3 yard brown small polka dot flannel (blocks, inner border)

•    3⁄4 yard white large polka dot flannel (blocks)

•    3⁄8 yard pink star print flannel (blocks)

•    1-1⁄4 yards pink-and-brown toile flannel (outer border, binding)

•    3 yards backing fabric

•    54" square batting


Finished quilt: 47-1⁄2" square

Finished block: 12" square


Quantities are for 44⁄45"-wide, 100% cotton fabric. Measurements include 1⁄4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.


Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order. Click on "Download this Project" above for pattern pieces.


From solid cream flannel, cut:

•    36 each of patterns A and C

From brown small polka dot flannel, cut:

•    2—2×39-1⁄2" inner border strips

•    2—2×36-1⁄2" inner border strips

•    36 of Pattern B

From white large polka dot flannel, cut:

•    108 of Pattern C

From pink star print flannel, cut: 

•    18—3-7⁄8" squares, cutting each in half diagonally for 36 triangles total

From pink-and-brown toile flannel, cut:

•    5—4-1⁄2×42" strips for outer border

•    5—2-1⁄2×42" binding strips